Obba Babatunde

Obba Babatunde as Dean Cain in Universal's How High - 2001


Born 12/00/1951

An accomplished singer and dancer, Obba Babatunde first garnered praise for his theater work in NYC before branching into films and TV. Born and raised in Jamaica, Queens, the handsome, lithe performer was bitten by the showbiz bug early. From the age of 6, he staged shows for his family. Babatunde
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  • In 2006, Cast opposite Hilary and Haylie Duff in the comedy "Material Girls"
  • In 2004, Starred in the thriller "The Manchurian Candidate" directed by Jonathan Demme
  • In 2004, Cast as the Police Chief in "After the Sunset" with Pierce Brosnan and Salma Hayek

Family & Companions

  • brother: operated school with Babatunde
  • Antar Tarak Babatunde: son (born December 11, c. 1973)

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