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Chad Coleman

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Birthday
6, 1974
Birthplace
Richmond, VA
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
6, 1974 (age 43)
Birthplace
Richmond, VA

About

Better known to audiences as Dennis Wise on the critically-acclaimed HBO series The Wire, he also became known to fans of AMC's The Walking Dead for his role as Tyreese Williams. He landed a starring role in the 2015 Syfy space opera The Expanse.

Before Fame

He ran track and field growing up until a leg injury deterred him from the sport. He then turned to drama studies and would attend Virginia Commonwealth University on a scholarship for only a freshman year. He would serve in the US Army from 1995 to 1999 as a video cameraman. 

Trivia

He provided the voice of Coach in the video game Left 4 Dead 2 and had done previous video game voice work for Grand Theft Auto IV and the game's accompanying digital downloads. 

Family Life

He was raised in a foster home in Richmond, Virginia. He was married to Sally Stewart from 1999-2010; they had two children together.

Associated With

He portrayed OJ Simpson in the TNT television movie Monday Night Mayhem.

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