Stage and screen actor, director, and writer who received a Tony Award nomination for his performance in The Scottsboro Boys. His other theatrical performance credits include roles in Passing Strange and Chicago. He made his big screen debut starring in If Beale Street Could Talk in 2018.
He graduated from Temple University with a degree in journalism.
He starred in the second and third seasons of Logo television's The Big Gay Sketch Show.
He grew up in Philadelphia as the son of Clarence and Edith Bowles.
He appeared with Tara Reid in a 1999 film entitled Around the Fire.