Colman Domingo

Colman Domingo

  • Born on
    • November 28th, 1969
Colman Jason Domingo (born November 28, 1969) is an American actor, writer and director. He is best known for his role as Ali on Euphoria and Victor Strand in AMC's Fear the Walking Dead. Domingo was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father is from Belize, and is from a Guatemalan family. Domingo attended Overbrook High School and later Temple University, where he majored in journalism. Soon thereafter he moved to San Francisco, California, where he started acting, mainly in theatre productions. Domingo starred as Mr. Franklin Jones, Joop, and Mr. Venus, in the critically acclaimed rock musical Passing Strange, which, after a successful 2007 run at The Public Theater, opened on Broadway on February 28, 2008. He received an Obie Award in spring 2008 as part of the ensemble of Passing Strange Off-Broadway and reprised his roles in the film version of Passing Strange, directed by Spike Lee, which made its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2009. In 2010, Domingo's self-penned, one-man autobiographical play A Boy and His Soul premiered Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre, for which he won a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Show. He was also nominated for a Drama Desk Award and a Drama League Award. Domingo starred as Billy Flynn in Chicago, the longest running revival on Broadway, and in the final collaboration by Kander and Ebb of The Scottsboro Boys, directed by Susan Stroman on Broadway in Fall 2010. For the latter role, he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical, in May 2011. When The Scottsboro Boys opened in London in Fall 2013, Domingo was nominated for the Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical in April 2014. He was nominated for the Fred Astaire Award for Best Principal Dancer on Broadway in 2011. In 2015, Domingo began appearing in a recurring role on AMC's post-apocalyptic, zombie series Fear the Walking Dead, as a character named Victor Strand. In December 2015, it was announced that Domingo was promoted to series regular for Season 2 of the series. In 2017, Domingo joined Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as a member of the Actors' Branch. In 2018, Domingo joined the Director’s Guild of America as a director of episode 12 of season 4 of Fear The Walking Dead. He is the first ever actor in The Walking Dead universe to helm an episode. In 2020, Domingo signed a first-look deal with AMC Networks. Domingo has taught at the O'Neill National Theater Institute, University of Texas at Austin, and University of Wisconsin at Madison. Domingo is openly gay, and has been married to his husband, Raúl Domingo, since 2014.

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Acting (24 Credits)

2021Candyman as William Burke
2021The God Committee as Father Dunbar
2021Without Remorse as Pastor West
2020Zola as X
2020Euphoria: Trouble Don’t Last Always as Ali
2020Ma Rainey's Black Bottom as Cutler
2019Lucy in the Sky as Frank Paxton
2018First Match as Coach Castile
2018If Beale Street Could Talk as Joseph Rivers
2018Assassination Nation as Principal Turrell
2016The Birth of a Nation as Hark
2015Beautiful Something as Drew
2014Time Out of Mind as Mr. Oyello
2014Selma as Ralph Abernathy
2013All Is Bright as Nzomo
2013Hair Brained as Finals Moderator
2013Lee Daniels' The Butler as Freddie Fallows
2012Red Hook Summer as Blessing Rowe
2012Lincoln as Private Harold Green
2008Miracle at St. Anna as West Indian Postal Customer
2006Freedomland as Male Patient
2003Kung Phooey! as Roy Lee
1999True Crime as Wally Cartwright
1998Around the Fire as Trace


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