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Lance Gross on Success, Failure, and the Howard University Experience w/Joshua Mercer (Episode 1)

Updated: Nov 10, 2020


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Lance Gross is an accomplished actor, producer and photographer. He was most recently seen in the role of ‘Lincoln’ on “Hawaii 5-0” (CBS). He was a series regular on “Star" (Fox) as ‘Maurice Jetter’, while also appearing as the recurring role of ‘Billy Colton’ on ‘MacGyver” (CBS). He was also recently seen in Amazon's "Too Old To Die Young" with Miles Teller (Dir. Nicolas Winding Refn). Previously Lance was a series regular on “Sleepy Hollow’ (Fox) opposite Nichole Behari, and also the lead of the NBC drama “Crisis” opposite Dermott Mulroney, Gillian Anderson, and Rachael Taylor. Lance has starred on TV One’s “When Love Kills: The Felicia Blakely Story” directed by Tasha Smith; the BET anthology series “Tales: Trap Queen” directed by Benny Boom; and “The Bobby Brown Story” (BET). He is the first actor to win four NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on Tyler Perry’s "House of Payne." Lance is also the creator, producer and star of the MACRO digital series “I Turned My Camera On” (Essence) which combines his love of photography with a series of celebrity interviews. Season one featured Michael B. Jordan, Omari Hardwick, Kelly Rowland amongst others. Other credits include the Tyler Perry film "Temptation" opposite Jurnee Smollett, Brandy Norwood, and Vanessa Williams; the remake of "Steel Magnolias," opposite Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard, Phylicia Rashad, and Jill Scott (Lifetime); alongside America Ferrera, Forest Whitaker and Carlos Mencia in Fox Searchlight's "Our Family Wedding;” and has guest starred on USA Network's "Royal Pains."

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