Cleavant Derricks

Biography: Derricks began his career in the theatre, performing first with local tours before moving to Off-Broadway productions. His hard work paid off when he won a Tony Award for his performance in Dreamgirls. His additional Broadway credits include such productions as Jesus Christ Super Star, Big Deal, I Have A Dream and Your Arms Are Too Short To Box With God.
On television, Derricks has starred in such series as Drexell's Cl@ss and Whoops, and has had a recurring role on the Gene Wilder's sitcom Something Wilder. He has guest-starred on several series, including Thea, L.A. Law, Roseanne, A Different World and The Equalizer.
In film, Derricks starred in Wes Craven's Carnival of Souls. In addition, he co-starred with Robin Williams as Lionel, the Bloomingdale's security guard who befriends a Soviet defector in Moscow on the Hudson and was featured in Neil Simon's The Slugger's Wife with Rebecca de Mornay. He has a CD of original love songs which are available exclusively on the
Derricks began his career in the theatre, performing first with local tours before moving to Off-Broadway productions. His hard work paid off when he won a Tony Award for his performance in Dreamgirls. His additional Broadway credits include such productions as Jesus Christ Super Star, Big Deal, I Have A Dream and Your Arms Are Too Short To Box With God.
On television, Derricks has starred in such series as Drexell's Cl@ss and Whoops, and has had a recurring role on the Gene Wilder's sitcom Something Wilder. He has guest-starred on several series, including Thea, L.A. Law, Roseanne, A Different World and The Equalizer.
In film, Derricks starred in Wes Craven's Carnival of Souls. In addition, he co-starred with Robin Williams as Lionel, the Bloomingdale's security guard who befriends a Soviet defector in Moscow on the Hudson and was featured in Neil Simon's The Slugger's Wife with Rebecca de Mornay.
He has a CD of original love songs which are available exclusively on the Internet. The cd is title Beginnings. Look for more information on the cd at his offical website
www.cleavantderricks.com.
Derricks currently resides in Agoura Hills, California.
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Cleavant Derricks' Scores

Average career score: 29
Highest Metascore: 35 The Wedding Bells: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 24 Woops!: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 2 out of 2
2 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
35 The Wedding Bells: Season 1 Mar 7, 2007 Cedric 8.1
tbd Sliders: Season 5 Jun 11, 1999 Rembrandt "Crying Man" Brown 5.0
tbd Sliders: Season 4 Jun 8, 1998 Rembrandt "Crying Man" Brown 5.0
tbd Sliders: Season 3 Sep 20, 1996 Rembrandt "Crying Man" Brown 5.0
tbd Sliders: Season 2 Mar 1, 1996 Rembrandt "Crying Man" Brown 6.0
tbd Sliders: Season 1 Mar 22, 1995 Rembrandt "Crying Man" Brown 7.9
24 Woops!: Season 1 Sep 27, 1992 Dr. Frederick Ross tbd