Adway, Dwayne 1969(?)-

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Adway, Dwayne 1969(?)-


Full name, Earven Dwayne Adway; born February 1, 1969 (some sources cite 1968), in Saginaw, MI; son of Earven (an auto worker) and Irene (an auto worker) Ad- way; children: Alexus Sharae (daughter). Education: Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, graduated, 1991; Georgia State University, M.A. Avocational Interests: Golf, fishing, cooking, writing poetry, wine tasting, collecting music, volunteer work (Elizabeth Glazer's Pediatric AIDS Foundation and Los Angeles Homeless Mission).


Actor. Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, GA, performed as resident actor; voice for commercials, including advertisements for Cingular Wireless, United Parcel Service, Dominoes pizza chain, and dating service.


Masons (Prince Hall Lodge).


Television Appearances; Movies:

Chris Washburn, Never Give Up: The Jimmy V Story, CBS, 1996.

Dennis Rodman, Bad as I Wanna Be: The Dennis Rodman Story, ABC, 1998.

Also appeared in Complex of Fear, CBS.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Ty Walker, "Take the Points," Pointman, syndicated, 1995.

Basketball player, "Thin Blood," Baywatch Nights (also known as Detectives on the Beach), syndicated, 1996.

Kevin, "Hoops and Dreams," Second Noah, ABC, 1996.

Second medic, "Death," Tracey Takes On …, HBO, 1996.

Derek, "You Gotta Love This Game," Arli$$, HBO, 1999.

Dropper Daddy, "Java Jive," Sliders, Sci-Fi Channel, 1999.

Corporal Keely Woods, "Front and Center," JAG, CBS, 1999.

Carnell Hall, "The Fourth Trimester," Family Law, CBS, 1999.

Corbin Lightfoot, "It's a Spring Bling Thing," The Parkers, UPN, 2000.

Jordon Maddux, "When the Funk Hits the Big 4-0," The Steve Harvey Show, The WB, 2000.

Jordon Maddux, "My Best Piggy's Wedding," The Steve Harvey Show, The WB, 2000.

Jordon Maddux, "Love, Death, and Basketball," The Steve Harvey Show, The WB, 2000.

James Reed, "The Greatest of Gifts," ER, NBC, 2000.

Trey Johnson, "A Full Court Conspiracy," Girlfriends, UPN, 2001.

Lenny Fontaine, "The Project," The District, CBS, 2001.

Jumaine Lewis, "Hit the Road, Clark," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2001.

Lonnie Boyd, "Alton Davis Redux," Robbery Homicide Division (also known as R.H.D./LA: Robbery Homicide Division/Los Angeles), CBS, 2002.

Tavian Tombs, "Lucky Strike," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I., CSI: Las Vegas, CSI Weekends, and Les experts), CBS, 2003.

Officer Keith Macklin, "Divine Directions," Close to Home, CBS, 2005.

Hutch, "It Was Fun While It Lasted," All of Us, CW Network, 2007.

Appeared as a thug in an episode of Gun, ABC.

Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Police officer, Midnight Edition, Shapiro-Glickenhaus Home Video, 1994.

Sabar, One Shot Too High, 2000.

Big Loc, 100 Kilos, Trinity Home Entertainment/Virtuoso Worldwide Entertainment, 2001.

Jones, Clover Blend, 2001.

Jerome, Soul Plane, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2004.

Agent Dylan, First Daughter, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2004.

Roy, Into the Blue, Columbia/Sony Pictures Releasing, 2005.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in Dutchman and the Slave, Macbeth, and Othello, all Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, GA.


Video Games:

Voice of K-Dog, 50 Cent: Bulletproof, Vivendi Universal Games, 2005.



Essence, February, 1998, p. 166.

People Weekly, February 9, 1998, p. 136.

Total TV, January 31, 1998, p. 2.