Ocean, Ivory

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Ocean, Ivory


Career: Actor, director, writer, and producer.


Film Appearances:

Washington, DC, police officer, The Package, Orion, 1989.

Lou Venable, Play Murder for Me (also known as Negra medianoche), New Horizons Home Video, 1990.

Bartender, Soapdish, United International Pictures, 1991.

Curtiss, The Dark Wind, 1991.

Teacher, Big Girls Don't Cry … They Get Even (also known as Stepkids), New Line Cinema, 1992.

Wrestling coach, Class Act, Warner Bros., 1992.

Ed, Round Trip to Heaven, 1992.

Willie Manchester, South Central, Warner Espanol, 1992.

Mayor Mitchell Tilton, The Mask, 1994.

Truck driver, A Walk in the Clouds, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1995.

Wyndham, Venus Rising, IRS Releasing, 1996.

Guard Ivory, Lost Highway, October Films, 1997.

Sweetbread, Bad City Blues, Asylum, 1999.

Reverend Hamson, Leprechaun in the Hood (also known as Leprechaun 5: Leprechaun in the Hood), Trimark Pictures, 1999.

Film Work:

Assistant director, Sweet Perfection, 1988.

Producer and director, Forbidden, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Roosevelt "King" Cole, Key West, Fox, 1993.

Rakeem, General Hospital, ABC, 1994.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Concierge, Dream Breakers (also known as In Evil's Grasp), CBS, 1989.

Jerry Dillard, Not of This World, CBS, 1991.

Next Door, Showtime, 1994.

Pa Holsopple, The Cherokee Kid, HBO, 1996.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Horace, Without a Pass, Showtime, 1992.

Sid Franklin, Count on Me, PBS, 1993.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Braynard, Over My Dead Body, 1990.

Robert E., Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1993.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Guard, "TV or Not TV," Amen, 1989.

Cop, "Ben and Mike's Excellent Adventure," Growing Pains, 1989.

Dutchman, "Crossing the Line," Alien Nation, 1990.

"Everyday Is Christmas," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1990.

"The Trouble with Women," Davis Rules, 1991.

Joe, "My Brother's Keeper," The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, NBC, 1992.

Carl Lewis, "Big Doings: Part 2," Blossom, NBC, 1993.

Bartender, "You Can't Tell a Crook by His Cover," Frasier, NBC, 1993.

Isaac, "Storms We Cannot Weather," Mad about You, NBC, 1993.

Martin Sutton, "Great White Hope," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1994.

Officer Morgan, "The Scofflaw," Seinfeld, NBC, 1994.

Carl Lewis, "Double Date," Blossom, 1994.

Policeman, "Home," Boy Meets World, ABC, 1995.

Preston, "Days Like This," ER, NBC, 1995.

Reverend Louis Folsom, "Cold Heaters," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1995.

Mr. Harper, "Sheedy Dealings," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1997.

Mr. Virgil Grant, "New Kids," City Guys, NBC, 1997.

Mr. Virgil Grant, "The Communication Gap," City Guys, NBC, 1997.

Mr. Virgil Grant, "Jamal Got His Gun," City Guys, NBC, 1998.

Eldon, "World Killer," Sliders, Sci-Fi Channel, 1998.

Agent Neumann, "Tough Love," Malcolm & Eddie, The WB, 1998.

Mr. Virgil Grant, "Reluctant Hero," City Guys, NBC, 1999.

Mr. Virgil Grant, "In This Corner," City Guys, NBC, 1999.

Mr. Virgil Grant, "Harlem Honey," City Guys, NBC, 2000.

Mr. Virgil Grant, "Wager Money Go," City Guys, NBC, 2000.

Mr. Virgil Grant, "Brother from Another Mother," City Guys, NBC, 2001.

Mr. Virgil Grant, "Goodbye Manny High," City Guys, NBC, 2001.

Also appeared in Roseanne, ABC; as Lenny, Brotherly Love, The WB.



Sweet Perfection, 1988.

Forbidden, 2005.