Sarpong, Sam 1979(?)–

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SARPONG, Sam 1979(?)–


Full name, Samuel Osei Sarpong; born c. 1979, in London, England. Avocational Interests: Playing basketball.

Career: Actor. Worked as a Tommy Hilfiger model; Future Stars (music crew), member.

Awards, Honors: MAA fashion award, new male model of the year, 1998; AFI Independent Film Award, best supporting actor, American Film Institute, 2002, for Street Kings.


Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Basketball player (Washington Heights), Sunset Park, TriStar, 1996.

(Uncredited) Gee, No Easy Way, 1996.

Gang member #3, Carnival of Wolves, JL Media, 1996.

All's Fair in Love & War, 1996.

(Uncredited) Jail inmate, American History X, New Line Cinema, 1998.

Gangster, Hash Brown's, 1999.

Terrance, Chasing Sunsets, Phaedra Cinema, 2001.

Louis, King Rikki (also known as The Street King), Dream Rock, 2002.

Blunt, Masked and Anonymous, Fateful Productions, 2003.

(Uncredited) Max, Swirl, Artisan Entertainment, 2003.

Kadeem, Love Don't Cost a Thing (also known as Love Don't Co$t a Thing), Warner Bros., 2003.

Jerrod Elliott, Grad Night, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Rapper #1, The Parent 'Hood, The WB, 1995.

Obg, Arli$$, HBO, 1998.

Tre, Sports Theater with Shaquille O'Neal, Nickelodeon, 1998.

Dancer #1, Party of Five, Fox, 1998.

Andre, Hangin' With Mr. Cooper, ABC, 1998.

Tre, Family Matters, CBS, 1998.

Himself, The Rub, 2004.

Que, Sucker Free City, Showtime, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Bailiff, Indictment: The McMartin Trial, HBO, 1995.

Nathaniel, Carmen: A Hip Hopera (also known as Hip Hopera: Carmen), MTV, 2001.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Darren Douglas, Crosstown, CBS, 1996.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Malakai, Save the Last Dance, Fox, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Basketball player #1, "The Fire Down Below," L.A. Firefighters, Fox, 1996.

Lamont, "Family Ties," Dangerous Minds, ABC, 1996.

Various, "Oh, You Men," Mr. Show with Bob and David, 1997.

Various, "Please Don't Kill Me," Mr. Show with Bob and David, 1997.

Gangster #1, "Random Acts," ER, NBC, 1997.

Grand Master Bath, "Adios," Home Improvement, ABC, 1998.

Kirby, "Val Got Game," V.I.P., syndicated, 1998.

Tyler Houston, "Betrayal," Pacific Blue, USA Network, 2000.

Isaiah Walton, "Chapter Ten," Boston Public, Fox, 2001.

Isaiah Walton, "Chapter Twenty–Three," Boston Public, Fox, 2001.

Isaiah Walton, "Chapter Thirty–Three," Boston Public, Fox, 2002.

Otis McClure, "Drug Money," The District, CBS, 2002.

Dewayne, "The Concert," Hidden Hills, NBC, 2003.

Bobby Jackson, "Sea Dog," Navy NCIS (also known as Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service), CBS, 2003.

Antwan Coles, "Drive," ER, NBC, 2004.

Also appeared as Kirby Tucson, "Pamela Anderson," Celebrity Profile, E! Entertainment Television.


Music Videos:

Appeared in music videos for Genuine, Maxwell, and The Braxtons.



Ebony Man, July, 1997, p. 34.

Toronto Star, November 16, 2003; December 5, 2003.