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Vondie Curtis-Hall stars in "Marvel's Daredevil" on Netflix as Ben Urich, an investigative journalist at the New York Bulletin who'll soon find himself drawn into a war for the soul of Hell's Kitchen.

Actor, director and screenwriter Vondie Curtis-Hall has had success in both film and television, and on both sides of the camera. His writing and directing effort "Waist Deep" earned him a Black Film Award nomination for Outstanding Direction of a Motion Picture. His previous film "Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story," premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and later earned him a Black Reel Award for his direction; among the biopic's other honors, lead actor Jamie Foxx received NAACP Image and Black Reel Awards as well as Golden Globe, Independent Spirit, and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for his performance as the late activist Stan Tookie Williams. Hall was also the writer/director of the feature film "Gridlock'd," starring Tim Roth and the late Tupac Shakur, for which Hall received the National Board of Review Award for Excellence in Filmmaking. 

For television, Hall has helmed episodes of such series as "Firefly," "Gossip Girl," "The Starter Wife," "The Shield," "Sleeper Cell," "Boston Legal" and "ER." The latter program featured him in a guest-starring arc, as well as in an earlier characterization that earned him an Emmy Award nomination. He also had guest-starring arcs on two other acclaimed television series, "Soul Food" and "I'll Fly Away," and was a series regular on "Chicago Hope," for which as part of the ensemble cast, he received Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.

Hall began his career in music, training at Juilliard, and starred in the Broadway musical productions of "It's So Nice to Be Civilized," "Lena Horne," "The Lady and Her Music," and "Stardust," among many other New York stage productions. Among the latter was the original Broadway production of "Dreamgirls." 

Hall next segued into films, with roles in such movies as John Landis' "Coming to America," Jim Jarmusch's "Mystery Train," Renny Harlin's "Die Hard 2," John Sayles' "Passion Fish," Joel Schumacher's "Falling Down," Spike Lee's "Crooklyn," Phillip Noyce's "Clear and Present Danger," John Woo's "Broken Arrow," Baz Luhrmann's "William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet," John Herzfeld's telefilm "Don King: Only in America" for which, as Lloyd Price, he won a Satellite Award, Leon Ichaso's telefilm "Ali: An American Hero" as Bundini Brown, Kasi Lemmons' "Eve's Bayou," for which he received an NAACP Image Award nomination, John Sayles' "Honeydripper" and Kasi Lemmons' "Talk To Me." More recently, Vondie co-starred in Buddy Givannazo's "Streetwise," Werner Herzog's "The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans," Kasi Lemmons' "Black Nativity" with Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett and Jennifer Hudson, and "Cymbeline," starring Dakota Johnson, Ethan Hawke and Milla Jovovich.

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Age: 60 years old
Birthday: September 30, 1956
Birthplace: Detroit, MI

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