Courtney B. Vance

Courtney B. Vance

American actor
Courtney Bernard Vance is an American actor. Vance started his career on the Broadway stage in the original productions of August Wilson's Fences in 1985, John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation in 1990 and Nora Ephron's Lucky Guy in 2013 for which he won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play.Wikipedia
BornMarch 12, 1960
HometownDetroit, Michigan, United States of America
Net worth$25 million
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseAngela Bassett (m 1997 - present)
ChildrenBronwyn Vance , Slater Vance
ParentsLeslie Vance , Conroy Vance


Hollywood's Fresh Faces: Courtney B. Vance

Born in Detroit, Michigan, actor Courtney B. Vance was already professionally performing Shakespeare while he studied drama at Harvard. He then went on to get a master's degree from Yale, where he met his future wife, actress Angela Bassett.
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2017Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture MadeAmerican Crime StoryNominated
2017Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited SeriesAmerican Crime StoryNominated
2016Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or MovieAmerican Crime StoryWinner