Wrote and staged "Ugly," a semi-autobiographical play about domestic abuse; received the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts' Martin E. Segal Award
Co-starred with Rachel Nichols and Adam Baldwin in Fox's short-lived crime drama "The Inside"
Breakout role as the drug-dealing, Internet-pornographer and prostitute Lafayette on HBO's "True Blood"
Cast opposite Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr. in the biographical drama "The Soloist"
Played Eddie Sweat in "Secretariat"
Cast as Henry the waiter in "The Help"
Starred as Shinwell Johnson on TV series "Elementary"
Appeared as Tyrik in the posthumous release "True to the Game"