The pilot Tank was played by the brother of actress Rae Dawn Chong. Before this role, Marcus experienced some Hollywood buzz when he was cast as Black Panther Party co-founder Huey P. Newton in the film Panther. After The Matrix, the actor worked sporadically, mostly making appearances on TV shows like Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Burn Notice. He also recently completed his first novel,The Arch, which was inspired by his performance in The Matrix.
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