Curtis-Hall played family relative Uncle Brown. A gifted character actor, he is best known for his regular series role on medical drama Chicago Hope. Curtis-Hall is also a director whose films include Gridlock'd, Waist Deep and Redemption: The Stan 'Tookie' Williams Story, which starred Jamie Foxx. Most recently, he starred in 2013's Black Nativity with Forest Whitaker and Jennifer Hudson.
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