11 Things You Didn't Know About the Cast of 'The Quad'

11 Things You Didn't Know About the Cast of 'The Quad

11 Things You Didn't Know About the Cast of 'The Quad'

Oh really?

Published January 6, 2017

  1. Anika Noni Rose
    (Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Variety)

    Anika Noni Rose was once designated to play Dorothy in a late '90s TV revamping of the Broadway musical The Wiz until plans for the TV movie were shelved.

  2. Jazz Raycole
    (Photo: Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)

    The beautiful Jazz Raycole held a state championship title in tap, jazz, ballet and ethnic dances.

  3. Ruben Santiago-Hudson

    Ruben Santiago-Hudson won a 1996 Tony Award for Best Actor (Featured Role) for his role in Seven Guitars, a play written by August Wilson.

  4. Zoe Renee

    Zoe Renee is only 5-foot-3, but she looks much taller onscreen.

  5. Jake Allyn

    Jake Allyn and his brother would make short films and strap fireworks to their chests to make the films more Hollywood.

  6. Sean Blakemore
    (Photo: Michael Bezjian/WireImage)

    Sean Blakemore's dreamy face was made for the stories. He had stints on both Days of Our Lives and General Hospital.

  7. Jasmine Guy
    (Photo: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

    Jasmine Guy directed an episode of A Different World ("Really Gross Anatomy").

  8. E. Roger Mitchell
    (Photo: Monica Morgan/WireImage)

    E. Roger Mitchell is an Aquarius.

  9. Peyton Alex Smith
    (Photo: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET Networks)

    A Super Soaker commercial exists that features Peyton Alex Smith.

  10. Michelle Defraites
    (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures International)

    As a child, Michelle DeFraites was featured on a talent segment on The Montell Williams Show.

  11. Anika Noni Rose
    (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

    Anika Noni Rose had to wear six-inch heels while filming the title musical number in Dreamgirls s in order to appear in the frame with Beyoncé and Jennifer Hudson.

Written by BET Staff

(Photo: Eli Ade/BET)

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