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Amin Joseph

Birth name:
Amin Joseph
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6' 0½" (1.84 m)
The American stage, television, and film actor Amin Joseph was born in Far Rockaway, Queens and raised in Harlem, New York City. Amin's father is from Antigua, West Indies and his mother is from York, South Carolina. Amin (pronounced A-MEN') is actually a homegrown product of the world famous Apollo Theatre in Harlem. He was so moved by the example of his mentor there (Executive Director Grace Blake), that he continued to volunteer for the Apollo's foundation throughout his years at Howard University. Since moving to L.A., Amin has become an active presence in the local performing community, and maintains a website full of resources for actors new to the industry. In 2008, Amin is the recurring rapper Tarriq on the HBO series "Zane's Sex Chronicles" Amin Joseph has also appeared on TV in "The Shield," "Shark," and "Women's Murder Club." His film work includes the Weinstein Company thriller "The Mist" (dir. Frank Darabont), "Rage and Discipline" (pro. Roger Corman), and "Never Wake Up" (dir. Dylan Bank).
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