Boris Kodjoe


Character: Detective Joseph Moran

From his big screen and television roles to his theater and entrepreneurial skills, Boris Kodjoe has proven to be one of Hollywood’s most sought-after talents. He was handpicked by JJ Abrams to star in his drama series "Undercovers" which aired during the 2010 TV season. He is currently filming Nurses 3D and reprising his role as Luther West in the action thriller "Resident Evil: Retribution", set to premiere September 2012.

Boris is best known for his role as Damon Carter on the hit Showtime TV series "Soul Food", which earned him three NAACP Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor. He also starred on the UPN sitcom "Second Time Around" opposite then fiancé Nicole Ari Parker where they play a married couple. He has since gone on to guest star on such hit television shows as "Franklin & Bash", "Nip/Tuck", "Crossing Jordan", "Eve", and "Boston Public" among others.

Boris’ film credits include a role in the Disney thriller Surrogates opposite Bruce Willis, "Resident Evil: Afterlife" with Milla Jovovich, the Spike Lee produced movie "Love and Basketball" and "Brown Sugar", alongside Taye Diggs and Sanaa Lathan, for which he was nominated for an NAACP Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture. Previously, Boris co-starred in the hit movie "Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Family Reunion" and was the lead in the film, "The Gospel."

In 2008, Boris made his Broadway debut in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof", opposite James Earl Jones, Phylicia Rashad and Anika Noni Rose for director Debbie Allen.

Boris' main personal interest is to raise funds for Sophie’s Voice Foundation, a foundation he started with his wife, Nicole, in honor of their daughter Sophie, who was diagnosed with Spina Bifida at birth.

Boris, currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife Nicole, and their two children, Sophie and Nicolas.