Birth Place:Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Full Name:Omar M. Gooding
Date of Birth:October 19, 1976
About Omar M. Gooding
As a rapper, Omar is also known popularly as “Big O”. He is the younger brother of the actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. and is the son of the singer Cuba Gooding Sr. Omar started his career in the early 90s. He was seen on television shows such as “Just the Ten of Us” and “Empty Nest”. He co-starred in the film “Ghost Dad” and has also hosted the Nickelodeon show called “Wild and Crazy Kids”. Omar hosted the show from 1990 to 1992. He received critical praise for his role as Sweatpea in the movie “Baby Boy”.
He has played roles on many TV shows such as Blossom. Smart Guy and The Royal Family. He became famous because of his role as Earvin Rodman on the series “Hangin with Mr. Cooper”. Gooding worked on this show for five seasons. He played the character Odell in the third season of “Deadwood”.
He has also worked on many short lived series such as One on One, The Division, Miami Medical and Barbershop. He played the role of a barber from Chicago Calvin Palmer in the series Barbershop. Omar had recurring performances on the series “Playmakers”. He is currently doing work on a feature film, and he is also launching his rap career. He is featured on the track “No Warning” from C-Bo’s album, Orca. He was also seen in an episode of Grey’s Anatomy called “Superfreak”.
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