Courtney B. Vance wiki, bio, net worth, wife, married, height, movies
Courtney B. Vance is an American actor. Vance is the native of Detroit, Michigan, United States. He came into this world on 12th March of the year 1960 which has made him reach the age of 56. His full name is Courtney Bernard Vance. He is the son of Conroy Vance and Leslie. His father is a grocery store manager and benefits administrator whereas his mother is a librarian. He belongs to African American ethnicity and an American nationality.
Vance went to get his education from the Detroit Country Day School. He also got enrolled at Harvard University and from there, he got graduated with Bachelor of Arts degree. While his tenure at Harvard, he used to work as an actor at Boston Shakespeare Company. Later, he attended Yale School of Drama and earned Master of Fine Arts from there.
Vance is on Board of Directors for the Actors Center located in New York City. He is an active supporter of Boys and Girls Clubs of America. In addition to that, he was recently inducted into Alumni Hall of Fame for Boys and Girls Clubs of America. On PBS Program “Finding Your Roots” he discovered that his dad was born out of the wedlock to 17 years old woman named Victoria Ardella Vance.
Vance is mostly known for portraying his roles in feature films “The Hunt for Red October” and “Hamburger Hill” as well as in TV series such as “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” in which he had played as Assistant District Attorney Ron Carver. He has also guest starred as Chief Tommy Delk on TNT series called “The Closer” from 2010 till 2011. He also won the Tony Award for the Best Featured Actor in a Play in 2013 for his role in Lucky Guy. Vance has been active in the acting field since 1983 and since then, he has been very successful and gained a large number of fans following.
His other movies and TV credits include “Office Christmas Party”, “First Affair”, “The Affair”, “Percy & Thunder”, “D-Tox”, “Nothing But the Truth”, “Law & Order”, “Blind Faith”, “Joyful Noise” and much more.
Vance has already got married. He is married to his college sweetheart and a long-time girlfriend Angela Bassett. The pair first met with each other in 1980 when they were attending the Yale School of Drama. After dating for some period of time, they finally exchanged their vows in 1997 and from that time onward, Vance and Bassett are living their blissful life. In addition to that, he has two children, a set of twins. Among them, one is a son named Slater Josiah Vance and another is a daughter named Bronwyn Golden Vance.
Vance stands at the height of five feet and nine inches that are 1.75 m. His hard work has made him earn the net worth of $4 million. Besides that, to get more details regarding his bio, interview, and other activities, you can follow him on his Twitter and Instagram account.