Courtney B. Vance

Courtney B. Vance

Date of Birth

Birthday: March 12
Birthplace: Detroit, MI

Courtney B. Vance is an American actor notable for his roles in the feature films Hamburger Hill and The Hunt for Red October, as well as the television series Law & Order: Criminal Intent, in which he played Assistant District Attorney Ron Carver.

He guest starred on the TNT series The Closer as Chief Tommy Delk from 2010–11. In 2013 he won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his role in Lucky Guy.

In 2016, he starred in The People v. O.J. Simpson, in which he played Johnnie Cochran.

Courtney B. Vance is an American actor notable for his roles in the feature films Hamburger Hill and The Hunt for Red October, as well as the television series Law & Order: Criminal Intent, in which he played Assistant District Attorney Ron Carver.

He guest starred on the TNT series The Closer as Chief Tommy Delk from 2010–11. In 2013 he won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his role in Lucky Guy.

In 2016, he starred in The People v. O.J. Simpson, in which he played Johnnie Cochran.

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Awards & Nominations

1 Nomination | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie - 2016
Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett at the 2019 Creative Arts Ball.
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance at the 68th Emmys Governors Ball.
Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett in the audience at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Sterling K. Brown and Courtney B. Vance at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Courtney B. Vance accepts his award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance arrive at the Performers Peer Group nominee reception in West Hollywood.
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Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett at the 2019 Creative Arts Ball.
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Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett at the 2019 Creative Arts Ball.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Michael K Williams, Angela Bassett, Kelsey Scott, and Courtney B. Vance are seen at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Michael K. Williams and Courtney B. Vance are seen at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance are seen at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Courtney B. Vance and Sterling K. Brown are seen at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance at the 68th Emmys Governors Ball.
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Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance at the 68th Emmys Governors Ball.

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Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett in the audience at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett in the audience at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.

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Sterling K. Brown and Courtney B. Vance at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Sterling K. Brown and Courtney B. Vance at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.

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Courtney B. Vance accepts his award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Courtney B. Vance accepts his award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.

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Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys. 

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Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance arrive at the Performers Peer Group nominee reception in West Hollywood.
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Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance arrive at the Performers Peer Group nominee reception in West Hollywood.

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