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Known since 2004 as Dr. Eric Foreman on the Fox medical drama "House," Omar Epps was born July 23, 1973, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He honed his acting skills at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Art and at the New York High School for the Performing Arts.

Epps quickly made his mark in Hollywood playing opposite gangsta rapper Tupac Shakur in 1992's Juice, a powerful drama about four Harlem teens. Other noteworthy films for Epps include director John Singleton's Higher Learning (1995), Scream 2 (1997), The Wood (1999), In Too Deep (with LL Cool J), Love and Basketball (2000), Alfie (2004) and Against the Ropes (costarring Meg Ryan).

Also a musician, Epps is a member of the rap group Wolfpak, which he formed with his brother in 1991.

Omar Epps in Almost Christmas

Almost Christmas

2016 PG-13

In their first Christmas gathering since the family matriarch's death, her widowed husband implores the assembled clan to suspend their incessant bickering. But despite their best efforts, it's not long before the truce goes out the window.

  • Omar Epps in Shooter Shooter
  • Omar Epps in Juice Juice
  • Omar Epps in Love & Basketball Love & Basketball
  • Omar Epps in Higher Learning Higher Learning
  • Omar Epps in Scream 2 Scream 2
  • Omar Epps in Alfie Alfie
  • Omar Epps in House, M.D. House, M.D.
  • Omar Epps in The Wood The Wood
  • Omar Epps in Dracula 2000 Dracula 2000
  • Omar Epps in Daybreak Daybreak
  • Omar Epps in Against the Ropes Against the Ropes
  • Omar Epps in A Day in the Life A Day in the Life
  • Omar Epps in The Program The Program
  • Omar Epps in First Time Felon First Time Felon
  • Omar Epps in Breakfast of Champions Breakfast of Champions
  • Omar Epps in Perfume Perfume
  • Omar Epps in Conviction Conviction