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Sedale Threatt Jr.

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Sedale Threatt Jr.
Born (1985-06-03) June 3, 1985 (age 35)
Pennsylvania
🏳️ Nationality
🎓 Alma materLehigh University
USC School of Dramatic Arts
💼 Occupation
Actor
📆 Years active  2013-present

Sedale Threatt Jr. (pronounced "se-dale" "threet"; born June 3, 1985)[1] is an American actor. He got his start in the 2016 remake of Roots and makes a recurring appearance as Levi on Siren.

Biography[edit]

Sedale Threatt Jr. is the son of Sedale Threatt. He is also the half brother to the similarly named former basketball player Sedale Threatt Jr.; a fact that he was unaware of until he tried calling his grandmother through the ex-wife of his uncle. He played football at Lehigh University before deciding to major in marketing. This changed when he decided to attend USC School of Dramatic Arts to become an actor instead.[2] He proceeded to star in the 2016 remake of Roots as Tom, the great-grandson of Kunta Kinte. He added, "I'm just so fortunate, so appreciative really, being in 'Roots,' being in something that's as historical as this is."[3]

He joined the series Siren as Levi, starting in season two in a recurring role.[4] He made a guest appearance on the Marvel Cinematic Universe series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as John Mackenzie. He was cast in the leading role of Chucky Mullins in a biopic about his life called It's Time.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Boots Ray TV Pilot
2014 The Wonder Drug Norm Anderson Short film
2016 Roots Tom Miniseries
2016 Vinyasa Flow Bruce Short film
2017 Actors Anonymous Jasper
2017 Hap and Leonard Melton 3 episodes
2017 Wally's Opening Day Billy Dominguez (voice) TV Special
2017 Roman J. Israel, Esq. Jeff
2018-2020 Siren Levi Recurring
2019 Velvet Buzzsaw Ed
2020 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. John Mackenzie 2 episodes

References[edit]

  1. "My dream is to play on Sundays". Lehigh University. September 3, 2007. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  2. Weinreb, Michael (October 10, 2007). "Not Much More Than Name Links Threatt Jr. to Father". New York Times. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  3. Alu, Mary Ellen (May 27, 2016). "Lehigh Alum has Role in 'Roots' Retelling". Lehigh University. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  4. Rowell (October 9, 2017). "Freeform Announces "Siren" Spring Premiere Date, Adds 2 to Cast". OMFGTV. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  5. Humphreys, Hannah (March 11, 2020). "It's Time' for the Oxford Film Festival". Ole Miss. Retrieved October 7, 2020.

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