Dark Blue

Omari Hardwick

Hardwick's professional career is vast, ranging from film, television and theatre to playing professional sports and performing award-winning poetry.

Omari Hardwick as Ty Curtis in Dark Blue

Plays Ty Curtis

Omari Hardwick's professional career is vast, ranging from solid work in film, television and theatre to playing professional sports and performing award-winning poetry. On television, Hardwick starred in the critically acclaimed drama series Saved and was a regular in Spike Lee's Sucker Free City. He has also had guest-starring roles on the series Lie to Me, CSI: Miami, Crossing Jordan and Savannah, among others.

Hardwick's feature credits include roles in Next Day Air with Mos Def, Donald Faison and Mike Epps; The Guardian with Ashton Kutcher and Kevin Costner; Spike Lee's Miracle at St. Anna; Linewatch with Cuba Gooding Jr.; Gridiron Gang with Dwayne Johnson; and Beauty Shop with Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard and Andie MacDowell. Hardwick has also had starring roles in Proof Positive and Within the Wall, and recently appeared in Kick-Ass.

Hardwick is a founding member of Plan B Inc. Theatre Group and co-founder of Los Angeles Actor's Lounge. He has had several leading roles on the stage, including All Good Soldiers in the West Wind for the Greenway Court Theater/Actors Studio; Dessalines for Robi Theater Company; For Colored Boys, El Haji Malik and Paul Robeson for Unity Players; and Shelly Garret's Beauty Shop.

In addition to acting, Hardwick is also adept at spoken-word poetry (he is nationally ranked); football (he played for his home state's University of Georgia and, briefly, in the NFL); and trained for two years in Los Angeles to become a firefighter and paramedic.

Comments (4)

  • Tina83

    almost 3 years ago

    Tina83

    Omari Hardwick he is soooooo fine he was the only reason why I watched the show.

  • barney2010

    over 3 years ago

    barney2010

    impressive,certainly seems to be a multi-talented guy and is very good in dark blue

  • soldier500

    over 3 years ago

    soldier500

    This is a wonderful entertainering programme to watch

  • Christek

    over 3 years ago

    Christek

    waste of time, the new site is less intuitive and harder to use than previous.

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