From his chilling role as a gang banger in “Fresh”, to his demure portrayal of Benjamin 2X in “Malcom X”, or his affable depiction of a pastor in “Pastor Jones”, Jean-Claude Lamarre has established himself as a force to be reckoned with. He has appeared in numerous films, including “Basquiat”, “Dead Presidents” and “Higher Ed”; and a number of television shows including “Law and Order” and “New York Undercover.” As an actor, Jean-Claude has worked with such greats as director Spike Lee, Actors Dennis Hopper, Denzel Washington, and Christopher Walken.
With numerous films under his belt, Jean-Claude is making his mark on the industry. He is an uncommonly gifted actor whose range of emotions rivals the best in the business. Raised in a strict household in Brooklyn, New York, by a father who was a Pastor, Jean-Claude learned discipline early on. He has channeled that into his acting and delivers with sniper precision.
Being a film director and producer of such hits as “Gang of Roses” and “Brothers in Arms”, Jean-Claude is in a unique position to understand the needs of a fellow director. He has a keen understanding of filmmaking and has proven it time after time. He has carefully guided his career, both in front of and behind the camera, with talent and determination as well as an unwavering commitment to his craft.
Personal Website: jeanclaudelamarre.com
(Bio taken from jeanclaudelamarre.com)