Omari Latif Hardwick is an American actor, known, who was born on January 9th, 1974. He is known for his roles in the TV series Saved and Dark Blue, in Spike Lee's Miracle at St. Anna (2008), and, The A-Team (2010), Kick-Ass (2010), in Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls (2010) and as Andre in BET Network's Being Mary Jane.

He currently stars as James " Ghost" St. Patrick in Starz's Power. Hardwick was born in Savannah, Georgia, the son of Joyce and Clifford Hardwick III, an attorney. Growing up in Decatur, Georgia, Hardwick wrote poetry regularly and participated in many sports. For high school, he attended Marist School in Atlanta, Georgia where he excelled in baseball, basketball, and football, which eventually led him to a football scholarship for the University of Georgia.

Even though he was a star on the field, Hardwick continued in acting and poetry, and thus minored in theater. Hardwick is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. After graduation, Hardwick was not selected in the NFL draft but tried to make the roster of the NFL San Diego Chargers. As a struggling actor, Hardwick did odd jobs to pay for acting classes. After being unsuccessful, he started living in his car, and he finally got his break in 2004 TV Movie Sucker Free City.

Next, he booked roles in the feature film The Guardian and a series regular role in Saved. For the role, he spent two years training as a fireman and a paramedic. In 2002, Hardwick had a quick scene as an extra in Floetry's "Say Yes" music video. In 2003 and 2004, he participated award-winningly in the National Poetry Slam. In 2010, Hardwick became a founding member of "Plan B Inc. Theater Group", and a co-founder of "Actor's Lounge" at the Los Angeles' Greenway Theater.

He also founded a production company "Bravelife Films". Hardwick was also featured in the urban lifestyle publication, Prominence Magazine for its Holiday issue. In 2011, Hardwick received his best films reviews to date for his role as "Troy" in the critically acclaimed indie hit I Will Follow (2011). Hardwick has guest starred on an episode of NBC's Chase as Chris Novak, a hard luck criminal facing prison.

In 2013, Hardwick was cast in the lead role of James Ghost St. Patrick on the Starz crime drama-thriller, Power. Hardwick co-starred in the science fiction comedy film Sorry to Bother You, which was released in theaters on July 6, 2018.

Jackie Long English Actor

Jackie Long

Jackie Long was born on October 23, 1981, in Pasadena, California, United States. He is a professional American TV and film actor, writer, musician, director, and producer. Jackie preferably works for the Hollywood industry. In the year 2002, he made his first-ever debut in The Parkers as the role of Adam, which is a TV series in the episode of The Dates from Hell. In the next year 2003, his second debut was in a Short film, named the African-American Idol: The Search for the Next Black Leader, in which he acted as Black Myth Man. In the same year, Jackie got his third debut in Playas Ball as Georgie. Later in the year 2004, he did three namely Roommates, Death of the Day (short film), and Seek & Hide (Short film), in which he enacted as Mike, Jacob, and Freddie Savage respectively. In the year 2005, Jackie got Love Wrecked as Chase. Then in the year 2006, jackie got two cinemas to showcase himself which were ATL as Esquire, and Idlewild as Monk. Later in the year 2007, he got The Comebacks as Trotter. In the next year 2008, he got four movies named Show Stoppers, Who's Deal?, Love For Sale, and Soul Men, in which he played his role as Casino, Snake, Trey, and Zig-Zag respectively. Likewise, Jackie made different films like The Magnificent Cooly-T, Hurricane Season in 2009. Then in 2011, he did Love That Girl. In the year 2014, Jackie did in the film hear No Evil as Jason. Then in the series of Real Husbands of Hollywood. Where Jackie acted as Himself and seen in 9 episodes in the year 2014–2016. Later in the session 2015–2016, he got the series Born Again Virgin as Rick, in which he was seen in only three episodes. Then in the year 2017, he made his debut in Bodied and played the role of Behn Grymm. Later his recent was in the year 2019, in Games People Play as Kareem.