Jamaican-American actor Dulé Hill stars in ‘Wonder Years’ reboot
Jamaican American actor Dule Hill, who appeared on the television show “Psych”, has a starring role in the reboot pilot of “The Wonder Years” on the ABC network. He will play opposite “Elisha” EJ “Williams and Saycon Sengbloh. “Lightning” newcomer Laura Kariuki also appears in the pilot’s reboot. The new “Wonder Years,” which is a remake of the classic 1980s comedy-drama set in the original era of the original but focuses on the Williamses, a middle-class black family from Montgomery, Alabama. , in the late 1960s. Saladin Patterson, executive producer of “Dave”, Fred Savage, and Lee Daniels, co-creator of “Empire”, are the producers of the series.
Actor Hill will play Dean Williams’ father Bill Williams, who works as a music teacher by day and a funk musician by night. He is described by the adult character of Dean as “The baddest guy I know”. Elisha Williams will play the role of Dean. Bill Williams’ character is always calm and composed and frequently uses the phrase “Be cool”. He wants his family and his neighborhood to remain self-sufficient, and he’s ready to “put his money where he talks.”
Karim Dulé Hill was born in 1975 in Orange, New Jersey, to Jamaican parents who raised him in Sayreville. He studied ballet at a young age and appeared as Savion Glover’s Broadway stunt double in “The Tap Dance Kid” and continued to do so when the show went on tour. After graduating from Sayreville War Memorial High School in 1993, he attended Seton Hall University, studying corporate finance before moving to the William Esper Studio to study theater. He was accepted to appear in Jim Henson’s “CityKids” while he was at Seton Hall. Hill’s first movie role was on “Sugar Hill” in 1993, when he was in his senior year of high school. He was cast as “Charlie Young” in “The West Wing” in 1999, with the role for six seasons. He left to star in a pilot of the TV show “Psych”, which premiered on USA Network in 2006. He has appeared in numerous movies and TV shows and in several Broadway productions. He will provide the voice for an upcoming animated feature film, “Night of the Animated Dead”.
Hill married Jamaican-Canadian actress Nicole Lyn in 2004; they divorced in 2012. In 2018, he married his “Ballers” co-star Jazmyn Simon and officially adopted his daughter. In 2019, the couple welcomed a son, Levi Dule Hill. In addition to his acting role, Hill is a board member of the Screen Actors Guild Hollywood.
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