Coby Bell :: Biography
An American actor and producer, ‘Coby Bell’ was born on May 11, 1975 in Orange County, California, U.S. Bell is famous for his roles as NYPD officer Tyrone Davis, Jr. on the NBC drama ‘Third Watch’. He is also popular as professional football player Jason Pitts on the CW/BET comedy-drama ‘The Game’. Bell is American by nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity of Caucasian and African American as his mother was Caucasian and father was African American. He celebrates his birthday on May 11 every year with his family. His father Michel Bell was also Broadway actor. Bell completed his graduation from the San Jose State University.
Copy Bell started his career with a few minor roles played in various shows which includes ‘The Parent’ Hood, Buffy the Vampire Slayer’, ‘ER’ and ‘Smart Guy’. Later he got a role of Patrick Owen in L.A. Doctors. He became recognized in the television industry after he made appearances in the numerous shows. Bell was casted on the role of Officer Ty Davis, Jr. on the NBC drama ‘Third Watch’ in the year 1999. He remains till the end of the six seasons with the NBC. While he was playing in the series, he co-starred in a critically acclaimed play which was co-written by ‘Third Watch’ along with co-star Anthony Ruivivar. He also made appearance in a Third Watch edition of the American version ‘The Weakest Link’. However, the series ‘Third Watch’ ended after some months and he was casted on a recurring role on the UPN comedy series Half & Half where she played a role Glen Stallworth. His character Glen Stallworth is a San Francisco firefighter who is originally set up on a date with lead character Mona. Bell created a positive impact with appearing in just three episodes. His character played in the UPN series was mentioned and was also referenced throughout show’s fourth and last season. After a year in 2006, he co-produced and starred in an independent movie ‘Drifting Elegant’. He makes his debut as a producer with the movie. In the same year, he also guest starred in an episode of UPN comedy series called ‘Girlfriends’ in an episode called ‘The Game’. The series served as the pilot episode for the CW comedy drama series with the same name. Later, he was seen playing the role of Jason Pitts who was the captain of the fictional San Diego Sabers football team. After the cancellation of the series in 2009, he reprised his role of Jason Pitts on BET in January 2011. He accepted the challenging role of Jesse Porter who was former counter-intelligent agent. He portrayed the challenging role on the USA Network series Burn Notice.
Talking about his personal life biography, his marital status is married. Bell got married to Aviss Pinkney-Bell. From his marital relation with his wife he has four children among which he had two sets of twins girls (Serrae and Jaena) and girl/boy (Quinn and Eli). Bell is having good time with his wife and children such that there is no news of divorce. Besides his professional life as an actor, he is also popular as musician and songwriter in reggae band.
Coby Bell is a dynamic personality with an exemplified height of 6 feet 3 inches. He has got the good looks and positive attitude that is needed to be an actor. The roles he played in various series was highly appreciated by the audiences and critics. Bell has successfully proved his acting potentiality and even became successful to gain popularity in the movie industry. Through his outstanding performances in the movies, he had gathered total net worth amount of $2 million. But his annual salary hasn’t got revealed in the public. The 39 years age actor has lots more to prove from his acting skills in the Hollywood as he is proving to be versatile actor.
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