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Guyanese actor achieves Hollywood fame – By Tangerine Clarke

Guyanese actor achieves Hollywood fame

By Tangerine Clarke – May 29, 2014 – caribbeanlifenews.com

Sean Patrick Thomas

Sean Patrick Thomas

Award winning television and screen actor, Sean Patrick Thomas said a disciplined Guyanese upbringing definitely moulded him into the person he is today.

“My family lived in Wilmington, Delaware where we were considered different in our neighborhood because we were the only black people, who were Guyanese,” said Thomas, whose success brought him to the bright lights of Broadway in the role of Asagai in a “Raising in the Sun.”

This is the same play that got Thomas noticed at the University of Virginia, his alma mater where he was encouraged to take up acting by his drama teacher. Continue reading