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Guyanese actor awaits new big role – by Tangerine Clarke

Guyanese actor awaits new big role

Sean Patrick Thomas

Sean Patrick Thomas

By Tangerine Clarke – Caribbean Life News – NYC

Sean Patrick Thomas, the son of Guyanese immigrants, is ready for his next big role after an euphoric performance in “A Raisin In the Sun,” the Tony Winning Best Revival Play that captivated audiences during a sold out, four-month run at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

During an interview backstage on Thursday, June 12, the “Save the Last Dance” actor said his debut on the Broadway stage was exciting, and he is thrilled that the play he was cast in, won a Tony.

The gifted actor who adapted an African accent to play the role of Asagi, a fast-talking Nigerian immigrant, enthralled patrons during his scene-stealing performance that garnered him a standing ovation. Continue reading

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

Famous People of Guyanese Heritage

Famous People of Guyanese Heritage

Here is a list of  some famous people of Guyanese heritage that has been compiled by Kelvin Mahadeo, aka “Crazy Kelvin”, a Toronto-based artist and web designer, of Guyanese parentage.  Check out his bio at his website at www.crazykelvin.com

Of course this is just a partial list.  If you know of other famous Guyanese, you could contact him at:   ck@crazykelvin.com

Music Artists (8)     Leona Lewis *UPDATED*    Rihanna *UPDATED*   Eddy Grant   Deborah Cox

Dave Baksh   Sol RayeKen “Snakehips” Johnson Melanie Fiona *NEW*  Actors (6)Sean Patrick  ThomasDerek Luke *NEW*Marc Gomes *NEW*  Ram John Holder *NEW*  Norman Beaton *NEW*  Guy Wellman *NEW*Actresses (7)Maureen Bunyan *NEW* Dawnn Lewis *NEW*  Flora Cheong-Leen *NEW*  CCH Pounder  Jessica Caesar  Carmen Munroe *NEW*Rhona Fox *NEW*Politicians (2)Valerie Amos Bernie Grant *NEW*Athletes (12)Priscilla Lopes-Schliep *NEW*Corinne Van Ryck de Groot *NEW*Nicolette Fernandes *NEW*Dwayne De Rosario *NEW*Phil Edwards *NEW*Marcus McKoy *NEW*Troy Ross *NEW*Dennis Andries *NEW*Sean Foley *NEW*Howard Eastman *NEW*Martiza Correia *UPDATED*Ezekiel Jackson *NEW*Models (3)Shakira Baksh Nicole Narain Janice E. Moorgen *NEW*Writers (3)Dr. Mike Philips E.R. Braithwaite John Agard *NEW*

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GUYANA PERSONALITIES – 1970-1971

Also look at this extensive list of Guyanese in an earlier time – in 1971 …… that was contained in a publication of Caribbean Personalities …..  Go to:

https://guyaneseonline.wordpress.com/2012/03/27/guyana-personalities-1970-1971/