Obba Babatundé was born on December 1 in Jamaica, NY.
Babatundé won the 2016 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Performer.
He voiced the role of Lando Calrissian in several Star Wars video games.
Babatundé played the role of Motown icon Berry Gordy in the made-for-TV film THE TEMPTATIONS.
In addition to his Daytime Emmy, Babatundé has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award, NAACP Image Award and a Tony Award.