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Interview with Dennis L.A White from the hit show The Family Business on BET and Netflix!

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Dennis A White is an American stage and screen actor and acting coach, noted for portraying Damion ‘D-Roc’ Butler in the Notorious B.I.G. biopic, Notorious. Born and raised in southern California to a musician Mother and a military Father, Dennis was exposed to many different cultures and ideas. When his family relocated to Fayetteville, North Carolina he developed his love for music and acting. He was offered several scholarships to play baseball, but he decided to take an academic scholarship at Winston- Salem State University in North Carolina. In 2001, Dennis, under the guise of “Dennis Da Menace”, put out his Billboard charted album, “The Wonderful World of Dennis”. In 2003, Dennis became the 1st African American host at Fuse Television. He began to host several TV shows, “Weekend Vibe”, HBO’s 5 Rounds & Chat zone and MTV’s “Hip Hop Life”. He then pursued his love for acting with appearances in “The Brave One” with Jodie Foster, Law & Order: SVU, The Jury, “I Think I Love My Wife”, etc. In 2010, he portrayed a cancer-stricken comedian in Marq Overton’s Off-Broadway play, “Die Laughing”. White also played Virgil on The N mini-series, Miracle’s Boys. Dennis had a recurring role on TNT (TV channel)’s The Closer. In 2009, Dennis created “Act Like You Know”, a company that gives acting workshops and seminars to aspiring Actors across the country. In 2009, Dennis became the re-occurring character “Mistah Ray” on NBC’s “Parenthood”. In 2013, Dennis started a foundation called “M.O.R.P.H.” to help rid racial profiling. He can currently be seen in Carl Weber’s “The Family Business” currently on Netflix and BET+.