Born: July 20, 1973
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Career and Life
Omar Hashim Epps is an American actor. His film roles include Juice, Higher Learning, The Wood, In Too Deep and Love and Basketball. His television work includes the role of Dr. Dennis Gant on the medical drama series ER, J. Martin Bellamy in Resurrection, Dr. Eric Foreman on the Fox medical drama series House from 2004 to 2012, and Isaac Johnson in the TV series Shooter from 2016 to 2018.
In 1999 Epps began dating Keisha Spivey Epps from the hip-hop group Total. The couple married in 2005. They have two children, daughter K'mari Mae and son Amir. He also has a daughter, Aiyanna, from a previous relationship. He is fluent in Spanish and French.
Epps and actor/comedian Marlon Wayans were high school classmates at LaGuardia High, both graduating in 1990. The 1997−99 theme song used for the sitcom The Wayans Brothers was co-produced by Epps, with Marlon and Shawn Wayans.
Epps authored an autobiographical book titled "From Fatherless to Fatherhood" that was released by Lulu Publishing in June 2018.