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Cleavant Derricks

Mostly Credited As: Cleavant Derricks
Date Of Birth: May 15, 1953 (Age 61)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Knoxville, Tennessee
Height: 6' (1.82 m)

Cleavant Derricks


Cleavant Derricks is an American actor/musician, and was born on May 15, 1963 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Derricks is best known for his role as Rembrandt "Cryin' Man" Brown on the sci-fi cult classic Sliders. The part allowed Derricks to not only flex his acting muscles but also display his musical talents. Cleavant has appeared in some films, but has mostly kept to TV throughout his 30-plus year career. Some of his other credits include guest spots on The Bernie Mac Show, Charmed, L.A. Law, A Different World, Roseanne and Moonlighting.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Sliders (1995)As: Rembrandt "Crying Man" Brown
Thea (1993)As: Charles
Woops! (1992)As: Dr. Frederick Ross
Drexell's Class (1991)As: George Foster
Good Sports (1991)As: Jeff Mussberger
Episode Cast Credits 

Cold Case (2003) 
  It Takes a Village 05x08: (Nov/11/2007) As Lloyd (2003, 2007) 

The Wedding Bells (2007) 
  The Most Beautiful Girl 01x05: (Apr/06/2007) As Cedric 
  The Fantasy 01x04: (Mar/30/2007) As Cedric 
  Partly Cloudy, With a Chance of Disaster 01x03: (Mar/23/2007) As Cedric 
  Wedding from Hell 01x02: (Mar/16/2007) As Cedric 

The Bernie Mac Show (2001) 
  Sweet Home Chicago (2) 01x22: (May/15/2002) As Willie 
  Sweet Home Chicago (1) 01x21: (May/15/2002) As Willie 

The Practice (1997) 
  Honor Code 06x07: (Nov/18/2001) As Mr. Lees 

18 Wheels of Justice (2000) 
  Outside Chance 01x17: (Aug/02/2000) As Harold Baines 

Charmed (1998) 
  Ex Libris 02x19: (Apr/27/2000) As Cleavant Wilson 

L.A. Law (1986) 
  There Goes the Judge 05x20: (May/02/1991) As Mark Wright 

Roseanne (1988) 
  Five of a Kind 02x06: (Oct/24/1989) As Tommy 

Moonlighting (1985) 
  Father Knows Last 04x07: (Dec/15/1987) As Leonard Haven 
  Tale in Two Cities 04x04: (Nov/03/1987) As Leonard Haven 

The Equalizer (1985) 
  Tip on a Sure Thing 02x09: (Dec/03/1986) As Sonny Raines 
  Joyride 02x04: (Oct/29/1986) As Sonny Raines 

Miami Vice (1984) 
  The Dutch Oven 02x04: (Oct/25/1985) As David Jones 

Tony Awards (1967) 
  The 36th Annual Tony Awards 16x01: (Jun/06/1982) As Himself 
Featured Songs

Sliders Songs:
Last Days + I Can't Help Myself 
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Cleavant is the twin brother of Clinton Derricks-Carroll.

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