As a child, I watched 'Dallas' and that was my vision for my life for as long as I could remember.
And where I excel is ridiculous, sickening, work ethic. You know, while the other guy's sleeping? I'm working.
There's so much negative imagery of black fatherhood. I've got tons of friends that are doing the right thing by their kids, and doing the right thing as a father - and how come that's not as newsworthy?
In black neighborhoods, everybody appreciated comedy about real life. In the white community, fantasy was funnier. I started looking for the jokes that were equally hilarious across the board, for totally different reasons.
The first time that I performed as an actor was the first day on the set of 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.'