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October 30, 1992
Burlington, North Carolina U.S.
Tequan Richmond (Tuh-kwon; born October 30, 1992), also known in his music career as T-Rich, is an American actor and rapper. Tequan is best known for his character, Drew Rock, on the UPN/CW sitcom Everybody Hates Chris. Richmond played Ray Charles, Jr. (son of singer/musician Ray Charles) in the motion picture Ray. He currently plays TJ Ashford on the ABC serial General Hospital since November 2012 and for the drama. Richmond has been performing musically as T-Rich.
Richmond moved to Los Angeles, California in 2001, not intending to become an actor. He appeared in magazine ads such as Sports Illustrated, Reader's Digest, Newsweek, and National Geographic, as well as a national Nestlé print ad. Richmond made his 2013 Sundance Film Festival debut with a performance as Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo in "Blue Caprice." The film sold to Sundance Select/IFC Films and opened New Directors/New Films Festival at MoMA in 2013. The film has a fall 2013 theater release.
Richmond also was one of six l hosts for kids' TV shows on Toon Disney and has had guest-starring roles on CBS's Cold Case, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Private Practice, Detroit 1-8-7, Memphis Beat, Love That Girl and Numb3rs as well as Lifetime's Strong Medicine and FX's The Shield. He has co-starred on NBC's ER, Showtime's Weeds, and Fox's MadTV.
|2002||ER||Boy in hospital||Episode: "Chaos Theory"|
|2003||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Tramelle Willis-Tombs||Episode: "Lucky Strike"|
|2003||The Law and Mr. Lee||Andre Lee||Television film|
|2003||Mad TV||Tyson||Episode: "December 20, 2003"|
|2004||Cold Case||R.J. Holden||Episode: "The Plan"|
|2005||The Shield||Lionel||Episode: "Bang"|
|2005||Strong Medicine||Shay Williams||Episode: "Clinical Risk"|
|2005–2009||Everybody Hates Chris||Drew Rock||Main role|
|2006||All of Us||Mike||Episode: "Don't It Make My Brownies Blue"|
|2009||Weeds||Teenager||Episode: "Wonderful Wonderful"|
|2010||Detroit 1-8-7||Appleman||Episode: "Home Invasion/Drive-By"|
|2011||Private Practice||Tyler||Episode: "A Step Too Far"|
|2011||Love That Girl!||Gilbert||Episode: "We Are Family, Part 2"|
|2011||Memphis Beat||Jesse||Episode: "Body of Evidence"|
|2012||Mr. Box Office||Anthony||Episode: "Pilot"
Episode: "Somebody's Watching Me"
|2012–present||General Hospital||TJ Ashford||Recurring role|
|2004||Ray||Ray Charles Jr.|
|2006||The Celestine Prophecy||Basketball Player|
|2013||House Party: Tonight's the Night||Chris|
|2018||House Party 6||Chris||In production|
|2005||"Hate It or Love It"||The Game, 50 Cent||Young The Game|
|2014||Black Reel Awards||Outstanding Supporting Actor, Motion Picture||Won||Blue Caprice|
|Pan African Film Festival||Rising Star|
|2015||Daytime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series||Nominated||General Hospital|