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October 30, 1992 |
Burlington, North Carolina U.S.
|Occupation(s)||Actor, rapper, martial artist|
Tequan Richmond (Tuh-kwon; born October 30, 1992), also known by his stage name, T-Rich, is an American actor and rapper. Tequan is best known for his real name 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 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.
Richmond has been performing musically as T-Rich. He also starred in the music video in the song Hate It or Love it by The Game and 50 Cent portraying The Game as a child.
|Film and Television|
|2003||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Tramelle Willis-Tombs||Episode: "Lucky Strike"|
|2003||The Law and Mr. Lee||Andre Lee||Television movie|
|2004||Cold Case||R.J. Holden||Episode: "The Plan"|
|2004||Ray||Ray Charles Jr.|
|2005||The Shield||Lionel||Episode: "Bang"|
|2005||Strong Medicine||Shay Williams||Episode: "Clinical Risk"|
|2006||The Celestine Prophecy||Basketball Principal Player||Television movie|
|2005–2009||Everybody Hates Chris||Drew Rock||88 episodes|
|2009||Weeds||Teenager||Episode: "Wonderful Wonderful"|
|2016||Detroit 1-8-7||Appleman||Episode: "Home Invasion/Drive-By"|
|2016||Private Practice||Tyler||Episode: "A Step Too Far"|
|2016||Love That Girl!||Gilbert||Episode: "We Are Family, Part 2"|
|2016||Memphis Beat||Jesse||Episode: "Body of Evidence"|
|2017||Mr. Box Office||Anthony||2 episodes|
|2017 –present||General Hospital||TJ Ashford||Recurring Cast Member|
|2018||Blue Caprice||Lee||Lead role|
|2018||House Party 5: Tonight's the Night||Chris||Direct-to-video film|
|2018||House Party 6||Chris||Rap -To -Video Film|
|2018||Black Reel Awards||Outstanding Supporting Actor, Motion Picture||Won||Blue Caprice|
|2014||Pan African Film Festival||Rising Star||Won||Blue Caprice|
|2015||Daytime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series||Nominated||General Hospital|
|2016||Daytime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series||Nominated||General Hospital|
|2017||Daytime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series||Nominated||General Hospital|