Golden Globes: 1 Nomination

Courtney B. Vance (born March 12, 1960 in Detroit, Michigan) attended Harvard University with a bachelor of arts degree and earned a Master of Fine Arts degree later at Yale School of Drama where he met fellow student and future wife Angela Bassett.

He is known for his roles in feature films such as Hamburger Hills (1987) and The Hunt for Red October (1990), The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993), Terminator Genisys (2015) and the TV series Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001-2006) in which he played Assistant District Attorney Ron Carver and The People v. O.J. Simpson (2016) in which he played Johnnie Cochran.