Marcus Chong

Marcus Chong began as a child actor in Roots: The Next Generations (1979) as Frankie Warner where he met Alex Haley. He then went on to work on Little House on the Prairie (1974), starring Michael Landon . As a young adult, he appeared on Broadway in “Stand Up Tragedy”, and won a Theater World Award. In film, he debuted in Jeff Bridges’s American Heart (1992) about street kids in Seattle. He went on to perform in “Panther”, written and directed by Melvin Van Peebles. Chong portrayed Huey P. Newton, founder of the Black Panthers. Marcus filmed The Matrix (1999). Chong has been performing his up and coming new productions on stage in NY as Alexander Dumas, author of the “Three Musketeers” and the “Count of Monte Cristo”. Chong portrayed Harry Belafonte in Not 4 Sale (2013) and appeared in the USC film Son Shine (2013). He also appeared on such television shows as Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001) and Burn Notice (2007).

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