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"Charles Malik Whitfield"
Charles Malik Whitfield
Gender Male
Birthday August, 1, 1972
First Episode 1.01
Role(s) Actor
Portrays Lushion
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Charles Malik Whitfield (born August 1, 1972) is an American actor. Whitfield is best known for his performance as Otis Williams in the television miniseries, The Temptations (1998), for which he was nominated for a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie or Mini-Series.

Life and career

Whitfield was born in The Bronx, New York City, New York.[1] From 1993 to 1994 he had the role of Dr. Ben Price in the ABC daytime soap opera, One Life to Live, and later appeared in films Fresh and Bleeding Hearts.

Whitfield is best known for his role as Otis Williams in the 1998 miniseries The Temptations.[2][3] From 2001 to 2003 he starred as James Mooney in the CBS legal drama series, The Guardian.[4] Whitfield later guest-starred on CSI: Miami, Castle, The Game, Private Practice, White Collar, Rizzoli & Isles, Body of Proof, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and The Good Wife. He also had the recurring role of Agent Henriksen in The CW series Supernatural from 2007 to 2008, and co-starred in the number of television pilots. Whitfield also featured in Ubisoft's first-person shooter, Far Cry 3 as Dennis who helps you throughout the game.

In 2014, Whitfield began starring as April Parker Jones' character's ex-husband in the Oprah Winfrey Network series If Loving You Is Wrong.[5][6]


  1. Charles Malik Whitfield Biography
  2. Music Stars In The Temptations
  3. The Temptations
  4. The Guardian
  5. OWN Sets Cast For New Tyler Perry Drama Series 'If Loving You Is Wrong'
  6. OWN Announces Cast for New Drama Series 'If Loving You is Wrong' From Tyler Perry

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