What’s Hot! HarlemAmerica with G. Keith Alexander S1E14 – Darrin Henson

by G.Keith Alexander


Darrin Henson from BET’s Family Business chats with G. Keith

December 11, 2020
Hosted By: G.Keith Alexander

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Darrin Dewitt Henson (born May 5, 1972) is an American choreographer, dancer, actor, director and producer. Henson attended “Prep for Prep,” a non-profit organization whose vision is to prepare New York City’s top minority students for success in education and in life. Newly married to Taurey Winter Bingham.

Darrin Henson is a man of many talents. Henson is recognized as a leading choreographer within the music industry, and his experience includes work with top recording artists, including Jennifer Lopez, Spice Girls, Deborah Cox, Christina Aguilera, Prince, Britney Spears,‘N Sync, Dru Hill, Jagged Edge and George Michael.

As an actor, Darrin Henson initially rose to fame as one of the most notable characters on Showtime’s television series, Soul Food. Henson’s critically acclaimed portrayal of ex-convict-turned-businessman, Lem Van Adams, demonstrated his ability to connect deeply with urban audiences.


Darrin Henson Is a four-time NAACP IMAGE AWARD Nominated ACTOR and a one-time Nominated Author. Henson can now be seen on BET in Carl Weber’s The Family Business which is now in its second season. If that isn’t enough, Henson also stars on the UMC Network hit series Double Cross which Henson produces. Darrin Henson is known for his roles in the movies Stomp the Yard, The Express, Black Coffee, Tekken, and Netflix’s Black Bear. Henson also performed five years on the hit Showtime series Soul Food as Lem Van Adams. Henson is also the recipient of the coveted MTV choreography award for his creation of *NSYNC Bye Bye Bye. n 2003, Henson directed the film Violation and starred in the 2007 motion picture Stomp the Yard. In February 2011, Henson co-starred in the Gospel Music Channel’s debut of John Ruffin’s stage play The Ideal Husband, which also stars Jackée Harry, Ginuwine, Clifton Powell, Shirley Murdock, Shanti Lowry, and Erica Hubbard.


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