Cylk Cozart

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Cylk Cozart (born February 1, is an American actor who has appeared in over 30 films and 20 television shows. Cozart was born in THE GREAT SMOKEY MOUNTAINS of KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE. His father is of African American ancestry and his mother is Native American. (Cherokee) Prior to becoming an actor, Cozart was an established and very successful model working in Miami, FL. In his high school years, he was a talented football and basketball player. He attended Montreat-Anderson, Jr College, in BLACK MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA, his freshman year then transferred to King College in Bristol Tennessee, on BASKETBALL Scholarships. After college, Cylk almost made a professional career out of basketball, but he suffered a foot injury in the NBA's Summer Pro League in Los Angeles California. A demonstration of his basketball skills can be seen in the film "White Men Can't Jump", which also starred actors Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson. Some of his most recent roles are Det. Jimmy Mulvey opposite Bruce Willis in 16 Blocks , Steven Spielberg's, "Eagle Eye", and the family feature film, "Adrift",(2013) Cozart will produce and direct 5 feature films from 2012 - 2015.
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