The Big Gay Sketch Show (we’ll never forget his randy Maya Angelou impression).Since then, Domingo hasn’t let up the momentum, becoming one of the most prolific Black, gay actors in Hollywood.
Even though he’s one of the busiest men in the biz, he remains an outspoken advocate for the LGBTQ+ community and a champion of underrepresented voices everywhere. (We’d also like to point out he’s got an adorable husband, Raúl, and their meet-cute is one of the sweetest love stories we’ve ever heard.) A post shared by Colman Domingo (@kingofbingo)As his career continues to snowball, 2023 is destined to be his biggest year yet.
He currently serves as a producer on the Tony Award-nominated Fat Ham, and this month he’ll return for the final season of AMC’s hit zombie series Fear The Walking Dead.
Later this year, Domingo will take the lead in Netflix‘s Rustin, a buzzy biopic about gay civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, and then he’ll cap things off in the highly anticipated movie musical adaptation of The Color Purple, due out this holiday season.Whether you’re just catching up with this hard-working star or are eager to revisit some of his best work to date, we’ve outlined five screen roles that prove why Colman Domingo is a once-in-a-generation talent.Even in a cast full of hot, young rising stars, Domingo makes a major impression as Ali, a former addict who becomes Rue’s (Zendaya) Narcotics Anonymous sponsor and mentor.