Derrick Baskin Biography

 
Bio:
Derrick Baskin received the San Francisco Theatre Critics Circle Award/Lead Actor for Ain't Too Proud at Berkeley Rep. He was last seen in the Oscar-nominated film Marshall and is best known for his role in the critically acclaimed Hulu sitcom Difficult People and his recurring role on Law & Order: ... (read more)
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Bio:
Derrick Baskin received the San Francisco Theatre Critics Circle Award/Lead Actor for Ain't Too Proud at Berkeley Rep. He was last seen in the Oscar-nominated film Marshall and is best known for his role in the critically acclaimed Hulu sitcom Difficult People and his recurring role on Law & Order: ... (read more)

Derrick Baskin received the San Francisco Theatre Critics Circle Award/Lead Actor for Ain't Too Proud at Berkeley Rep. He was last seen in the Oscar-nominated film Marshall and is best known for his role in the critically acclaimed Hulu sitcom Difficult People and his recurring role on Law & Order: SVU. Other film credits include Annie starring Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx; and Anesthesia starring Glenn Close, directed by Tim Blake Nelson. This award‐winning actor was last seen onstage in The New York Times Critic's Pick Whorl Inside a Loop and has originated roles in the Tony Award‐winning Broadway musicals Memphis; Spelling Bee, where he also earned a Drama Desk Award; and Disney's The Little Mermaid working alongside Oscar‐, Grammy‐, and Tony‑winning composer Alan Menken and Pulitzer Prize author Doug Wright. Baskin's concert experience includes performances with Wynton Marsalis, Michael Buble, Wiz Khalifa, and Mariah Carey, and he has written songs on former Beyonce musical director Divinity Roxx's debut album, I'm Possible. Visit @derrickbaskin.

Derrick Baskin Awards and Nominations

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Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Derrick Baskin, Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations