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Tico Wells (born March 5, 1961) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is an American actor, known for his role as Choir Boy in the 1991 film The Five Heartbeats . [1] He has also appeared on The Cosby Show , 227 , Hallmark movies and Beverly Hills, 90210 . He was Tim in the movie The Wish List , and played Dexter Williams, the younger brother of Denzel Washington's character Demetrius Williams, in Mississippi Masala . [2] He starred as Kirkland J. Ellis, III, in the independent film Big Ain't Bad , a romantic drama that won Auds honors at the Hollywood Black Film Festival. He made a cameo in the Martin Lawrence show, Martin as "Sweet Reggie."

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Filmography

Film

YearTitleRole
1985The PassingYoung Rose WWII
1988 Heart of Midnight Henry
1989 The Dream Team Station Attendant
1989MisplacedClayton
1990 The Return of Superfly Willy Green
1991 The Five Heartbeats Anthony "Choir Boy" Stone
1991 Mississippi Masala Dexter Williams
1992 Universal Soldier Garth
1992 Trespass Davis
1994 Drop Squad Fat Money
1997 The Relic Bailey
1998Legend of the MummyYoung Corbeck
2001Final PaybackDealer
2001 All About You Walter
2002 Big Ain't Bad Kirkland J. Ellis III
2007Love & Other Four Letter WordsSlaughter
2007Sister's KeeperRoot
2011ForgivenessPastor Thomas McKenzie

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
1984SummerDesmond Witherspoon IIITV Movie
1987-1988 The Cosby Show Dr. Jerry TaylorTwo Episodes
1989 227 MikeSeason 4, No, My Darling Daughter
1990 Beverly Hills 90210 James TownsendSeason 1, One on One
1990 China Beach Bobby Seale Season 4, The Call
1992 Going to Extremes Season 1, Pilot Episode
1993 The Ernest Green Story Jefferson Thomas TV Movie, Disney
1995 Martin ReggieSeason 3, Express Yourself
1995 Tyson Charles NealTV Movie, HBO
1996 Law & Order 1st Uniformed OfficerSeason 6, Deceit
1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Friend #2Season 1, Rapunzel
1996 Waynehead Marvin/ Kid13 Episodes
1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Duke of Earl/ ExterminatorSeason 5, Pied Piper
1997 JAG PO Elwood DouglasSeason 3, Above and Beyond
1997 The Drew Carey Show Room Service GuySeason 3, Vacation
1998 Boy Meets World D.J.Season 5, The Eskimo
2001One Special MomentJames WatsonTV Movie, BET
2002 24 KarrisSeason 1, 11:00 p.m.- 12:00 a.m.
2003Monster MakersDesk SergeantTV Movie
2004 ER Dr. JenningsSeason 10, Drive
2005 All of Us Bill JinkinsSeason 3, Divorce Means Never Having To Say I'm Sorry
2006 Wild Hearts JakeTV Movie, Hallmark Channel
2009 Family Guy Bobby Brown Season 8, Brian's Got a Brand New Bag
2010The Wish ListTimTV Movie, Hallmark Channel
2012 Bones Dennis TimmonsSeason 7, The Family in the Feud

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