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  • Trivia

    • Dule's favorite episode of his show, Psych, is "American Duos" because he loved dressing up as Michael Jackson.

    • While starring in The West Wing, Dulé appeared in 2 of NBC's public service announcements The More You Know. His topics were teacher recruitment and stay in school.

    • Hill had a small role as Sam the Onion Man in the 2003 Disney movie Holes.

    • Dulé Hill married his wife Nicole Lynn at Round Hill Hotel in Jamaica, the exclusive resort where How Stella Got Her Groove Back was filmed and where Stella star Taye Diggs married Idina Menzel.

    • Team Challenge Jamaica was the charity he played for on Celebrity Poker Showdown.

    • Was named one of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in 2001.

    • His height is 5' 10" (1.78 m).

    • Both he and his wife are of Jamaican ancestry.

    • His first name is actually Karim, but he dropped it because other kids kept calling him "Kareem Abdul-Jabaar."

    • Hill was nominated for a Emmy for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama for his work on The West Wing.

    • Hill is a consumate dancer, and dancing is actually his first claim to fame. He understudied Savion Glover in the Broadway musical The Tap Dance Kid and subsequently played the title role in the first national company opposite Hinton Battle.

  • Quotes

    • Hill: (On working with James Roday) We have the chemistry off-camera. I think eventually, I personally think it wouldn't work. We both like to have a lot of fun, and I think that translates to the screen. We're all thankful to have a job.

    • Hill: (On his dancing career) I do eventually want to get back into performing, but right now it's more fun for me to dance for myself.

    • Dulé: (on an unusual fan encounter) I was doing Bring in Da' Noise, Bring In Da' Funk here in New York and I came out and was all sweaty and I had my towel and this lady was like, 'Oh! Can I have your towel, can I have your towel?' I gave it to her and she ran down the road screaming. And I was just like wow - it was a nasty, sweaty towel.

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