BHL Portraits — In this episode, Black Hollywood Live hosts Derrial Christon and Courtney Stewart interview “Chocolate City” star Robert Ri’chard.

Robert Ri’chard was born on January 7, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Robert Andrew Ri’chard. He is an actor and producer, known for Coach Carter (2005), One on One (2001), House of Wax (2005).

He has starred in the Nickelodeon sitcom “Cousin Skeeter.” He also made a few appearances as himself on the hit Nickelodeon game show, “Figure It Out.” He played Samuel on “Touched By An Angel,” a troubled teen who is in prison for shooting a man. His breakout role was in the TV adaptation of Anne Rice’s novel, “The Feast of All Saints,” where he played the young Marcel who becomes a man within society. He has been professionally acting since the age of 13. He appeared in the movie “Light It Up along” with R&B star Usher.

While working on “One on One,” he dated his co-star Kyla Pratt for a few years before they broke up in early 2006.