Rolando Boyce

Rolando Boyce was born and raised on the Southside of Chicago. He was the 1st born of his Panamanian family in the United States. He Graduated from Senn Metropolitian Academy High School where he was in the Drama Club. He attended Texas Southern University in Houston as a Pre-Pharmacy student before being called to duty as a Army Reservist in the Desert Storm War. He re-discovered his love for acting after returning to Chicago in 1996. Getting his start at Chicago's historic ETA & Black Ensemble Theatre. He had his break out role playing William in Kenneth Lonergan's Lobby Hero at the Goodman Theatre, as well as Lincoln in Susan Lori Parks Topdog/Underdog at Madison Repertory Theatre. After getting his 1st TV appearance on Fox's Pilot episode of Prison Break, He landed the role of Rufus (which he's most known) in R Kelly's Trapped in the Closet for which he recurred in several Chapters. It was on the set of Trapped where he met his on screen Wife LeShay Tomlinson and they made the Video Marriage a real one in 2008. He now resides in Los Angeles with his family. Rolando has been in many commercials, TV shows & Movies.

Under the City (2005)

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DIRECTION:  Adam Golomb
CAST:  Nathan Rusk  •  Dean Rabaiov  •  Kristina Hunt  •  Mike Starr

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DIRECTION:  Adam Golomb
CAST:  Nathan Rusk  •  Dean Rabaiov  •  Kristina Hunt  •  Mike Starr

Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 1-12 (2005)

R. Kelly wakes up in a married woman’s bed, and the husband is on his way home, and they get caught, but the husband has secrets of his own, and it all kind of explodes from there, with more characters being introduced, and everyone is sleeping with everyone, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  R. Kelly  •  Jim Swaffield
CAST:  R. Kelly  •  Cat Wilson  •  Rolando Boyce  •  LeShay N. Tomlinson

R. Kelly wakes up in a married woman’s bed, and the husband is on his way home, and they get caught, but the husband has secrets of his own, and it all kind of explodes from there, with more characters being introduced, and everyone is sleeping with everyone, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  R. Kelly  •  Jim Swaffield
CAST:  R. Kelly  •  Cat Wilson  •  Rolando Boyce  •  LeShay N. Tomlinson

Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 13-22 (2007)

The second half of R. Kelly's unfinished hip hop opera  (more)

DIRECTION:  R. Kelly  •  Jim Swaffield  •  Victor Mignatti
CAST:  R. Kelly  •  LeShay N. Tomlinson  •  Rolando Boyce  •  Michael Kenneth Williams

The second half of R. Kelly's unfinished hip hop opera  (more)

DIRECTION:  R. Kelly  •  Jim Swaffield  •  Victor Mignatti
CAST:  R. Kelly  •  LeShay N. Tomlinson  •  Rolando Boyce  •  Michael Kenneth Williams

Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 23-33 (2012)

The long awaited sequel to R. Kelly's "Trapped in the closet" series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  R. Kelly  •  Jim Swaffield
CAST:  R. Kelly  •  LeShay N. Tomlinson  •  Rolando Boyce  •  Michael Kenneth Williams

The long awaited sequel to R. Kelly's "Trapped in the closet" series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  R. Kelly  •  Jim Swaffield
CAST:  R. Kelly  •  LeShay N. Tomlinson  •  Rolando Boyce  •  Michael Kenneth Williams

Lights Out (2016)

Rebecca must unlock the terror behind her little brother's experiences that once tested her sanity, bringing her face to face with a supernatural spirit attached to their mother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David F. Sandberg
CAST:  Teresa Palmer  •  Maria Bello  •  Alicia Vela-Bailey  •  Gabriel Bateman

Rebecca must unlock the terror behind her little brother's experiences that once tested her sanity, bringing her face to face with a supernatural spirit attached to their mother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David F. Sandberg
CAST:  Teresa Palmer  •  Maria Bello  •  Alicia Vela-Bailey  •  Gabriel Bateman

The Tribes of Palos Verdes (2017)

When the situation at her idyllic Palos Verdes home turns volatile, young Medina attempts to surf her way to happiness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Emmett Malloy  •  Brendan Malloy
CAST:  Maika Monroe  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Justin Kirk  •  Cody Fern

When the situation at her idyllic Palos Verdes home turns volatile, young Medina attempts to surf her way to happiness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Emmett Malloy  •  Brendan Malloy
CAST:  Maika Monroe  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Justin Kirk  •  Cody Fern

A Dog's Way Home (2019)

A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Martin Smith
CAST:  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Ashley Judd  •  Alexandra Shipp  •  Edward James Olmos

A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Martin Smith
CAST:  Bryce Dallas Howard  •  Ashley Judd  •  Alexandra Shipp  •  Edward James Olmos