Laz Alonso is an American film and television actor whose two best roles are Tsu'tey in the sci-fi film 'Avatar' and Fenix Calderon in the action film 'Fast & Furious'. During his early career, he hosted shows on the BET network and appeared in music videos by Toni Braxton and Aaliyah. He entered the film industry with supporting roles in successful movies like 'Stomp the Yard', 'Down for Life', 'Jarhead', and 'This Christmas'.
On television, he played the lead in 'Deception', and had major roles in 'Breakout Kings' and 'The Mysteries of Laura'. He also had guest roles in TV shows like 'The Unit', 'Bones', 'CSI: Miami', 'NCIS', 'The Practice' and 'Eyes'.
However, his 2003 film 'Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood' was rated as one of the worst sequels ever made, while the epic war film 'Miracle at St. Anna' received generally negative reviews and failed at the box office.