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Counterparts - Obba Babatundé

Obba Babatundé is an Emmy Winner, a Tony Nominee and a four-time Lifetime Achievement Award winner. And you've seen him in the movies like Life, How High, That Thing You Do!, Trigger, and with Johnny Depp and Forest Whitaker in City of Lies, and currently as "Dean Fairbanks" in Netflix Dear White People, Amazon's Goliath, with Billy Bob Thornton and J. K. Simmons, and as Shemar Moore's dad "Pops" on the CBS hit action drama series S.W.A.T..

A longtime featured participant in the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo, also known as "The Horse Whisperer," he was recently inducted into the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum Hall of Fame in Ft. Worth, Texas.
He is also featured in Keith Ryan Cartwright's book Black Cowboys of Rodeo: Unsung Heroes from Harlem to Hollywood and the American West.

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