Eli Goree (born April 4, 1994) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for his roles as Quincy in HBO's Ballers, Malik in Da Kink in My Hair (2007–09), Wells Jaha in the post-apocalyptic drama show The 100 (2014–17), Joel Goodson in the supernatural horror show Dead of Summer, and Cassius Clay in Regina King's biographical drama film One Night in Miami... (2020). He currently has a recurring role on the CW's TV series Riverdale, where he plays Munroe “Mad Dog” Moore.
|Known for||The 100, Riverdale|
Goree grew up in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He was raised by a single mother. He began his acting career at age six in Sesame Park, the Canadian version of Sesame Street. In 2003, he hosted The Big Black Rap Show on the Canadian campus radio station CKDU-FM. In 2006, he became one of the hosts for the last season of the CBC TV series Street Cents. In the same year, he also began working as a freelancing journalist for Canada Now.
Between 2010 and 2013, he appeared in the mockumentary Pure Pwnage as well as guest roles in The CW's fantasy horror series Supernatural, The CW's medical drama Emily Owens, M.D., Showcase's sci-fi miniseries Eve of Destruction and CTV's police crime drama Motive.
Goree was one of the main leads in the Freeform horror drama Dead of Summer. The series has been given a straight-to-series order. Dead of Summer is created by Once Upon a Time's Adam Horowitz & Edward Kitsis, along with writer Ian Goldberg.
|2014||Godzilla||PO No. 3|
|2020||One Night in Miami||Cassius Clay|
|2009||Flashpoint||Jermaine||Episode: "Aisle 13"|
|2009||Da Kink in My Hair||Malik||13 episodes|
|2010||Pure Pwnage||Tyrel||6 episodes|
|2012||Supernatural||Marcus||Episode: "The Born-Again Identity"|
|2012||Abducted: The Carlina White Story||Carl Tyson 1987||Television film|
|2012–2013||Emily Owens, M.D.||Intern Bowman||4 episodes|
|2013||Eve of Destruction||Madhatter53||2 episodes|
|2013||Motive||Graeme the Caretaker||Episode: "Fallen Angel"|
|2014||Far From Home||Rudy||Television film|
|2014–2017||The 100||Wells Jaha||6 episodes|
|2015||Christmas Truce||Jensen||Television film|
|2016||Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart||Darryl Simmons||Television film|
|2016||Legends of Tomorrow||James Jackson||Episode: "Last Refuge"|
|2016||Dead of Summer||Joel Goodson||9 episodes|
|2018||GLOW||Ernest Dawson||Episode: "Mother of All Matches"|
|2018–present||Riverdale||Munroe "Mad Dog" Moore||Recurring role|
|2019||Pearson||Derrick Mayes||Television show|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2006||Gemini Awards||Best Youth Non Fiction Series||Street Cents||Nominated|
|2008||Best Ensamble Cast||Da Kink In My Hair||Nominated|
|2009||Young Artist Awards||Best Actor in a TV Series||Soul||Nominated|
|2016||UBCP/ACTRA Awards||Best Actor||Race||Nominated|||
|2017||Leo Award||Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Motion Picture||Won|||
|2021||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture||One Night in Miami...||Nominated|||
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