Khalil Kain is an American actor, film producer and rapper best known for his role as Raheem Porter in the 1992 crime thriller film Juice and as the second Darnell Wilkes on the UPN/CW sitcom Girlfriends (2001–2008). He is also known for his role as Patrick Peet in the 2001 horror film Bones.
New York City, U.S.
|Education||New York University|
Kain was born in Manhattan, New York City, New York. His mother, June, is of African American and Chinese descent. Kain attended Hunter College High School in New York and later relocated to California, attending Foothill High School; graduating in 1983.
Kain first appeared in the 1992 film Juice as Raheem. Following roles included Roosevelt Nathaniel Hobbs in the 1994 comedy drama Renaissance Man and Marvin Cox in the 1997 romantic comedy, Love Jones. Kain portrayed golfer Tiger Woods in Showtime's The Tiger Woods Story. In 2001, he teamed again with Juice director Ernest Dickerson in Bones (starring Snoop Dogg). Kain had a role in the 2003 blaxploitation biopic Baadasssss!.
Kain appeared as Darnell Wilkes, Maya's (portrayed by Golden Brooks) husband on the UPN/CW TV series Girlfriends from the season 2 through the conclusion of the series. Kain replaced his Juice co-star Flex Alexander, who left to star in the sitcom One on One. Other television credits include Suddenly Susan, Friends, Blue Bloods, Living Single, Moesha, Angel, and Sister, Sister. He also played the role of Bill in the 2010 movie For Colored Girls.
Khalil Kain directed The Millennial, which he also stars in along with Erica Mena, Terayle Hill and Terri Vaughn. The world premiere for The Millennial was in August 2021 at the Hip Hop Film Festival.
|Denotes projects that have not yet been released|
|1994||Renaissance Man||Pvt. Roosevelt Nathaniel Hobbs|
|In the Kingdom of the Blind||Dion|
|1997||Love Jones||Marvin Cox|
|1998||The Tiger Woods Story||Tiger Woods (age 21)||TV Movie|
|The Velocity of Gary||Venus|
|Free of Eden||Taurus||TV Movie|
|1999||Passing Glory||Heatwave Hundley||TV Movie|
|Execution of Justice||Sister Boom Boom||TV Movie|
|Intimate Betrayal||Maxwell Knight||TV Movie|
|2000||Ali: An American Hero||Rudy Clay/Rahman Ali||TV Movie|
|The Legacy||-||TV Movie|
|Book of Love: The Definitive Reason Why Men Are Dogs||Cameo|
|2005||Complete Guide to Guys||Gene|
|2010||For Colored Girls||Bill|
|2017||Misguided Behavior||Michael Miller|
|The Fearless One||Turtle|
|2020||Rabbit in The Tail Lights||Derrick||Short|
|Coming to Africa||Buck|
|The Bricks||Tomas Jeffries|
|Caged Birds||Guerron Lucas|
|TBA||The Friend Zone||Adam||Completed|
|1994||Sirens||Hektor||Episode: "The First Time"|
|1996||Living Single||Keith||Recurring Cast: Season 3-4|
|Lush Life||Lance Battista||Main Cast|
|Friends||Cal||Episode: "The One with the Race Car Bed"|
|1996-97||Suddenly Susan||Dwight||Episode: "Cold Turkey" & "With Friends Like These"|
|1998||Sister, Sister||Aaron||Episode: "Young at Heart"|
|Any Day Now||-||Episode: "Making Music with the Wrong Man"|
|1999||Moesha||Jim Meadows||Episode: "Mis-directed Study"|
|2001||Angel||Gio||Episode: "That Old Gang of Mine"|
|2001-08||Girlfriends||Darnell Leroy Wilkes||Recurring Cast: Season 2–5, Main Cast: Season 6-8|
|2002||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Jerome 'The Man' Anderson||Episode: "Fight Night"|
|2006||Ghost Whisperer||Randall Fisher||Episode: "Fury"|
|2009||Ruby & the Rockits||Crayton Jones||Episode: "It's My Party and I'll Lie If I Want to"|
|CSI: Miami||Byron Pearce||Episode: "In Plane Sight"|
|Medium||Malcolm Littleton||Episode: "The Future's So Bright"|
|2013||Elementary||Benny Charles||Episode: "Solve for X"|
|Person of Interest||Officer Lin||Episode: "The Crossing"|
|2015||Blue Bloods||FBI Agent Hill||Episode: "Bad Company"|
|2019||Bronx SIU||Chief Wryles||Recurring Cast|
|2021||Be Someone||Jesse Williams||Main Cast|
|FBI||Frank Castlewood||Episode: “Unfinished Business”|
- "Male Celebs Who Practice Martial Arts", Jet, Sept. 24, 2001, at p. 40.
- '1983 Foothill High School Yearbook.Retrieved January 8, 2020.
- "What are they now! One on One Cast". Top 10 Queen Social. August 20, 2010. Retrieved September 6, 2010.
- "HHFF Opening Night Feature : THE MILLENNIAL". 247films.tv - Hip Hop Film Festival Network. Retrieved 2021-09-19.