August 27, 1977 |
Decatur, Illinois, U.S.
RonReaco Lee (born August 27, 1977) is an American television and film actor best known for his roles as Tyreke Scott on the ABC/The WB sitcom Sister, Sister, and as Jamal Woodson on the BET romantic comedy Let's Stay Together.
Lee began his acting career in 1983 as the host of the short-lived television show Kid's Beat. His early work consisted of relatively minor roles in films and television, but after being cast for a part in the 1989 film Glory, his career blossomed.
By the early 1990s, Lee began receiving many guest-starring roles in television shows such as In the Heat of the Night. In 1997, he guest-starred in 413 Hope St. and Home Improvement. From 1997 to 1999, RonReaco played the part of the mechanic Tyreke "Ty" Scott in the television series Sister, Sister. At the conclusion of his role as Tyreke, Lee guest-starred on the UPN sitcom Moesha as Tate in the episode "Lets Talk about Sex." In late 2000, RonReaco continued his long string of guest-starring roles as the NBC medical drama ER playing the character of Davis. In 2002, he guest-starred in Boston Public. Lee was seen in the short lived WB sitcom All About the Andersons and in the FX hit show The Shield, as well as the award-winning TV series Monk. In 2005, he received a recurring role in NBC's short-lived comedy Committed. RonReaco also had a recurring role as Chris on CW's sitcom Girlfriends. He had a recurring role on the now cancelled CBS sitcom Worst Week and was playing the role of David Emily's husband on In the Motherhood. Lee also had a recurring role as Julius Grant on the now cancelled Fox show The Good Guys, and plays Jamal in the new BET original comedy Let's Stay Together. He starred in Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe, a spin-off movie based on the television series Burn Notice.
Though he had already been acting on television, Lee's film career film began in 1988 when he was cast as Omar in the campy The Return of Swamp Thing. Things began to pick up in 1989 when he was cast for a part in Glory with the well-known actor Denzel Washington, who received an Academy Award for the film. He also took on a major role as Perry in the film How I Spent My Summer Vacation. In 2001, he appeared in the film Fire & Ice as co-star to Robert Aimes, Jr. Also in 2001, he appeared in the independent film Jacked Up alongside Anna Maria Horsford and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony rapper Bizzy Bone. In 2005, Lee also co-starred as Reggie in Guess Who with Bernie Mac and Ashton Kutcher. Most recently, he plays the character of Blaine in the WB comedy Americanizing Shelley. He also played a lawyer called "Chuck" in the Tyler Perry film, Madea Goes to Jail, released February 20, 2009. He now plays Miles in a play about HIV/AIDS called What You Don't Know Can Kill You.