Born: Bronx, New York, USA
Abdul-Malik Kashie "Malik" Yoba (born September 17, 1967) is an American actor and occasional singer. He is known for his starring role as NYPD Detective J. C. Williams on the Fox police drama New York Undercover and as Yul Brenner in Cool Runnings. He also appeared as former FBI Special Agent Bill Harken on the Syfy drama series Alphas, as Jim Hudson in Revolution as well as Vernon Turner in Empire. Recently, he starred in the role of FBI Deputy Director Jason Atwood in the ABC political drama Designated Survivor. He was a guest host of the popular weekly music series Soul Train in May 1997.
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