|Born||August 11, 1965|
New York City, U.S.
|Education||New York University|
(m. 1996; div. 2020)
Duane Martin (born August 11, 1965) is an American actor. He began his career while appearing on numerous television sitcoms before portraying Robert James on the UPN/CW sitcom All of Us (2003–2007) and also starring on the FOX police-procedural series L.A.'s Finest as Detective Ben Baines. Martin also appeared in many films throughout his career including White Men Can't Jump (1992), Above the Rim (1994), The Inkwell (1994), The Faculty and Woo (both in 1998), Deliver Us from Eva (2003), Ride or Die (2003), and The Seat Filler (2004). 
Early life and education
Martin was born in the Brooklyn borough of New York City and graduated from New York University. He played NCAA Division III basketball at NYU and was signed as an undrafted free agent to a non-guaranteed contract in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the New York Knicks in 1989. However, he was soon cut and never actually played in the NBA.
Martin first made his TV appearance in the NBC comedy series Out All Night, which also starred Patti LaBelle, Vivica A. Fox and Morris Chestnut. He appeared in the Boyz II Men music video "I'll Make Love to You". He was a cast member with Vivica A. Fox and Jon Cryer in the short-lived Fox sitcom Getting Personal. He portrayed TV reporter Robert James on the UPN/The CW sitcom All of Us. He guest starred on his then-wife's sitcom Rita Rocks (2009) as Chuck; and Fernando on The Paul Reiser Show (2011).
Notable feature film roles include Willie in White Men Can't Jump (1992), Jr. Philips in The Inkwell (1994), and Kyle Lee Watson in Above the Rim (1994). In the romantic comedy The Seat Filler (2004), Martin plays a lead role as law student who falls in love with a celebrity. He portrays himself in the BET comedy Real Husbands of Hollywood. In 2017, Martin portrayed Louil Silas, Jr. in the film The New Edition Story.
He was married to former Martin and My Wife and Kids star Tisha Campbell. The couple wed on August 17, 1996, and have two sons. In February 2018, Campbell filed for divorce and it was finalized in December 2020.
|1992||White Men Can't Jump||Willie Lewis|
|1994||Above the Rim||Kyle Lee Watson|
|The Inkwell||Jr. Phillips|
|1996||Down Periscope||Jefferson 'Stoneball' Jackson|
|1997||Fakin' da Funk||Brandon|
|Scream 2||Joel Martin|
|The Faculty||Officer #1|
|1999||Mutiny||B.J. Teach||TV movie|
|Any Given Sunday||Willie's Agent|
|2003||Deliver Us from Eva||Michael 'Mike'|
|What Boys Like||Phil|
|Ride or Die||Conrad 'Rad' McRae||Video|
|2004||The Seat Filler||Derrick|
|2015||Sister Code||Duane Shakir|
|1991||Against the Law||-||Episode: "Hoops"|
|1992||Roc||Kenny||Episode: "All That Jazz"|
|CBS Schoolbreak Special||Jordan||Episode: "Different Worlds: A Story of Interracial Love"|
|1992–93||Out All Night||Vidal Thomas||Main Cast|
|1993||The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air||Duane||Episode: "It's Better to Have Loved and Lost It..."|
|1995||Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child||The Prince (voice)||Episode: "Rapunzel"|
|The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air||Duane||Episode: "I, Ooh, Baby, Baby"|
|1997||Living Single||Ty Richardson||Episode: "Living Single Undercover"|
|Between Brothers||Mason||Episode: "The List"|
|1998||The Wonderful World of Disney||Jim||Episode: "Mr. Headmistress"|
|Getting Personal||Milo Doucette||Main Cast|
|2000||Girlfriends||Joan's Love Interest||Episode: "Fried Turkey"|
|2001||One on One||Elliott||Episode: "Phantom Menace"|
|2002||Intimate Portrait||Himself||Episode: "Tisha Campbell-Martin"|
|Yes, Dear||Alan||Episode: "Greg's New Friend"|
|2003||Abby||-||Episode: "Abby Gets Her Groove Back"|
|2003-07||All of Us||Robert James||Main Cast|
|2006||Ghost Whisperer||Ashton Belluso||Episode: "The Vanishing"|
|2007||E! True Hollywood Story||Himself||Episode: "Will Smith"|
|2008||The Game||Himself||Episode: "A Delectable Basket of Treats"|
|2009||Rita Rocks||Chuck DeShannon||Recurring Cast: Season 2|
|2011||The Paul Reiser Show||Fernando||Main Cast|
|2013–16||Real Husbands of Hollywood||Himself||Main Cast|
|2015||Unsung Hollywood||Himself||Episode: "Vivica A. Fox"|
|2017||The Odd Couple||Michael||Episode: "The God Couple"|
|The New Edition Story||Louil Silas Jr.||Main Cast|
|Unsung Hollywood||Himself||Episode: "Tupac Shakur"|
|2018||Meet the Peetes||Himself||Episode: "The Guilt Trip"|
|2019–20||L.A.'s Finest||Ben Baines||Main Cast|
|2022||Real Husbands of Hollywood||Himself||Main Cast|
|Bel-Air||Steven Lewis||Recurring Cast: Season 1|
Awards and nominations
BET Comedy Awards
- 2004: Nominated, "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Box Office Movie" – Deliver Us From Eva
- 2005: Nominated, "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series" – All of Us
- 1993: Nominated, "Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special" – CBS Schoolbreak Special
- 2007: Nominated, "Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series" – All of Us
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- "Transactions". The New York Times. October 7, 1989. Retrieved November 1, 2017.
- "Duane Martin". TVGuide.com. Retrieved November 1, 2017.
- Aiello, McKeena (February 22, 2018). "Tisha Campbell-Martin Files for Divorce From Husband Duane Martin". E!. Retrieved February 23, 2018.
- "Tisha Campbell and Duane Martin Finalize Divorce 2 Years After Announcing Split | PEOPLE.com".