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J. Martin Bellamy

played by Omar Epps

character

Agent J. Martin Bellamy is a former cop who is currently an agent with the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement. A mysterious incident along the way forced him out of the field and into a desk job, until he meets Jacob, a mystifying American boy who apparently popped up from nowhere in the middle of rural China. Bellamy is an empathetic guy with a soft spot for kids, but no family of his own. After returning Jacob to his hometown of Arcadia, Bellamy joins forces with local doctor Maggie Langston to figure out why the unexplainable is happening.

actor

Omar Epps currently stars in ABC's new drama Resurrection. He starred in the powerhouse hit FOX medical drama, House, for eight seasons for which he received an NAACP Image Award for "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series" in 2007 and 2008. He was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series" in 2005 as well as "Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series" in 2006, 2009 and again in 2012. The highly successful series was Emmy-nominated for "Outstanding Drama Series" from 2006-2009.

Epps was also nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Best Actor for his performance in the 2002 Showtime Original movie Conviction. Omar has starred in three HBO Original movies, First Time Felon directed by Charles Dutton, Daybreak co-starring Cuba Gooding Jr., and Deadly Voyage produced by Danny Glover. This true story is about African stowaways on a ship bound for France. Once discovered by the French crew, each stowaway was killed off with the exception of one - Kingsley Ofusu. Omar portrayed Ofusu and won the Silver Nymph Award for Best Actor at the Monte Carlo Film Festival for this role.

Omar Epps made his film debut in 1992 in Ernest Dickerson's urban drama Juice. Epps stood out in his role as one of a group of four Harlem friends trying to make good. He went on to star in the college cult classic The Program alongside Halle Berry, and in John Singleton's acclaimed film, Higher Learning. From here, Omar also starred in Miramax/MTV's The Wood, Miramax's In Too Deep with LL Cool J, and in the cult classic, Love and Basketball.

Omar's other credits include Paramount's Alfie opposite Jude Law and Susan Sarandon, Against the Ropes opposite Meg Ryan, Takeshi Kitano's Brother for Sony Classics, MGM's remake of The Mod Squad with Claire Danes, Breakfast for Champions opposite Bruce Willis and Nick Nolte, and The Wayans' Brothers Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood.

Epps has a production company called BrooklynWorks Films. Through his shingle, he has produced the musical feature film You, Me & The Circus and has sold a one hour drama to Lifetime. In addition, he has several other film and television projects in various stages of development, some of which he has written and will direct.

Epps is also heavily immersed in the world of technology and social media. He's an investor in several tech companies, RockLive and Plus Capital to name a few, and serves on the advisory boards of ThinAire and Gui.de. Epps also serves on the Board of Directors for The Creative Coalition.

Omar began writing at the age of ten and attended the prestigious LaGuardia High School of Music, Art and Performing Arts in New York. He is very passionate about education and writing and continues to give back in these forums. In addition, Omar is launching the BrooklynWorks Foundation which will ultimately be an arts based non-profit organization that will work with under-privileged kids.

PERSONAL INFORMATION
HOMETOWN Brooklyn, NY
BIRTHDATE July 20