2016 Winter TCA Tour - Day 9 Source:Getty

Larenz Tate has been wooing audiences for decades with his starring roles in iconic Black films like Menace II Society and Love Jones. For his 42nd birthday, HB wanted to pay homage to the actor by putting together some of his most white-toothed, brown skinned, fitted suit, red carpet moments. Take a look:


2016 Winter TCA Tour - NBCUniversal Press Tour - Arrivals Source:Getty

PASADENA, CA – JANUARY 13: Actor Larenz Tate arrives at the 2016 NBCUniversal Winter TCA Press Tour at Langham Hotel on January 13, 2016 in Pasadena, California.


2016 Winter TCA Portraits Source:Getty

Larenz Tate of NBCUniversal’s ‘Game of Silence’ poses in the Getty Images Portrait Studio at the 2016 Winter Television Critics Association press tour at the Langham Hotel on January 13, 2016 in Pasadena, California.


Larenz Tate Visits Studio Xfinity Source:Getty

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – APRIL 04: Larenz Tate promotes ‘Game Of Silence’ at Studio Xfinity on April 4, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/FilmMagic)


AOL Build Speaker Series - Larenz Tate, 'Game Of Silence' Source:Getty

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – APRIL 06: Larenz Tate attends AOL Build Series at AOL Studios in New York on April 6, 2016 in New York City.


'Game Of Silence' Party With Larenz Tate Source:Getty

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 07: Larenz Tate attends ‘Game of Silence’ Party at STK Atlanta on April 7, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.


USA - Independent Film Channel's After Party Source:Getty

Actor Larenz Tate arrives at the Independent Film Channel (IFC) after party for the Independent Spirit Awards at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica.


2016 Triumph Awards Source:Getty

ATLANTA, GA – SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Larenz Tate on stage at 2016 Triumph Awards presented by National Action Network and TV One at The Tabernacle on September 18, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.


BET's 2017 American Black Film Festival Honors Awards - Arrivals Source:Getty

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – FEBRUARY 17: Actor Larenz Tate attends the BET’s 2017 American Black Film Festival Honors Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 17, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.


'Girls Trip' New Orleans Screening Source:Getty

NEW ORLEANS, LA – JUNE 30: Actor Larenz Tate at ‘Girls Trip’ New Orleans screening at Theatres at Canal Place on June 30, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.


Premiere Of Universal Pictures' 'Girls Trip' - Arrivals Source:Getty

LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 13: Actor Larenz Tate attends the premiere of ‘Girls Trip’ at Regal LA Live Stadium 14 on July 13, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

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