Roger Guenveur Smith is a successful film director, actor, and a writer. Many of us might be familiar with him for his role of Agent Schrek in the hit 2000 movie Final Destination.
The famous actor lives a happy life with his wife and children in Los Angeles. But is Guenveur's relationship as smooth as his career? Let's find out
Roger Guenvuer's Relationship Status
The 62-year-old actor's current marital status is unmarried, but he is in a good relationship with his long-time partner LeTania Kirkland. The actor keeps his personal life and relationship beyond the spotlight so he can be rarely seen with his partner or children at the public.
Guenvuer has not revealed when he really started living with his now-partner LeTania, however, as per the sources, they have been in a relationship for over eight years. They are not married yet, but are pretty happy with each other and are blessed with three children together.
In a recent blog, Guenvuer wrote that she gave birth to her first child, a son Cy Guenvuer on May 18, 2011. In her blog posted on May 18, 2018, LeTania wrote,
Seven years ago today, Cy was born and made me a Mama.
She also shares two more children with her partner, however, she didn't disclose the name of her other kids and is still a mystery to all.
Roger Guenveur Smith Marriage and divorced with Carolina Smith
Roger Guenveur was in a marital relationship with his first wife Carolina Smith before he went through a divorce. Guenveur dated Smith for a long time before he tied the knot with her. The lovebirds remained in the relationship for over a decade and gave birth to a child, a daughter before they decided to divorce.
Though the cause of their divorce has not yet been disclosed, Roger’s untrue behavior is thought to have been the main reason. However, it has been claimed that Smith has recognized the mistakes he had made in his previous marriage and mended his ways. Smith is changing himself for the better and willing to give marriage another try.
Currently, Smith is extremely good looking for someone in his 60s. With global fame and popularity, we expect that the actor would have not much trouble finding someone who will like him romantically.
Roger Guenvuerenier's career
Roger Guenveur Smith began his eminent career in 1988 from Spike Lee's 'Do The Right Thing' and 'School Daze'. During the 1990s, he made a recurring role on ‘A Different World’. In the year 1996, he featured in “A One-Man” theater performance based on the life of the Black Panther Party.
After the performances in major studio productions, Smith moved to work with independent film projects. In 2003, he featured in the George Clooney TV series "K-Street" on HBO. In 2003, Smith appeared in the HBO doc u mentary, "Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives".
The film was based on interviews conducted by the WPA in the 1930s with formerly enslaved African Americans. Smith played a corrupt detective in the martial arts or crime film "Fist of the Warrior", along with Ho-Sung Pak and Sherilyn Fenn.
Rogers played against Laurence Fishburne and Jeff Goldblum in the 1992 film "Deep Cover". He also appeared as the villain in "All About the Benjamins' (2002) against Ice Cube. Likewise, in 2000, he played Agent Schreck in the first installment of the Final Destination" horror films. In 2006, he played the main villain in the straight-to-video actioner Mercenary for Justice, opposite Steven Seagal.
Smith portrayed the role of "Nate", Frank Lucas's army connection in Vietnam in the 2007 film "American Gangster". Most recently Rogers played the role of "Isaiah" in the 2016 film The Birth of a Nation, a film about the life of Nat Turner.
Quick Facts About Roger Guenveur
- Roger Guenveur was born Roger Guenveur Smith in Berkeley, California, the United States on 27 July 1955.
- He was born to mother Helen Guenveur, a dentist, and father Sherman Smith, a judge.
- Guenveur stands at the tall height of 6 feet 2 inches (188cm).
- He attended the Loyola high school in LA and later enrolled at the Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.