Marque's film DEAR WHITE PEOPLE, the stellar satire which won the U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Prize for "the arrival of an exciting new voice in American cinema" at Sundance, was theatrically distributed by Lionsgate and recently picked up as a comedy series by Netflix. With the first two episodes set to debut at South by Southwest, all 10 episodes will premier on Netflix, April 28, 2017.
His film STEP SISTERS, the sorority comedy from Drumline helmer Charles Stone III and Straight Out of Compton producer Matt Alvarez, produced by Broad Green Pictures is slated for it's theatrical release later in 2017.
He can now be seen in ALL THE WAY, HBO's adaptation of the Tony-winning Robert Schenkkan play, which has an Emmy nomination for 'Outstanding Television Movie'. Directed by Jay Roach and executive produced by Steven Spielberg, it stars Bryan Cranston (President LBJ), Anthony Mackie (Dr. Martin Luther King), Melissa Leo (First Lady Byrd), Frank Langella (Sen. Richard Russell), and Richardson as Civil Rights leader Dr. Bob Moses.
Some of his numerous television credits include: recurring roles on HBO's THE NEWSROOM, TRUE BLOOD and guest star roles on BROOKLYN NINE NINE, ANGER MANAGEMENT, COMMUNITY and a series regular role in Amazon Studio's pilot BROWSERS.
A graduate of USC, he trains at Upright Citizens' Brigade, the Ivana Chubbuck Studio and studies screenwriting at UCLA.
Marque was born on a naval base in San Diego, California. Both parents served in the United States Navy. The eldest of two siblings, he began his acting career starring in commercials at the age of four. Having moved around frequently, he was primarily raised in Bellflower, California.
He graduated from the University of Southern California with degrees in Business, Public Policy, Planning & Management on full scholarship from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
After graduation Marque worked at Will Smith's production company Overbrook Entertainment to gain insight of life behind the camera.
A strong advocate of community service he's been involved with various global service projects. He traveled to Khao Lak, Thailand to provide relief after the area’s devastating tsunami in December, 2004. He also worked with Habitat for Humanity to build homes in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (post Hurricane Katrina) and Retalhuleu, Guatemala.
He currently serves as a mentor to various student programs across Los Angeles.