220px-Courtney Vance by David Shankbone
Courtney B. Vance (born March 12, 1960) is an American actor who has played Jim in The Adventures of Huck Finn, Cooper in Holy Matrimony, George Grandey in Dangerous Minds, Reverend Henry Biggs in The Preacher's Wife, Benjamin Brooks in Revenge and Pastor Jacob DeBarge in Let It Shine.

He is also the husband of Angela Bassett.