Larenz Tate Says Growing Up In Chiraq Helped Him Play O-Dog From ‘Menace II Society’

Larenz Tate earned a place in film history after his frightening portrayal of O-Dog in “Menace II Society.”

Tate revealed during a recent interview with Power 105’s “The Breakfast Club” that he was able to connect with the role because he’s from the West Side of Chicago.

“Being from the West side, I kinda know what that’s like,” he said. “Also, growing up in Los Angeles, so I wanted to make it as authentic as I possibly could based off the things I seen.”

Watch Larenz Tate’s interview at the 00:45 mark of video.