The ‘Euphoria’ actor and nightlife investor talks about his love for all things ’60s and ’70s, from his midcentury home to gold chains and unbuttoned shirts: “That’s exactly who I’ve become.”
After nearly three decades as a character actor — “You do your work and go home,” he says — Colman Domingo is enjoying a breakout moment. An Independent Spirit Award nominee for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and a series regular on Euphoria and Fear the Walking Dead, Domingo, 51, also is the host of his own 20-minute interview and cocktail-making program, AMC’s Bottomless Brunch at Colman’s.
The year-old show, whose guests have included directors Radha Blank and Victoria Mahoney, is now in its third season. He films it via video chat from the midcentury modern home he shares in Southeast L.A. with his husband, Raul Domingo, who runs their production company, Edith Productions.
The Philadelphia-born actor —who next appears in the Michael B. Jordan-starring thriller Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse and stars in the upcoming films Zola and Candyman — spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about his many interests that lie beyond acting, especially 1960s/1970s architecture and decor: “I’m kind of a purist.”
How did you get into midcentury modern design?
It’s a whole culture thing for me in terms of ’60s style of dress and attitude and socializing. The ’60s weren’t a wonderful time for a lot of people, but when it comes to style, I started to do a deep dive into all of it. I