Brian J. White

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Brian J. White
Born Brian Joseph White
(1975-04-21) April 21, 1975 (age 38)
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Occupation Actor, producer, model, dancer, stockbroker, football player (former), lacrosse player (former)
Years active 1997–present
Website
brianwhiteonline.com

Brian Joseph White (born April 21, 1975) is an American actor, producer, model, dancer, and stockbroker.

Early life[edit]

White was born near Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Estelle Bowser, a financial advisor, and Jo Jo White, a basketball player for the Boston Celtics, sports executive, and restaurateur.[1][2][3] He is the oldest of six children. White attended Newton South High School and was a graduate of Dartmouth College,[2] where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity.

Career[edit]

White began acting in a number of television series such as Moesha, The Parkers, Spyder Games, Second Time Around, and The Shield. He then moved into film roles, appearing in The Family Stone, Brick, Stomp the Yard, The Game Plan, and In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale. He had a recurring role as Lieutenant Carl Davis on Moonlight. In 2009, White appeared in Fighting and 12 Rounds. He starred in I Can Do Bad All By Myself, and followed this with a regular role in the series Men of a Certain Age.

In 2011, White starred in The Heart Specialist and Politics of Love. He then began touring with the David E. Talbert stage play What My Husband Doesn't Know.[4] The tour ran from May 8 to December 18.[5] White became the co-host of the UNCF national "Empower Me" tour and starred in the music video for Monica's song "Until it's Gone". In 2012, he appeared in Good Deeds and The Cabin in the Woods.

Personal life[edit]

White married his wife, Paula Da Silva, in 2010. They reside in Los Angeles, California.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1999 The Best Man Extra Uncredited
2001 Me and Mrs. Jones Tracy Wainwright
2004 Trois: The Escort Trent Meyer
2004 Mr. 3000 T-Rex
2005 Brick Brad Bramish
2005 Dirty Detective Sayed
2005 The Family Stone Patrick Thomas
2006 DOA: Dead or Alive Zack
2007 Motives 2 Donovan Cook
2007 Stomp the Yard Sylvester
2007 Daddy's Little Girls Christopher Uncredited
2007 The Game Plan Jamal Webber
2007 In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale Commander Tarish
2008 Mama Black Widow Otis Tilson
2008 The Trunk Anthony Blackmon
2009 12 Rounds Detective Hank Carver
2009 Fighting Evan Hailey
2009 I Can Do Bad All By Myself Randy
2011 The Heart Specialist Dr. Ray Howard
2011 Politics of Love Kyle Franklin
2012 Good Deeds Walter Deeds
2012 The Cabin in the Woods Daniel Truman

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Moesha Gabe
2004 Second Time Around Nigel Muse
2004 The Shield Detective Tavon Garris
2006 In Justice Scott Burrows
2007 Football Wives Kyle Jameson
2007 Moonlight Lieutenant Carl Davis
2009 CSI: Miami Kurt Sabin
2010 Men of a Certain Age Marcus
2011 Body of Proof Brian Hall Episode: "Letting Go"
2012 Beauty & the Beast Joe Bishop
2013 Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse Eric
2013 Hostages Colonel Thomas Blair

Stage[edit]

Year Title Role
2012 What My Husband Doesn't Know Paul

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