|Born||Kevin Niviaen Brown
August 20, 1977
Spanish Town, Jamaica
Kevin Niviaen (Navayne) Brown (//; born August 20, 1977) is a Jamaican-born fashion model, American actor and producer. He acts and models under the stage name which also happens to be his middle name of, Navayne or Navain.
Kevin was born in the city of Spanish Town, on the tiny island of Jamaica. He arrived to the states with his family at the age of 6 years old and grew up in the town of East Hartford, Connecticut. He is the middle child of 3 and was raised by his parents who have been married for over 40 years.
He first appeared in the film Disappearing Acts as an extra. He was then discovered by a modeling agent and started modeling for designers Ralph Lauren, Lacoste, Nautica, Sean John, Burberry, Versace, Givenchy, Hunter, John Varvatos, Ray Ban and Roberto Cavalli for print, editorial and commercial. He currently is represented by Ford Models, Group Model Management in Spain and models for MCQ Eyewear for Alexander McQueen.
In 2010 he obtained a recurring role as Detective Ray Jackson on CSI: NY. Kevin also played Donovan in the Off Broadway play Foursome, as well as appearing in an episode of the Syfy show Caprica Kevin has signed on to play Charles McArther Emmanuel the son of the former Liberian President Charles Taylor in the move "American Warlord," in which Taylor became the first American to be convicted of a war crime. Kevin will also star in another bio pic while using his Jamaican background to play the civil rights hero Marcus Garvey. Navayne is also in negotiations for an upcoming rags to riches film "The Onyx of Wall Street" in which Kevin will play an inner city drug dealer who eventually became one of Wall Street most's successful Hedge Fund Managers. Kevin has signed on to host a new travel and leisure show on the Travel Channel called, "Beddin' Breakfast" where Navayne will travel the country in searching for the best of the best Bed and Breakfast spots across the United States.
|2008||Days of Wrath||Drug Dealer||Film|
|2014||The Big Heavy||Executive Producer||Short Film|
|2016||Marcus Garvey Biopic (Working Title)||Marcus Garvey||Film|
|2016||The Onyx of Wall Street||Oliver Simon||Film|
|2017||American Warlord||Charles Taylor||Film|
|2008||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Man in Gray Suit||1 episode|
|2009||Army Wives||Charles||2 episodes|
|2010||Detroit 187||Maurice Jones||1 episode|
|2010||Undercovers||Marc Grace-Singer||1 episode|
|2012||One Life to Live||Stuart Dillion Hart||3 episodes|
|2012||CSI:New York||Detective Ray Jackson||4 episodes|
|2012||The Cleveland Show||Guy at Park||1 episode|
|2014||Beddin' Breakfast||Host (himself)||8 episodes|