D. B. Woodside
D. B. Woodside
David Bryan Woodside
July 25, 1969
|Education||State University of New York, Albany (BA)|
Yale University (MFA)
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Partner(s)||Golden Brooks (2006–2010)|
David Bryan Woodside (born July 25, 1969) is an American actor, perhaps best known for his portrayal of the White House Chief of Staff (and later President) Wayne Palmer on the Fox action/drama series 24.
Additionally, he is noted for his roles as the bass singer Melvin Franklin in the NBC miniseries The Temptations, and starring as Robin Wood on the WB/UPN series Buffy the Vampire Slayer in their seventh season, as Malcolm Franks in Single Ladies, and as Dr. Joseph Prestridge on Parenthood. He played SEC Prosecutor Jeff Malone in the fourth and seventh seasons of Suits, and plays the angel Amenadiel in the Fox/Netflix original series Lucifer.
He got his start in the second season of Murder One in 1996, playing Aaron Mosley. After that series' cancellation, he guest starred on The Practice, Snoops, The Division and Once and Again. He made a guest appearance on JAG in its final season as FBI Agent Rod Benton. From 2002-03, Woodside starred in 14 episodes of the final season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Principal Robin Wood, Buffy's boss and son of a Slayer. He followed this up in the following television season, playing the pragmatic Wayne Palmer, the Chief of Staff and brother to President David Palmer on the Fox series 24. Introduced in the third season, he returned to reprise the role as a guest star in the series' fifth season in episodes 1–2 and 14–18, and returned as a series regular for the sixth season as the President of the United States.
He had a guest role as Marlon Waylord in the 2004 CSI episode "Harvest". In 2007, he was a guest star on the TV show Grey's Anatomy in the show's 4th-season episode "Forever Young" wherein he played the character of Marcus. Woodside also guest-starred as a doctor in the series finale of the USA Network series Monk. He had a recurring role on the CW series Hellcats. In 2009, he starred in the first series of the US drama Lie to Me.
He currently plays the angel Amenadiel in the Netflix original series Lucifer (2016–present).
|1998||The Temptations||Melvin "Blue" Franklin|
|2000||Romeo Must Die||Colin O'Day|
|2002-03||Buffy the Vampire Slayer||Robin Wood||Recurring; 14 Episodes|
|2003-04, 2006–07||24||Wayne Palmer||48 Episodes|
|2007||Grey's Anatomy||Marcus King||1 Episode|
|2009||Private Practice||Duncan||2 Episodes|
|2009||Monk||Dr. Matthew Shuler|
|2011-14||Single Ladies||Malcolm Franks||Main Role|
|2014-16, 2018||Suits||Jeff Malone|
|2015||Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2||Robinson|
|2018||S.W.A.T||FBI Agent Elliot Gines||1 Episode|
|2019||Pearson||Jeff Malone||Recurring Role|
- Fox's '24' takes a bow—but what does the finale say about our view of the American presidency?
- Michaud, Sarah (October 7, 2009) "Golden Brooks and D.B. Woodside Welcome A Daughter". People.com. Retrieved July 14, 2016.