D. B. Woodside
D. B. Woodside
David Bryan Woodside
July 25, 1969
New York City, U.S.
|Partner(s)||Golden Brooks (2008–2010)|
David Bryan Woodside (born July 25, 1969) is an American actor. He is best known for his television roles as the bass singer Melvin Franklin in The Temptations, Robin Wood in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Malcolm Franks in Single Ladies, Dr. Joseph Prestridge in Parenthood, and the angel Amenadiel in Lucifer.
David Bryan Woodside was born in the Jamaica neighborhood of New York City's Queens borough on July 25, 1969. He has a BA from the State University of New York at Albany and an MFA from the Yale School of Drama.
Woodside 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 2002-2003, he starred in 14 episodes of the final season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Robin Wood, the Principal of Sunnydale High School. He followed this up by playing the pragmatic Wayne Palmer, the Chief of Staff, 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.
Woodside 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 starred as Malcolm Franks on the VH1 series Single Ladies, playing opposite LisaRaye McCoy as Keisha Greene. In June 2014, he began appearing in Suits as Jeff Malone. In 2016, he began playing the angel Amenadiel in the Fox/Netflix series Lucifer.
|1997||The Practice||Aaron Wilton||1 episode "The Means"|
|1998||The Temptations||Melvin "Blue" Franklin|
|1999||The Jamie Foxx Show||Security Guard||1 episode|
|2000||The Jamie Foxx Show||Mr. Dawson||1 episode|
|2000||Romeo Must Die||Colin O'Day|
|2000-01||The Jamie Foxx Show||Mr. Forrest||3 episodes|
|2002–03||Buffy the Vampire Slayer||Robin||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||Halt and Catch Fire||Simon Church||Guest role (season 1), 1 episode "Giant"|
|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|
- Michaud, Sarah (October 7, 2009) "Golden Brooks and D.B. Woodside Welcome A Daughter". People.com. Retrieved July 14, 2016.