Jocko Sims

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Jocko Sims
Jocko Sims by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Born 20 February 1981
Nationality United States
Occupation Actor

Jocko Sims (born 02/20/81) is an American actor, best known for playing Anthony Adams in the Crash series and currently for giving life to Carlton Burk in the series The Last Ship.


In 2004, he appeared as a guest in an episode of the popular Cold Case series that spawned young Lionel Royce, the leader of the "Black Liberation Front" section in Philadelphia in 1969, a role played by actor Terrence Flack in Season of 2004.[1]

In 2008 he joined the main cast of the Crash series where he played Anthony Adams, a street pilot, until the end of the series in 2009.[2] His portrayal of Anthony Adams, a chauffeur[3] and aspiring hip-hop artist, led to the iTunes release of Head Up, a song that is performed by Sims in the third episode of the series.[4]

In 2010 he appeared as a guest on the popular Criminal Minds series where he played Tony Torrell, the former landlord and victim of serial killer Kaman Scott (Leonard Roberts).[5]

In 2012 he played Michael Thomas, the brother-in-law of NCIS director Leon Vance in the NCIS series: Naval Criminal Investigative Service.[6]

In 2014 he joined the recurring cast of the second season of the series Masters of Sex where he gave birth to Robert Franklin, brother of Coral (Keke Palmer) and a civil rights activist.[7]

He also appeared in the film Dawn of the Planet of the Apes where he played Werner, the radio operator of the colony.[8]

That same year he joined the recurring cast of The Last Ship where he plays Lieutenant Carlton Burk, the head of Team VBSS of the USS Nathan James, until now. During the second season Jocko became the main character.[9][10]

In 2016, Jocko joined the cast of I’m Dying Up Here, a dark comedy produced by Jim Carrey.[11] He is also currently shooting the seasons 4 and 5 of The Last Ship.


  1. ^ Anders, Allison; Pino, Danny; Finn, John; Ratchford, Jeremy (2004-03-07), Volunteers, retrieved 2016-12-29 
  2. ^ SensaCine. "Foto de Jocko Sims en la serie Crash". Retrieved 2016-12-29. 
  3. ^ Bellafante, Ginia (2008-10-17). "Trafficking in Intimate Deceptions". The New York Times Company. Retrieved 2009-01-11. 
  4. ^ "Head Up by Jocko Sims". YourTunes, Inc. Retrieved 2009-01-11. 
  5. ^ Haid, Charles; Brewster, Paget; Moore, Shemar; Gubler, Matthew Gray (2010-10-27), Devil's Night, retrieved 2016-12-29 
  6. ^ "'NCIS' casts 'Dreamgirls' Jocko Sims". Digital Spy. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2016-12-29. 
  7. ^ "Jocko Sims Shaking Showtime's 'Masters of Sex' to Its CORE | EURweb". EURweb. 2014-09-09. Retrieved 2016-12-29. 
  8. ^ McNary, Dave (2013-05-16). "Jocko Sims Joins 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2016-12-29. 
  9. ^ Team, The Deadline (2014-01-30). "Toni Trucks Joins 'Franklin & Bash'; Jocko Sims Upped To Regular On 'The Last Ship'". Deadline. Retrieved 2016-12-29. 
  10. ^ Writer, rew Cristi; author; P, 'The Peter; Trilogy', rew (2016-06-09). "JOCKO'S MODERN WORLD: The Last Ship's JOCKO SIMS Sizzles Up Summer!". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 2016-12-29. 
  11. ^ Wagmeister, Elizabeth (2016-09-01). "Showtime's 'I'm Dying Up Here' Adds to Cast (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2016-12-29. 

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