Sterling K. Brown

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Sterling K. Brown
Sterling K Brown 1a.jpg
Brown in 2012
Born St. Louis, Missouri
Occupation Film, television actor
Spouse(s) Ryan Michelle Bathe

Sterling K. Brown is an American actor.

Life and career[edit]

Brown was born in St. Louis, Missouri, where he attended the prestigious St. Louis Country Day School.[1] He then attended Stanford University, where he earned a B.A. in drama, before going on to receive his master's degree in Fine Arts from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.

On graduation, he took up a series of roles in regional theatre. He has also since appeared in numerous television shows including ER, NYPD Blue, JAG, Boston Legal, Alias, Without A Trace, Supernatural, and Third Watch. He was a regular in the comedy Starved and has also appeared in movies like Stay with Ewan McGregor, Brown Sugar with Taye Diggs and Trust the Man with David Duchovny and Julianne Moore.

He was a recurring character on the television series Supernatural, where he played vampire hunter Gordon Walker. In June 2007, he married actress Ryan Michelle Bathe, his college sweetheart. Brown played Dr. Roland Burton on Army Wives. He also portrayed Detective Cal Beecher on Person of Interest. In 2008, he played David Mosley on the "Patience" episode of Eli Stone. In 2016, Brown starred in the FX miniseries American Crime Story: The People v. O. J. Simpson as Christopher Darden.

Onstage, Brown starred in 2014 as Hero in Suzan-Lori Parks' Odyssey-inspired play Father Comes Home From the Wars at New York's Public Theater.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
2002 Brown Sugar Co-worker
2005 Trust the Man Rand
2005 Stay Frederick/Devon
2007 The Favor Policeman #1
2008 Righteous Kill Rogers
2011 Our Idiot Brother Omar
2013 The Suspect The Other Suspect
2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Sgt. Hurd
2016 Marshall Joseph Spell Filming
2016 Spaceman Rodney Scott


Year Title Role Notes
2002–04 Third Watch Office Dade 6 episodes
2003 Hack N/A Episode: "Hidden Agenda"
2003 Tarzan Detective Carey 2 episodes
2004 ER Bob Harris Episode: "Get Carter"
2004 NYPD Blue Kelvin George Episode: "Chatty Chatty Bang Bang"
2004 JAG Sgt. Harry Smith Episode: "Coming Home"
2005 Boston Legal Zeke Borns Episode: "Death Be Not Proud"
2005 Starved Adam Williams 7 episodes
2006–07 Supernatural Gordon Walker 4 episodes
2006 Alias Agent Rance Episode: "There's Only One Sidney Bristow"
2006 Smith Mr. Corey Episode: "Three"
2006 Without a Trace Thomas Biggs Episode: "Watch Over Me"
2007–13 Army Wives Roland Burton 107 episodes
2007 Shark Quenton North Episode: "Teacher's Pet"
2007 Standoff Russell Marsh Episode: "Lie to Me"
2008 Eli Stone David Mosley Episode: "Patience"
2010 Medium Todd Gillis Episode: "The People in Your Neighborhood"
2011 Detroit 1-8-7 Cameron Jones Episode: "Ice Man/Malibu"
2011 The Good Wife Andrew Boylan Episode: "Feeding the Rat"
2011 Harry's Law Mr. Thomas Episode: "American Girl"
2012 Nikita Nick Anson Episode: "True Believer"
2012–13 Person of Interest Detective Cal Beecher 6 episodes
2013 NCIS Elijah Banner Episode: "Devil's Triad"
2014 The Mentalist Agent Higgins Episode: "White Lies"
2014 Masters of Sex Marcus Episode: "Story of My Life"
2015 Castle Ed Redley Episode: "The Wrong Stuff"
2015 Criminal Minds Fitz Episode: "Beyond Borders"
2016 The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story Christopher Darden 10 episodes
Pending—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
2016 This Is Us Randall 10 episodes


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