Tye White

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Tye White
Born Detroit, Michigan, U.S
Alma mater University of Michigan
Occupation Actor
Years active 2009–present

Tye White is an American actor. In 2016, he began starring as Kevin Satterlee in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series, Greenleaf.

Life and career[edit]

White was born in Detroit, Michigan. He attended Brother Rice High School (Michigan) and studied at the University of Michigan.[1] His first major role was in the VH1 television film Drumline: A New Beat in 2014. He had a recurring role as Aiden Hanna, son of Sam Hanna (played by LL Cool J ) in the CBS procedural series NCIS: Los Angeles and in 2016 appeared in the secondary role as Jason Simpson, O. J. Simpson's son, in the FX series The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story.[2]

In 2015, White was cast in a series regular role in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series, Greenleaf.[3] He plays Kevin Satterlee, Charity Greenleaf-Satterlee's (played by Deborah Joy Winans) husband who is gay.[4] The series also stars Lynn Whitfield, Keith David, Merle Dandridge, and Kim Hawthorne.[5]


Year Title Role Notes
2009 The People I've Slept With Male Dancer Uncredited
2010 Hopeless James Short film
2010 Life of the Party: Vol. II LeBron
2011 Pretty Little Liars Jock Episode: "Know Your Frenemies"
2012 Bottled Tripp Short film
2013 The Meet Craig Short film
2014 Mixology Dave Episode: "Liv & Jim"
2014 Drumline: A New Beat Armondi Mason Television film
2014 Red Band Society Bouncer Episode: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car"
2015 Sleep Over Tye Short film
2014 NCIS: Los Angeles Aiden Hanna Recurring role, 3 episodes
2016 American Crime Story Jason Simpson Recurring role, 9 episodes
2016–present Greenleaf Kevin Satterlee Series regular


  1. ^ "OWN's new 'Greenleaf' features two emerging Detroit actors". Retrieved 27 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Tye White - GreenleafOwn.tv". 7 April 2016. Retrieved 27 June 2016.
  3. ^ Petski, Denise (4 September 2015). "Tye White Joins OWN's 'Greenleaf'; Joe Dinicol In 'Blindspot', 'Grey's Anatomy'". Retrieved 27 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Does Oprah's 'Greenleaf' Megachurch Drama Disrespect the Church? (Review)". Retrieved 27 June 2016.
  5. ^ Denise Petski. "'Greenleaf': OWN's Megachurch Drama Series Gets Premiere Date - Deadline". Deadline. Retrieved 19 February 2016.

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