Brian J. White
Brian Joseph White (born April 21, 1975) is an American actor. He has appeared in a number of films, including The Family Stone (2005), The Game Plan (2007), 12 Rounds (2009), I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009), Good Deeds (2012), and The Cabin in the Woods (2012). On television, White was a regular cast member in Men of a Certain Age (2009–11), Beauty and the Beast (2012-13), and Ambitions (2019).
Brian J. White
Brian Joseph White
April 21, 1975
Paula Da Silva
White was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Estela Bowser, a financial advisor, and Jo Jo White, a Hall of Fame basketball player for the Boston Celtics, sports executive, and restaurateur. He is the oldest of six children. White graduated from Newton South High School and Dartmouth College, where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
White began acting in a number of television series such as Moesha, The Parkers, Spyder Games, Second Time Around, and The Shield. He then moved into film roles, appearing in The Family Stone, Brick, Stomp the Yard, The Game Plan, and In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale. He had a recurring role as Lieutenant Carl Davis on Moonlight. In 2009, White appeared in the films Fighting and 12 Rounds. He starred in I Can Do Bad All By Myself, and followed this with a regular role in the series Men of a Certain Age.
In 2011, White starred in The Heart Specialist and Politics of Love. He then began touring with the David E. Talbert stage play What My Husband Doesn't Know. The tour ran from May 8 to December 18. White became the co-host of the UNCF national "Empower Me" tour and starred in the music video for Monica's song "Until it's Gone". In 2012, he appeared in Good Deeds and The Cabin in the Woods. In 2015, he appeared in the television series Scandal as the love interest of Olivia Pope. In 2014, he starred in the music video from Global singer Agnez Mo titled "Coke Bottle" and "As Long As I Get Paid". He had a recurring role as Captain Dallas Patterson in season 4 of NBC's Chicago Fire.
In 2018, White began starring in the two Urban Movie Channel drama series, Bronx SIU and Monogamy. In 2019 and 2020, he received Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Digital Daytime Drama Series for Bronx SIU. In 2019, he starred opposite Robin Givens in the Oprah Winfrey Network prime time soap opera, Ambitions.
|1999||The Best Man||Extra||Uncredited|
|2000||Something to Sing About||Robert|
|2001||Me and Mrs. Jones||Tracy Wainwright|
|2004||Trois: The Escort||Trent Meyer|
|2005||The Family Stone||Patrick Thomas|
|2006||DOA: Dead or Alive||Zack|
|2007||Motives 2||Donovan Cook|
|2007||Stomp the Yard||Sylvester|
|2007||Daddy's Little Girls||Christopher||Uncredited|
|2007||The Game Plan||Jamal Webber|
|2007||In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale||Commander Tarish|
|2008||Mama Black Widow||Otis Tilson|
|2008||The Trunk||Anthony Blackmon|
|2009||12 Rounds||Detective Hank Carver|
|2009||I Can Do Bad All By Myself||Randy|
|2011||The Heart Specialist||Dr. Ray Howard|
|2011||Politics of Love||Kyle Franklin|
|2011||David E. Talbert's What My Husband Doesn't Know||Paul||Play|
|2012||Good Deeds||Walter Deeds|
|2012||The Cabin in the Woods||Daniel Truman|
|2013||And Then There Was You||Darrell Brent|
|2015||My Favorite Five||Christopher Michaels|
|2015||Where Children Play||Jeremy|
|2016||Only for One Night||William|
|2016||No Regrets||Quincy||original title 36 Hour Layover
|2019||We Belong Together||Detective Daily|
|2019||Never Heard||Manuel Jackson|
|2020||A Shot for Justice||Brandon Williams|
|2004||Second Time Around||Nigel Muse||13 episodes|
|2004||The Shield||Detective Tavon Garris||11 episodes|
|2006||In Justice||Scott Burrows||1 episode|
|2007||Football Wives||Kyle Jameson||Television Movie|
|2007||Moonlight||Lieutenant Carl Davis||7 episodes|
|2009||CSI: Miami||Kurt Sabin||1 episode|
|2010||Men of a Certain Age||Marcus||16 episodes|
|2011||Body of Proof||Brian Hall||Episode: "Letting Go"|
|2012||Beauty & the Beast||Joe Bishop||15 episodes|
|2013||Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse||Eric||1 episode|
|2013||Hostages||Colonel Thomas Blair||8 episodes|
|2014||Hawaii Five-0||Jason Hollier||1 episode|
|2015||Suits||Garrett Brady||Episode: Respect|
|2015||Scandal||Franklin Russell||Recurring role|
|2015||Chicago Fire||Dallas Patterson||Recurring role|
|2015||Chicago P.D.||1 episode|
|2015||With This Ring||Damon||Television Movie|
|2015||Another Period||Chauncey Alistair||1 episode|
|2016||Colony||George||Episode: A Brave New World|
|2017||Ray Donovan||Jay White||Recurring role|
|2018||Taken||Julius Vox||Episode: "OPSEC"|
|2018-present||Bronx SIU||Jimmy||Series regular|
Nominated — Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Digital Daytime Drama Series (2019, 2020)
Nominated — Indie Series Award for Best Lead Actor — Drama (2020)
|2018-present||Monogamy||Dallas||Series regular, also executive producer|
|2019||Ambitions||Evan Lancaster||Series regular, 18 episodes|
|2010||What My Husband Doesn't Know||Paul|
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- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2007-01-28.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "Jo Jo White Learns Pros Consider Him the Second Best". The New York Times. 1969-01-26. Retrieved 2011-01-03.
- "Brian White Gives Marriage Tips! Cheating with Michelle Williams?! Balancing Love, Life and Tom Cruise!". UrbLife.com. February 11, 2011.
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- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-05-03. Retrieved 2015-11-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "Nominees (Performer – Drama) – 2019 Daytime Emmy® Awards – The Emmys". theemmys.tv.
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- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-11-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "BRIAN WHITE'S DAUGHTER IS NOW 3-YEARS-OLD!". bck. 7 April 2017.