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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 1 July 1962Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth NameAndre K. Braugher
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Andre Braugher was born on July 1, 1962 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Andre K. Braugher. He is an actor and producer, known for Homicide: Life on the Street (1993), The Mist (2007) and City of Angels (1998). He has been married to Ami Brabson since December 28, 1991. They have three children.

Spouse (1)

Ami Brabson (28 December 1991 - present) (3 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Often plays military or law enforcement officers

Trivia (16)

Chosen by "People" magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.
For the 1996 Shakespeare in the Park Festival in New York, Braugher played the title role in Shakespeare's Henry V. He performed the role from June 18th to July 14th at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park.
Stanford University graduate
Graduated from the Juilliard School.
Pulled out of Samuel L. Jackson's role in Sphere (1998), because he wanted to spend more time with his family.
Enjoying the simple life of a "suburban dad" in South Orange, New Jersey.
Sons: Michael Braugher (b. 1992), Isaiah Braugher (b. 1996) and John Wesley Braughter (JW)(b. 2003).
Last name is pronounced "brow-wer".
His wife Ami Brabson had a recurring role as the wife 'Mary Pembleton' of his character 'Frank Pembleton' on his series, Homicide: Life on the Street (1993).
Strong Shakespearean background includes roles in "Coriolanus," "King John," "Measure for Measure", "Richard II" and as Iago in "Othello". He won an Obie Award for his "Henry V" in 1996.
In 1997 he was selected by People as one of the "50 Most Beautiful People in the World".
Youngest of four children; father Floyd was a heavy-equipment operator and mother Sally a postal worker. He went to high school at St. Ignatius College Prep.
Switched majors from Pre-Med to Drama in college. Graduating from Juilliard in 1988, he was acknowledged as the most outstanding theater student at graduation.
He has worked with Richard Belzer on three different series: Law & Order (1990), Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999).
Best known by the public for his role as Det. Frank Pembleton on Homicide: Life on the Street (1993).
His acting mentor was Richard Belzer.

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