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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 (2)

Often plays military commanders or law enforcement officers
Deep commanding voice

Trivia (18)

Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World (1997).
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.
Received his Bachelor's degree in Theatre from Stanford University in Stanford, California (1984).
Received his Master's degree in Fine Arts from Juilliard School in New York City (1988).
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 (2005).
Sons: Michael Braugher (born 1992), Isaiah Braugher (born 1996) and John Wesley Braugher (born 2003).
Last name is pronounced "brow-wer".
His wife Ami Brabson had a recurring role as Mary Pembleton, the wife 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.
Chosed by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World (1997).
Attended high school at St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago, Illinois.
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.
Has appeared 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 Detective Frank Pembleton on Homicide: Life on the Street (1993).
His acting mentor was Richard Belzer.
His father was a heavy-equipment operator and his mother was a postal worker.
Is the youngest of four children of Floyd and Sally Braugher.

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