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Sterling K. Brown

Veteran stage and screen actor Sterling K. Brown most recently starred as prosecutor Christopher Darden in FX's highly-rated television event series, American Crime Story (2016). His performance was praised as "riveting" by and "excellent" by The Hollywood Reporter. Earlier this year, Brown co-starred, alongside Tina Fey, in her ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Army Wives Roland Burton / Calvin
Righteous Kill
Stay Frederick / Devon
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 2016 Marshall (post-production)
Joseph Spell
 2016/I Spaceman
Rodney Scott
 2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Sgt. Hurd
 2015 Mojave
Detective Fletcher (uncredited)
 2015 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
- Beyond Borders (2015) ... Fitz
 2015 Castle (TV Series)
Ed Redley
- The Wrong Stuff (2015) ... Ed Redley
 2014 Galyntine (TV Movie)
 2014 Masters of Sex (TV Series)
- Story of My Life (2014) ... Marcus (as Sterling Brown)
 2014 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Agent Higgins
- White Lines (2014) ... Agent Higgins
 2013 NCIS (TV Series)
Elijah Banner
- Devil's Triad (2013) ... Elijah Banner
 2012 Nikita (TV Series)
Nick Anson
- True Believer (2012) ... Nick Anson
 2011 Harry's Law (TV Series)
Mr. Thomas
- American Girl (2011) ... Mr. Thomas
 2011 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Andrew Boylan
- Feeding the Rat (2011) ... Andrew Boylan
 2011 Our Idiot Brother
Omar (as Sterling Brown)
 2011 Detroit 1-8-7 (TV Series)
Cameron Jones
- Ice Man/Malibu (2011) ... Cameron Jones
 2010 Medium (TV Series)
Todd Gillis
- The People in Your Neighborhood (2010) ... Todd Gillis
 2008 Righteous Kill
 2008 Eli Stone (TV Series)
David Mosley
- Patience (2008) ... David Mosley
 2006-2007 Supernatural (TV Series)
Gordon Walker
- Fresh Blood (2007) ... Gordon Walker
- Hunted (2007) ... Gordon Walker
- Bloodlust (2006) ... Gordon Walker
 2007 The Favor
Policeman #1
 2007 Standoff (TV Series)
Russell Marsh
- Lie to Me (2007) ... Russell Marsh
 2007 Shark (TV Series)
Quenton North
- Teacher's Pet (2007) ... Quenton North
 2006 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Thomas Biggs
- Watch Over Me (2006) ... Thomas Biggs
 2006 Smith (TV Series)
Mr. Corey
- Three (2006) ... Mr. Corey
 2006 Alias (TV Series)
Agent Rance
- There's Only One Sydney Bristow (2006) ... Agent Rance
 2005/I Stay
Frederick / Devon
 2005 Trust the Man
 2005 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Zeke Borns
- Death Be Not Proud (2005) ... Zeke Borns
 2004 JAG (TV Series)
Sgt. Harry Smith
- Coming Home (2004) ... Sgt. Harry Smith
 2002-2004 Third Watch (TV Series)
Officer Dade / Dade
- Family Ties: Part 2 (2004) ... Officer Dade (as Sterling Brown)
- Family Ties: Part 1 (2004) ... Officer Dade (as Sterling Brown)
- My Opening Farewell (2003) ... Dade (as Stirling Brown)
- The Truth & Other Lies (2003) ... Dade (as Sterling Brown)
- Closing In (2003) ... Officer Dade (as Sterling Brown)
 2004 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Kelvin George
- Chatty Chatty Bang Bang (2004) ... Kelvin George
 2004 ER (TV Series)
Bob Harris
- Get Carter (2004) ... Bob Harris
 2003 Tarzan (TV Series)
Detective Carey
- For Love of Country (2003) ... Detective Carey
- Surrender (2003) ... Detective Carey
 2003 Hack (TV Series)
- Hidden Agenda (2003)
 2002 Brown Sugar
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Other Works:

: Plays in "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui" play by Bertolt Brecht (Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, Pace University, New York City, New York, USA).

Alternate Names:

Sterling Brown | Stirling Brown


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Personal Quote:

[on the standing ovation he received on being awarded an Emmy for "The People vs O.J. Simpson : American Crime Story"] It feels like a strange thing to say, but you try to reap what you sow, and I try to put good vibes out into the world - and I thought they all came flooding back to me at that one time.


In June 2007, he married fellow actress Ryan Michelle Bathe, his college sweetheart.

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