J. August Richards


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Born in Washington, D.C., and raised in the Maryland suburb of Bladensburg, Richards discovered his love for acting at an early age and enrolled in a performing arts high school where he appeared in several plays a year. Academically confident and determined to move out to Los Angeles to pursue his acting aspirations, Richards applied to only one ... See full bio »

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Angel Charles Gunn
(2000-2004)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Mike Peterson / Deathlok
(2013-2018)
Notorious Bradley Gregorian
(2016)

Filmography

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 2022 Vampire Academy (TV Series) (pre-production)
Victor Dashkov
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... Victor Dashkov
 2021 Generation (TV Series)
Joe
- L'Amour (2021) ... Joe
- The High Priestess (2021) ... Joe
- Pussy Power (2021) ... Joe
- Toasted (2021) ... Joe
 2020 Pearl
Isaac Robbins
 2020 Council of Dads (TV Series)
Dr. Oliver Post
- Fight or Flight (2020) ... Dr. Oliver Post
- Stormy Weather (2020) ... Dr. Oliver Post
- Dear Dad (2020) ... Dr. Oliver Post
- The Best Laid Plans (2020) ... Dr. Oliver Post
- Heart Medicine (2020) ... Dr. Oliver Post
 2018 Giants (TV Series)
Andrew
- What Kind of Man Are You? (2018) ... Andrew
 2013-2018 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series)
Mike Peterson / Deathlok
- The Real Deal (2018) ... Mike Peterson / Deathlok
- The Dirty Half Dozen (2015) ... Mike Peterson / Deathlok
- Frenemy of My Enemy (2015) ... Mike Peterson / Deathlok
- Afterlife (2015) ... Mike Peterson / Deathlok
- Beginning of the End (2014) ... Mike Peterson / Deathlok
 2017-2018 Kevin (Probably) Saves the World (TV Series)
Deputy Nate Purcell
- The Right Thing (2018) ... Deputy Nate Purcell
- World's Worst Domino (2018) ... Deputy Nate Purcell
- Old Friends (2018) ... Deputy Nate Purcell
- Fishtail (2018) ... Deputy Nate Purcell
- Caught White-Handed (2018) ... Deputy Nate Purcell
 2016 Notorious (TV Series)
Bradley Gregorian
- Taken (2016) ... Bradley Gregorian
- Choice (2016) ... Bradley Gregorian
- The Burn Book (2016) ... Bradley Gregorian
- Chase (2016) ... Bradley Gregorian
- Kept and Broken (2016) ... Bradley Gregorian
 2016 If Congress Was Your Co-Worker (Short)
Steve
 2010-2014 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Young Dr. Richard Webber
- Only Mama Knows (2014) ... Young Dr. Richard Webber
- The Time Warp (2010) ... Young Dr. Richard Webber
 2014 The Lottery (TV Series)
Nathan Mitchell
- Greater Good (2014) ... Nathan Mitchell
- Rules of the Game (2014) ... Nathan Mitchell
- Pilot (2014) ... Nathan Mitchell
 2013 Arrow (TV Series)
Mr. Blank
- Home Invasion (2013) ... Mr. Blank
 2013 Emily Owens M.D. (TV Series)
George Morgan
- Emily and... The Leap (2013) ... George Morgan
 2011 Warehouse 13 (TV Series)
Zach Adanto
- Past Imperfect (2011) ... Zach Adanto
 2011 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Dr. Vernon Watson
- Bloodstream (2011) ... Dr. Vernon Watson
 2010 The Defenders (TV Series)
ADA Bracken
- Nevada v. Killa Diz (2010) ... ADA Bracken
- Nevada v. Carter (2010) ... ADA Bracken
 2008-2009 Raising the Bar (TV Series)
Marcus McGrath
- Oh, Say Can You Pee (2009) ... Marcus McGrath
- Maybe, Baby (2009) ... Marcus McGrath
- Happy Ending (2009) ... Marcus McGrath
- Beating a Dead Horse (2009) ... Marcus McGrath
- Bobbi Ba-Bing (2009) ... Marcus McGrath
 2006 The 4400 (TV Series)
John Shaffner
- The Starzl Mutation (2006) ... John Shaffner
 2006 Paved with Good Intentions
Travis Balden
 2006 Conviction (TV Series)
Billy Desmond
- Hostage (2006) ... Billy Desmond
- 180.80 (2006) ... Billy Desmond
- Indiscretion (2006) ... Billy Desmond
- Deliverance (2006) ... Billy Desmond
- The Wall (2006) ... Billy Desmond
 2004 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
S.A. Bob Villa
- Hell Night (2004) ... S.A. Bob Villa
 2000-2004 Angel (TV Series)
Charles Gunn
- Not Fade Away (2004) ... Charles Gunn
- Power Play (2004) ... Charles Gunn
- The Girl in Question (2004) ... Charles Gunn
- Time Bomb (2004) ... Charles Gunn
- Origin (2004) ... Charles Gunn
 2002 Critical Assembly (TV Movie)
Allan Marshall
 2000 Running Mates (TV Movie)
Randall's Aide
 2000 Any Day Now (TV Series)
Billy
- It's a Good Thing I'm Not Black (2000) ... Billy
 2000 Undressed (TV Series)
Bryce
- Episode #2.17 (2000) ... Bryce
- Episode #2.16 (2000) ... Bryce
- Episode #2.15 (2000) ... Bryce
 2000 Moesha (TV Series)
Sean
- Family Affair (2000) ... Sean
 1999 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
Ernie Vesper
- Rip Off (1999) ... Ernie Vesper
 1999 The West Wing (TV Series)
Bill
- Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc (1999) ... Bill
 1999 The Practice (TV Series)
Michael Anderson
- Do Unto Others (1999) ... Michael Anderson
 1999/I Mutiny (TV Movie)
Reece Johnson
 1998 The Temptations (TV Mini Series)
Richard Street
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Richard Street
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Richard Street
 1998 Why Do Fools Fall in Love
Sherman
 1998 Sliders (TV Series)
Damon
- Just Say Yes (1998) ... Damon
 1998 Clueless (TV Series)
Stewey
- Friends (1998) ... Stewey
 1998 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Eric Lane
- Bridge over Troubled Watters (1998) ... Eric Lane
 1997 Players (TV Series)
Sam Bodie
- Contact Sport (1997) ... Sam Bodie
 1997 The Good News (TV Series)
John Braxton
- Try a Little Tenderness (1997) ... John Braxton
 1997 Good Burger
Griffen
 1997 JAG (TV Series)
Seaman Bernard
- Rendezvous (1997) ... Seaman Bernard
 1996 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Troy Sommers
- The Pressure to Murder (1996) ... Troy Sommers
 1995 Space: Above and Beyond (TV Series)
Lt. Thomas
- The River of Stars (1995) ... Lt. Thomas
 1995 OP Center (TV Mini Series)
FBI Van Tech
 1995 Higher Learning
Partygoer (uncredited)
 1993 Family Matters (TV Series)
Guy at Mall #2
- Scenes from a Mall (1993) ... Guy at Mall #2
 1988 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Roy
- Out of Brooklyn (1988) ... Roy (as Jamie Richards)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for AMC channel (1995) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Jaime Richards | Jamie Richards

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his role as Charles Gunn on "Angel":] Everybody on the set is fantastic and there are so many interesting people. I absolutely love working with David Boreanaz, and Charisma Carpenter I completely adore -- she teaches me to dance. She's definitely one of my favorite people on the set. And Alexis Denisof is such a dynamic actor. He's phenomenal. There is so much I can see happening to this ... See more »

Trivia:

Named #10 of the Top Ten Sexiest Men of the Buffy / Angel universe in a fan poll by Bufy the Vampire Slayer fanzine (2004). See more »

Trademark:

Usually cast as the non threatening suburban black character. Whedon a grad of Riverdale Country School and Wesleyan cast him "Gunn" as an La inner city robin hood

Nickname:

Jay

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