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Brian J. White

Mostly Credited As: Brian J. White
Sometimes Credited As: Brian White
Brian Joseph White

Birth Name: Brian Joseph White
Date Of Birth: April 21, 1975 (Age 39)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Height: 6' 2" (1.87 m)

Brian J. White


Brian J. White was born near Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Estelle, a financial advisor, and Jo Jo White, a basketball player for the Boston Celtics and sports executive. He is the oldest and only male of six children. White, a graduate of Dartmouth College, was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He resides in Los Angeles, California.<p>

White has played in both the NFL and the NLL (lacrosse), earned his certifications as a licensed stock broker (series 6, 7, 63 and 65) and co-founded the professional dance company/community youth outreach organization Phunk Phenomenon Urban Dance Theater. He is also the President of Celebrity Relations for Warm2Kids (www.warm2kids.org), an online membership community dedicated to inspiring teens and young adults to make positive life decisions and to ensure that no young person or family suffers in silence. Additionally White is a founding partner along with director, Sylvain White of White, LCC (www.whitellc.com) and Media 3 Films, LLC (www.media3films.com), full-service film, television and broadband finance and production companies both based in Los Angeles, CA.<p>

White began acting on the small screen, displaying a strong presence in a number of television series such as Moesha, The Parkers, MTV's Spyder Games, UPN's comedy Second Time Around and most notably, as Detective Tavon Garris on the award-winning FX crime drama, The Shield. White moved to film roles. Some of his more notable ones were in Tom Bezucha's The Family Stone, opposite an all-star cast, Rian Johnson's Independent Spirit Award-nominated film, Brick and as Sylvester, the leader of the Theta Nu Theta fraternity in the musical-drama Stomp the Yard, about a young man who, after the death of his brother, is sent to live in Atlanta where he is introduced to college and fraternity life. His most recent roles were opposite Gabrielle Union in Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls and in Disney's box office hit The Game Plan. In 2007, he also starred alongside Jason Statham in the fantasy-adventure epic In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale.

In 2008 he will appear opposite Channing Tatum and Terrance Howard in Rogue Pictures Fighting and also alongside World Wrestling Entertainment superstar, John Cena in the Fox Atomic film 12 Rounds. He also has a recurring role as Lt. Carl Davis on Producer, Joel Silver's hit new drama series, Moonlight for CBS.<p>

For more info, visit Brian's official website: www.BrianWhiteOnline.com

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Beauty and the Beast (2012) (2012)As: Joe Bishop (S01)
Men of a Certain Age (2009)As: Marcus
Second Time Around (US) (2004)As: Nigel
Episode Cast Credits 

Hawaii Five-0 (2010) 
  Ka Makuakane (Family Man) 05x02: (Oct/03/2014) As Jason Hollier 

Major Crimes (2012) 
  Letting It Go 03x04: (Jun/30/2014) As DDA Jeff Lee 

The Rebels (2014) 
  Pilot 01x01: (Feb/06/2014) As Moose Stockton, [Co-Guest Stars]

Hostages (2013) 
  Endgame 01x15: (Jan/06/2014) As Colonel Thomas Blair 
  Suspicious Minds 01x14: (Jan/06/2014) As Colonel Thomas Blair 
  Fight or Flight 01x13: (Dec/16/2013) As Colonel Thomas Blair 
  The Cost Of Living 01x12: (Dec/09/2013) As Colonel Thomas Blair 

Beauty and the Beast (2012) (2012) 
  Pilot 01x01: (Oct/11/2012) As Joe Bishop 

CSI: Miami (2002) 
  Terminal Velocity 10x13: (Jan/29/2012) As Greg McCallister 
  Head Case 07x12: (Jan/12/2009) As Kurt Sabin 

Love Bites (2011) 
  Stand And Deliver 01x05: (Jun/30/2011) As Dante Evans 

Body Of Proof (2011) 
  Letting Go 01x02: (Apr/03/2011) As Brian Hall 

The Shield (2002) 
  Animal Control 07x06: (Oct/07/2008) As Detective Tavon Garris 
  All In 03x14: (Jun/08/2004) As Detective Tavon Garris 
  Fire In The Hole 03x13: (Jun/01/2004) As Detective Tavon Garris 
  Streaks And Tips 03x04: (Mar/30/2004) As Detective Tavon Garris 

Moonlight (2007) 
  Love Lasts Forever 01x11: (Jan/11/2008) As Lt. Carl Davis 
  12:04 AM 01x08: (Nov/16/2007) As Lt. Carl Davis 
  B.C. 01x06: (Nov/02/2007) As Lt. Carl Davis 
  Arrested Development 01x05: (Oct/26/2007) As Lt. Carl Davis 

Ghost Whisperer (2005) 
  Children Of Ghosts 02x18: (Mar/30/2007) As Officer Barrett 
  The Cradle Will Rock 02x16: (Feb/16/2007) As Officer Barrett 

In Justice (2006) 
  Victims 01x09: (Mar/03/2006) As Scott Burrows 

Lizzie McGuire (2001) 
  The Gordo Shuffle 02x31: (Jun/13/2003) As Pizza Guy 

The Parkers (1999) 
  Crazy Love 03x02: (Sep/17/2001) As Omar 

Undressed (1999) 
  Episode 531 05x31: (Aug/30/2001) As Aaron 
  Episode 530 05x30: (Aug/29/2001) As Aaron 
  Episode 529 05x29: (Aug/28/2001) As Aaron 

Moesha (1996) 
  Arriving Right on Q 05x21: (May/15/2000) As Gabe 
  Something About Moesha 05x19: (May/01/2000) As Gabe 
  Gimme a Break 05x18: (Apr/10/2000) As Gabe 
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