Gary Dourdan Biography (1966-)

Original name, Gary Durdin; born December 11, 1966, in Philadelphia, PA; sonof Robert (a musicians' agent and entrepreneur) and Sandy (a fashion designerand teacher) Durdin; married Roshumba Williams (a model), c. 1992 (divorced,1994); children: (with publicist Jennifer Sutter) Nyla. Addresses: Agent: Holly Baril, William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA90212.; Manager: Colton Gramm, Original Film Management, 2045 South Barrington Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90025.; Publicist: Jenni Weinman, Patricola Lust Public Relations, 8383 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 530, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
December 11, 1966
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Second cartel man, Weekend at Bernie's II, TriStar, 1993
  • Copy guy, The Paper, Universal, 1994
  • Dreadlock guy, Sunset Park, TriStar, 1996
  • Christie, Alien: Resurrection (also known as Alien 4), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997
  • Yates, Playing God (also known as Playing Hero), Buena Vista, 1997
  • A Woman Like That, 1997
  • Derek, Fool's Paradise, Trident Releasing, 1997
  • Frankie D, 1997
  • James, Get That Number, 1997
  • Ballpean, Thursday, Volcanic Films/Legacy Releasing, 1998
  • New Jersey Turnpikes, Universal, 1999
  • Jermaine Davis, Trois, Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2000
  • Dancing in September, Home Box Office, 2000
  • Thierry, The Weekend, Strand Releasing, 2000
  • Captain Burke, Imposter, Dimension Films, 2002
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Shazza Zulu, A Different World, NBC, 1991-1992
  • Robert "Bobby" Harold, The Office, CBS, 1995
  • Randall Patterson, Swift Justice, UPN, 1996
  • Warrick Brown, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I.), CBS, beginning 2000
  • Jack Van Adams, a recurring role, Soul Food, Showtime, 2001-2002
  • Host, Lyric Cafe, Black Entertainment Television, 2002
  • Movies
  • The Good Fight, Lifetime, 1992
  • Sergeant Dan Creedy, Scar City (also known as S.C.A.R. andScarred City), HBO, 1998
  • Jeff Nelson, Rendezvous, Black Entertainment Television, 1999
  • Malcolm X, King of the World (also known as Muhammad Ali: Kingof the World), ABC, 2000
  • Episodic
  • Trey King, "To Protect and Serve," New York Undercover, Fox, 1994
  • Ziggy, "Never on Sunday," Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, ABC, 1996
  • Premiere episode, Sins of the City, USA Network, 1998
  • Sergeant Mohmand, "Daddy's Girl," 7 Days, UPN, 1999
  • Kris Bumstead, "The Strange Loves of Shelley Bumstead," Cold Feet,NBC and Bravo, 1999
  • Guest, Larry King Live, Cable News Network, 2002
  • Warrick Brown, "Cross-Jurisdictions," CSI: Miami, 2002
  • Guest, The View, 2002
  • Karim Fillmore, "Cry, the Beloved Mascot," Fillmore!, 2002
  • Guest, The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, 2003
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 7th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, syndicated, 2001
  • Presenter, The 2001 Essence Awards, Fox, 2001
  • Other
  • Anthony, Laurel Avenue (miniseries), HBO, 1993
  • Loot, Keys (pilot; also known as Keys to Her Past), Lifetime, 1999
  • Stage Appearances
  • Samson, The Balm Yard, Theatre of Riverside Church, New York City,1991
  • Also appeared in Angeles in the Men's Lounge; The Colored Museum; The Third Rhythm; and Three Ways Home.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Voice of Christie, Alien: Resurrection (video game), Fox Interactive, 2000
  • Gary, Wanted: Soulful Energy Xchange, Abyssinian Moon Productions/HighFarGone Productions, 2002
  • Voice of Warrick Brown, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (video game), Ubi Soft Entertainment, 2003
  • Appeared as the boyfriend in the music video "Again" by Janet Jackson.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Black Biography, Volume 37, Gale, 2003
    • Who's Who among African Americans, 16th edition, Gale, 2003
    Periodicals
    • Ebony, April, 1998; September, 2001, p. 103
    • Entertainment Weekly, June 28, 2002, p. 68
    • People Weekly, October 3, 2002
    • Radio Times, June 29, 2002, pp. 12-13
    • TV Guide, March 14, 2002; April 26, 2003, p. 10
    • Us, April 30, 2001

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