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Brian White

Brian White stars opposite Channing Tatum and Terrence Howard in the Dito Montiel film Fighting. He starred in the hit Disney comedy, The Game Plan, starring opposite Dwayne The Rock Johnson, and in the action-adventure film, In the Name of the King, also starring Jason Statham, John Rhys-Davies and Ray Liotta.

Previous film credits include Stomp the Yard, The Family Stone, the Independent Spirit Award-nominated film Brick, DOA: Dead or Alive, Daddy's Little Girls, Dirty, Mr. 3000, The Movie Hero, Redemption and Mr. and Mrs. Jones.

White guest-starred in the television series The Ghost Whisperer, Moesha, Spyder Games, Second Time Around, and most notably, as Detective Tavon Garris on the award-winning FX drama, The Shield. Last year, he starred in the series Moonlight.

White, a graduate of Dartmouth College, played both professional football (NFL) and lacrosse (NLL), earned his certifications as a licensed stock broker (series 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 (We're All Role Models) , 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 with director Sylvain White of WHITE, LCC., a full service production and finance company based in Hollywood.

The eldest and only boy of six siblings, White was born in Boston to a professional basketball player father (JoJo White of the Boston Celtics) and a financial advisor mother, whom he credits as his hero. Visit www.brianwhiteonline.com for more information.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.
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Brian White Facts

Birth NameBrian Joseph White
BirthdayApril 21, 1977 (46)
BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA
Social Media actorbrianwhite

Selected Filmography

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