Brian White

Brian White

American actor
Brian White

Brian White Actor - Born April 21, 1975 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Birth Name Brian Joseph White

Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1) Brian White was born on April 21, 1975 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Brian Joseph White. He is an actor and producer, known for The Family Stone (2005), Stomp the Yard (2007) and The Game Plan (2007). He has been married to Paula Da Silva since August 28, 2010. They have one child.

Spouse (1) Paula Da Silva (28 August 2010 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (10)


Played professional football for the New England Patriots (NFL) and professional lacrosse for the Boston Blazers (NLL) before becoming an actor.

Attended Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. Majored in political psychology and theater arts.

Cofounder with Reia Briggs of the Phunk Phenomenon Urban Dance Theater, a dance school in Boston, Massachusetts.

Licensed stock broker.

Owner of online fitness store The Workout Warehouse Performance Leader.

Sport hobbies include golf and roller blading.

Credits his mother as his hero.

Son of former Boston Celtics' star Jo Jo White.

He practices martial arts.

Has one daughter, Layla.

Brian Joseph White (born April 21, 1975) is an American actor, producer, model, dancer, and stockbroker.

Early life


White was born near Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Estelle Bowser, a financial advisor, and Jo Jo White, a Hall of Fame basketball player for the Boston Celtics, sports executive, and restaurateur. He is the oldest of six children. White attended Newton South High School and was a graduate of Dartmouth College, where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity.



White began acting in a number of television series such as Moesha, The Parkers, Spyder Games, Second Time Around, and The Shield. He then moved into film roles, appearing in The Family Stone, Brick, Stomp the Yard, The Game Plan, and In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale. He had a recurring role as Lieutenant Carl Davis on Moonlight. In 2009, White appeared in Fighting and 12 Rounds. He starred in I Can Do Bad All By Myself, and followed this with a regular role in the series Men of a Certain Age.

In 2011, White starred in The Heart Specialist and Politics of Love. He then began touring with the David E. Talbert stage play What My Husband Doesn't Know. The tour ran from May 8 to December 18. White became the co-host of the UNCF national "Empower Me" tour and starred in the music video for Monica's song "Until it's Gone". In 2012, he appeared in Good Deeds and The Cabin in the Woods. In 2015, he appeared in the television series "Scandal" as the love interest of Olivia Pope. He currently has a recurring role as "Captain Dallas Patterson" in season 4 of NBC's Chicago Fire (TV series).

Personal life White married his wife Paula Da Silva in 2010. They have a daughter named Layla

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Brian White was born on Monday, 21 April 1975 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. His full name at birth was Brian Joseph White. He is best known as an actor. White's country of citizenship (nationality) is American. Brian attended high school at Newton South High School. For university, he studied at Dartmouth College (1997). His religion is listed as Christian. He is 6' 2" (188 cm) tall with an athletic build. He has light brown eyes and dark brown hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $1,500,000 US dollars. Brian White is 49 years old and his zodiac star sign is Taurus.

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Full name at birth
Brian Joseph White
Claim to fame
Men of a Certain Age
Date of birth
21 April 1975
Place of birth
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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6' 2" (188 cm)
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Glossy light brown eyes
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Net worth
$1,500,000 USD
High school
Newton South High School
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Dartmouth College (1997)
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Talent agency
United Talent Agency
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Partner: Paula White (Married) 1 child
Brian J. White and Paula White
  • Sport hobbies include golf and roller blading.
  • Played professional football for the New England Patriots (NFL) and professional lacrosse for the Boston Blazers (NLL) before becoming an actor.
  • Licensed Stock Broker
  • Co-founder with Reia Briggs of the Phunk Phenomenon Urban Dance Theater, a dance school in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • He practices Martial Arts.

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