K. Brown, Sterling

K. Brown, Sterling

Television and Film Actor at NBC Universal

Emmy Award winning actor Sterling K. Brown currently stars in NBC’s Emmy and Golden Globe nominated drama series THIS IS US. For his role as Randall Pearson, Brown has won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, as well as a Golden Globe, becoming the first African American actor to win his category in the award show’s 75-year history. Additionally, Brown made history by becoming the first African American actor to receive the SAG Award for Outstanding Male Actor in a Drama, and also received a SAG award alongside his cast for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. He has also won an NAACP Image Award and Critics Choice Award, and has been nominated for a BET Award, TCA Award and a Teen Choice Award. This year, Brown received additional Emmy nominations for his role on THIS IS US, as well as his guest-starring comedy role on BROOKLYN NINE-NINE. In 2016, Brown portrayed prosecutor Christopher Darden in FX’s highly-rated award-winning television event series THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON: AMERICAN CRIME STORY. He won an Emmy Award and Critics Choice Award for the role and was nominated for a Golden Globe, SAG Award and NAACP Image Award. In 2018, Brown was included in TIME magazine’s list of 100 most influential people in the world. Earlier this year, Brown co-starred in Marvel’s record-breaking blockbuster BLACK PANTHER, as well as the feature film HOTEL ARTEMIS alongside Jodie Foster and Brian Tyree Henry. This fall, he led the cast of Fox’s sci-fi thriller THE PREDATOR. He recently wrapped production on THE RHYTHM SECTION opposite Blake Lively, which is slated for release in 2019. Brown is currently in production on the A24 film WAVES and Sony’s animated film ANGRY BIRDS 2, set to be released in August 2019. In 2017, Brown co-starred in the drama MARSHALL, receiving an NAACP Image Award nomination for his performance. In 2016, Brown co-starred alongside Tina Fey in Paramount’s WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT. A lover of theater, Brown has performed in a variety of staged shows, including NY and LA productions of FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3), for which he won an NAACP Theatre Award and was nominated for an Ovation Award. His additional stage credits include MACBETH, THE BROTHER/SISTER PLAYS and THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI opposite Al Pacino. For seven years, Brown portrayed Dr. Roland Burton in the critically acclaimed Lifetime series ARMY WIVES. His additional television credits include hosting SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (2018), BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, INSECURE, SUPERNATURAL, PERSON OF INTEREST, MASTERS OF SEX, THE MENTALIST, CASTLE and CRIMINAL MINDS. His film credits include OUR IDIOT BROTHER, THE SUSPECT, RIGHTEOUS KILL, TRUST THE MAN and SPACEMAN. Brown graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Drama from Stanford University, before receiving his Master’s Degree in Fine Arts from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two children

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