Date of Birth : Jul 1st 1962
One of Hollywood’s most respected actors, Emmy Award-winner Andre Braugher is able to cross over from television to film to theatre with ease.
Perhaps best known for his riveting Emmy Award-winning portrayal of Detective Frank Pembleton on the NBC series Homicide: Life on the Street (1992-98), Braugher will begin work on the Frank Darabont film Mist this spring.
He won a second Emmy for Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Mini-Series for his starring role in mini-series Thief, which aired on FX in April 2006.
In 2004, Braugher starred in the TNT original four-hour mini-series Salem’s Lot based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King. Prior to that film, he starred in the Showtime Original Film A Soldier’s Girl.
In 2002, he starred in the critically acclaimed CBS series Hack opposite David Morse and in the Showtime Original Film 10,000 Black Men Named George with Charles Dutton and Mario Van Peebles for director Robert Townsend. Braugher served as Executive Producer on this film and he received an NAACP Award nomination for his role as A. Philip Randolph.
In 2000-2001, Braugher starred in the critically acclaimed ABC drama series Gideon’s Crossing, which was created by Paul Attanasio, also one of the creators of Homicide: Life on the Street. Braugher received an EmmyÂ Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Dr. Ben Gideon.