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Sterling K. Brown

  • Birthplace: St. Louis, MO

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 been nominated for an Emmy Award, SAG Award, TCA Award and Teen Choice Award, and won an NAACP Image Award.

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 been nominated for an Emmy Award, SAG Award, TCA Award and Teen Choice Award, and won an NAACP Image Award.

In 2016, Brown portrayed prosecutor Christopher Darden in FX’s highly-rated award-winning television event series The People v O.J. Simpson: America 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.

This October, Brown will co-star in Open Road’s Marshall, alongside Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad and Kate Hudson. He is currently in production on three feature films; Marvel’s Black Panther, releasing in February 2018, Fox’s The Predator, releasing in August 2018 and Hotel Artemis, alongside Jodie Foster and Brian Tyree Henry. In 2016, Brown co-starred alongside Tiny 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 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.  Additional television credits include 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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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

1 Wins2 Nominations

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Sterling K. Brown, as Randall Pearson
  • This Is Us
  • NBC
  • 20th Century Fox Television

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie - 2016

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