Gary Dourdan - Famous Record Producer

Gary Dourdan Net Worth

$500,000

Famous for playing the character of detective Warrick Brown on CBS’s blockbuster series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Gary Dourdan currently has a net worth of $500 thousand. Despite getting his big breakthrough with Alien film franchise and playing various feature movie roles like in Perfect Stranger (as Halle Berry’s love interest) and 2011’s Jumping the Broom, he is most commonly known for his portrayal of Warrick Brown.

Key facts:

  • Gary Dourdan is an American actor best known for his role as detective Warrick Brown on the CBS's blockbuster series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
  • He got a chance to travel to Manhattan on a weekly basis for musical training and dramatic auditions thanks to his talent in the field of acting when he attended 'Freedom Theater,' an inner-city program for aspiring actors during his adolescence.
  • Gary Dourdan made his big breakthrough in the early '90s as part of the Alien film franchise in 1997.
  • He played various feature movie roles apart from establishing himself as a top-notch TV star. His most recent yet notable film turns include those in the film Perfect Stranger (as Halle Berry's love interest) and 2011's Jumping the Broom.

Basic Information About Gary Dourdan

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Actors
ProfessionsActor, Musician, Record producer, Voice Actor
Net worth$500,000
Date of birth1966-12-11 (57 years old)
Place of birthPhiladelphia
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseRoshumba Williams - (1992 - 1994)Β (divorced)
GenderMale
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

What Movie Awards did Gary Dourdan win?


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Gary Dourdan awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
Actor - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesWinnerCSI: Crime Scene Investigation2005
Actor - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesNomineeCSI: Crime Scene Investigation2004
Actor - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesNomineeCSI: Crime Scene Investigation2003
Actor - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesNomineeCSI: Crime Scene Investigation2002
Image Award - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesNomineeCSI: Crime Scene Investigation2007
Image Award - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesWinnerCSI: Crime Scene Investigation2006
Image Award - Outstanding Actor in a Drama SeriesNomineeCSI: Crime Scene Investigation2005
Image Award - Outstanding Actor in a Drama SeriesNomineeCSI: Crime Scene Investigation2004
Image Award - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesWinnerCSI: Crime Scene Investigation2003

Gary Dourdan roles

Movie / Series Role
Alien: ResurrectionChristie
Redemption DayBrad Paxton
Righteous VillainsMickey Monroe
Perfect StrangerCameron
Jumping the BroomChef
ThursdayBallpean
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of SupermanZiggy 1 episode, 1996
Made in HollywoodSelf 1 episode, 2021
A Different WorldShazza Zulu 15 episodes, 1991-1992
GleeD'Shawn 1 episode, 2014
Being Mary JaneSheldon 9 episodes, 2015
CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationWarrick Brown / ... 184 episodes, 2000-2015
PowerCharles Hamilton 1 episode, 2018
Kim PossibleDash DaMont 1 episode, 2005

Gary Dourdan's Quotes

  • I've never liked categories; I've never liked boxes; I've always tried to be unconventional as much as I possibly could.
  • I have to protect myself because people think that because you come into 25 million homes every week, they know you. I walk the line between being gracious and being rude.

Interesting Facts about Gary Dourdan

  1. Has a daughter, Nyla and a son, Lyric.
  2. Discovered by actress/singer/dancer Debbie Allen.
  3. His uncle plays saxophone for Sister Sledge and gave Gary a saxophone when he was around 13.
  4. Is an accomplished musician. Plays the guitar, piano, bass, drum and sax.
  5. Six years before the premiere of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), he and Marg Helgenberger starred together in the pilot of an unsuccessful TV series called "Keys.".
  6. When he was 6, his older brother Darryl Durdin (DOB: November 13, 1951) was murdered in March 1973 while on vacation in Haiti at age 21. He was pushed to his death off a motel balcony on a high cliff. The case is still unsolved.
  7. In July 2005, he performed as part of DMC's Guests at the LIVE 8 concert in Barrie, Ontario Canada
  8. He is the son of Selma (Corley) and Robert Booth Durdin. His parents were both born to African-American families. Gary has said that he also has French, Irish, Scottish, Native American, and Jewish ancestry.
  9. Was a model in the 1980s and 1990s for Boss Models in New York City.
  10. Arrested at 5:21am on April 29, 2008 in Palm Springs, California for possession of heroin, cocaine, ecstasy and prescription drugs. Was given a diversion by the judge on May 28.
  11. In 2008, during negotiation with CBS, his CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) contract was not renewed. In the Season 8 finale, Dourdan's character was shot and left for dead at the episode's end. The Season 9 premiere had Dourdan's character dying in the arms of his colleague Grissom (William Petersen). Many have incorrectly assumed that his 2008 arrest caused CBS to drop him from the show, but his final scenes had been shot and his contract negotiations were concluded before his arrest.
  12. Played Janet Jackson's love interest in the video for her 1993 hit "Again".
  13. Dourdan got his first break when singer/actor/director Debbie Allen cast him as Shazza Zulu on A Different World (1987) based on a tape of him performing in an avant-garde play.
  14. The second youngest of 5 children born to Sandy, a teacher and fashion designer, and Robert Durdin, an entrepreneur and agent for jazz musicians.
  15. Declared bankruptcy in November 2012. In the filing, he reported earning over $14,800 a month, but due to his significant debts, had only $320 a month in disposable income.

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