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James Pickens Jr.

James Pickens Jr.

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Born: October 26, 1954 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1981:
Performed with the historic Negro Ensemble Company in a production of "A Soldier's Play," with Denzel Washington and Samuel L. Jackson
1986:
Portrayed Zack Edwards on the daytime soap "Another World" (NBC)
1990:
First big break was a guest spot on "Roseanne," (ABC) which lead to a recurring role
:
Had a co-starring role in the TNT film, "A Slight Case of Murder," which starred Adam Arkin and James Cromwell and was written by William. H. Macy
1996:
Portrayed slain civil rights leader Medgar Evans in the acclaimed Rob Reiner-directed film, "Ghosts of Mississippi"
1998:
Played Angela Bassett's ex-husband, Walter, in "How Stella Got Her Groove Back"
1998:
Had a recurring role on "The Practice," playing Detective Mike McKrew
1998:
Cast as a series regular on FOX's "The X-Files," playing FBI Deputy Director Alvin Kersh
2000:
Appeared in Steven Soderbergh¿s award winning film "Traffic"
2002:
Played Keith¿s (Mathew St. Patrick) domineering father on the HBO series "Six Feet Under"
2003:
Cast as attorney Terrance Christianson on NBC's legal drama "The Lyon's Den" with Rob Lowe
2005:
Cast as Dr. Richard Webber on the ABC medical drama "Grey¿s Anatomy"
2007:
Made a guest appearance on the "Grey's Anatomy" spinoff "Private Practice" as Dr. Richard Webber
2010:
Co-starred opposite Queen Latifah in "Just Wright"

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