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Born: October 25, 1980 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Austin, Texas, USA Profession: actor

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Actor Mehcad Brooks possessed a winning personality and a confident swagger that commanded attention even before he stepped foot in front of the camera. First lauded as a star athlete-turned-model, Brooks began making his mark in Hollywood with appearances on dramas like "Boston Public" (Fox, 2000-04) and "Cold Case" (CBS, 2003-2010), before landing a career-making role on ABC's hit series, "Desperate Housewives" (2004- ), as a presumed good guy who with a murderous past. In 2008, Brooks joined the ensemble cast of director Alan Ball's vampire series, "True Blood" (HBO, 2008- ), playing a tormented drifter who was forced into doing some horrific acts before his character met a gruesome fate. Brooks then took on a leading role on the series, "My Generation" (ABC, 2010- ), a highly anticipated drama-with-a-twist that showcased the actor's prodigious natural talents and emerging status as a serious performer.

Actor Mehcad Brooks possessed a winning personality and a confident swagger that commanded attention even before he stepped foot in front of the camera. First lauded as a star athlete-turned-model, Brooks began making his mark in Hollywood with appearances on dramas like "Boston Public" (Fox, 2000-04) and "Cold Case" (CBS, 2003-2010), before landing a career-making role on ABC's hit series, "Desperate Housewives" (2004- ), as a presumed good guy who with a murderous past. In 2008, Brooks joined the ensemble cast of director Alan Ball's vampire series, "True Blood" (HBO, 2008- ), playing a tormented drifter who was forced into doing some horrific acts before his character met a gruesome fate. Brooks then took on a leading role on the series, "My Generation" (ABC, 2010- ), a highly anticipated drama-with-a-twist that showcased the actor's prodigious natural talents and emerging status as a serious performer.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 About Last Night (2014)
2.
 Just Wright (2010)
3.
4.
 GLORY ROAD (2006)
5.
 Tiger Cruise (2004) Kenny
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Grew up in Austin, TX where he was an All-State basketball player
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Began modeling at 15
2003:
Landed recurring role as Russell Clark on Fox's "Boston Public"
2005:
Joined the cast of the popular ABC drama "Desperate Housewives" as Matthew, the "good" son of Betty Applewhite (Alfre Woodard)
2006:
Starred opposite Josh Lucas in "Glory Road," the story of the first all-black starting lineup for a college basketball team to win the NCAA national championship
2007:
Co-starred in Paul Haggis' "In the Valley of Elah"
2008:
Appeared in the supernatural drama series "True Blood" as serial murderer "Eggs" Benedict Talley
2010:
Co-starred opposite Queen Latifah in "Just Wright"
2011:
Cast as wide receiver Terrence 'TK' King on "Necessary Roughness" (USA Network)
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Education

L.C. Anderson High School: Austin , Texas -
University of Southern California: Los Angeles , California -

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