Who is D.B Woodside?
Woodside is a famous American actor known for the legal drama Suits and the urban fantasy Lucifer.
Jamaica, Queens, New York City, USA
His early life and career beginnings
He was born David Bryan Woodside and grew up in New York City. He graduated from the State University of New York at Albany with a B.A. and later got an MFA from the Yale School of Drama. After his studies, he began acting in minor films and television roles until the major roles came his way.
Woodside’s professional career life
The veteran actor has done many acting jobs, beginning in the 1990s. He landed an Aaron Mosley main role in 1996 in the American legal drama Murder One, which first aired on the ABC Network in 1995. It was an excellent start for Woodside, who then appeared in other television projects of the time, including portraying Aaron Wilton in The Practice, Aaron Mosley in Murder One: Diary of a Serials Killer, and Mark in Prey, and Melvin Franklin in The Temptations. Although Woodside was busy with television programs, he also did films, appearing in Scar City, After All, and played Colin O’ Day in the 2000 action film Romeo Must Die, opposite Jet Li and Aaliyah of blessed memory.
In 2001, Woodside played a recurring role in the police procedural drama The Division. Subsequently, he appeared in the dramas, Once and Again, CSI: Miami, Girls Club, and was cast recurrently as Robin Wood in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. As a talented actor, Woodside was a part of the smash-hit action drama tv series 24, thanks to his input as Wayne Palmer, the Chief of Staff. A role he would later reprise in the fifth season and return for the sixth season as the U.S. president. His other massive television projects include CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, JAG, Viva Laughlin, Grey’s Anatomy, Numbers, Lie to Me, Private Practice, Castle, Monks, etc.
Having been a part of many blockbusters, Woodside has established himself as a brilliant actor who knows his onions. He has appeared in films like Flashpoint, The Law and Mr. Lee, Easy, Something More, Mississippi Damned, The Inheritance, That Awkward Moment, The Man in 3B, and a few more. There’s no stopping the talented and diverse actor who has proved his mettle, performing excellently in movies. He was found worthy of playing recurring roles in Hellcats, Parenthood, Emily Owens, M.D., and was a main cast in the comedy-drama Single Ladies from 2010 to 2014.
From 2014, Woodside aced his roles in several blockbusters, playing Amenadiel in the urban fantasy Lucifer, Jeff Malone in Pearson and Jeff Malone in the legal drama television series Suits,.
Other cast members seen in Suits include Gabriel Macht, Sarah Rafferty, Patrick J. Adams, Rick Hoffman, Gina Torres, Meghan Markle, Amanda Schull, Wendell Pierce, Dulé Hill, Katherine Heigl, and David Costabile.
He has since gained mainstream recognition and has appeared in Dealbreakers and voiced Phantom Stranger in the superhero animated series Young Justice in 2021.
His personal life
Woodside has a daughter, Dakota, with ex-girlfriend Golden Brooks. He shares little about his private life and posts his daughter frequently on his Instagram page of 1.8million followers.
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