|Gary Dourdan Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||December 11, 1966|
|Distinctive Feature||Short Afro hairstyle|
Gary Dourdan is an American actor and musician who is best known for his appearance as Warrick Brown on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000-2008) and as Shazza Zulu on A Different World (1991-1992). Besides that, he has appeared in more than 2 dozen films including Alien: Resurrection (1997) and Perfect Stranger (2007). He also has a huge fan base with more than 250k followers on Instagram and more than 150k followers on Facebook.
Gary Robert Durdin
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
- Father – Robert Durdin (Teacher, Fashion Designer)
- Mother – Sandy Durdin (Entrepreneur, Jazz Musician)
- Siblings – Darryl Durdin (Older Brother), He has 1 younger sibling and 3 older siblings.
Gary is represented by the Prestige Talent Agency and Association of Talent Agents.
He has released his music with Tetoyoshi Music Italia and Def Jam Recordings France.
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
98 kg or 216 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Gary Dourdan has dated –
- Nicole Vail Cannizzaro
- Roshumba Williams (1992-1995)
- Cynthia Hadden (2001) – They have a son named, Lyric Dourdan.
- Jennifer Sutton (1995-2000) – They have a daughter named, Nyla.
- Jorja Fox (2001-2002)
- Lisa Snowdon (2002-2003)
- Shakara Ledard (2004-2005)
- Anne Greene (2007)
- Maria Del Alamo (2008)
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (White & Black)
Gary is of African-American, Native American, Franco-Haitian (Haiti), Jewish, Irish, and Scottish descent.
- Afro hairstyle
- Alluring eyes
- Strong jawline
- Sports a rugged beard look
Gary appeared in a commercial for TV Guide in 2003.
Gary Dourdan Favorite Things
- CSI Episode – It was one from season 2 of the show
Source – YouTube
Gary is a victim of drug abuse. In 2008, he was arrested on the account of being in possession of hard drugs that included cocaine and ecstasy.
In 2011, he was arrested once again for the possession of oxycontin but the charges were dropped. However, he was chared for drug paraphernalia.
Gary Dourdan Facts
- In 2008, he lent his voice to the character of Crispus Allen in animated series of Batman: Gotham Knight.
- On July 11, 2016, he released a music video titled I Shot the Sheriff.
- Gary released his debut album titled Mother Tongue in 2017. It featured a total of 10 tracks in all.
- He is very passionate about collecting classic cars. His collection was featured on Street Customs season 1, episode 3.
- Gary was involved in a car accident in July 2011.
- In the past, there had been rumors that he was fired from the cast of CSI as a result of drug abuse. However, the speculations turned out to be false as his contract on the show and filming of the episodes had already expired prior to his arrest.
- In November 2011, Gary was charged with felony battery for having broken his girlfriend’s nose. He was also placed on probation for 5 years. Thereafter, he had to attend 52 weeks of domestic violence counseling and also attended drug counseling sessions.
- In August 2012, Gary filed for bankruptcy. He claimed that he owed an astonishing estimate of $1.7 million.
- Dourdan was discovered by actress Debbie Allen in the early ’90s.
- He is very good at playing the flute, piano, bass, drum, sax, and guitar.
- In the past, he played for a band called “Rent Money.”
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