Mehcad Brooks

TV Actor

Mehcad Brooks was born in Austin, Texas, United States on October 25th, 1980 and is the TV Actor. At the age of 43, Mehcad Brooks biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, movies, TV shows, and networth are available.

Other Names / Nick Names
Mehcad Jason McKinley Brooks, Cad
Date of Birth
October 25, 1980
United States
Place of Birth
Austin, Texas, United States
43 years old
Zodiac Sign
Actor, Film Actor, Model, Television Actor
Mehcad Brooks Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 43 years old, Mehcad Brooks has this physical status:

Hair Color
Eye Color
Dark Brown
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Mehcad Brooks Religion, Education, and Hobbies
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L.C. Anderson High School, University of Southern California, School of Cinema-Television
Mehcad Brooks Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
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Dating / Affair
Rebecca Mader (2009), Maria Rogers (2010), Serinda Swan (2010-2011), Selita Ebanks (2010-2011), Elisabetta Canalis (2011), Frida Kardeskog
Billy Brooks, Alberta Phillips
Billy Brooks IV (Older Brother) (A regular on the now defunct
Other Family
William McKinley Brooks (Paternal Grandfather), Bertha Mae Clark (Paternal Grandmother), McKinley Clark (Paternal Great Grandfather), Victoria Young (Paternal Great Grandmother), Gary Bledsoe (Stepfather) (Lawyer), Jason Ansara Brooks (Uncle) (Choreographer, Dancer)
Mehcad Brooks Career

Brooks' early work includes being a Calvin Klein underwear model.

From 2005 to 2006, Brooks played the role of Matthew Applewhite on the ABC TV drama Desperate Housewives. He appeared in Glory Road, portraying Harry Flournoy, an athlete at Texas Western University when the five starting black players beat Kentucky for the national championship. He acted in the 2007 film In the Valley of Elah. He starred opposite Tia Mowry as her boyfriend, Jerome, on the TV series The Game in 2008. In 2009 he appeared on FOX's TV series Dollhouse. Brooks played Benedict "Eggs" Talley in the second season of HBO's True Blood. Beginning January 2010, he appeared as attorney Malcolm Bennet in the now-canceled ABC series The Deep End. He plays the "new boyfriend" in a recent State Farm Insurance television commercial alongside former The Game co-star Gabrielle Dennis.

Brooks appeared in the ABC documentary-style dramedy television series My Generation, which premiered in Fall 2010. The show was canceled after only two episodes. He was among the cast on the USA Network series Necessary Roughness which debuted on June 29, 2011. The show featured Brooks as Terrence "TK" King, a football player for the New York Hawks whose anger issues cause his team to require him to see therapist. In 2013, Necessary Roughness was cancelled. Brooks guest starred in the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episode as Prince Miller, a basketball superstar who was molested as a child by his coach, and a guest role on J. J. Abrams' show Alcatraz as a bomb disposal expert. In 2013, Brooks was featured in a public service announcement for the Center for Reproductive Rights.

From the series premiere until his departure in the fourth episode of the fifth season, Brooks played James Olsen on the CBS/The CW drama Supergirl as a series regular.

On October 20, 2017, he released his debut single, "Tears Away".

In 2019, he was announced to portray Jax Briggs for the Mortal Kombat reboot released on April 23, 2021.

In June 2022, it was announced that Brooks would be joining the cast of the long-running crime series Law & Order as a detective in Season 22.


Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni reunite again at the Law & Order Premiere Event, September 20, 2022
Just days before an unprecedented three-hour premiere event, the stars of all three Law & Order shows converged in New York City, including Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni. Hargitay, 58, and Meloni, 61, reunited on the red carpet at the premiere event, held at Capitale in New York City. The unprecedented three-hour TV event - featuring the returning flagship series Law & Order, the long-running Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Law & Order: Organized Crime - will debut Thursday, September 22 from 8 PM to 11 PM on NBC.

Kelli Giddish is departing from Law & Order: SVU after 12 season run playing Det. Amanda Rollins, August 25, 2022
Kelli Giddish announced that she is leaving the series Law & Order: SVU in an Instagram post on Wednesday, ahead of the NBC crime drama's 24th season this fall. The 42-year-old actress, who began playing the role of Det. Amanda Rollins on the show's 13th season in 2011, said she 'wanted to address the chatter [she's] seen online and let everyone know that this will, indeed, be [her] last season on Law & Order: SVU.' The Cumming, Georgia native said that she's 'been so fortunate to be a part of the Law & Order family for the last 12 years,' and that 'playing Rollins has been one of the greatest joys and privileges of [her] life.'