Brian J. White
White began acting in a number of television series such as Moesha, The Parkers, Spyder Games, Second Time Around, and The Shield. He then moved into film roles, appearing in The Family Stone, Brick, Stomp the Yard, The Game Plan, and In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale. He had a recurring role as Lieutenant Carl Davis on Moonlight. In 2009, White appeared in the films Fighting and 12 Rounds. He starred in I Can Do Bad All By Myself, and followed this with a regular role in the series Men of a Certain Age.
In 2011, White starred in The Heart Specialist and Politics of Love. He then began touring with the David E. Talbert stage play What My Husband Doesn't Know. The tour ran from May 8 to December 18. White became the co-host of the UNCF national "Empower Me" tour and starred in the music video for Monica's song "Until it's Gone". In 2012, he appeared in Good Deeds and The Cabin in the Woods. In 2015, he appeared in the television series Scandal as the love interest of Olivia Pope. He currently has a recurring role as Captain Dallas Patterson in season 4 of NBC's Chicago Fire.