|Damon Gupton Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||January 4, 1973|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Damon Gupton is an American actor, orchestral conductor, and producer who is known for playing Charles Foster in the NBC drama series Deadline, Evrard Velerio in the NBC police procedural drama series Prime Suspect, Adam Page in the legal drama series The Divide, Detective Cal Brown in the action thriller crime drama series The Player, Detective Calvin Walker in the musical drama series Empire, Inspector Henderson in the superhero drama series Black Lightning, Leonard Letts in the legal drama series Goliath, SSA Stephen Walker in the CBS police procedural crime drama series Criminal Minds, Coydog in the drama miniseries The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, David Drummond in the anthology drama series Super Pumped, Dr. Gregg Edwards in the psychological horror drama series Bates Motel, and Marcus Barzmann in the comedy-drama series Rake. Damon has also been cast in films like Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead, Unfaithful, The Last Airbender, This Is 40, La La Land, Always Watching: A Marble Hornets Story, Strange Brew, and Whiplash.
Damon Jamal Gupton
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Damon Gupton graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in Music Education. He directed a musical ensemble during his time at the university as well as received the Emerging Artist Award from the university’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance Alumni Society.
Damon also attended Juilliard School in New York and graduated in drama. He joined Aspen Music Festival and School and studied conducting with David Zinman and Murry Sidlin. Afterward, he attended the National Conducting Institute in Washington, D.C.
Actor, Orchestral Conductor, Producer
Damon Gupton has been repped by Harden Curtis Kirsten Riley Agency, Talent Agency, New York City, New York, United States.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Sports a goatee
Damon Gupton Facts
- In October 1999, he made his first TV show appearance as Sammy Morris in an episode titled Merger of the police procedural and legal drama series Law & Order.
- Damon Gupton made his theatrical film debut as Other Businessman in the 2002 erotic thriller film Unfaithful.
- In 2015, he brought to life the character of Leonard Herring in the found footage supernatural horror film Always Watching: A Marble Hornets Story.
- He was cast as Harry in the 2016 romantic musical comedy-drama film La La Land, starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.
- Alongside Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, Marvin “Krondon” Jones III, James Remar, Jordan Calloway, and Chantal Thuy, Damon Gupton co-starred as Bill Henderson in the superhero drama television series Black Lightning from 2018 to 2020.
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