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Gaius Charles Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Gaius Charles Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 80 kg
Date of Birth May 2, 1983
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Eye Color Dark Brown

Gaius Charles is an American actor, director, writer, and voiceover artist who gained popularity with his performance as Brian “Smash” Williams in the sports drama television series, Friday Night Lights, from 2006 to 2008. Some of his other on-screen roles include playing Dr. Shane Ross in Grey’s Anatomy, Bunchy Carter in Aquarius, Rev Andrew Carver in God Friended Me, John in Taken, Paul Vogel in The Stanford Prison Experiment, Jadon Odami in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Carver in The Book of Daniel, Muhammad Ali in Drunk History, and Baltimore Detective Jason King in NCIS.

Born Name

Gaius Charles

Nick Name

Gaius

Gaius Charles as seen while posing for the camera in Los Angeles, California in December 2020
Gaius Charles as seen while posing for the camera in Los Angeles, California in December 2020 (Gaius Charles / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Gaius Charles studied at Teaneck High School, a four-year comprehensive public high school in Teaneck in Bergen County, from where he graduated in 2001. He then got enrolled at the Carnegie Mellon University‘s College of Fine Arts and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drama.

Afterward, he attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney, Australia as well as earned a Master of Arts degree in Religious Studies from Drew University.

Occupation

Actor, Director, Writer, Voiceover Artist

Manager

Gaius Charles has been represented by Principal Entertainment, Artist Management Company, West Hollywood, California, United States.

Build

Athletic

From Left to Right - Jeffrey Reiner, Jason Katims, Adrianne Palicki, and Gaius Charles at the 66th Annual Peabody Awards Luncheon at Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York, United States in 2007
From Left to Right – Jeffrey Reiner, Jason Katims, Adrianne Palicki, and Gaius Charles at the 66th Annual Peabody Awards Luncheon at Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York, United States in 2007 (Peabody Awards / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

80 kg or 176.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Pierced ears
  • A beauty spot above his left eyebrow

Gaius Charles pictured at the premiere of 'Redbelt' at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival in New York City
Gaius Charles pictured at the premiere of ‘Redbelt’ at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival in New York City (David Shankbone / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Gaius Charles Facts

  1. He spent his childhood years growing up in New York City and Teaneck, New Jersey.
  2. He made his first theatrical film appearance by playing the role of Recruiter Brown in the 2009 war drama film, The Messenger, whose lead cast included Ben FosterWoody HarrelsonSamantha MortonSteve Buscemi, and Jena Malone.
  3. From 2012 to 2014, Gaius Charles appeared as Dr. Shane Ross on the ABC medical drama series Grey’s Anatomy.
  4. He portrayed the character of activist Bunchy Carter in Aquarius, a period crime drama television series, in 2015.
  5. As a voice actor, Charles made his film debut by providing vocals to the character of Luke Fox/Batwing in the animated superhero film, Batman: Bad Blood, in 2016.
  6. In 2019, he was cast in the recurring role of Rev. Andrew Carver, one of Arthur’s associates at Harlem Episcopal, in the comedy-drama television series, God Friended Me.

Featured Image by Gaius Charles / Instagram

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