|James Pickens Jr. Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||October 26, 1954|
James Pickens Jr. is an American actor who is best remembered for his portrayal of Dr. Richard Webber in one of the longest-running medical drama series, Grey’s Anatomy (2005-Present). He has more than 2 million followers on Instagram.
James Pickens Jr.
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
He attended Bowling Green State University in Ohio and graduated in 1976 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
- Father – James Pickens
- Siblings – He has a younger brother.
James is represented by –
- Wright Entertainment Inc. (California)
- Stone Manners Salners Agency
6 ft or 183 cm
72 kg or 159 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
James Pickens Jr. has dated –
- Gina Taylor (1984-Present) – The Grey’s Anatomy star is happily married to former singer Gina Taylor since May 27, 1984. The couple has a daughter named Gavyn Pickens and James is also the stepfather to son Carl Tharps.
Race / Ethnicity
However, his hair has turned ‘Gray’ with his advancing age.
Often seen with a French beard
James Pickens Jr. Favorite Things
- Grey’s Anatomy Character – Miranda Bailey (played by Chandra Wilson)
- Couple On Grey’s Anatomy – Meredith Grey and Derek Shepherd
- Comfort Foods – Chili, Mashed Potatoes, Meatloaf
Source – Facebook.com, YouTube
James Pickens Jr. Facts
- He aspired to be a cartoonist before taking up acting professionally.
- His hobbies include horseback riding and calf roping.
- James is a member of the United States Team Roping Championship and is a regular competitor at roping events.
- He owns a horse named Smokey of the American Quarter breed.
- His James Pickens Jr. Foundation, which he launched with his wife, helps facilitate better opportunities for members from underserved communities.
- He has been featured in numerous television shows like Roseanne, The X-Files, Private Practice, Curb Your Enthusiasm, etc.
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