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James Pickens Jr.

James Pickens Jr. stars as "Richard Webber" on 'Grey's Anatomy'.
Infobox
Name
James
Birthday
October 26, 1954
Age
66
Size
6′ 0″
Surname
Pickens Jr.
Partner
Gina Taylor
Children
Gavyn Picken, Carl Tharps
Zodiac sign
Scorpio

Cleveland, Ohio native has been an active actor both on stage and on screen for over 40 years. He starred alongside Denzel Washington and Samuel L. Jackson in the 1981 production of A Soldier'sPlay while he was a part of the Negro Ensemble Company.

He moved from New York to Los Angeles and landed recurring roles on hit shows like Another World, X-Files, The West Wing, Roseanne, Beverly Hills, 90210, JAG, and Six Feet Under

James Picken Jr. On Grey's Anatomy

Then in 2005, he was cast in Grey's Anatomy as "Dr. Richard Webber." James has had an impressive and extensive career with over 80 roles under his belt.

His two children have followed in his footsteps and are also pursuing performance careers. Carl is a popular Hip-Hop artist and his daughter Gavyn played "Lila" in season 14 of Grey's Anatomy

James Picken's Jr. Fun Fats

  • He has a racehorse named "Smokey".
  • James played a doctor a few other times as well, on Curb Your Enthusiasm and Strong Medicine.
  • He has a fun rodeo hobby: Roping! He is even a member of the United States Team Roping Championship!

Questions and answers about James Pickens Jr.

Cleveland, Ohio native has been an active actor both on stage and on screen for over 40 years. He starred alongside Denzel Washington and Samuel L. Jackson in the 1981 production of A Soldier'sPlay while he was a part of the Negro Ensemble Company.
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James Pickens Jr. was born on 26 October 1954
James Pickens Jr. is 66 years old
James Pickens Jr. is in a relationship with Gina Taylor
Yes, James Pickens Jr. has 2 children: Gavyn Picken, Carl Tharps
James Pickens Jr. is 6′ 0″ tall
James Pickens Jr. is Scorpio