He voiced the character of Detective Crispus Allen in 2008's Batman: Gotham Knight, and took on a supporting role as a chef in Jumping the Broom (2011).
As he walks into the cafe of London’s Natural History Museum, William Petersen doesn’t turn a single head.
He married African-American model Williams in 1992; the couple divorced two years later.
He has two children, a son, Lyric, and a daughter, Nyla (the daughter of Jennifer Sutton, whom Dourdan dated from 1995 to 2000).
Though that, he says, means the occasional visit to the set to check all is well, rather than running things.
“If I was going to do that, I’d have stayed on the show.
The same year that he signed with Bruckheimer and company, Dourdan played Malcolm X in the telemovie Muhammad Ali: King of the World.
As mentioned, Dourdan is also a prolific alternative musician (with solo albums to his credit) and a record producer.
Funding research is the core focus of the Foundation and all funds raised support their Center Without Walls program, a selected network of the nation’s top MS research centers.Best known for his role as Warrick Brown, the detective with a marked predilection for risk (and an ongoing gambling addiction), on CBS's blockbuster series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, the easygoing, congenial, and memorably handsome African-American actor Gary Dourdan has built his life and his public image around uniqueness and originality.Six foot two inches tall, green-eyed, sporting bushy yet sculpted dreadlocks, and straddling the worlds of drama and avant-garde music, Dourdan commented to Ebony magazine, "I've always tried to be unconventional as much as I possibly could..thing I'm trying to do with my career and with my craft is to blur the lines between what people think African-Americans should play and what I'm doing.Dourdan landed his "big break" as an actor in the early '90s, seemingly without even trying.While dating fashion model Roshumba Williams around 1991 and vacationing with her in France, Dourdan was spotted by powerhouse Debbie Allen, then the producer and director of A Different World; impressed by his looks and manner, she invited him to audition for the series.