|Gaius Charles Real Name / Gaius Charles Full Name||Gaius Charles|
|Gaius Charles Net Worth||$0.5 million USD|
|Gaius Charles Birthday (Year-Month-Day)||1983-5-2|
|Gaius Charles Nationality||American|
|Gaius Charles Occupation||Actor|
|Gaius Charles Height||1.8 m or 5 ft 11 inches|
|Gaius Charles Weight||81 kg or 179 pounds|
|Gaius Charles Marital Status||Single|
|Gaius Charles Ethnicity||African-American|
|Gaius Charles Education||Teaneck High School, School of Drama, Carnegie Mellon University's College|
|Gaius Charles Kids||None|
|Gaius Charles Kids Names|
|Born||May 2, 1983|
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
|Education||Carnegie Mellon University (BFA)|
Drew University (MA)
Gaius Charles (born May 2, 1983) is an actor known for his portrayal of Brian "Smash" Williams in the television drama, Friday Night Lights. He also played Dr. Shane Ross on the ABC medical drama series Grey's Anatomy and a recurring role on the NBC historical-drama series Aquarius, as Black Panther leader Bunchy Carter.
Charles graduated from Teaneck High School in 2001. He attended Carnegie Mellon University's College of Fine Arts, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drama. He also studied at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney, Australia.. He earned a Master of Arts degree in Religious Studies from Drew University.
He has appeared in multiple television series, including Friday Night Lights, Grey's Anatomy, and Aquarius, in which he portrayed Civil Rights Activist and Black Panther Bunchy Carter, and Necessary Roughness.
In addition to film and television, Charles starred in the Labyrinth Theater Company’s production of Othello, co-produced with the Public Theater, alongside Philip Seymour Hoffman and John Ortiz. He received positive reviews for originating the roles of “EZ” in Beau Willimon’s play Lower Ninth and “Malcolm” in Broke-ology, directed by Tony Award winner Thomas Kail.
|Film and Television|
|2006||The Book of Daniel||Carver||Episode "Betrayal"|
|2006-2008||Friday Night Lights||Brian "Smash" Williams||41 episodes|
|2007||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Jadon Odami||Episode "Fight"|
|2009||The Messenger||Recruiter Brown|
|Toe to Toe||Kevin|
|2011||Pan Am||Joe||Episode "Truth or Dare"|
|2012||NCIS||Baltimore Detective Jason King||Episode "Rekindled"|
|Necessary Roughness||Damon Razor / Bryce Abbot||Episode "Wide Deceiver"|
|2012–2014||Grey's Anatomy||Dr. Shane Ross||Recurring (Season 9)|
Main Cast (Season 10): 46 episodes
|2015||Aquarius||Bunchy Carter||Series regular|
|2015||Batman: Bad Blood||Luke Fox/Batwing||Voice role|
|2015||Drunk History||Muhammad Ali||Episode "Cleveland"|
|2015||The Stanford Prison Experiment||Paul Vogel|
|2016||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D||Ruben Mackenzie||Episode "Watchdogs"|
|2019||God Friended Me||Rev Andrew Carver||Recurring role|
- Rohan, Virginia (November 26, 2007). "Teaneck actor got in the zone to land Friday Night Lights role". The Record.
- "GAIUS CHARLES as Smash Williams". NBC. Retrieved 2008-10-24.
- Goldberg, Lesley (July 16, 2012). "'Grey's Anatomy' Admits 'Friday Night Lights' Alum". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 17, 2012.
Gaius Charles is an American actor most notable for his role in the NBC show Friday Night Lights. Charles has also appeared in other hit series such as Grey’s Anatomy. Although not a household name in the acting business, Charles has managed to capture the hearts of audiences who follow his show.
The New York native Gaius is someone, who prefers a low-key lifestyle and has managed to keep much of his personal information to himself. It seems he fancies a secluded lifestyle away from all the cameras and spotlights.
Over the years, Gaius Charles has starred in several movies and tv shows. After his first notable role in Friday Night Light, he starred in shows such as Grey’s Anatomy, Pan Am, Necessary Roughness, Drunk History, Blindspot and more.
However, Charles took a break from acting career and started a theology class in New York. He joined Drew Theological School briefly.
As of now, he has returned to the big screen bringing his knowledge from his theology times into his acting business to further ensure success. So when it comes to his net worth, Gaius has amassed a decent number to his name. As of 2019, Gaius has a net worth of $500 thousand.
Dating Someone Or Gay?
Gaius Charles, in simple, is a mysterious person. On the screen, he did have a girlfriend in the form of co-star Aasha Davis. Also, in the show, Grey’s Anatomy, Gaius,’ he was romantically involved in a relationship with Cristina Yang, portrayed by Sandra Oh.
Away from the reel life, he has not disclosed the details about his girlfriend. There have never been any rumors that link Charles to any women, nor has he ever been seen with a significant other. On the recent Valentine’s Day 2019, he dedicated a wish to their fans; however, he didn’t showcase the photo of significant other.
As of now, it would be safe to assume that Gaius Charles is single and not dating anyone.
With the secluded details about his love life, audiences started speculating that he could be gay. But Charles does not seem to be bothered much about such rumors as he has never felt the need to address such baseless gossips.
Parents & Height
Gaius Charles, age 36, was born on the 2nd of May 1983 in New York, USA. Not many details are available about his parents and his early days. But it seems like he is close to his mother. NJ Magazine affirmed that his family wasn’t devout; however, his mother was the one who taught him about Christianity. When he was 10 or 11 years old, he began attending churches in Tenafly.
Gaius often can be seen referencing his mother on his Twitter posts.
Gaius graduated from Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Fine Arts with a BFA in drama in 2005. He has also studied in Australia at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts. Furthermore, Gaius took a break from acting and joined Drew Theological School to attain a master’s degree in divinity.
As for his body measurements, Gaius stands at the height of 5’ 11,”, but weight remains uncertain. A look into his picture shows him to be of average weight