Eugene Byrd

 

Date Of Birth

August 28, 1975
 

Biography

Eugene Byrd started acting early in his life, making his on-screen debut in the film My Little Girl at age 11. His early credits include appearances in The Cosby Show, and films such as Dead Man and Sleepers. In 1993 he joined the cast of the British children series Chris Cross. In 1998, he became a regular on the CBS series Promised Land, a spin-off of the popular Touched By An Angel.

Byrd later held recurring roles in the comedy series For Your Love, and in the crime series Crossing Jordan. He also appeared in the films Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blue Orchid, 8 Mile and Confess, which earned him the Breakout Award at the 2006 Method Fest.

After more recurring roles in Heroes and Night Stalker, he joined the cast of the Fox series Bones, taking on the recurring role of Clark Edison, one of Dr. Brennan's assistants.
 

Place of Birth

Philadelphia, PA
 

Birth Name

Eugene Byrd
 

Gender

Male
 

Fun Facts

None
 

Awards

- Young Artist Award, Best Young Actor Starring in a Cable Special, 1992 (for Perfect Harmony)
- Method Fest, Breakout Acting Award, 2006 (for Confess)
 

Filmography

FILM:
- My Little Girl (1986)
- Dead Man (1995)
- Sleepers (1996)
- Twisted (1996)
- Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back By Five (1998)
- A Glance Away (1999)
- Whiteboyz (1999)
- Lift (2001)
- Demon Island (2002)
- 8 Mile (2002)
- One Point O (2004)
- Light and the Sufferer (2004)
- Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)
- Buds for Life (2004)
- Confess (2005)
- Rails & Ties (2007)
- Julia (2008)
- Easier with Practice (2009)
- How To Make Love To A Woman (2010)

TELEVISION:
- The Cosby Show (recurring, 1991-1992)
- Ghostwriter (recurring, 1993)
- Chris Cross (regular, 1993-1994)
- Promised Land (regular, 1998-1999)
- For Your Love (recurring, 2002)
- Crossing Jordan (recurring, 2004-2005)
- Night Stalker (recurring, 2005-2006)
- Heroes (recurring, 2006-2007)
- Bones (recurring, 2007-present)
 

Nickname

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Height

5'5"
 

Quotes

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