Gaius Charles

 

Date Of Birth

May 2, 1983
 

Biography

Gaius Charles graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a degree in drama, and later studied at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts in Sydney, Australia. During his time as a student he appeared in several college productions, including the play Spunk, credited as Carnegie Mellon's first production with an all-black cast.

In 2006, Charles received his major break, appearing as Smash Williams on the NBC series Friday Night Lights. He stayed with the show as a regular until the end of the second season, and was a recurring in the early part of the third. He later focused his energies on regional theater productions, before appearing in films such as The Messenger, Toe to Toe and Salt.

In 2012, Charles returned to the small screen as he landed roles on Necessary Roughness and Grey's Anatomy.
 

Place of Birth

New York, NY
 

Birth Name

Gaius Charles
 

Gender

Male
 

Fun Facts

- Before auditioning for the role of Smash Williams on Friday Night Lights, Gaius sprained his ankle and ended up in the emergency room.

- He is a devout Christian.
 

Awards

None
 

Filmography

FILM:
- The Messenger (2009)
- Toe to Toe (2009)
- Salt (2010)
- Takers (2010)

TELEVISION:
- Friday Night Lights (regular, 2006-2008; recurring, 2008)
- Necessary Roughness (2012)
- Grey's Anatomy (2012)
 

Nickname

None
 

Height

5'11"
 

Quotes

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