James Pickens Jr.

James Pickens Jr. Headshot

Actor

Birth Date: October 26, 1954

Age: 69 years old

Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio

Well known and respected for recurring roles on "The X-Files" (Fox, 1993-2002) and "The Practice," James Pickens, Jr. has recently garnered attention for portraying Dr. Richard Webber on the hit ABC series "Grey's Anatomy" (2005- ). A jack-of-all-trades, Pickens has led an accomplished career on both stage and screen.

Credits

Horse Talk

Guest
Show
2022

The Jennifer Hudson Show

Guest
Talk
2022

Celebrity Wheel of FortuneStream

Guest
Game Show
2021

The ConnersStream

Guest Star
Chuck
Series
2018
93%

Admiral BL: Dein Verein

Actor
Dr. Richard Webber
Show
2018

Station 19Stream

Guest Star
Dr. Richard Webber
Series
2018

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Concert With the Cleveland Orchestra

Host
Show
2018

Live with Kelly and Ryan

Guest
Talk
2017

Karamu: 100 Years in the House

Narrator
Show
2017

One Last Prayer

Executive Producer
Movie
2017

Give

Guest
Show
2016

Riley and Abella - Beste Freundinnen

Actor
Dr. Richard Webber
Movie
2016

Celebrity Family FeudStream

Guest
Game Show
2015

The Queen Latifah Show

Guest
Talk
2013

The Arsenio Hall Show

Guest
Show
2013

The Social

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Show
2013

The Real

Guest
Talk
2013

Hollywood Game Night

Guest
Game Show
2013

42Stream

Actor
Mr. Brock
Movie
2013
81%

The Chew

Guest
Talk
2011

Dish Nation

Guest
Talk
2011

The Marilyn Denis Show

Guest
Show
2011

Grey's Anatomy: Cast & Creators Live at the Paley Center

Guest
Show
2010

Access Hollywood Live

Guest
Show
2010

Hollywood Uncensored

Guest
Show
2010

Harvey Putter and the Ridiculous Premise

Screenwriter
Movie
2010

Just WrightStream

Actor
Lloyd Wright
Movie
2010
47%

The Brian McKnight Show

Guest
Show
2009

The Wendy Williams Show

Guest
Talk
2008

Ball Don't Lie

Actor
Roberto
Movie
2008

Private PracticeStream

Guest Star
Dr. Richard Webber
Series
2007

etalk

Guest
Show
2006

The Dork of the Rings

Cinematographer
Movie
2006

The Dork of the Rings

Writer
Movie
2006

Grey's AnatomyStream

Actor
Dr. Richard Webber
Series
2005
84%

Venom

Actor
Sheriff
Movie
2005

Line of Fire

Guest Star
Show
2003

The Lyon's Den

Actor
Series
2003
64%

Home Room

Actor
Principal Robbins
Movie
2003

White Rush

Actor
Denny
Movie
2003

MDs

Guest Star
Show
2002

CSI: MiamiStream

Guest Star
Series
2002

Philly

Guest Star
Show
2001

Crossing JordanStream

Guest Star
Series
2001

Six Feet UnderStream

Guest Star
Roderick Charles
Series
2001
81%

Live With Regis and Kelly

Guest
Show
2001

Curb Your EnthusiasmStream

Guest Star
Doctor
Series
2000
92%

City of Angels

Guest Star
Show
2000

The West WingStream

Guest Star
Mayor
Series
1999
81%

Family Law

Guest Star
Series
1999

A Slight Case of Murder

Actor
Det. Larry Gray
Movie
1999

Liberty Heights

Actor
Sylvia's Father
Movie
1999

BeckerStream

Guest Star
Series
1998

Vengeance Unlimited

Guest Star
Series
1998
19%

The Poet

Actor
Detective Walter Engelhart
Movie
1998

Little Girl Fly Away

Actor
Detective Walter Engelhart
Movie
1998

How Stella Got Her Groove BackStream

Actor
Walter Payne
Movie
1998
50%

Brooklyn South

Guest Star
Show
1997

The View

Guest
Talk
1997

The PracticeStream

Guest Star
Series
1997

Gridlock'dStream

Actor
Supervisor
Movie
1997
88%

RocketMan

Actor
Ben Stevens
Movie
1997

L'Homme fusée

Actor
Movie
1997

Dangerous Minds

Guest Star
Show
1996

Something So Right

Guest Star
Show
1996

Lazarus Man

Guest Star
Show
1996

Bloodhounds

Actor
Agent John DeGraf
Movie
1996

Power 98

Actor
Det. Wilkinson
Movie
1996

The Uninvited

Actor
Movie
1996

Ghosts of MississippiStream

Actor
Medgar Evers
Movie
1996
43%

Búsqueda Sangrienta

Actor
Movie
1996

JAGStream

Guest Star
Series
1995

In the HouseStream

Guest Star
Series
1995

Sharon's Secret

Actor
Ashmore
Movie
1995

Trial by Fire

Actor
Movie
1995

Dead PresidentsStream

Actor
Mr. Curtis
Movie
1995
49%

Touched by an AngelStream

Guest Star
Series
1994

Me and the Boys

Guest Star
Show
1994

Sodbusters

Actor
Isaac
Movie
1994

Lily in Winter

Actor
Chick
Movie
1994

NYPD BlueStream

Guest Star
Lt. Joe Abner
Series
1993
83%

The X-FilesStream

Actor
Series
1993
74%

The X-FilesStream

Guest Star
Alvin Kersh
Series
1993
74%

Walker, Texas RangerStream

Guest Star
Series
1993

RenegadeStream

Guest Star
Lt. Pete Calloway
Series
1992

SeinfeldStream

Guest Star
Det. Hudson
Series
1989
89%

RoseanneStream

Guest Star
Chuck Mitchell
Series
1988
76%

Canada AM

Guest
Show
1972

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