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Damon Gupton

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Damon Gupton is an American actor best known for his starring role as Detective Evrard Velerio in the short-lived police procedural television series Prime Suspect, from 2011-2012.

A native of Detroit, Michigan, Gupton graduated from the drama division of the Juilliard School in New York. He has had roles in television, film and on stage.

His television credits include Law and Order, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Conviction, The Unusuals, Third Watch and Drift, as well as starring as a principal cast member in Deadline.

On film, he appeared in the 2002 drama Unfaithful, directed by Adrian Lyne, The Loretta Claiborne Story, Helen at Risk and Sidney Lumet's Before the Devil Knows You're Dead. Other film appearances include roles in Joel Schumacher's Twelve and M. Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender.

His stage credits include the world premiere of Tracey Scott Wilson's The Story at New York's Public Theater, alongside Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad.

Additional credits include Superior, Donuts, Inked Baby and Bruce Norris' Pulitzer Prize-winning production Clybourne Park, for which he received an AUDELCO nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

Prior to launching his acting career, Gupton focused his creative energy on music, an area in which he experienced much success. He held the post of assistant conductor of the Kansas City Symphony from 2006-2008 and served as American Conducting Fellow of the Houston Symphony for the 2004-2005 season.

In honour of his musical talents, he received the Emerging Artist Award from the University of Michigan School of Music and Alumni Society and was named a Presidential Professor by the University of Michigan in January 2009.

Gupton received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Michigan.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Dr. Gregg Edwards

Dr. Gregg Edwards

Stephen Walker

Stephen Walker

Sammy Morris

Det. Gearhardt

Detective Evrard Velerio

James Quelling

Sutton Hall

Wiley Probst

Carter

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