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Chris Butler

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Chris Butler is an American actor best known for his television roles as Matan Brody on The Good Wife and as FBI Agent Darius Carter on King & Maxwell.

He's also had major or recurring roles in Werner Herzog's Rescue Dawn (starring Christian Bale), True Blood, NCIS: LA, Torchwood, Criminal Minds, Castle, Two Guys and a Girl, iCarly (co-starring First Lady Michelle Obama) and Rizzoli & Isles (as Detective Darren Crowe).

In the theatre, Chris has performed the works of the some of the greatest playwrights of the past and present, from William Shakespeare to August Wilson to David Mamet and beyond.

On Broadway, Chris played Audra McDonald's brother, Noah, in the Tony nominated revival of 110 In The Shade and he was able to call Phylicia Rashaad, Diahann Carroll, Clifton Davis and Leslie Uggams "family" in Blue at The Pasadena Playhouse.

Chris has received two LA Ovation, LA Drama Critics' and NAACP Theater Awards for his work in Yellowman at the Fountain Theater and Stick Fly at the Matrix Theater.

Raised in Charlotte, NC, Chris is a graduate of West Mecklenburg High School. It was there, with the help of Planned Parenthood's FOCUS Teen Theater Troupe, that he discovered his passion for acting.

With the tremendous love and support of his family, Chris went on to study theatre in college, receiving a BA in Dramatic Arts from UNC-Chapel Hill and an MFA in Acting from UC-San Diego.

Chris now spends much of his time on the softball fields and golf courses of Southern California, where he currently resides with his wife Tatiana and dogs.


Television Roles

Show

Character

CTU Interrogation Specialist

Thomas Casey

Officer Kent Stone

Bob Foster

Male Law Clerk

Detective Harry Davies

Roderick Poole

Deputy Harris

Professor Hollis Walker Jr.

Cop

Ralph Emerson

Detective

FBI Agent Darius Carter

Sergeant Mullen

D.D.A. Meeks

D.D.A. Meeks

Chip

Navy Lieutenant Commander Dean Westerman

Cliff Howard

Chris

Detective Darren Crowe

Scientist #1

Cassius

Wilson

Eddie

Jesse

TV Producer

Matan Brody

Matan Brody

Matan Brody

Matan Brody

Matan Brody

Matan Brody

Matan Brody

Cop

The Cousin

Emory Broome

Emory Broome

Lacey's Attorney

Fireman

Fireman

Dr. Pouls

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