James Pickens Jr. is an American actor. He is known for his role as Alvin Kersh in television series The X-Files and Dr. Richard Webber in series Seattle Grace: Message of Hope and Grey's Anatomy. For his role in Grey's Anatomy, he was nominated in various awards including Gold Derby Awards, Image Awards. He won Satellite Awards in 2006 for his role in Grey's Anatomy.
James Pickens Jr. was born on 26th October 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. His parents are James Pickens Sr.( father) and Margaret Pickens(mother). His siblings are Alexander Pickens, William Pickens, Margaret Pickens, George Pickens, Mary Pickens, Martha Pickens, Samuel Pickens, David Pickens, John Pickens Sr., and Rebecca Pickens.
He belongs to African-American ethnicity and his birth sign is Scorpio.
For his higher education, he went to Bowling Green State University in Ohio and got his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1976.
As of 2019, James Pickens Jr. is a married man and has kids from his marriage. He has shared the wedding vows to a former member of Musique, Gina Taylor on 27th May 1984.
James Pickens and his spouse shared two children: daughter, Carl Tharps and son, Gavyn Pickens.
The relationship between husband and wife has been holding strong for more than three decades. The family of four is living happily without any bad rumors and controversy.
James Pickens Jr. has an estimated net worth of around $3 million as of September 2019.
The long time actor gathered all income from his work in Hollywood films and television series. He earned $125,000 per episode as a salary as an actor in Grey's Anatomy.
He also worked in various movies that earned pretty well at the box office here are some of his movie with budget and box office.
|Movie||Released Date||Budget||Box-Office Collection|
|How Stella Got Her Groove Back||1998||$20 million||$39.2 million|
|Traffic||2000||$46 million||$207.5 million|
|Just Wright||2010||$12 million||$21.5 million|
|42||2013||$40 million||$95 million|
American actor also owns a 2,534 square foot home including 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms which he bought in 2007 for $1.175 million. He also has a house in Van Nuys, California which also worth millions.
James debuted in 1986 from movie F/X and television series Another World. Later, he appeared with a small and major role in Hollywood films. He had his major role as Chuck Mitchell in television series Roseanne.
Pickens also appeared in various television series and television movies including Exclusive, A Child's Cry for Help and many more. He was nominated in Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for his role as Alvin Kersh in The X-Files.
Furthermore, he also worked as Richard Webber in Grey's Anatomy from 2005 to 2019. For his role he won Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. He also won Satellite Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards which he shared with Justin Chambers, Eric Dane, Patrick Dempsey, Katherine Heigl and other member casts of Grey's Anatomy.
James Pickens Jr. wife is Gina Taylor.
James Pickens Jr. receive $125,000 per episode from his appearance in Grey's Anatomy.