Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthJanuary 11, 1973
SpouseMaya Gilbert (m. 2013), Ivy Holmes (m. 2003–2006)
FactDaughter Berkeley Seon (b. December 2013).

Rockmond Dunbar is an American actor, known for his roles in the television series Soul Food, Prison Break and The Mentalist. He was born on January 11, 1973 in Berkeley, California, to a African-American father and a Korean mother. His parents divorced when he was young, and he was raised by his mother in Oakland, California. Dunbar attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied English and theatre. He began his acting career in the early 1990s, appearing in various television shows and movies. He rose to prominence in the 2000s with his roles in the television series Soul Food and Prison Break. In recent years, Dunbar has starred in the television series The Mentalist and Rosewood. He has also appeared in the movies Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds and The Best Man Holiday. Dunbar is married to Maya Gilbert, with whom he has two children.

General Info

Full NameRockmond Dunbar
Date Of BirthJanuary 11, 1973
Height1.8 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Television producer, Film producer, Film director, Actor
EducationMorehouse College, University of New Mexico


SpouseMaya Gilbert (m. 2013), Ivy Holmes (m. 2003–2006)
ChildrenBerkeley Seon Dunbar


NominationsNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
MoviesThe Family That Preys, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Pastor Brown, Alien Raiders, Raising Izzie, Dirty Laundry, Punks, All About You, Love Chronicles: Secrets Revealed, Taste of Romance, Jada, Highland Park, Hollywood Division, The Great Commission, The Truth
TV ShowsSons of Anarchy, Terriers, Prison Break, Head Cases, Soul Food, Earth 2, Heartland

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1Daughter Berkeley Seon (b. December 2013).
2Graduated from Oakland Technical Hgh School, Oakalnd, CA.
3December 30, 2012 Rockmond Dunbar became engaged to his girlfriend of less than one year, actress and writer, Maya Gilbert. The couple's engagement took place in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
4Attended Vallejo High School.
5Named one of "Television's 50 Sexiest Stars of All Time" by TV Guide.




Prison Break: Sequel2017TV Series post-productionBenjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin
Choke Hold2016/IIpost-productionChief
The Path2016TV SeriesAbe Gaines
Fate2016/IVShortEnzo Friend
Love Is a Four-Letter Word2015TV MovieNick
The Mentalist2013-2015TV SeriesDennis Abbott
The Game2009-2015TV SeriesPookie
Envy or Greed2014ShortAnderson Connell
More to Love2014Terrence
Sons of Anarchy2011-2013TV SeriesLieutenant Eli Roosevelt Lieutenant Eli Roosevelt.
Highland Park2013Shaun
For Richer or Poorer2012-2013TV SeriesAubrey
Doubt2013TV MovieSteve Adams
Raising Izzie2012TV MovieGreg Freeman
Echo at 11 Oak Drive2012Abner
A Taste of Romance2012TV MovieDanny Marsh
The Truth2011/IIShort
The Closer2011TV SeriesAntwone Decker
The Chicago Code2011TV SeriesRobert Turner
Terriers2010TV SeriesDetective Mark Gustafson
The Defenders2010TV SeriesBounce
Private Practice2010TV SeriesJacob Deever
Love Chronicles: Secrets Revealed2010VideoDarren (as Rockmund Dunbar)
Prison Break: The Conspiracy2010Video GameBenjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin (voice)
Pastor Brown2009Amir
Prison Break2005-2009TV SeriesBenjamin Miles 'C-Note' Franklin
Alien Raiders2008Kane
The Family That Preys2008Chris
CSI: Miami2007TV SeriesJames Reilly
Grey's Anatomy2007TV SeriesSean Brotherton
Shark2007TV SeriesTeddy Banks
Heartland2007TV SeriesDr. Thomas Jonas
Dirty Laundry2006/IPatrick / Sheldon
Head Cases2005TV SeriesDr. Robinson
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang2005Mr. Fire
Hollywood Division2004TV MovieDet. Reginald Feiffer
North Shore2004TV SeriesAgent Fernley
Soul Food2000-2004TV SeriesKenny Chadway
Girlfriends2003-2004TV SeriesJalen
All About You2001Tim
Good vs Evil2000TV SeriesSonny Rhymes
Felicity1999TV SeriesMan on Train
The Pretender1999TV SeriesJoe Taylor
The Practice1999TV SeriesByron Little
Pacific Blue1999TV SeriesTiger Bates
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place1998TV SeriesJohnny's friend Tommy
The Wayans Bros.1998TV SeriesBarry
The Good News1997TV SeriesBonz
Earth 21994-1995TV SeriesBaines
Misery Loves Company1993/IEric Haynes


For Richer or Poorer2012TV Series producer - 2 episodes
Torn2012/VShort associate producer
Raising Izzie2012TV Movie associate producer
Friends of Dorothy2009Short executive producer
Pastor Brown2009producer
Jada2008associate producer
Dirty Laundry2006/Iproducer
The Great Commission2003producer


The Get Away2013Short
Saving Our Daughters PSA2012Video short
Pastor Brown2009
Behind the Scenes: The Great Commission2003TV Movie documentary
The Great Commission2003


For Richer or Poorer2012TV Series 1 episode
Saving Our Daughters PSA2012Video short
Friends of Dorothy2009Short writer


The Dr. Tess Show2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Na Na Na Batman2014Video shortHimself
The Real2014TV SeriesHimself
Home & Family2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Behind the Scenes of 'Pastor Brown' the Movie2012DocumentaryHimself
The Brian McKnight Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Straight from the Horses Mouth2009VideoHimself
Entertainment Tonight2007-2008TV SeriesHimself
39th NAACP Image Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Noah's Arc2006TV SeriesHimself
Making of 'Prison Break'2006Video documentary shortHimself
The 32nd Annual People's Choice Awards2006TV Special documentaryHimself
Retrosexual: The 80's2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
35th NAACP Image Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
Behind the Scenes: The Great Commission2003TV Movie documentaryHimself


Won Awards

2002Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsTheatrical- Best Independent ActorPunks (2000)

Nominated Awards

2014Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Director, TV Movie or Mini-SeriesPastor Brown (2009)
2013Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesSons of Anarchy (2008)
2013Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic SpecialRaising Izzie (2012)
2013Grace AwardMovieGuide AwardsMost Inspiring Performance in TelevisionRaising Izzie (2012)
2013Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Television or Mini-Series Performance, MaleRaising Izzie (2012)

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