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Richard Brooks stars in BET's "Being Mary Jane," opposite Gabrielle Union.

Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, actor Richard Brooks is perhaps best known for portraying Assistant District Attorney Paul Robinette on the first three seasons of NBC's drama series "Law & Order" from 1991 to 1993. He later reprised the role in three more episodes. He also had a recurring role as Henry McNeil in USA Network's fantasy series "G vs. E" and was seen in FOX's "Drive." Guest appearances have included "Charlie's Angels," "Childrens Hospital," "Lie to Me," "NCIS," "Firefly," "NYPD Blue," "Judging Amy," "Nash Bridges," "ER" and "Chicago Hope."

On the big screen, Brooks played minor roles in his first films, beginning with the 1985 crime drama "Badge of the Assassin" and 1985 teen comedy "Teen Wolf," starring Michael J. Fox. Brooks' early films also include "Resting Place," "The Hidden," "Off Limits," "Shakedown" and "Shocker." Other film credits include "Dough Boys" and "The Crow: City of Angels."

Brooks made his directorial debut in 1998 with the drama "Johnny B Good." He also founded his own production company in 1999, Flat Top Entertainment.

Brooks studied acting at Interlochen Academy of Arts in Michigan and later attended the Square Professional Theater School.

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Age: 53 years old
Birthday: December 9, 1962
Height: 6' 2"
Birthplace: Cleveland, OH

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