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Brian Stokes Mitchell
BrianSMitchell
Gender: Male
Age: 59
Born: October 31, 1957
Character: LeRoy Berry
Occupation: Actor, Composer, Singer
Years Active: 1979-Present

Brian Stokes Mitchell, born October 31, 1957,[1] is a 59-year-old American stage, film and television actor. He is known for his co-starring role on Trapper John, M.D.

On Gleehe guest starred as LeRoy Berry.

Personal Life

Mitchell was born to George Mitchell and the late Lillian Stokes[2][3] in Seattle, Washington.[1] He is the youngest of four children.[3] Mitchell lived in San Diego for six months, on Guam for two years, in the Philippines for six years, then back to San Diego, where he graduated from high school; his father was a civilian electronics engineer for the Navy.[4] His heritage is part Native American, as well as Scottish, German and African-American.[5]

He moved to Los Angeles, California when he was eighteen.[4]

Mitchell married Alysson Tucker in 1994[4] and their son, Ellington, was born in 2003.

Career

He made his television debut on Roots: The Next Generation. Mitchell had a co-starring role on 'Trapper John, M.D. for seven years between 1979 to 1986. He had recurring roles on James Bond Jr., New Kids on the Block, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and Midnight Patrol: Adventures in the Dream Zone.

Mitchell had voice roles on Captain Planet and the Planeteers, A Pup Named Scooby-Doo, Capitol Critters, and The Prince of Egypt plus others.

He made his Broadway debut in "Mail",[4] and had Broadway stints including: "Jelly’s Last Jam", "Kiss of the Spider Woman", "Oh Kay!", "Ragtime", and "Kiss Me, Kate", "King Hedley II."[6][7][8] Mitchell was announced, in July 2014, to have joined the cast of The Band Wagon. 'The Band Wagon will be between November 6 and November 16 at City Center.[9]

Mitchell was elected Chairman of the Board of "The Actors Fund of America" in 2004.[10]

Mitchell appeared on two episodes on Glee in 2012 and one episode in 2015.

He was credited as Brian Mitchell between the late 1970s till the early 1990s.

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1979 Trapper John, M.D. Dr. Justin 'Jackpot' Jackson 1979 - 1986 (151 episodes)
Roots: The Next Generations John Dolan credited as Brian Mitchell ("Episode #1.1") 0
The White Shadow Lucius Robinson credited as Brian Mitchell ("Spare the Rod")
1983 The Love Boat Jeffrey Niver credited as Brian Mitchell ("Doc's Big Case/Senior Sinners/A Booming Romance")
1985 Hotel Lucas Todd credited as Brian Mitchell ("Resolutions")
1987 ALF Congressman Nathan Peal credited as Brian Mitchell ("Hail to the Chief")
227 Ed credited as Brian Mitchell ("The Honeymoon's Over")
Pound Puppies Nahook credited as Brian Mitchell ("Snow Puppies/Nose Marie Day")
Houston Knights Sgt. Nat Holliday credited as Brian Mitchell ("Moving Violation")
1988 Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf Bonejangles voice, TV. Movie, and credited as Brian Mitchell
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo Additional Voices voice and credited as Brian Mitchell
Night Court Mr. Morley credited as Brian Mitchell ("Another Day in the Life")
1989 The California Raisin Show Stretch voice and credited as Brian Mitchell
Generations David Jeffries credited as Brian Mitchell
1990 New Kids on the Block Danny Wood credited as Brian Mitchell (15 episodes)
Tiny Toon Adventures Vinnie credited as Brian Mitchell and voice ("Mr. Popular's Rules of Cool!")
Midnight Patrol: Adventures in the Dream Zone credited as Brian Mitchell and voice (13 episodes)
Captain Planet and the Planeteers Additional Voices credited as Brian Mitchell and voice
Kid 'n' Play Play credited as Brian Mitchell and voice
Ghost Dad Teacher credited as Brian Mitchell
Raisins Sold Out: The California Raisins II credited as Brian Mitchell, voice, and TV Movie
Mancuso, FBI credited as Brian Mitchell (2 episodes)
1991 James Bond Jr. Coach Mitchell credited as Brian Mitchell (49 episodes)
1992 Capitol Critters credited as Brian Mitchell and voice (6 episodes)
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Trevor Collins 1992 - 1993 (7 episodes)
Batman Brian Rogers credited as Brian Mitchell and voice ("Fear of Victory")
Defenders of Dynatron City Monkey Kid voice, TV short, and credited as Brian Mitchell
1993 Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby voice, TV Movie, and credited as Brian Mitchell
Animaniacs Noodles credited as Brian Mitchell and voice ("Garage Sale of the Century/West Side Pigeons")
I Yabba-Dabba Do! Additional Voices voice, TV Movie, and credited as Brian Mitchell
Tom & Jerry Kids Show credited as Brian Mitchell and voice ("Penthouse Mouse/Twelve Angry Sheep/The Ant Attack")
The Ernest Green Story Thurgood Marshall credited as Brian Mitchell and TV Movie
1996 In the House Dr. Stone Clarke credited as Brian Mitchell ("Three the Hard Way")
1998 The Prince of Egypt Jethro singing voice
The Angry Beavers Lars Umlaut voice ("Lumberjacks' Delight/Zooing Time")
1999 Double Platinum Adam Harris TV Movie
Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke Duke Kahanamoku TV Movie
2001 Call Me Claus Cameron TV Movie
Ruby's Bucket of Blood Earl Delacroix TV Movie
2002 Crossing Jordan D.A. Jay Myers / DA Jay Myers (2 episodes)
Frasier Cam Winston (3 episodes)
2005 One Last Thing... Dr. Emerson
2009 Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Brian Stokes Mitchell and Edward Herrmann Baritone TV Movie
2010 Ugly Betty Don Jones ("Fire and Nice")
2011 Jumping the Broom Greg Watson
2012 Glee LeRoy Berry 2012 ("Heart" and "On My Way"); 2015 ("Loser Like Me")
2014 Madam Secretary Vincent Marsh ("So It Goes")

Awards and nominations

  • 2003 Tony Award Best Actor in a Musical Man of La Mancha (nominee)
  • 2001 Tony Award Best Actor in a Play King Hedley II (nominee)
  • 2000 Tony Award Best Actor in a Musical Kiss Me Kate (winner)
  • 1998 Tony Award Best Actor in a Musical Ragtime (nominee)

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