Gilbert Glen Brown has been working professionally as an actor for over 15 years. Highlights in theater include: When Jazz Had the Blues (CEK Productions/The Matrix Theatre), Harriet Jacobs (Kansas City Rep), Civil War Christmas (Huntington Theatre), TopDog/UnderDog (Seattle Rep/Center Theatre Group), Spunk (True Colors Theatre Company), The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek (Fountain Theatre), Serial. Black. Face. (Actor's Express), Gospel at Colonus (Ebony Repertory Theatre Company), Martin: Before the Dream (NEC), Charleston Olio (Goodman Theatre & National Black Theatre Festival). TV credits include: Queen Sugar (OWN), Stranger Things (Netflix), Mr. Mercedes (Audience), Valor (CW), as well as recurring roles on The Inspectors (CBS), and Good Behavior (TNT), also roles on Survivor's Remorse (Starz), ER (NBC), The O.C. (FOX), Cold Case (CBS), Shark (CBS), CSI: Miami (CBS), and The Shield (FX).
In film, Gilbert appears with Taraji P. Henson & Sam Rockwell in the soon to be released Best of Enemies. Other credits include Dreamgirls, Drumline 2, and Raising the Heights. Among Gilbert’s numerous awards and nominations are the NAACP Theatre Award, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award, and the Audelco Award. He has done commercials and voice-overs for a variety of clients, most recently a voice-over for the NFL. Gilbert holds a BFA from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.