Mehcad Brooks

Active - 2004 - 2015  |   Born - Oct 25, 1980 in Austin, Texas, United States  |   Genres - Drama

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  • Began acting in school and local plays at age 15.
  • Excelled in high school sports and was named a Texal all-state basketball player.
  • Son of former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Billy Brooks and editorial writer Alberta Phillips.
  • Big break came with the role of Matthew Applewhite on Desperate Housewives, for which he earned an Image Award nomination.
  • Included in Daily Variety's Ten Young Actors to Watch in 2005.
  • Landed the role of Tara's love interest Eggs on the vampire series True Blood and played a lawyer on the short-lived The Deep End.
  • Modeling gigs include the racy 2010 video and print ads for Calvin Klein X underwear line.