He had a recurring role as Lieutenant Carl Davis on Moonlight. He starred in I Can Do Bad All By Myself, and followed this with a regular role in the series Men of a Certain Age. White became the co-host of the UNCF national "Empower Me" tour and starred in the music video for Monica's song "Until it's Gone".In 2011, White starred in The Heart Specialist and Politics of Love. In 2012, he appeared in Good Deeds and The Cabin in the Woods.If there’s a fight that breaks out on ‘Love & Hip Hop’ those people are on every blog, the cover of every magazine the next week,” he ranted.Leakes, who’s world-renowned for her readiness to engage in a verbal lashing, went ballistic on White via Twitter: “Actors feel some type of way when Reality Stars work n their field! I didn’t make the rule I just play by them,” Leakes said in an obvious dig on White.Two different sets of career credentials, but it was an even fight when White said Leakes was fulfilling the stereotypical black woman role on the “Real Housewives of Atlanta.” White, who starred as a child molester in the Tyler Perry film , opposite Taraji Henson, responded to a question about why Perry and his films have been the object of scorn and derision by industry peers, most notably Spike Lee and Idris Elba.That’s when White himself went on a tirade on the blog about how blacks are fulfilling the hideous stereotypes seen in high-rated reality shows.Television and radio ads for online dating always make it seem 100 percent foolproof; in reality, it’s about the equivalent of a special on birds of prey.So what’s a smart, savvy modern girl like you to do?
where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
When it comes to Brian, I think the most damaging part of his interview was the wording.
It’s evident he has an issue with how black women are portrayed on TV—as many black women do—but the problem is that he presented the portrayals as true-life representations, and seemed more interested in proving that point than suggesting ways to combat the stereotypes or identify the many women who don’t fit those images—besides Taraji or Gabrielle.
In 2015, he appeared in the television series "Scandal" as the love interest of Olivia Pope.
He currently has a recurring role as "Captain Dallas Patterson" in season 4 of NBC's Chicago Fire (TV series).