Actor Neil Brown Jr.

Cornelius C. Brown Jr. (born June 19, 1980), better known as Neil Brown Jr., is an American actor. His most recognizable role may be in the television series The Walking Dead as Guillermo, leader of the Vatos and as Felix on the short-lived South Beach on the former UPN. He also played DJ Yella in the 2015 biopic, Straight Outta Compton. In 2017 Brown was cast as Ray Perry on the CBS show SEAL Team.

Early life

Brown was born in Orlando, Florida, to Cornelius Brown, a US Marine, and Carrie Brown, an insurance underwriter.


Brown appeared in the martial arts TV series WMAC Masters. He plays the smart-mouthed Marine, Lcpl. Richard “Motown” Guerrero, in the action film Battle: Los Angeles. The movie reunited him with Fast & Furious castmate Michelle Rodriguez where he played Drug Runner and racer Malik Zon. Neil Brown, Jr played the recurring role of Chad opposite Issa Rae and Yvonne Orji in HBO comedy series Insecure.



Year Title Role
2000 Tigerland Pvt. Jamoa Kearns
2002 Fear Itself Marshall Love
2003 Out of Time Morgue Attendant James
2004 Mr. 3000 Rick The Clubhouse Assistant
2006 This That Hang from Trees Victor
2008 Never Back Down Aaron
2009 Fast & Furious Malik Herzon
2009 Just Another Day Ronny
2009 Scare Zone Spider
2011 Battle: Los Angeles LCpl. Richard “Motown” Guerrero
2012 Kidnapped Souls Quenton
2015 Straight Outta Compton DJ Yella
2016 Sand Castle Enzo
2017 Pope Dejuan
2017 Naked Officer McBride
2019 City of Lies Rafael Pérez
2019 Bayou Tales Beauchamp


Year TV Show Role Appearance
1995 WMAC Masters Jake “Going For Gold”
1996 Second Noah Box Boy “God’s Last Laugh”
1999 ER Hubert Knoles “Middle of Nowhere”
2000 Noah Knows Best Retro “Noah Knows Politics”
2001 America’s Most Wanted Cantalino Morales aka Little Boy “America Fights Back-Little Boy”
2001 Sheena Nakele “Children of the Lamistas”
2001 Sheena Taya “Unsafe Passage”
2002 MDs P.A.K. “Family Secrets”
2002 Resurrection Blvd. Teen Boxer “En Un Momento”
2006 Surface Keith “1.11”
2006 South Beach Felix Rodriguez 4 episodes
2008 Army Wives Foreman Sam Turner “Thicker than Water”
2009 Fear Clinic Jarell “Claustophobia”
2010 The Walking Dead Guillermo Season 1, Episode 4: “Vatos”
2011 Harry’s Law Tank “A Day in the Life”
2011 Suits Clifford Danner 2 episodes
2012 Castle Eddie Gordon “A Dance With Death”
2012 Borderline Coyotes Paco 2 Episodes
2012 Heroic Daze Oliver 2 Episodes
2012 Weeds Paramedic Mike Garcia “Messy”
2013 NCIS Martin Archer “Double Blind”
2014 NCIS: Los Angeles Tommy Walker “Between the Lines”
2016 Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency Detective Joel Estevez Recurring cast
2016–present Insecure Chad Recurring cast
2017–present SEAL Team Ray Main cast

External Links

Actor Neil Brown Jr. – Wikipedia

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