D. B. Woodside
Born in New York City, D.B. Woodside got his start in the second season of Murder One in 1996. After that series, he guest starred on The Practice, The Division, and Once and Again. In 1998, D.B. had his breakthrough performance as Melvin Franklin in the film The Temptations. He also appeared in the 2000 film Romeo Must Die as Aaliyah’s on-screen brother. From 2002 to 2003, Woodside guest starred in 14 episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s final season, as Principal Robin Wood, Buffy’s boss and son of a Slayer. He followed this up in the following television season, playing the pragmatic Wayne Palmer, the Chief of Staff and brother to President David Palmer during the third season of Fox’s blockbuster action thriller 24. Woodside returned as a series regular for the sixth season as the President of the United States. D.B. recently wrapped up his role as Dr. Joseph Prestridge on NBC’s hit drama, Parenthood. D.B. is currently starring in VH1’s hit show, Single Ladies.