American actor James Pickens Jr. popularly known for his role on the TV series Grey's Anatomy and the Fox Network science fiction series The X-Files. He is definitely achieving the best in his professional career and his personal life isn't away from all the wonders and success.

He's married to his loving wife Gina Taylor-Pickens since 1984. The two is living a sound life for 33 years now and the duo still has a long way to go.

James Pickens Jr.'s Blissful Married Life With Gina Taylor-Pickens

James Pickens Jr., 63, has been living a happy married life with Gina Taylor for more than 33 years now. 

Pickens tied the knot to Taylor, a former member of Musique on 27 May 1984. The pair is soon to celebrate the 34th marriage anniversary. The day of their anniversary is approaching soon. We wonder what kind of surprise the couple will have for one another.

James Pickens Jr. with Gina Pickens attending 41st NACCP Image Awards
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The star wished 'Happy Birthday' to her baby girl on 3rd January 2017 via Instagram. Have a look at the adorable baby girl:

The pair has two kids; a son named Carl Tharps and a daughter Gavyn Picken. Both of his children are grown ups now and are pursuing their careers in showbiz.


Merry Christmas from my family to yours! ?? ??

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His son Carl is focused more towards his Hip-Hop as opposed to entering the film industry. He's seen performing in various TV appearances including Hangin' with Mr. Cooper where he performed alongside Omar Gooding.


Being your dad will always be my favorite role. Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there!

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Pickens is very happy in his life with wife and kids. We wish to see them the same until the end.

James Pickens Jr.'s Career In Brief

Pickens started his professional acting career at the Roundabout Theatre. He is best known to play the role of Walter Lee in A Raisin in the Sun.

He performed in A Soldier's Play in the Negro Ensemble Company with Denzel Washington and Samuel L. Jackson.


Happy Valentine's Day from us to you!

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He played a recurring role on 'X-Files' alongside David Duchovny, Gillian AndersonRobert Patrick, Annabeth Gish, and Mitch Pileggi.

He played a cameo role as the male zoo doctor in the movie Red Dragon.

At an all-star reading of 'The Gift of Peace' at UCLA's Freud Playhouse, a charity event, he played and volunteered in the peace movement along with Ed Asner, Amy Brenneman, George Coe, Wendie Malick, and Barbara Bain.

Here's Chandra Wilson and James Pickens Jr. on The View:

In 2005, he starred as Dr. Richard Webber on the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy. He played Chuckie Mitchell in two episodes of the 10th season of Roseanne in 2018.

Furthermore, some of his recent TV roles include Private Practice, Seattle Grace: Mission of Hope, CSI: Miami, and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

James Pickens Jr.: Quick Facts

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  • Born on 26 October 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • His birth sign is Scorpio.
  • He stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83m).
  • He is of American Nationality; belongs to African-American ethnicity.
  • He started his professional career when he was studying at Bowling Green State University.
  • He performed in a campus production of Matters of Choice.
  • He received Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in the year 1976 from BGSU.
  • Afterward, he began working on stage at the Roundabout Theatre in New York City.
  • He has an estimated net worth of about $3 million.