Rocky Carroll Biography
Rocky Carroll is an American actor known for his roles as Joey Emerson on Roc as Dr. Keith Wilkes on the CBS medical drama Chicago Hope, and as NCIS Director Leon Vance on the CBS drama, NCIS and its spin-offs Los Angeles and New Orleans. He also played a supporting role in the 1995 thriller film Crimson Tide.
Rocky Carroll Career
As part of Joe Papp’s acclaimed New York Shakespeare Festival, Carroll helped to open doors for actors of color, by taking on non-traditional roles that were rarely portrayed by Black actors in Shakespeare dramas.
In 1987, he was introduced to the works of August Wilson. The up-and-coming and talented young actor was allowed to recreate his role for the Broadway production of Wilson’s critically acclaimed story The Piano Lesson.
The play not only earned a Pulitzer Prize for Drama, but Carroll earned a Tony and Drama Desk nomination.
He is known for portraying ne’er-do-well musician Joey Emerson on the FOX comedy-drama Roc. He also had a starring role as Dr. Keith Wilkes in the TV series Chicago Hope.
Carroll has guest starred in several other TV programs including The Agency, Boston Legal, Family Law, The West Wing, Law & Order, The Game, ER and Grey’s Anatomy.
Carroll has had roles in many Hollywood films such as Born on the Fourth of July, The Ladies Man, Crimson Tide, The Great White Hype, A Prelude to a Kiss, The Chase, Best Laid Plans and Yes Man.
In the fifth season of the CBS drama NCIS, Carroll was featured in a recurring role as Assistant Director Leon Vance. In doing so, he has been reunited with his Chicago Hope castmates, Mark Harmon and Lauren Holly.
After the death of NCIS director Jenny Shepard” played by Holly”, his character became the new director of NCIS and replaced Holly in the main cast. He has also guest-starred as Vance in the NCIS spin-offs Los Angeles and New Orleans.
Rocky Carroll Age
Roscoe “Rocky” Carroll is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Joey Emerson on the FOX comedy-drama Roc as Dr. Keith Wilkes on the CBS medical drama Chicago Hope, and as NCIS Director Leon Vance on the CBS drama NCIS and its spinoffs Los Angeles and New Orleans.
He was born on July 8, 1963, as Roscoe Carroll in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Rocky Carroll Net Worth
Carroll and some of his cast mates got some contract offer from CBS in 2010, but due to the show’s sustained success, Carroll’s paychecks are now higher than $100,000 at this point. According to Fame 10, he has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars as of 2019.
Rocky Carroll Wife
In 1996, he married architect Gabrielle Bullock and they have one daughter, Elissa. Gabrielle Bullock previously served as the Co-Director of Operations for the L.A. practice under her predecessor.
She is now the Managing Principal Director for the Perkins + Will Los Angeles office. This is a national and international architecture firm of 750 employees and 14 offices.
His personal life is currently running very smooth and he wishes to have more children with his wife. Nothing has been added onto him as a controversy or rumor in the relationship undertaking.
He has been constantly connected to his better half Gabrielle Bullock for over 10 years, so him being gay is vague.
Rocky Carroll Height
Rocky stands at a decent height of 5 feet 9 inches with a weight of 70Kg. Rocky’s hair color is black and his eye color is dark brown.
Rocky Carroll Daughter
The couple has one daughter namely, Elissa Carroll. They are living a happy life together with no sign of any marital affairs.
Rocky Carroll Parents Rocky Carroll | Rocky Carroll Father
Carroll was born Roscoe Carroll in Cincinnati, Ohio. His acting career is rooted in the theater. In 1981, Carroll graduated from the famed School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) in Cincinnati Ohio, in the Cincinnati Public School District.
Determined to further his knowledge of acting, he attended The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University in St. Louis, where he graduated with a B.F.A. degree. Carroll would later receive an honorary degree from his alma mater in 2009.
After graduating, Carroll decided to test the waters by moving to New York City, the heart of the theater community. There, he introduced many young children to the works of William Shakespeare by participating in Joe Papp’s “Shakespeare on Broadway” series.
Information about his parents is still in lockout but will soon be updated.
Rocky Carroll NCIS |Is Rocky Carroll Leaving Ncis?
Rocky Carroll plays Leon Vance on the show, having almost 250 episodes under him it seems like he may be leaving. At the end of Season 15, Vance faced some peril but he survived into Season 16.
It is believed that Carroll’s longevity on the show may not save him if the writers of the movie decide to move in a new direction. Aside from Harmon, McCallum, Murray, and Brian Dietzen, Carroll is the longest-tenured actor still on the show.
Rocky Carroll Law And Order
He played Dr. Davids in the Law & Order episode “Prescription for Death”.
Rocky Carroll Movies And Tv Shows
|1999||Best Laid Plans||Bad Ass Dude|
|1989||Born on the Fourth of July||Willie|
|1995||Crimson Tide||Lieutenant Darik Westerguard|
|2014||Justice League: War||Silas Stone (voice)|
|1992||Prelude to a Kiss||Tom|
|2019||Reign of the Supermen||Perry White (voice)|
|1994||The Chase||Byron Wilder|
|2018||The Death of Superman||Silas Stone (voice) & Perry White (uncredited voice)|
|1996||The Great White Hype||Artemus St. John Saint|
|2000||The Ladies Man||Cyrus Cunningham|
|2008||Yes Man||Wesley T. “Wes” Parker|