Today we are talking about a multitalented Jamaican-born Canadian actor, Roger Cross. He was a professional pilot before he switched his career to being an actor.
He gained fame after starring in the hit drama 24 as CTU Agent Curtis Manning. He is now an established actor with over 100 movies and TV show credits in his name.
When Was Roger Cross Born?
Roger Cross was born on October 19, 1969 (age 53) in Christiana, Jamaica according to the wiki. His father is Selvin Cross. Selvin's wife is Deloris Cross (Roger Cross's mother). His father was an insurance agent and his mother was a banker. He has two sisters, Donna and Angela Cross, and two brothers, Garry and Anthony in his family.
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His parents immigrated to Canada with their children when he was just eleven years old. They settled in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is of Jamaican nationality and has Black ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Libra. He studied at Burnaby Central Secondary School.
He studied at Trinity Western University to earn a degree in Aviation and General Studies. He had studied drama in school. He took work as a stuntman while he was waiting for a flying job in 1990. He went on to learn acting at Breck Academy.
What Movies Did Roger Cross Work In?
Cross debuted in the film with The International Rescue which was filmed in China, Burma, and Vietnam. He played many guest roles in series such as The X-Files, The 4400, Higher Ground, Chuck, and Star Trek: Enterprise before landing a lead character in the sci-fi series First Wave.
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His recent TV series include The Magicians, Arrow, MacGyver, All Saints Christmas, Murdoch Mysteries, and Dream Moms. He has appeared in films such as The Man Who Wouldn’t Die, Trapped, Liberty Stands Still, The Coroner, A Snowy Day in Oakland, and Justice League Dark: Apokolips War.
He has voiced the characters in video games such as Syndicate, Infex, and Bioshock Infinite. He has won many awards for his contribution to films and TV shows.
Who Is Roger Cross Married To?
Cross is in a relationship with Josephine Jacob. She is a yoga instructor and a German actress. It is not confirmed if they have gotten married. Together they have two children, Kaniel Jacob-Cross and Gabriel Jacob-Cross.
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Gabriel is 12 years old while his older brother Kaniel is 17 years old now. Gabriel is an actor who has appeared in Big Sky, The Christmas Aunt, and Snowpiercer. Kaniel is also an actor known for A Series of Unfortunate Events and Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce.
What Is Roger Cross’s Net Worth?
Cross has an estimated net worth of approximately $2 million. He has accumulated most of his wealth from his acting career. He has worked in many blockbuster movies and TV shows in his long career. He lives a simple life with his family.
What Is The Height Of Roger Cross?
Cross has a height of 6 feet 1.5 inches (1.87 m). He weighs around 89 kg. He has black hair and black eyes. His chest size is 46 inches. He has a waist size of 38 inches. His biceps are 16 inches. He has a muscular build.