Ronnie Rowe Jr. is a Toronto-based actor who can currently be seen in the CBS series “Star Trek: Discovery” opposite Jason Isaacs and Michelle Yeoh. He was recently a series-regular in the BET series “In Contempt”. Rowe Jr. also starred as a lead in the independent feature film Black Cop that premiered to rave reviews at TIFF and was distributed by Samuel Goldwyn Films.
Rowe Jr. found a love for acting at an early age, having appeared in plays including The Sound of Music, Oliver Twist, Grease and The Wizard of Oz. During high school his interests expanded to basketball and modeling and, though he achieved success in both, his passion for acting was cemented after landing the lead role of Will in his high school’s production of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.
Additional television roles include series such as “Dual Suspects,” “The Firm,” “Warehouse 13,” “Murdoch Mysteries,” “The Expanse” and “The Strain,” among others.