Mehcad Jason McKinley Brooks (born October 25, 1980 in Austin, Texas) is an American model and actor, best known for his varied roles in television shows like Desperate Housewives, True Blood, and Necessary Roughness.
- Boston Public (2003) as Russell Clark
- Tiger Cruise (2004) as Kenny
- Desperate Housewives (2005 — 2006) as Matthew Applewhite
- Glory Road (2006) as Harry Flournoy
- In the Valley of Elah (2007) as Spc. Ennis Long
- True Blood (2008 — 2010) as "Eggs" Benedict Talley
- The Deep End (2010) as Malcolm Bennett
- My Generation (2010) as Rolly Marks
- Necessary Roughness (2011 — 2013) as Terrence King
- About Last Night... (2014) as Derek
- Arrowverse as James Olsen / Guardian
- Mortal Kombat (2021) as Jackson "Jax" Briggs
He provides examples of:
- Mr. Fanservice: To the point where some people resented his casting as Jimmy Olsen because of this ... perhaps even more so than the other reason.