Brown - Dark
Claim to Fame
Profile Bio Text
Alex Désert (born July 18, 1970) is a Haitian-American actor and musician most known for his roles in the TV series The Flash, Becker, and Boy Meets World. He is also a founding member of Los Angeles-based ska band Hepcat. His first strong television presence was on a controversial CBS program entitled TV 101 where he co-starred with friend Matt LeBlanc. From 1998 until 2004, he played the role of Jake Malinak, the blind magazine stand owner, on the American sitcom Becker alongside Ted Danson. As a film actor he appeared in PCU with Jeremy Piven and Jon Favreau. He also appeared in Swingers with Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau, where he made famous the line "This place is dead anyway." He also had a small part as the character Louis in High Fidelity in 2000. Désert has lent his voice in the role of "Zip" in Crystal Dynamic`s Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend and continue the voice role in Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Underworld. Désert also appeared in Sarah Silverman`s The Great Schlep web advertisement, which encouraged young Jews to drive to Florida and convince their Jewish grandparents to support Barack Obama in the 2008 U.S. presidential election.
Désert has been a vocalist for ska band Hepcat since their founding in 1989. The band is known internationally and has developed a cult status separate and aside from his acting career. They released 4 albums between 1993 and 2000, but have not released any new material since then. They were on hiatus from 2000-2003, but have since resumed playing shows in the Los Angeles area with the occasional tour. Désert once alluded to the band on Boy Meets World in the episode "I Was a Teenage Spy." Playing a beatnik, he says "I am clearly the hep cat."
Couple Profile Source
Alex Désert is widely known for his roles in TV series The Flash,The Heights with Jamie Walters, Becker with Ted Danson, and Boy Meets World as well as the voice of Nick Fury for the animated series The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes. Désert can most recently be seen in Mom and Grey's Anatomy. His recent television credits also include Tyler Perry's House of Payne, House M.D., Reno 911!, and The Sarah Silverman Program.
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack, Producer
Has Detailed Data (New)
Has Detailed Data (76)
Music Profile Complete
Posted by DOUGLAS J. KIRKHAM over a year ago
Who is the most searched actor and actress on your website?
Posted by jay over a year ago
where can I buy pictures of IMAN?
Posted by Barbara Westleintg over a year ago
I have a daughter-in-law who dearly loves you (as do I). I would to give he...
Posted by elvisdreamer over a year ago
you are so gorgeous. looked fabulous on the fallon show,inthe white dress, ...