Boris Kodjoe
Boris Kodjoe
as Robert Sullivan

Actor Biography

German native Boris Kodjoe, who plays Captain Robert Sullivan on ABC's Station 19, is best known for his role in the television series Soul Food where he earned three NAACP Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor. His other television credits include Last Man on Earth, Undercovers, The Real Husbands of Hollywood and Code Black.

His film credits include Resident Evil: Retribution, Resident Evil: Afterlife, Baggage Claim, Love and Basketball, Brown Sugar, Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion, Addicted and The Gospel and Surrogates. He also was the voice of the German horse, Klaus, in the animated 20th Century Fox feature Ferdinand, opposite Jon Cena, Kate McKinnon and Daveed Diggs.

Kodjoe made his Broadway debut in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, opposite James Earl Jones; and in 2015, he and his wife, actress Nicole Ari Parker, took on new roles as daytime talk show hosts on The Boris & Nicole Show. The nationally televised talker had a four-week summer run and presented their take on everything from current events to parenting and relationships, as well as featured celebrity interviews.

Off-screen, he and his brother, Patrick, launched World of ALFA, an online clothing venture bringing the luxury of custom-made suits and shirts to market at affordable prices.

Boris' primary interest is raising awareness around health issues in developing countries. He and Nicole started Sophie's Voice Foundation, in honor of his daughter, Sophie, who was diagnosed with spina bifida at birth. Together they advocate for the prevention of neural tube defects through folic acid fortification.

Kodjoe lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their two children, Sophie and Nicolas.