Emmy award winner gives Stanford a shout out

Sterling K. Brown
Sterling K. Brown. Photo courtesy of Sterling K. Brown

Stanford alumnus STERLING K. BROWN won the award for best supporting actor at the 2016 Emmys on Sunday, Sept. 18.

In his acceptance speech, Brown, who graduated in 1998, thanked his “extended family at Stanford University,” adding, “Stand up, Chocolate Cardinal in the house.” He also thanked his wife, RYAN MICHELLE BATHE, who is a fellow member of the Class of 1998.

Brown, who studied drama as an undergraduate, won for his role in The People v. O. J. Simpson. He portrayed Christopher Darden, one of the prosecutors from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office.

Brown has also appeared in numerous television shows, including ER, NYPD Blue, JAG, Boston Legal, Alias, Without a Trace, Supernatural and Third Watch.

Read about Brown’s Emmy Award at eonline.com.

Watch his emotional acceptance speech on Slate.

Read the Stanford magazine profile of him.