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Christiana, Jamaica
Roger Cross


Roger Cross is a renowned Canadian actor. Roger Cross is widely recognized for playing Curtis Manning on the action drama television series “24.”

Early Life

Roger Cross was born in Christiana, Jamaica, on the 19th of October 1969. Every year on the 19th of October, Cross celebrates his birthday and is currently 57 years old as of 2024. He holds dual nationality of Jamaican and Canadian. Similarly, he comes under the birth sign of Libra.

The names of his parents are Selvin Cross and Deloris Cross. Meanwhile, his father was an agent in the insurance company while his mother was a banker. He grew up with his four siblings; Donna, Angela, Garry, and Anthony. In addition, his family moved to Canada when he was 11 years old, settling in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Roger Cross – Education

Moving forward to his academics, he went to Trinity Western University, where he graduated with a degree in Aviation and General Studies.

Professional Career

Before starting his professional career as an actor in the 1990s, Roger Cross was a professional pilot. Initially, he guest starred in various roles in TV series such as Street Justice, The X-Files, Sliders, Stargate SG-1, Highlander, The Series, Relic Hunter, The 4400, Higher Ground, Star Trek, Enterprise, and Chuck.

Then, he starred as a lead character, Joshua Bridges, in the sci-fi series “First Wave” from 1998 to 2001. Similarly, he was cast as  CTU Agent Curtis Manning on the Fox television drama “24” from 2005 to 2007. This series helped him to boost his acting career. Later, he was cast as  DJ and drag queen Sunset Boulevard/Sonny Benson in the “Showtime” series “The L Word.”

Caption: The star cast of TV series 24 (Source: Wiki 24 | Fandom)

He has lent his voice as ‘Ulysses’ in the “Fallout: New Vegas” add-ons, “Old World Blues,” and “Lonesome Road.” In addition, his other television roles include Staff Sergeant Boyd Bloom in “Motive,” Detective Lucas Hilton in “Arrow,” Reggie Fitzwilliam in “The Strain,” Travis Verta in “Continuum,” and Six in “Dark Matter.”

In addition to his work on television, he has appeared in films such as “The Chronicles of Riddick,” “X2,” “Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever,” “Beautiful Joe,” “Free Willy 3: The Rescue,” “World Trade Center,” “Re-Kill,” and “Mad Money.”

From 2022 to 2023, he starred as Maurice Majors in the TV series “Murdoch Mysteries” appearing in 6 episodes. Some of his recent movie credits are “War for the Planet of the Apes” (2017), “A Snowy Day in Oakland” (2023), and “Wanted Man” (2024).

Net Worth 2024

Being a successful actor, Cross has earned good fortune and lived a comfortable life. According to reports, his net worth is estimated at around $2 million. Primarily, he makes money through his acting career while he has not mentioned his salary and income.

Relationship Status

Roger Cross is happily married to actress and yoga instructor Josephine Jacob. With the marriage, the couple has two sons whose names are Kaniel and Gabierl Jacob-Cross. Their sons are also actors who have appeared in “The Man in the High Castle” (2015) and “Snowpiercer” (2020).

Caption: Roger Cross with his two sons (Source: Pinterest)

There was a rumour in 2009 that he was hooking up  Serinda Swan who is also an actress from Canada.

Body Measurements

Caption: Roger Cross posing for a photo (Source: SensaCine)

Cross stands 6 feet 1 inch tall (1.86 m) and weighs around 89kg (196.2 lbs). In addition, he has a pair of brown eyes with brown hair colour.

Roger Cross – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@therogercross’ there are over 10.6k followers. Likewise, there are over 13k followers on his Twitter page ‘@therogercross’ and there are over 2k followers on his Facebook page.