• Darius McCrary is an American actor, rapper and producer, best known for playing Edward ‘Eddie’ Winslow in the TV series “Family Matters” from 1989-1998
• He just finished shooting the horror film “Sebastian” and is working on the thriller film “Devine Order” and the thriller film “Doll House”
• Darius has had notable roles in films such as “Big Shots”, “Mississippi Burning”, “Vampires: Los Muertos”, “Next Day Air”, “Saw VI”, “The Young and the Restless”, “Reach Me”, “The Summoning”, “Star”, “Fanatic”, “Christmas in Carolina”, “True to the Game 2”, “Monogamy” and “Wayward”
• He has released a studio album, an EP and several singles and has three children from his previous relationships
• Darius stands at 6ft 3ins (1.9m) and has an estimated net worth of $16 million.
Who is Darius McCrary?
McCrary is an American actor, rapper and producer, probably still best known to the world as Edward ‘Eddie’ Winslow in the TV series “Family Matters” (1989-1998) and as Dave in the film “Saw VI” (2009), among several other notable roles he has had in his career.
Where is Darius McCrary now?
Darius just finished shooting the horror film “Sebastian”, which is currently in post-production. Moreover, he’s working on the thriller film “Devine Order”, now in pre-production, and is set to star in the thriller film “Doll House”, co-starring Taina Dominguez and Renee Bhagwandeen.
Darius McCrary Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Darius Creston McCrary was born on 1 May 1976, in Walnut, California, USA, the son of Howard and Sharron McCrary; he has a brother, Donovan who is also an actor. His father is a musician, entertainer, and actor known for his work with Chaka Khan and Michael Jackson, and for being a member of the gospel group The McCrarys, comprised of siblings Linda, Alfred, Sam, Charity and Howard.
There is no information about his education, though it’s believed that he was home-schooled since his career started early on.
Career Beginning and Instant Success
Darius made his acting debut at 11 years of age, when he starred as Scam in the award-winning comedy film “Big Shots” (1987), co-starring Ricky Busker and Robert Joy, which follows three school friends on an adventure of a lifetime.
The following year, Darius appeared in the Academy Award-winning mystery crime-drama film “Mississippi Burning”, about two detectives with opposing personalities who arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of civil rights activists – it starred Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe and Frances McDormand.
However, it was in 1989, at just 12 years old, that Darius secured the role of his career. He was selected as Edward ‘Eddie’ Winslow, the oldest child of Carl and Harriette Winslow, in the critically acclaimed TV comedy series “Family Matters”, which follows the daily misadventures of the Winslow Family, also starring Reginald VelJohnson, Jaleel White and Kellie Shanygne Williams. Darius appeared in all but one episode of the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated series until 1998, which launched him to prominence.
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His character is a casual high school slacker and a jock, always pursuing beautiful girls. However, as the series progressed, his personality changed from an irresponsible teenager to a more mature and responsible, hard-working young man. He enrolled at the police academy and was eventually hired by the Chicago Police Department as n rookie officer in the last episode of the series.
Darius didn’t work on many other projects while “Family Matters” aired. however, in 1997 he portrayed Muhammad Alli in the Primetime Emmy Award-winning biopic about Don King, a famous fight promoter and boxing manager, entitled “Don King: Only in America”, starring Ving Rhames, Vondie Curtis-Hall and Jeremy Piven.
Following the end of “Family Matters” Darius continued his career with roles in films “Park Day” and “The Breaks” in 1998 and 1999, respectively.
Then in 2000, he was chosen for the part of James Barrett in the short-lived TV sci-fi action-drama series “Freedom” which lasted until 2001.
He was Ray Collins in the 2002 action horror-thriller film “Vampires: Los Muertos”, which starred Jon Bon Jovi, and in the same year he appeared in the short film “Hostage”.
The following year, he starred in the critically-acclaimed TV mini-series “Kingpin”, while in 2005, he c0-starred in the short-lived TV romantic-comedy series “Committed”, with Josh Cooke and Jennifer Finnigan in the lead roles.
In 2009, he was Buddy in the action comedy-crime film “Next Day Air”, with Yaslin Bey, Mike Epps and Donald Faison in the lead roles, and then portrayed Dave in the horror thriller film “Saw VI”, with Tobin Bell as Jigsaw, co-starring Costas Mandylor and Mark Rolston.
Moreover, he was chosen for the part of Malcolm Winters in the soap opera “The Young and the Restless” in 2009, and through 2011, appeared in 86 episodes of one of the most popular daytime drama series.
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He next played Donovan in the TV comedy series “Anger Management” (2012-2013), while in 2014, he appeared in the comedy crime-drama film “Reach Me”, written and directed by John Herzfeld, and starring Sylvester Stallone, Kyra Sedgwick, and Thomas Jane.
The following year, Darius appeared in the horror-thriller film “The Summoning”, with Jason Bond, Marco Dapper and Martin Elias in the lead roles, then from 2016 to 2018, Darius portrayed Otis Leecan in the TV series “Star”, about three women who start a music group in Atlanta, starring Jude Demorest, Brittany O’Grady and Ryan Destiny.
Next, in 2019, he was Officer Hardaway in the romantic thriller movie “Fanatic”, co-starring Denyce Lawton, Hosea Chanchez and Michelle Mitchenor, about a man whose one-night stand starts to stalk him and his family.
In 2020, Darius appeared in the Christmas-themed movie “Christmas in Carolina”, then in the same year portrayed Joe in the film “True to the Game 2”, and in the sequel “True to the Game 3” in 2021, about a journalist who becomes the target of a criminal who is looking to collect on debt following the death of her friend.
To speak further of his accomplishments as an actor, McCrary portrayed Connor in the TV drama series “Monogamy” (2018-2021), which follows four couples who move to Los Angeles to enter a special treatment called Swap Therapy in an attempt to repair their broken marriages, co-starring Jill Marie Jones and Vanessa Simmons. Most recently, he starred in the thriller film “Wayward”, alongside Iyana Halley and Barton Fitzpatrick, which follows a man and a woman who are followed and terrorized by a madman driving a Bronco.
In addition to acting, Darius is an acclaimed musician. He released his one studio album, “Undeniably” in 2002, the EP “Scars and Stripes” and a few singles, all of which contributed to his popularity. Some of his most popular songs include “Fresh Game Ova”, “Wrong” and “Blessed Assurance” among others.
According to sources, Darius McCrary’s net worth is estimated at $16 million, as of late 2022.
Personal Life, Dating, Married, Wife, Children
Darius has been married and divorced three times. His first wife was Las Vegas showgirl Juliette Merrill Vann – the two were married on 29 December 2005, however, they divorced in February of the following year.
His second wife was Karrine Steffans, and the two were married from 2009 to 2011. He married Tammy Brawner in 2014, but she filed for divorce in 2017, which was finalized in 2019. While married, Tammy claimed that he was abusive toward her and their child Zoey.
Darius has three children from his relationships and is a rather supportive dad; although he was jailed temporarily for unpaid child support in 2015, he immediately paid the full sum of $5,500 he owed.
Darius has started FathersCare, a non-profit organization that assists fathers with resources, practical assistance, and theoretical education to improve their relationship with their children.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Darius McCrary has black hair and brown eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft 3ins (1.9m), while he weighs approximately 180lbs (82kgs). His vital statistics are unknown, though he has an athletic figure.