Billy Brown is an American actor. He started his career in the 1990s with the 1993 film Geronimo: An American Legend. He later had brief roles in the movies The Beautician and the Beast and The Lost World: Jurassic Park. In the 2000s, he appeared in 4 episodes of the TV series As Told by Ginger. He next starred in the television film Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation. Later, he had recurring roles in Dirt and Southland. During this period, Brown also had performances in the movies House of the Dead 2, Cloverfield, and Race to Witch Mountain. In the 2010s, he starred as Richard ‘Death Row’ Reynolds in the FX series Lights Out, played Det. Mike Anderson in Dexter, and appeared as August Marks in Sons of Anarchy. He is; however, best known for his role as Detective Nate Lahey in How to Get Away with Murder. The actor recently starred in the film Working Man.