Gaius Charles is an actor. He first appeared in an episode of The Book of Daniel. He later became known for his role as Brian “Smash” Williams in Friday Night Lights, which he starred in from 2006 to 2008. Charles next made his cinematic debut in the film The Messenger. In 2010, he appeared in the films Salt and Takers. After guest appearances in Pan Am, NCIS, and NCIS, he gained wider recognition for his role as Dr. Shane Ross in Grey’s Anatomy. In 2015, he starred as Bunchy Carter in NBC’s Aquarius. He simultaneously portrayed Muhammad Ali in an episode of Drunk History. Also, he played Paul Vogel in the film The Stanford Prison Experiment. Recently, he starred as John in the short-lived series Taken. This year, he played recurring part Rev Andrew Carver in God Friended Me.