Jay Ellis is an American actor. He debuted in an episode of Related in 2005. He went full-time in the 2010s, first appearing on the television shows The Bold and the Beautiful and Grey’s Anatomy. He later landed guest roles on NCIS and Crash & Bernstein. His first starring role on the small screen was as Bryce “Blueprint” Westbrook on the comedy-drama series The Game. It aired on The CW from 2013 to 2015. Following this, he made his film debut in Breaking Through. He next starred as Lawrence Walker on the show Insecure. He recently appeared in the 2018 movie In a Relationship.