After a recurring role in the cable television series Soul Food and an appearance in the 1997 film Alien: Resurrection, he landed the part in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in 2000.
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actor was charged with possessing oxycodone after crashing into two parked cars in June.
He could have faced up to six months in jail if he were convicted.
After dating with Suzanne, Jorja was considered a bisexual.
After the relationship, she has not revealed anything about her personal life and other relationships.
Despite a myriad of interests, which included music, athletics and even breakdancing, Dourdan focused much of his passion centered on acting.
His determination, of course, eventually paid off - after an increasing series of television guest spots that led to regular series roles, he came to prominence in the "Alien" film franchise in 1997, officially starting him on the path towards stardom.
Dourdan landed his "big break" as an actor in the early '90s, seemingly without even trying.