During that time, his interests included acting, music, and martial arts.Later, Dourdan moved to New York City and worked as a doorman at a rehearsal studio, where he met some of Manhattan's promising young artists.Similarly, he has also played in featured movie Weekend at Bernie's 2.In this movie he has the role of a member of a money-laundering cartel in which his character had no name. On October 6, 2000 as a cast member of the original CSI series his most popular role had begun.Dourdan was able to utilize his personal experiences from the street to help him throughout his career by working in Las Vegas.
He has appeared in different TV shows such as Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Glee, Mistresses.The Season 9 premiere revealed Dourdan's character dying in the arms of his colleague and friend Gil Grissom.He also collects classic cars and was featured on Season 1, Episode 3, of Street Customs. In 2008, Dourdan was arrested for possession of cocaine and ecstasy. Despite rumors, the drug charges had nothing to do with his departure from CSI, as the contract negotiations had already concluded, and he had wrapped filming the last of his scenes before the incident.Dourdan was born on December 11, 1966 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U. He was born as a son of Sandy Durdin and Robert Durdin with black ethnicity.Sandy was a teacher and fashion designer and respectively Robert Durdin was an entrepreneur and agent for jazz musicians. While doing research in the family lineage his brother Darryl who was 23-year-old was murdered from falling from a balcony in Haiti.