Emerson Brooks is an American Film, Television and Voice actor. He is currently (2017) starring in The Last Ship as Capt. Joseph Meylan on TNT. He has made appearances in major television shows including NCIS: LA, MacGyver, Lost, and 24. His film credits include Captain America, Terminator: Salvation and Super 8. He has lent his voice and movements to over 20 video games and has had the opportunity to be a part of the highest grossing video game franchises in history: Call of Duty and Grand Theft Auto. In 2012, he won an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama for his critically acclaimed performance in All My Children. Prior to becoming an actor, Emerson joined the Army and received a commission as an Infantry Officer. He finished his degree at the University of Arizona, earning a Baccalaureate of Science in Business. After his college graduation, he worked in Washington D.C. as an Engineer in the aerospace industry. In 2004, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his true passion for acting.