In 2008, he was arrested for possession of cocaine and ecstasy.
Troubled CSI alum Gary Dourdan and his much younger girlfriend shopped for clothes at Bershka and Express in Manhattan's So Ho neighborhood on Wednesday.
He has four siblings however one of them is dead when he was just six.
In 1992, Gary got married to model Roshumba Williams.
It was the first sighting of the divorced father-of-two - who's turning 51 next month - and his new curly-haired companion rocking a black beret.
The SAG Award winner bundled up in a black coat, grey scarf, and Nike Air Jordans; while his mystery woman wore a cropped leather jacket with a green turtleneck.
He is popular in the world for starring the role of Warrick Brown on the television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
In the early 1990s, he played for several bands and he also began his acting career there by appearing in several theater and drama shows.
However, he was discovered by the actress and she offered her the role of Shazza Zulu on A Different World.
Gary Dourdan was from the upper middle class family born as Gary Robert Durdin in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America to Sandy Durdin and Robert Durdin.
He is an American and is of Franco-Haitian, Jewish, Irish, African-American, Native American and Scottish.