August 20, 1977
Spanish Town, Jamaica
|📆 Years active||2008–present|
Kevin Niviaen (Navayne) (//; born August 20, 1977) is a Jamaican-born fashion model, American actor and producer. He acts and models under the stage name which also happens to be his middle name of, Navayne.
Kevin was born in the city of Spanish Town, on the island of Jamaica. He arrived to the states with his family at the age of 6 years old and grew up in the town of East Hartford, Connecticut. He is the middle child of 3 and was raised by his parents who have been married for over 40 years.
He first appeared in the film Disappearing Acts as an extra. He then was discovered by a modeling agent and started modeling for designers Ralph Lauren, Lacoste, Nautica, Sean John, Burberry, Versace, Givenchy, Hunter, John Varvatos, Ray Ban and Roberto Cavalli for print, editorial and commercial. He currently is represented by Ford Models, Group Model Management in Spain and models for MCQ Eyewear for Alexander McQueen.
In 2008 he appeared in the film, Days of Wrath, and modeled for the BET show Rip the Runway, and appeared in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
2009, saw Kevin appear in a series arch for the Lifetime Network hit show Army Wives.
In 2010 he obtained a recurring role as Detective Ray Jackson on CSI: NY. Kevin also played Donovan in the Off Broadway play Foursome, as well as shows: Law & Order SVU, One Life to Live, and, The Cleveland Show. Kevin's next feature film will see will also star in another biopic while using his Jamaican background to play the civil rights hero Marcus Garvey. Kevin stars in the upcoming film "The Onyx of Wall Street" in which Kevin will play an inner city drug dealer who eventually becomes one of Wall Street's most successful Hedge Fund Managers. Kevin has also produced films, Swim, The Big Heavy, and the just announced film based on the true story "No Name Gang."
|2008||Days of Wrath||Drug Dealer||Film|
|2014||The Big Heavy||Executive Producer||Short Film|
|2018||The Onyx of Wall Street||Malcom Jennings||Film|
|2018||Marcus Garvey Biopic (Working Title)||Marcus Garvey||Film|
|2019||The Motor City Assassin||Sgt David Cobb||Film|
|2020||The No Name Gang||Agent Johnson||Film|
|2008||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Man in Gray Suit||1 episode|
|2009||Army Wives||Charles||2 episodes|
|2010||Detroit 187||Maurice Jones||1 episode|
|2010||Undercovers||Marc Grace-Singer||1 episode|
|2012||One Life to Live||Stuart Dillion Hart||3 episodes|
|2012||CSI:New York||Detective Ray Jackson||5 episodes|
|2012||The Cleveland Show||Guy at Park||1 episode|
|2018||Gods of Medicine||Dr. Ruben Jacobi||8 episodes|
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