Carl Lumbly ‘Isaiah Bradley’ from Captian America Movie; His Wiki, Age, Wife, Net Worth, TV Shows

Carl Lumbly a.k.a. Isiah Bradley from Captian America Movie; His Wiki, Age, Wife, Net Worth, TV Shows

Carl Lumbly ‘Isaiah Bradley’ is one of those few actors who have been a part of both MCU and DCU.

Carl Lumbly is a popular American TV and movie actor known for his roles in Marvel Cinematic Universe’s (MUC) Captain American movies. Lumbly played the first Black super-solider, Isaiah Bradley, in The Falcon and the Winter Solider (2021).

Interestingly, this Captain America movie cast member is also the first Black superhero on television. The actor played Miles Hawkins, the main lead in the superhero TV series titled M.A.N.T.I.S (1994-95).

Lumbly will reprise his role as the first Black super-solider Isaiah Bradley in the upcoming Captain American movie, Captain American: Brave New World (2025).

In addition to his MCU roles, Lumbly is best known for his roles in TV shows like Supergirl (2017-19), Swat (2017-24), The Fall of the House Usher (2023), and Obliterated (2023).

Carl Lumbly Movies and TV Shows

Lumbly’s career in TV shows and movies began in 1979, and the actor is now one of the most sought-after actors in the business.

He played a jail inmate in his first movie titled Escape from Alcatraz. While his first TV role was as Beutel in an episode of Emergency! From playing minor and supporting roles to starring as the lead, this actor has come a long way.

His first lead role in a TV show came in 1981 when he starred as Marcus Petrie in CBS’ drama series titled Cagney & Lacey. In 1994, he bagged another lead role as Miles Hawkins in the series M.A.N.T.I.S.

Actor Carl Lumbly played 'Marcus Petrie' in the TV series Cagney and Lacey
Lumbly ‘Marcus Petrie’ in a Cagney & Lacey frame/ Photo: Instagram

In 2001, Carl Lumbly portrayed the role of Marcus Dixon in an American thriller TV series, Alias. Alias featuring Lumbly premiered on ABC on 30 September 2001. The science fiction/ thriller series ran for a total of five seasons. This is Lumbly’s longest-running TV show as a lead.

From 2017-19, Lumbly appeared as M’yrnn J’onzz, the father of the superhero character J’onn J’onnz in CW’s Supergirl (2017-19). His role as M’yrnn J’onzz in Supergirl is a reference to his voice role as J’onn J’onnz from the animated TV show Justice League.

In 2021, Lumbly played the role of the first Black super-soldier, Isaiah Bradley, from MC in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.

From 2021-22, he appeared as Saint in three episodes of CBS’ action drama series S.W.A.T. The next year, in 2023, the actor made his appearance as C. Auguste Dupin in eight episodes of The Fall of the House of Usher.

In 2023, Lumbly was also featured as James Langdon in Netflix’s action drama series titled Obliterated. He was one of the main characters of Obliterated, alongside an ensemble cast that included Minnie Mills, Tobias Jelinek, and Terrence Terrell.

In movies, Lumbly is mostly credited for his roles in Doctor Sleep (2019) and I’m Charlie Walker (2022). In 2025, he will reprise his role as Isaiah Bradley (from the 2021 Falcon TV show) in Captain America: Brave New World.

Lumbly as a Voice Artist in Justice League & Others

Carl ‘Winston’ Lumbly has lent his voice to several popular characters on TV series. His most noticeable work as a voice artist is credited to the animated series Justice League. He lent his voice to the role of J’onn J’onnz (also known as Martian Manhunter) in the animated TV series. Martian Manhunter is a superhero character from DC Comics.

Lumbly has voiced the role of J’onn J’onzz in other superhero TV series like Static Shock (2003) and Justice League Unlimited (2004-06).

His Marriage: Who is Carl Lumbly’s Wife?

The Fall of the House of Usher actor is currently single. He has a son named Brandon Lumbly. Carl was married twice.

From 1987 to 2010, Carl was married to his first wife, Vonetta McGee, an American actress. His former wife Vonetta (who died in 2010) was a popular actress of the 70s and 80s.

Carl first met Vonetta on the sets of Cagney & Lacey, in which the actor featured as detective Marcus Petrie. The late actress played the role of Claudia, Petrie’s wife. Claudia was a guest role on Cagney & Lacey.

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Regardless of portraying a guest role as Petrie’s wife on the show, Carl and Vonetta quickly gravitated towards each other. Their relationship blossomed after the actor invited her to a film festival post-work.

Eventually, their relationship strengthened further, with them tying the know in May 1986. The couple shared an inseparable bond for years in their marriage. After becoming parents to son Brandon Lumbly, they started living in Berkeley Hills.

Things went downhill for Lumbly and his wife Vonetta when the actress was diagnosed with cancer around 2001. Later, in 2010, Brandon’s mother, Vonetta, died of a cardiac arrest. She died on July 9, 2010.

Carl Lumbly’s Son Brandon Lumbly

Carl Lumbly’s only son, with his wife Vonetta, was born on June 23, 1988. He was born in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in Berkeley Hills.

Just like his father, Brandon is also an actor, popular for his TV shows and movies like We Are Not Lovers and 1 Night in San Diego. Brandon was 12 years old when his mother, Vonetta, died of cardiac arrest. Since his mother’s passing, Brandon has been raised by his single father.


Obliterated cast Carl Lumbly shares a great bond with his son Brandon Lumbly
Obliterated cast Carl Lumbly with his son Brandon Lumbly/ Photo: Instagram

He is 35 years old now. On Brandon’s 35th birthday, his father wished him with a lovely message on Instagram.

Alongside acting career, Brandon is also a producer. He has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand.

Deborah Santana and Carl Lumbly; Second Wife, Divorce

Deborah Santana and Carl Lumbly were married for four years. The former couple does not have any children together. Meanwhile, Deborah, who is 73 years old, has three children from her first marriage.

Both Deborah and Carl were married previously before walking down the aisle in 2015. During their marriage years, this former couple was strongly active in philanthropic works. In 2017, they raised funds of over $83,000 for Daraja Academy at Futures Without Violence.

Their married life seemed blissful as the couple dabbed various social activities together. Unfortunately, after four years of years, Carl and Deborah decided to get a divorce. Their divorce was finalized in 2019, the reason yet disclosed.

Who is Carl Lumbly’s Ex-wife, Deborah Santana

Deborah Satana (Carl Lumbly’s ex-wife) is an American philanthropist, women’s rights activist, author, and business manager. She is popular as a celebrity wife in the media. Her first husband, Carlos Santana, is a popular musician and founder of the rock band Santana.

Deborah was born on 30 January 1951 in San Francisco. Her parents are Saunders King (father) and Jo Frances King (mother). Deborah’s father, Saunders King, was an R&B singer and guitarist.

borah Santana's parents Saunders King (father) and Jo Frances King (mother)
Deborah Santana’s parents Saunders King (father) and Jo Frances King (mother)/ Photo: Instagram

Before her marriage to Carl Lumbly, Deborah was married to musician Carlos Santana for 14 years (marriage 1973 – divorce 2007). Deborah and Carlos (her first husband) share three children, son Salvador Santana, and daughters Stella Santana and Angelica Santana.

Deborah, who is of American nationality, has an estimated net worth of $17 million in 2024. This San Francisco-born American national earns her money as a business manager and author.

Space Between the Stars: My Journey to an Open Heart is the most popular Deborah Sanatan book. The book is available on Amazon for sale.

Where does Carl Lumbly live?

Carl Lumbly, who is originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, lives in the US.

Carl Lumbly Age

Born on August 14, 1951, this Ailas actor is 72 years old.

Carl Lumbly Parents & Sisters

Lumbly was born to Jamaican immigrants Carrol and Ida. He has three sisters with whom he grew up in Minneapolis.


  1. Carl Lumbly loves reading books.
  2. He plays basketball in his spare time.
  3. He is fond of fitness and has a toned physique even at the age of 72.
  4. Carl Lumbly was very close to his first wife, Vonetta Lawrence McGee.
  5. He has a limited social media presence on Instagram and Twitter.
  6. Carl Lumbly, who is of Jamaican descent, has a tall height, measuring 6 feet (184.2 cm). Around 2001, when Carl was famous for playing Marcus Dixon on the TV series Alias, he weighed 88 kg (195 lbs).
  7. Carl Lumbly’s net worth is $2 million in 2024.
  8. The combined net worth of Carl Lumbly and his son Brandon Lumbly is over $2.5 million.

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