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JEFFREY WRIGHT

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JEFFREY WRIGHT

Jeffrey Wright


Born on:
07 Dec 1965 , Washington Dc , –

BIOGRAPHY:

Wright began appearing off-Broadway in New York City and Washington DC, and in 1990, he appeared in his first major film as an attorney in Presumed Innocent, which starred Harrison Ford. In 1991, Wright joined John Houseman’s national touring repertory company The Acting Company with productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Athol Fugard’s Blood Knot. In 1994, he was cast as Norman “Belize” Arriaga in Tony Kushner’s award-winning play Angels in America. His portrayal of a gay nurse forced to take care of Roy Cohn as he dies of AIDS won him the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play.

In 1996, Wright portrayed painter Jean-Michel Basquiat in the film Basquiat, to critical acclaim. Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, Wright appeared in both leading and supporting roles in such films as Celebrity (1998), Ride with the Devil (1999), Shaft (2000), and Boycott (2001), where he gave an AFI Award-winning performance as Martin Luther King, Jr.

In 2003, Wright reprised his role as Norman “Belize” Arriaga in HBO’s award-winning adaptation of Angels in America. His performance garnered him an Emmy award as well as a Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Actor in a miniseries. In 2004, he appeared in Jonathan Demme’s remake of The Manchurian Candidate. In February 2005, Wright returned to HBO Films in Lackawanna Blues. He also guest starred on The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles and Homicide: Life on the Street.




OUR VIDEO INTERVIEW:

MORE MOVIE WITH: Jeffrey Wright


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The Batman
(2021)
Part: James Gordon


All Day and a Night
All Day and a Night
(2020)
Part: JD


The Public
The Public
(2019)
Part: Anderson


Monster
Monster
(2018)
Part: Mr. Harmon


Confirmation
Confirmation
(2016)
Part: Charles Ogletree


The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
(2015)
Part: Beetee


The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
(2014)
Part: Beetee


The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete
(2013)
Part: Henry


The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
(2013)
Part: Beetee


Cadillac Records
Cadillac Records
(2008)
Part: Muddy Waters


Blackout
Blackout
(2007)
Part: Nelson


The Invasion
The Invasion
(2007)
Part: Dr. Stephen Galeano


Lackawanna Blues
Lackawanna Blues
(2005)
Part: Mr. Paul


the Manchurian Candidate
the Manchurian Candidate
(2004)
Part: Al Melvin


Boycott
Boycott
(2001)
Part: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Ali
Ali
(2001)
Part: Howard Bingham


Shaft
Shaft
(2000)
Part: Peoples Hernandez




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