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Jeffrey Wright

Actor / Film Producer | * 12/07/1965 (54) | Washington, D.C., USA
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Jeffrey Wright (born December 7, 1965) is an American actor. He is best known for his Tony, Golden Globe, and Emmy winning role as Belize in the Broadway production Angels in America and its acclaimed HBO miniseries adaptation. He also starred as Jean-Michel Basquiat in Basquiat, Felix Leiter in the James Bond films Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace and No Time to Die, Valentin Narcisse in the HBO series Boardwalk Empire, and Beetee in The Hunger Games films. Since 2016, Wright has starred as Bernard Lowe and Arnold Weber in the HBO series Westworld. Wright will portray Commissioner James "Jim" Gordon in the superhero film The Batman (2022) by Matt Reeves. ()
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Jeffrey Wright (born December 7, 1965 in Washington, D.C.) is an American actor. He is best known for his Emmy and Golden Globe-winning role in the HBO miniseries Angels in America and his Tony Award winning role in the Broadway production of the same name. He starred as Commissioner Gordon in The Batman, Felix Leiter in the James Bond films Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace and No Time to Die, and Beetee in The Hunger Games films.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Jeffrey Wright

Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor Black Reel Award for Best Ensemble Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play

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Movies with Jeffrey Wright as Actor(72)

as Commissioner James Gordon2022 The Batman
as Felix Leiter2021 No Time to Die
as Norman "Belize" Ariaga / Mr. Lies / Homeless man / The Angel Europa2020 Angels in America
as Roebuck Wright2020 The French Dispatch
as Mr. Harmon2019 All Rise
as James 'Hobie' Hobart2019 The Goldfinch
as Malchus Irvin Boncamper2019 The Laundromat
as Detective Portnoy2019 Age Out
as Agent Ron Henderson (uncredited)2018 Game Night
as FBI Agent Henderson2018 Game Night
as himself2018 We Are Not Done Yet
as Russell Core2018 Hold the Dark
as Louis Menkins2018 O.G.
as Narrator (voice)2018 Moynihan
as Himself - Narrator2017 Unseen Enemy
as Charles Ogletree2016 Confirmation
as Poppa (voice)2015 The Good Dinosaur
as Simon2013 A Single Shot
as Carl Fairbanks2013 Broken City
as Dr. Watson2013 Only Lovers Left Alive
as Dr. Rutledge2011 Source Code
as Senator Thompson2011 The Ides of March
as Colin Powell2008 W.
as Muddy Waters2008 Cadillac Records
as Felix Leiter2008 Quantum of Solace
as Sidney Bechet2008 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Scandal of 1920
as Dr. Galeano2007 The Invasion
as Narrator2007 New Orleans
as Bobby Seale (voice)2007 Chicago 10
as Nelson2007 Blackout
as Narrator2006 Blood Diamonds
as Mr. Dury2006 Lady in the Water
as Felix Leiter2006 Casino Royale
as Bennett Holiday2005 Syriana
as Winston2005 Broken Flowers
as Mr. Paul2005 Lackawanna Blues
as CPL Al Melvin2004 The Manchurian Candidate
as Narrator (Voice)2004 With All Deliberate Speed
as Narrator2003 Sam Cooke: Legend
as Jaworski2002 D-Tox
as Himself / Lincoln2002 The Topdog Diaries
as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.2001 Boycott
as Howard Bingham2001 Ali
as Peoples Hernandez2000 Shaft
as Gravedigger2000 Hamlet
2000 Cement
as Daniel Holt1999 Ride with the Devil
as Balzac Man1998 Too Tired to Die
as Greg1998 Celebrity
as Bed Two1997 Critical Care
as Jean-Michel Basquiat1996 Basquiat
as Young Man at Rolls1996 Faithful
as Sidney Bechet1993 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Mystery of the Blues
as Prosecuting Attorney1990 Presumed Innocent

TV Shows/Series with Jeffrey Wright as Actor(8)

as Uatu / The Watcher (voice)2021 What If...?
as Bernard Lowe2016 Westworld
as Norman "Belize" Ariaga / Mr. Lies / Homeless man / The Angel Europa2016 BTS: Bon Voyage
as Cuddlywhiskers (voice)2014 BoJack Horseman
as Cuddlywhiskers / Father (voice)2014 BoJack Horseman
as Dr. Walter Cofield2004 House
as Narrator (voice)1988 American Experience

Movies with Jeffrey Wright as Crew(1)

Production/Producer2018 We Are Not Done Yet

Additional Information

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Full Name: Jeffrey Wright
Born: Tuesday, 12/07 1965 (December) in Washington, D.C. (current age: 54 years + 363 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Amherst College, New York University
Spouses (current/former): Carmen Ejogo
Other names for Jeffrey Wright (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"제프리 라이트"
"Τζέφρι Ράιτ"
"Джеффри Чарльз Райт"
Jeffrey Wright frequently works together with these people:
Patton Oswalt (10x, Actor)
Suzanne Collins (9x, Crew)
Elizabeth Banks (8x, Actress)
George Clooney (7x, Actor)
Kevin Bigley (7x, Actor)
Woody Harrelson (6x, Actor)
Julianne Moore (6x, Actress)
Jennifer Lawrence (6x, Actress)
Josh Hutcherson (6x, Actor)
Francis Lawrence (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2697, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/24/2020