Wood Harris

Actor | * 10/17/1969 (49) | Chicago, Illinois, United States
Sherwin David "Wood" Harris (born October 17, 1969) is an American actor. He has portrayed the drug kingpin Avon Barksdale on the HBO crime drama The Wire, cocaine dealer Ace in Paid in Full and high school football player Julius Campbell in the 2000 film Remember the Titans. He is also known for playing Brooke Payne on the BET miniseries The New Edition Story in 2017. As of 2016, he plays Barry Fouray on VH1 miniseries The Breaks. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Crime | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Wood Harris

NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

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Movies with Wood Harris as Actor(30)

as Tony "Little Duke" Evers2018 Creed II
as Nandez2017 Blade Runner 2049
as The Prince2017 Once Upon a Time in Venice
as Michael2017 9/11
as Barry Fouray2016 The Breaks
as Gale2015 Ant-Man
as Tony "Little Duke" Burton2015 Creed
as Darrell2012 The Babymakers
as Kay2012 Dredd
as Tony Smalls2011 Joy Road
as A-Maze2009 Just Another Day
as Guch2009 Next Day Air
as Darnell Gooden2009 Not Easily Broken
as Julian France2009 Dough Boys
as Dayvon2007 4 Life
as Dion Element2006 Southland Tales
as Dr. Sidney Zachary2006 The Heart Specialist
as Himself (segment "Through the Wire")2005 Kanye West: College Dropout - Video Anthology
as Brax2005 Dirty
as Ace2002 Paid in Full
as Jimi Hendrix2000 Hendrix
as Julius Campbell2000 Remember the Titans
as Billy Dixon2000 Rhapsody
as Officer Henderson1998 The Siege
as Al Swayze1998 Celebrity
as Cafe 24 Busboy1997 As Good as It Gets
as Motaw1994 Above the Rim

TV Shows/Series with Wood Harris as Actor(8)

as Wood Harris2017 Akil the Fugitive Hunter
as Brooke Payne2013 Gingitsune
2006 Numb3rs
2004 House
as himself2004 My Coolest Years
as Avon Barksdale2002 The Wire
1997 Oz

Additional Information

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Born: Friday, 10/17 1969 (October) in Chicago (current age: 49 years + 311 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Northern Illinois University, New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Siblings: Steve Harris
Other names for Wood Harris (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Sherwin David "Wood" Harris"
"Sherwin David Harris"
Wood Harris frequently works together with these people:
Sylvester Stallone (7x, Actor)
Bryan Beller (7x, Cast)
David Simon (5x, Crew)
Ed Burns (5x, Crew)
Kanye West (5x, Actor)
Ryan Coogler (4x, Crew)
Joe Chappelle (4x, Crew)
Mary Vernieu (4x, Crew)
Daniel Sackheim (4x, Crew)
J.D. Williams (4x, Actor)
Kim Foscato (4x, Crew)
Doris Egan (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2723, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/30/2019