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Wood Harris

Harris was born Sherwin David Harris in Chicago, Illinois, to John and Mattie Harris. However, he works under his nickname, "Wood". Attended New York University Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School. Has performed in many films and various stage productions including plays by August Wilson, William Shakespeare and Tennessee Williams. He is ... See full bio »

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 2017 The Breaks (TV Series) (filming)
Barry Fouray
- Episode #1.6 ... Barry Fouray
- Episode #1.5 ... Barry Fouray
 2017 Nine Eleven (completed)
 2017 The New Edition Story (TV Series) (post-production)
Brooke Payne
- Tv Series Biography (2017) ... Brooke Payne
 2016 The Breaks (TV Movie)
Barry Fouray
 2015 Ant-Man
 2014 Ransum Games
Henchman #1
 2014 Justified (TV Series)
- Wrong Roads (2014) ... Jay
- Raw Deal (2014) ... Jay
- Shot All to Hell (2014) ... Jay
 2013 The Watsons Go to Birmingham (TV Movie)
 2012 Dredd
 2012 The Babymakers
 2010 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Russell Ellison
- Nalowale (2010) ... Russell Ellison
 2010 Southland (TV Series)
Trinney Day
- What Makes Sammy Run? (2010) ... Trinney Day
- Butch & Sundance (2010) ... Trinney Day
- Phase Three (2010) ... Trinney Day
 2009/IV Just Another Day
 2009 Played by Fame (TV Series)
 2009 Dough Boys
Julian France
 2008 House (TV Series)
- Last Resort (2008) ... Bowman
 2008 Jazz in the Diamond District
Gabriel Marx
 2007 4 Life (Video)
 2006 The Heart Specialist
Dr. Sidney Zachary
 2005 Dirty
 2004 Joy Road
Tony Smalls
 2003 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Marvin Gardens / Dwayne Grant
- Another Life (2003) ... Marvin Gardens / Dwayne Grant
 2002 Paid in Full
 2000 Rhapsody (TV Movie)
Billy Dixon
 2000 Hendrix (TV Movie)
Jimi Hendrix
 2000 Are You Cinderella? (Short)
 2000/I Committed
 2000 The Gold Cup
 2000 Train Ride
 1999 Spenser: Small Vices (TV Movie)
Ellis Alves
 1998 The Siege
Officer Henderson
 1998 Celebrity
Al Swayze
 1998 New York Undercover (TV Series)
- Going Native (1998) ... Shadow
 1997 As Good as It Gets
Cafe 24 Busboy
 1997 Cosby (TV Series)
- The Rules (1997) ... Tony
 1997 Oz (TV Series)
Officer Gordon Wood
- Plan B (1997) ... Officer Gordon Wood
 1996 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
- Moby Greg (1996) ... Hector
 1994 Above the Rim
Motaw (as Sherwin David Harris)
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Appeared in music video "Testify" by rap artist Common. See more »

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Sherwin David Harris


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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With film, you can feel confident that you're doing good work, but never know what it's going to look like. See more »


Is interested in going into the music industry and is making efforts towards it. See more »

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