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Barry Shabaka Henley

Barry Shabaka Henley was born on September 15, 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Barry Joseph Henley. He is an actor, known for Collateral (2004), The Terminal (2004) and Miami Vice (2006). See full bio »
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 2015 Measure (filming)
Lysander O' Neil
 2013 2cool 4school (TV Series) (completed)
Louis Perry
 2015 Better Call Saul (TV Series)
Detective Sanders
- Bingo (2015) ... Detective Sanders
- Five-O (2015) ... Detective Sanders
- Alpine Shepherd Boy (2015) ... Detective Sanders
 2015 White Water (TV Movie)
Rev. Stokes
 2014 Untitled Riddle/Salahuddin Project (TV Movie)
 2013 The Crazy Ones (TV Series)
 2013 Remember Sunday (TV Movie)
 2013 Shameless (TV Series)
Judge Glen Aufseeser
- A Long Way from Home (2013) ... Judge Glen Aufseeser
 2012 Stolen
 2012 Veep (TV Series)
Fast Food Executive
 2012 Luck (TV Series)
Parole Officer
 2012 Fairly Legal (TV Series)
Agent Donovan
- Start Me Up (2012) ... Agent Donovan
 2011 Body of Proof (TV Series)
Al Chapman
- Letting Go (2011) ... Al Chapman
 2010 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Dr. Olson
- Veronica (2010) ... Dr. Olson
 2010 The Good Guys (TV Series)
- Dan on the Run (2010) ... Commissioner (as Barry Shebaka Henley)
 2010 Virginia
 2009 Horsemen
 2007 Alibi (TV Movie)
 2007 Hustle (TV Series)
Thomas Jackson
- Big Daddy Calling (2007) ... Thomas Jackson
 2005-2006 Barbershop (TV Series)
- Get Your Hand Out of My Womb (2006) ... Eddie
- Crimes of the Heart (2005) ... Eddie
- The Politics of Money (2005) ... Eddie
- Debates and Dead People (2005) ... Eddie
- Family Bussiness (2005) ... Eddie
 2006 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Coach Grady
- Hardball (2006) ... Coach Grady
 2005 Four Brothers
Councilman Douglas
 2005 Shackles (Video)
 2005 Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie)
Shakey Winfield
 1995-2004 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Archie Day / Roger Billings
- I Like Ike (2004) ... Archie Day
- Heavin' Can Wait (1995) ... Roger Billings
 2003 Market (as Shabaka)
 2002-2003 Robbery Homicide Division (TV Series)
Sgt. Albert Simms
- Absolute Perfection (2003) ... Sgt. Albert Simms
- Vamonos Chica (2003) ... Sgt. Albert Simms
- Hellbound Train (2003) ... Sgt. Albert Simms
- Had (2002) ... Sgt. Albert Simms
- Life Is Dust (2002) ... Sgt. Albert Simms
 2002 Pavement (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Marks (as Barry Henley)
 2002 Providence (TV Series)
- The Good Fight (2002)
 2001 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Omar Maltese
- Born to Run (2001) ... Omar Maltese
 2001 Go with the Fro (Short) (as Shabaka Henley)
 2001 Oz (TV Series)
Lieutenant Schmand
- Revenge Is Sweet (2001) ... Lieutenant Schmand
 2000 City of Angels (TV Series)
Delmar Forchette
- The Prince and the Porker (2000) ... Delmar Forchette (as Barry Shabaka Henley)
 2000 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series)
Tom Cunningham
- Boy Trouble (2000) ... Tom Cunningham
 1999/I Life
 1998 Patch Adams
Emmet (as Barry 'Shabaka' Henley)
 1998 Rush Hour
 1998 Brooklyn South (TV Series)
Mr. Anders
- Don't You Be My Valentine (1998) ... Mr. Anders (as Barry 'Shabaka' Henley)
 1998 Fallen
Uniformed Cop (as Barry 'Shabaka' Henley)
 1997 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
- Ebony, Baby (1997) ... (voice, as Shabaka)
 1997 Die Gang (TV Series)
Sam Otero
- Das Duell (1997) ... Sam Otero (as Shabaka B. Henley)
- Ein teuflischer Plan (1997) ... Sam Otero
- Piraten (1997) ... Sam Otero
- Liebeslied für eine Leiche (1997) ... Sam Otero
- Ich töte alles was du liebst (1997) ... Sam Otero
 1996 Sparks (TV Series)
Stan Lawrence
- Penal Envy (1996) ... Stan Lawrence
 1996 Malcolm & Eddie (TV Series)
Mr. Derian
- Eddie by Moonlight (1996) ... Mr. Derian
 1995 The Client (TV Series)
Linton Bell
 1995 Married with Children (TV Series)
- The Naked and the Dead, But Mostly the Naked (1995) ... Charlie (as Shabaka Barry Henly)
 1994 ER (TV Series)
- Chicago Heat (1994) ... Detective
 1994 The Scout
 1992-1994 Roc (TV Series)
- The Last Temptation of Roc (1994) ... Ernie
- God Bless the Child (1993) ... Ernie
- Sheila in the House (1993) ... Ernie
- The Poker Game (1992) ... Ernie (as Barry 'Shabaka' Henley)
 1993 The Thing Called Love
Reverend Raymond (as Barry 'Shabaka' Henley)
 1993 What's Love Got to Do with It
El Paso Doctor (as Barry 'Shabaka' Henley)
 1993 Fear of a Black Hat
Geoffrey Lennox (as Shabaka)
 1992 Till Death Us Do Part (TV Movie)
Judge Barton
 1991-1992 The Royal Family (TV Series)
Willis Tillis
- The Big Stink (1992) ... Willis Tillis (as Shabaka)
- Cocoa in Charge (1992) ... Willis Tillis (as Shabaka)
- Mo' Money (1992) ... Willis Tillis (as Shabaka)
- The Frame Game (1992) ... Willis Tillis (as Shabaka)
- Hello, I Must Be Going (1992) ... Willis Tillis (as Shabaka)
 1991 Clippers (TV Short)
 1988 Nincompoop
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Alternate Names:

Barry 'Shabaka' Henley | Barry Shebaka Henley | Barry Henley | Shabaka B. Henley | Shabaka Henley | Shabaka Barry Henly | Shabaka


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A very versatile African-American actor who is equally skilled at comedy and drama. See more »


Frequently plays hard-working police or security officers

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