"Topdog/Underdog," an original comedy, written by Suzan-Lori Parks
, directed by George C. Wolfe
, with Yasiin Bey
(in his Broadway debut, portraying Booth) and Jeffrey Wright
(portraying Lincoln), on Broadway at the Ambassador Theater, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. (175 total performances, including 31 previews ...
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5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
One of the people who made a huge impression on me early in my career and who was also kind of a master to my apprentice was a woman named Lilia Skala
. She said to me "You know, Jeffrey, you're good, but you must work hard. Success will not drop out of the sky like a ripe apple. You must work!" One of the best pieces of advice anybody ever gave to me.
He was awarded the 1994 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for "Angels in America: Part Two: Perestroika," on Broadway in New York City.
Often plays intelligent characters