Thomas Jefferson Byrd (1950–2020)


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Born in Georgia, Byrd earned a bachelor of science degree in education from Morris Brown College and later received a master of fine arts degree in dance from California Institute of the Arts. He has starred in numerous regional stage productions including the San Diego Repertory Theater's award-winning performance of "Spunk". He has also starred ... See full bio »

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(age 70) in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Set It Off Luther
(1996)
He Got Game Sweetness
(1998)
Clockers Errol Barnes
(1995)
Ray Jimmy
(2004)

Filmography

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 2020 The Last O.G. (TV Series)
Jimmy
- Family Feud (2020) ... Jimmy
 2017-2019 She's Gotta Have It (TV Series)
Stokely Darling
- #IAmYourMirror (2019) ... Stokely Darling
- #SuperFunkyCaliFragiSexy (2019) ... Stokely Darling
- #NationTime (2019) ... Stokely Darling
- #LuvStings (2019) ... Stokely Darling
- #ConeyIslandIsTheEndOfTheLine (2019) ... Stokely Darling
 2015 Chi-Raq
Apollo (as Thomas J. Byrd)
 2014 DayBlack (Short)
Vick
 2014 Da Sweet Blood of Jesus
Bishop Zee
 2012 Red Hook Summer
Deacon Zee
 2010 Bronx Paradise
Jimmy
 2009 Brooklyn's Finest
Uncle Jeb
 2005 Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie)
Numb Finger Pete
 2004/I Ray
Jimmy
 2004 X, Y
Marcus
 2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Curtis Romney
- Mad Hops (2004) ... Curtis Romney
 2002 The Kudzu Christmas (Video)
Reverend Burton (as Thomas Byrd)
 2002 Never Get Outta the Boat
William Ellis
 2001 Boycott (TV Movie)
Raymond Parks
 2001 MacArthur Park
Cody
 2000 Bamboozled
Honeycutt
 2000 Trois
Thomas (as Thom Byrd)
 1999 Passing Glory (TV Movie)
 1998 Mama Flora's Family (TV Mini-Series)
Flora's Pa
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Flora's Pa (as Thomas Byrd)
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Flora's Pa (as Thomas Byrd)
 1998 Bulworth
Uncle Rafeeq
 1998 He Got Game
Sweetness
 1997 Touch Me
Country Doctor (as Tom Byrd)
 1997 Living Single (TV Series)
Mr. Leon
- Moonlight Savings Time (1997) ... Mr. Leon
 1996 Set It Off
Luther (as Thom Byrd)
 1996 Get on the Bus
Evan Thomas Sr.
 1996 Girl 6
Caller #18 (as Tom Byrd III)
 1995 Clockers
Errol Barnes (as Tom Byrd)
 1993 I'll Fly Away: Then and Now (TV Movie)
Panhandler (as Thomas Byrd III)
 1992 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Louis Arthur
- Random's Child (1992) ... Louis Arthur (as Thomas Byrd)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

: Plays Toledo in "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," by August Wilson; on Broadway at the Royale Theater, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See more »

Official Sites:

Theater_org

Alternate Names:

Thomas Byrd III | Tom Byrd III | Thomas J. Byrd | Thomas Byrd | Thom Byrd | Tom Byrd
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Trivia:

Was also a physical education teacher. See more »

Trademark:

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Nickname:

T-Bird

Star Sign:

Gemini

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