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Overview (3)

Born in Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth NameSherwin David Harris
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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 one of the stars of the HBO series The Wire (2002), which was recently chosen by Time magazine as one of best TV shows of all time. He is regarded as one of the best actors of his generation. Wood is the younger brother of Steve Harris, star of the ABC legal drama The Practice (1997). Wood, like his brother, splits his time between New York and California.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Linda Renee lrmadison@worldnet.att.net

Spouse (1)

Rebekah Harris (2001 - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (2)

Is interested in going into the music industry and is making efforts towards it. [December 2006]
Brother of Steve Harris.

Personal Quotes (4)

With film, you can feel confident that you're doing good work, but never know what it's going to look like.
If you overdo something, you end up typecast. You always have to expand.
We had a very normal, sort of ghetto, urban upbringing. My father was a bus driver and my mother was a seamstress and a substitute schoolteacher, off and on. So, that all adds up to no money.
My first artistic love was drawing and painting.

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