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Overview (3)

Born in Brooklyn, New York, USA
Birth NameHarold Williams
Height 5' 10½" (1.79 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Harold Perrineau is an American actor best known for his roles as Michael Dawson on the television series Lost (2004-2008; 2010), Augustus Hill in the television series Oz (1997-2003), Link in The Matrix franchise (2003), and Mercutio in Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet (1996). He has also starred in the films Woman on Top (2000), Smoke (1995), The Edge (1997), The Best Man (1999), 28 Weeks Later (2007), and Zero Dark Thirty (2012). His other television credits include Sons of Anarchy (2012), Constantine (2014-2015), Claws (2017-2022), and The Rookie (2019-2021). He was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male for his performance in the hit indie film Smoke.

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Family (3)

Spouse Brittany Perrineau (27 August 2002 - present)  (3 children)
Children Aurora Perrineau
Parents Harold Williams
Sylvia Perrineau

Trivia (8)

Harold's wife Brittany is a model/actress.
His and his wife Brittany's first daughter, Aurora Perrineau, is an actress.
Grew up in Brooklyn.
He studied music & theater at the Shenandoah Conservatory.
Perrineau is his mother's maiden name, and his father is Harold Williams Sr. His parents never married, so he used both names growing up, eventually settling on Williams. When he joined SAG there was already a Harold Williams, so he took the Perrineau from his mom and the Jr. from his dad for his stage name, even though there is no actual Harold Perrineau Sr.
(7th May 2008) His wife Brittany Perrineau gave birth to their second daughter, Wynter Aria, in Los Angeles.
Third daughter, Holiday Grace, born March 21, 2013.
Credits Rita Moreno as his favorite acting mentor/best friend.

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