William Jackson Harper


STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 7 this week
Trailer
2:25 | Trailer
William Jackson Harper was born on February 8, 1980 in Dallas, Texas, USA as William Fitzgerald Harper. He is an actor, known for Midsommar (2019), The Good Place (2016) and Paterson (2016). See full bio »

Sundance Stars, Then and Now

Here are some well-known faces from Sundance over the years, as they brought their early movies to the festival.

See the full gallery

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Dark Waters
Thu, Jan 21 12:30 PM PST on SHOCSE (581)
Dark Waters
Thu, Jan 21 8:30 PM PST on SHOCSE (581)

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 47 images
updated 6 days ago
 
a list of 28 images
updated 2 weeks ago
 
a list of 16 images
updated 15 Jan 2020
 
a list of 9 images
updated 06 Sep 2019
 
a list of 8 images
updated 11 Oct 2016
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 people
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 37 people
created 01 Jul 2019
 
a list of 43 people
created 28 Jan 2019
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of William Jackson Harper's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

Midsommar Josh
(2019)
The Good Place Chidi Anagonye
(2016-2020)
Paterson Everett
(2016)
Dark Waters James Ross
(2019)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (37 credits)
  The Underground Railroad (TV Series) (filming)
Royal
- Episode #1.8 ... Royal
- Episode #1.7 ... Royal
- Episode #1.5 ... Royal
 2021 These Days (TV Series short)
Will
- Pilot ... Will
 2020 The Man in the Woods
Buster Heath
 2020 David (Short)
David
 2020 American Dad! (TV Series)
General Store Cashier / Nathaniel
- The Last Ride of the Dodge City Rambler (2020) ... General Store Cashier (voice)
- American Data? (2020) ... Nathaniel (voice)
 2020 Love Life (TV Series)
 2016-2020 The Good Place (TV Series)
Chidi Anagonye
- Whenever You're Ready (2020) ... Chidi Anagonye
- Patty (2020) ... Chidi Anagonye
- Mondays, Am I Right? (2020) ... Chidi Anagonye
- You've Changed, Man (2020) ... Chidi Anagonye
- The Answer (2019) ... Chidi Anagonye
 2019 Dark Waters
James Ross
 2019 Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (TV Series)
Xander
- Blue Gold (2019) ... Xander
- Cargo (2019) ... Xander
 2019 Midsommar
Josh
 2019 Lost Holiday
Mark
 2018 We Win (Short)
Ben
 2018 They Remain
Keith
 2017 The Root of Happiness (Short)
Will
 2017 The Breaks (TV Series)
Stephen Jenkins
- Amen, Brother (2017) ... Stephen Jenkins
- Substitution (2017) ... Stephen Jenkins
- It's Just Begun (2017) ... Stephen Jenkins
 2016 Paterson
Everett
 2016 Deadbeat (TV Series)
Adam
- Death List Three (2016) ... Adam
 2016 How to Tell You're a Douchebag
Jake Brown
 2016 The Breaks (TV Movie)
Stephen Jenkins
 2015 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Security
- Tom Connolly (No. 11) (2015) ... Security
 2015/I True Story
Zak Rausch
 2015 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Strobel
- Control-Alt-Delete (2015) ... Strobel
 2014 Untitled Jerrod Carmichael Pilot (TV Series)
Alex
- Pilot (2014) ... Alex
 2014 High Maintenance (TV Series)
Andrew
- Geiger (2014) ... Andrew
 2013 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Tucker Griffin aka Arnold
- Incognito (2013) ... Tucker Griffin aka Arnold
 2012 The Share (TV Short)
Lincoln
 2012/I That's What She Said
Harry
 2009-2011 The Electric Company (TV Series)
Danny Rebus
- The Junior Assistant (2011) ... Danny Rebus
- Tip It or Dip It (2011) ... Danny Rebus
- Shrink, Shrank, Shrunk! (2011) ... Danny Rebus
- Wiki Wiki Walter (2011) ... Danny Rebus
- The Incredible Return-a-Ball (2011) ... Danny Rebus
 2011 30 Rock (TV Series)
Rioter
- Plan B (2011) ... Rioter
 2010 All Good Things
Moynihan's Assistant
 2010 Law & Order (TV Series)
Officer Derek Waldron
- Boy on Fire (2010) ... Officer Derek Waldron
 2009 Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony (Video Game)
The People of Liberty City (voice)
 2009 Mercy (TV Series)
David Green
- I Believe You Conrad (2009) ... David Green (as William J. Harper)
 2009 Great Performances (TV Series)
Melville
 2008 Transferants (Short)
The guy
 2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Chayne Danforth
- Self-made (2007) ... Chayne Danforth
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (10 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

William J. Harper

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Your soulmate can be anything. It could be the person you marry, or it could just be literally your bosom buddy. Whatever is the most fulfilling relationship for you. It can be whatever you want it to be. See more »

Trivia:

Friends with Kristen Bell. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed