Brian Tyree Henry

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Emmy and Tony Award nominee Brian Tyree Henry is a versatile actor whose career spans film, television and theater. Henry originated the role of "The General" in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon," for which he received rave reviews. He currently stars alongside Donald Glover in the Golden Globe and Peabody Award ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »


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 2024 Godzilla vs. Kong 2 (filming)
Bernie Hayes
 2023 Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (post-production)
Jefferson Davis (voice)
 2021-2023 HouseBroken (TV Series)
Armando / Coyote / The Warm Wet One / ...
- Episode #2.13 (2023) ... Armando (voice)
- Episode #2.12 (2023) ... Armando (voice)
- Episode #2.11 (2023) ... Armando (voice)
- Episode #2.10 (2023) ... Armando (voice)
- Episode #2.9 (2023) ... Armando (voice)
 2016-2022 Atlanta (TV Series)
Alfred 'Paper Boi' Miles
- Light Skinned-ed (2022) ... Alfred 'Paper Boi' Miles
- Born 2 Die (2022) ... Alfred 'Paper Boi' Miles
- The Homeliest Little Horse (2022) ... Alfred 'Paper Boi' Miles
- The Most Atlanta (2022) ... Alfred 'Paper Boi' Miles
- Tarrare (2022) ... Alfred 'Paper Boi' Miles (credit only)
 2022 Causeway
 2022 Class of '09 (TV Mini Series)
Tayo Miller
 2022 Bullet Train
 2021 Eternals
 2021/I Vivo
Dancarino (voice)
 2021 The Woman in the Window
Detective Little
 2021 Godzilla vs. Kong
Bernie Hayes
 2020 Superintelligence
 2020 The Outside Story
Charles Young
 2019/I Joker
Carl (Arkham Clerk)
 2019 Child's Play
 2019 The Cold Open (TV Short)
Brian Tyree Henry
 2019 Don't Let Go
Garret Radcliff
 2018 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Jefferson Davis (voice)
 2018 Room 104 (TV Series)
- Arnold (2018) ... Arnold
 2018 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Cooper Wallace, Jr. / Strib
- The Amelia Earhart Story (2018) ... Cooper Wallace, Jr. / Strib (voice)
 2018 If Beale Street Could Talk
Daniel Carty
 2018 Widows
Jamal Manning
 2018 White Boy Rick
Detective Jackson
 2018/III Family
 2018 Irreplaceable You
 2018 Drunk History (TV Series)
Berry Gordy
- Game Changers (2018) ... Berry Gordy
 2018 Hotel Artemis
 2016-2017 Vice Principals (TV Series)
Tavis Brown
- Tiger Town (2017) ... Tavis Brown
- Gin (2016) ... Tavis Brown
- The Good Book (2016) ... Tavis Brown
 2017 This Is Us (TV Series)
- Memphis (2017) ... Ricky
 2017 How to Get Away with Murder (TV Series)
Frank's Public Defender
- Go Cry Somewhere Else (2017) ... Frank's Public Defender
 2017 Crown Heights
Clayton 'Massup' Benton
 2017 Person to Person
 2015 Puerto Ricans in Paris
Larry Labels
 2014 The Knick (TV Series)
- The Busy Flea (2014) ... Larkin
 2014 My America
The Convict (segment "Nate's America")
 2013 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series)
Winston aka Scrapper / Winston 'Scrapper' - Oscar's Nephew
- Farewell Daddy Blues (2013) ... Winston aka Scrapper
- Havre de Grace (2013) ... Winston 'Scrapper' - Oscar's Nephew
 2012 My America (TV Series)
- Nate's America (2012)
 2010 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Randall Simmons
- Double Jeopardy (2010) ... Randall Simmons
 2009 Last of the Ninth (TV Movie)
 2009 Law & Order (TV Series)
- Dignity (2009) ... Ben
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6' 2" (1.88 m)


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My favorite thing being on stage is whenever I could see people opening their playbills while I'm doing a scene. That to me is the biggest testament, because that means they're like: where is this person from? See more »


Attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia as a business major-turned-actor in the early 2000s, and received his master's degree from Yale School of Drama. See more »

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