Jeffrey Wright

Actor

07/12/1965 (55 years old) Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Filmography Facts Awards
  • Father died when he was a baby; was raised by his mother, a lawyer for the U.S. Customs Department.
  • Originally planned to attend law school but decided to study acting instead. Fittingly, his first film role was an attorney in Presumed Innocent (1990).
  • In 1993, joined the Broadway cast of Tony Kushner's award-winning play Angels in America; later recreated the role of nurse Belize for the 2003 HBO adaptation.