Jeffrey Wright

Creative actor who breathed life into roles.

Jeffrey Wright
Full NameJeffrey Wright


Raised in the illustrious city of Washington DC, the illustrious Jeffrey Wright was granted a higher education from the esteemed Amherst College. After graduating with a degree in Political Science, Wright set out to pursue his true passion: acting. His ambition and undeniable talent earned him a scholarship to the renowned New York University, though he quickly left to fully devote himself to his craft. His hard work paid off, as he was soon lauded for his performances in Presumed Innocent (1990) and the Tony Award-winning Broadway show, Angels in America. His breakthrough role came four years later in the Julian Schnabel-directed Basquiat (1996) and his ascent to stardom has been unstoppable since. Wright's storied career culminated with a reoccurring role in the critically acclaimed HBO show, Boardwalk Empire (2010). Undoubtedly, Jeffrey Wright is a shining example of success, both as an actor and as a member of the royal circle of thespians.

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  • Primetime Emmy2004
    Angels in AmericaOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
  • Golden Globe2004
    Angels in AmericaBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television


  • The Sandman
  • Rick and Morty
  • Atrabilious
  • Fate of a Sport
  • The Last of Us: Part II
  • Boardwalk Empire
  • The Venture Bros.
  • Westworld
  • Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
  • Independent Lens
  • For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots
  • Angels in America
  • Green Eggs and Ham
  • Casino Royale
  • Batman: The Audio Adventures
  • The Batman
  • Lackawanna Blues
  • Ernest & Celestine
  • VH1 Legends
  • Moynihan
  • Say Hey, Willie Mays!
  • The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  • Source Code
  • Separate But Equal
  • NYC Epicenters 9/11-2021½
  • Chicago 10
  • What If...?
  • No Time to Die
  • Broken Flowers
  • Only Lovers Left Alive
  • The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
  • The French Dispatch
  • The Ides of March
  • We Are Not Done Yet
  • Cadillac Records
  • Boycott
  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
  • Basquiat
  • Syriana
  • Presumed Innocent
  • Game Night
  • Confirmation
  • The Good Dinosaur
  • Ali
  • Ride with the Devil
  • The Manchurian Candidate
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
  • The Public
  • Quantum of Solace
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