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Wood Harris was born Sherwin David Harris.
Sherwin David Harris started participating in auditions from a very young age. His hard work eventually paid off when he landed his first major role while still in college.
Sherwin David Wood Harris made his mark in the industry with the movie 'Above The Rim', which was a basketball drama. His height was definitely one of the factors that contributed to him getting the role, alongside his masterful acting ability. Since then, he has gone on to play a number of roles in numerous movies and television shows. He has also worked with his own brother on the series 'BMF', in which he plays the role of Pat. Have you come across Harris in the famous 2015 film 'Ant-Man'? He appeared as Gale in 'Ant-Man And The Wasp' as well.
Wood Harris has a net worth of $2 - 6 million.
There is currently no information available regarding the annual income of Wood Harris. His main source of earnings is as an actor.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
Wood Harris is 6 ft 3 in (191 cm) tall.
Wood Harris celebrates his birthday on October 17. He was born in 1969, making him 52 years of age as of July 2022
Wood Harris was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, the United States of America. His parents are John Harris and Mattie Harris. Mattie Harris worked as a seamstress, while John Harris was a bus driver by profession. He also has a brother by the name of Steve Harris, who is also an actor by profession. He has not spoken publicly about his childhood, which is why there is no further information available regarding his early family life.
Wood Harris completed his schooling at St. Joseph High School. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in theater Arts from Northern Illinois University before going on to pursue a master's degree from New York University.
Wood Harris is married to Rebekah Harris. He also shares two children with Rebekah Harris, whose names they have not made public due to privacy reasons.
Wood Harris made his film debut when he was still at Northern Illinois University with the movie titled 'Above The Rim' (1994). The movie was actually a basketball drama and included Duane Martin and Tupac Shakur as other members of the cast. He also went on to play a number of roles in theatrical stage productions of different off-Broadway plays. He was also cast in the role of Jimi Hendrix in the 2000 film titled 'Hendrix'. He also played the role of Julius Campbell, a high school football player in the movie 'Remember The Titans'.
Wood Harris was also a member of the cast of 'Paid In Full', which was produced by Damon Dash and was based on the real-life story of three men involved in the drug trade. He was cast in the role of Azie Faison. The Chicago-born actor also played the role of Avon Barksdale in the HBO crime drama series 'The Wire'. His character was somewhat based on the life of Nathan Barksdale, and he received critical acclaim for his performance in the series.
The New York University grad has also been cast in the role of Nate Clifton in the movie 'Sweetwater', which is currently in the pre-production stage. He played the character of a successful rapper in the movie titled 'Just Another Day', which was a major hit at the box office. The plot of the movie revolves around a difference of opinion between a veteran rapper and a new up-and-coming one.
Wood Harris lent his voice as a narrator for the film 'Benji'. He was also cast in the role of Harold Mitchell in a Broadway revival of the play titled 'A Streetcar Named Desire'. The play was directed by Tennessee Williams and included Blair Underwood and Daphne Rubin-Vega as members of the cast. He has also worked with Michael B Jordan in the movie 'Creed', which was the last installment of the 'Rocky' franchise. He also played the role of Officer Gordon Wood in the series 'Oz'. He was also cast in the role of Gabriel Marx in 'Jazz In The Diamond District'. He was also cast in the role of Barry Foray in the series 'The Breaks' and that of Damon Cross in the series 'Empire'. He was also a member of the cast of the movie 'Always And Forever'.
Wood Harris was nominated for the Outstanding Supporting Actor, TV Movie, or Mini-Series Award at the Black Reel Awards in 2014 for his role in 'The Watsons Go To Birmingham'. He also won the Outstanding Supporting Actor, TV Movie/Limited Series Award at the Black Reel Awards in 2017 for his role as Brooke Payne in 'The New Edition Story'.
He was also nominated for the Favorite Supporting Actor - Drama Award at the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards in 2001 for his role as Julius Campbell in 'Remember The Titans'. He was nominated for the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Award at the Image Awards in 2001 for 'Remember The Titans'.
Apart from acting, Wood Harris is also interested in traveling, photography, and reading.
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