Known For Avon Barksdale on the HBO
Full Name:Sherwin David Harris
Age:52 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth:October 17, 1969
Birthplace:Chicago, Illinois, United States
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Height:6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m)
Weight:78 kg (171 lbs)
Eye Color:Dark Brown
Sherwin David “Wood” Harris is an American actor. The actor has played drug kingpin Avon Barksdale on the HBO crime drama The Wire, cocaine dealer Ace in Paid in Full, and high school football player Julius Campbell in the 2000 film Remember the Titans. He was also known for his role as Brooke Payne on the 2017 BET miniseries The New Edition Story.
In 2016, he played Barry Fouray on the VH1 miniseries The Breaks. For its fifth and final sixth seasons, Harris portrayed Damon Cross on the Fox series Empire. His current role is that of drug lord “Pat” in STARZ’s new hit series “BMF” alongside Demetrius Flenory Jr. and his older brother, Steve Harris.
Harris made his film debut in Above the Rim, opposite Duane Martin and costarring Tupac Shakur, while enrolled at NIU, and appeared in a number of theatrical stage productions of various off-Broadway plays.
Wood then appeared in a variety of television and film roles before portraying legendary rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix in Showtime’s 2000 film, Hendrix.
Harris received his first NAACP Image Award nomination for “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture” as well as the Blockbuster Movie Award nomination for “Favorite Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture” for his role as Julius “Big Ju” Campbell in Remember the Titans.
Wood Harris has made his career on both the small and big screen and made innumerable appearances in films and television series as well.
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Wood Harris Education
School: St. Joseph High School (Westchester, Illinois)
College: New York University
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Wood Harris Career
Known For: Avon Barksdale on the HBO
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: USD$3 million approx
Family & Relatives
Father: John Harris
Mother: Mattie Harris
Brother(s): Steve Harris
Sister(s): Not Known
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Rebekah Harris (m. 2001)
Son(s): Not Known
Daughter(s): Not Known
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