Brian Tyree Henry Bio, Age, Family, Girlfriend, Films, Net Worth

Brian Tyree Henry is an American actor, best known for portraying Alfred “Paper Boi” Miles in the FX comedy-drama series Atlanta (2016–present). The series earned him Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

Brian Tyree Henry Biography

Brian Tyree Henry is an American actor, best known for portraying Alfred “Paper Boi” Miles in the FX comedy-drama series Atlanta (2016–present). The series earned him Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

His film breakthrough happened in 2018, with leading roles in the heist film Widows, the romantic drama film If Beale Street Could Talk, and the animated superhero film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. He also starred in the thriller film Don’t Let Go and the horror film Child’s Play in 2019.

Brian Tyree Henry Age

Henry was born on March 31, 1982, in Fayetteville, North Carolina. He is 39 years old as of 2021.

Brian Tyree Henry Height

Henry stands at a height of 1.88m.

Brian Tyree Henry Family

Henry was born to a military father and a teacher, Willow Dean Kearse. His mother died in a car accident in May 2016. He grew up alongside his four sisters.

Brian Tyree Henry Girlfriend

Henry not yet disclosed his love life to the public.

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Brian Tyree Henry Education

Henry attended Morehouse College in Atlanta and later received his master’s degree from Yale School of Drama.

Brian Tyree Henry Career

Henry started his acting career on stage, appearing in a variety of plays and musicals. In 2007, he played Tybalt in Shakespeare in the Park’s Romeo and Juliet production. Henry also starred in Tarell Alvin McCraney’s The Brother/Sister Plays, a trio of plays. He had even more success in 2011 as a member of the original cast of the musical The Book of Mormon.

He starred in episodes of Law & Order, The Good Wife, and Boardwalk Empire as a guest star. In the 2015 comedy film Puerto Ricans in Paris, he made his feature film debut.

Henry’s starring role as Alfred “Paper Boi” Miles in the FX comedy-drama series Atlanta earned him critical acclaim and recognition in 2016. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his appearance in the show. He played Tavis Brown in the HBO comedy series Vice Principals from 2016 to 2017.

Henry was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Ricky in the NBC drama series This is Us in 2017. He was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performance in the Broadway revival of Lobby Heroin 2018.

He made his film debut in the dystopian thriller Hotel Artemis, the heist film Widows, the romantic drama film If Beale Street Could Speak, and the animated superhero film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, all of which he starred in in 2018. He also appeared in the psychological thrillers Joker and Don’t Let Go, as well as the horror film Child’s Play, in 2019.

Brian Tyree Henry Filmography

Films

  • Puerto Ricans in Paris
  • Person to Person
  • Crown Heights
  • Irreplaceable You
  • Family
  • Hotel Artemis
  • White Boy Rick
  • Widows
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • Don’t Let Go
  • Child’s Play
  • Joker
  • The Outside Story
  • Superintelligence
  • Godzilla vs. Kong
  • The Woman in the Window
  • Eternals
  • Cyrano
  • Red, White, and Water

TV Shows

  • Law & Order
  • The Good Wife
  • Boardwalk Empire
  • The Knick
  • Atlanta
  • Vice Principals
  • How to Get Away with Murder
  • This Is Us
  • Drop the Mic
  • BoJack Horseman
  • Room 104
  • Drunk History

Brian Tyree Henry Net Worth

Henry has an estimated net worth of about $2 million.

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