Barry Shabaka Henley

Barry Shabaka Henley

  • Born on
    • September 15th, 1954
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Barry Shabaka Henley (born Barry Joseph Henley; September 15, 1954) is an American character actor. Henley is a fixture in many films, most often the films of director Michael Mann, having worked with the director four times. Henley played Herbert Muhammad in Ali. In Collateral he made an impression as a sensitive jazz musician living on borrowed time. He also starred in Steven Spielberg's The Terminal. In Miami Vice, Henley succeeded Edward James Olmos as superior officer, Lt. Martin Castillo. He also appeared in the short-lived television series, Robbery Homicide Division and Barbershop. From 2009, he has played the recurring character of FBI Agent Vreede in FlashForward, an ABC television series. He also played Buddy in How Stella Got Her Groove Back. It was announced that Henley will have a role on Heroes as Detective Fuller. In 1999 Henley supplied the role of Pokerface in the Eddie Murphy/Martin Lawrence film Life. As a stage actor, Henley's honors include the Drama Desk, Obie, and Olivier Awards. He was also a member of the West Coast Black Repertory Theatre and the San Francisco Mime Troupe. Description above from the Wikipedia article Barry Shabaka Henley, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Acting (34 Credits)

2019Dolemite Is My Name as Demond
2019Bob Hearts Abishola as Uncle Tunde
2018A Star Is Born as Little Feet
2018American Nightmares as Bishop Love
2018Office Uprising as ClarenceWatch Free
2017Lucky as Joe
2017Mad Families as PopsWatch Free
2016Paterson as Doc
2013Remember Sunday as Baptiste
2013Carrie as Principal Henry Morton
2012Stolen as Reginald
2011The Big Year as Dr. Neil Kramer
2009Horsemen as Tuck
2009Streets of Blood as Captain Friendly
2009State of Play as Gene Stavitz
2006Miami Vice as Lt. Martin Castillo
2005Shackles as Virgil
2005Four Brothers as Councilman Douglas
2004The Terminal as ThurmanWatch Free
2004Collateral as Daniel Baker
2002Pavement as Lieutenant Marks
2001Ali as Herbert Muhammad
1999Life as Pokerface
1998How Stella Got Her Groove Back as Buddy
1998Patch Adams as Emmet
1998Bulworth as Bartender
1998Fallen as Uniformed Cop
1998Rush Hour as Bobby
1995Destiny Turns on the Radio as Dravec
1995Devil in a Blue Dress as Woodcutter
1995Lord of Illusions as Dr. Toffler
1994The Scout as McDermott
1993What's Love Got to Do with It as El Paso Doctor
1993The Thing Called Love as Reverend Raymond


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