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Brian Tyree Henry

 
Bio:
Emmy nominee Brian Tyree Henry is a versatile actor whose career spans film, television and theater. Henry originated the role of "The General" in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon," for which he received rave reviews. He currently stars alongside Donald Glover in the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Emmy nominee Brian Tyree Henry is a versatile actor whose career spans film, television and theater. Henry originated the role of "The General" in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon," for which he received rave reviews. He currently stars alongside Donald Glover in the ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Second Stage Theater Original Broadway Production, 2018
William
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
General
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Oshoosi
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Tybalt

Photos

KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King, Colman Domingo, Brian Tyree Henry Photo

KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King, Colman Domingo, Brian Tyree Henry

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Date:
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Jeremy Kleiner, Brian Tyree Henry, Dede Gardner, Producer, Regina King, Colman Doming Photo

Jeremy Kleiner, Brian Tyree Henry, Dede Gardner, Producer, Regina King, Colman Domingo, KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Barry Jenkins, Teyonah Parris, Adele Romanski, Sara Murphy, Megan Ellison

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Date:
09/10/2018
Brian Tyree Henry, Regina King, Colman Domingo, KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Barry Jenk Photo

Brian Tyree Henry, Regina King, Colman Domingo, KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Barry Jenkins, Teyonah Parris

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Date:
09/10/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Second Stage Theater Original Broadway Production, 2018
William

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
General

Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Oshoosi

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Tybalt

Brian Tyree Henry Biography

Emmy nominee Brian Tyree Henry is a versatile actor whose career spans film, television and theater. Henry originated the role of "The General" in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon," for which he received rave reviews. He currently stars alongside Donald Glover in the Golden Globe and Peabody Award winning and Emmy nominated FX series "Atlanta." He portrays Alfred Miles, Atlanta's hot of the moment rapper who is forced to navigate fame while remaining loyal to family, friends and himself. He received an MTV Movie & TV Award nomination for the role. This spring, he guest-starred as "Ricky" on NBC's Golden Globe and Emmy nominated drama "This Is Us," for which he earned an Emmy nomination. Henry is currently in production on the Blumhouse thriller "Only You," co-starring David Oyelowo. He recently wrapped production on several films, including Steve McQueen's "Widows" opposite Viola Davis, "Hotel Artemis" with Jodie Foster and Sterling K. Brown, the indie comedy "Fam-i-ly" alongside Taylor Schilling and Kate McKinnon, the romantic drama "Irreplaceable You," with Gugu Mbatha-Raw and "White Boy Rick," with Matthew McConaughey. In 2016, Henry co-starred in Focus Features' "Puerto Ricans in Paris" and completed production on the indie film "Crown Heights." On television, Henry has appeared in numerous shows, including "How To Get Away With Murder," "Vice Principals," "Boardwalk Empire," "The Knick," "The Good Wife" and "Law & Order." Henry's wide-range of theater credits include The Fortress of Solitude and The Brother/Sister Plays/The Brothers Size (Helen Hayes Best Actor Nomination) at The Public Theatre, as well as Romeo and Juliet and Talk About Race at New York Stage and Film and The Public. A graduate of Atlanta's Morehouse College, Henry received his MFA from Yale's School of Drama. He currently resides in New York.

Brian Tyree Henry Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Brian Tyree Henry, Lobby Hero
 
Drama League Awards - 2018 - Distinguished Performance Award
Brian Tyree Henry, Lobby Hero
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Brian Tyree Henry, Lobby Hero

Brian Tyree Henry News

Deeksha Gaur and Janet Lynne Knopf  Join Second Stage Theater's Board of Directors as Photo Deeksha Gaur and Janet Lynne Knopf Join Second Stage Theater's Board of Directors as Trustees
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced that Deeksha Gaur has joined the Company’s Board of Directors as a Trustee. Additionally, the Board is announcing the appointment of Janet Lynne Knopf, who joined the Board as a Trustee during the pandemic shutdown.

Ariana DeBose, Cynthia Erivo, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Nominated for 53rd NAACP Imag Photo Ariana DeBose, Cynthia Erivo, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Nominated for 53rd NAACP Image Awards
by Michael Major - Jan 18, 2022

Today, the full list of nominees for the “53rd NAACP Image Awards” were announced. Nominees included Ariana DeBose, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Encanto, Cynthia Erivo, Audra McDonald, Respect, Taraji P. Henson, Tituss Burgess, Jennifer Hudson, Billy Porter, Denzel Washington, and more. Check out the full list of nominees now!

Marvel's ETERNALS Is Now Streaming on Disney+ Photo Marvel's ETERNALS Is Now Streaming on Disney+
by Michael Major - Jan 12, 2022

Marvel Studios’ “Eternals” follows a group of heroes from beyond the stars who had protected the Earth since the dawn of man. The film features Kumail Najiani, Lia McHugh, Lauren Ridloff, Salma Hayek, Angelina Jolie, and more. Plus, watch a new TV spot for the film now!

Marvel Sets ETERNALS Blu-Ray & DVD Release Photo Marvel Sets ETERNALS Blu-Ray & DVD Release
by Michael Major - Dec 16, 2021

Marvel fans can enjoy never-before-seen bonus material including four deleted scenes and a gag reel in the newly-announced physical formats of the film. The cast includes Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lia McHugh, Brian Tyree Henry, Lauren Ridloff, Barry Keoghan, Don Lee, Kit Harington, Salma Hayek and Angelina Jolie.

Disney+ Sets ETERNALS Streaming Date Photo Disney+ Sets ETERNALS Streaming Date
by Michael Major - Dec 10, 2021

The Marvel Cinematic Universe’s newest team of Super Heroes has led theater audiences on an exciting journey spanning thousands of years, and now the Eternals are bringing all of that signature Marvel Studios’ action, spectacle and thrill to Disney+.

Marvel Releases ETERNALS Soundtack Photo Marvel Releases ETERNALS Soundtack
by Michael Major - Nov 3, 2021

The Eternals Original Score Soundtrack, featuring score composed and produced by Emmy®-winning composer Ramin Djawadi (“Reminiscence,” “Westworld,” “Game of Thrones”), is available today. Featuring “Eternals Theme” and “Across the Oceans of Time,” the film also includes the original song “Nach Meri Heri” (Dance My Hero), performed by Celina Sharma.

Asian World Film Festival to Open with Marvel's ETERNALS in November Photo Asian World Film Festival to Open with Marvel's ETERNALS in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 22, 2021

The 2021 Asian World Film Festival will kick off November 1 at 5:30 pm PT with a red carpet and a 7:00 pm PT screening with the Oscar-winning director Chloé Zhao’s highly anticipated Marvel Studios’ Eternals, starring Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lia McHugh, Brian Tyree Henry, Lauren Ridloff, Barry Keoghan, Don Lee, and more.

Alex Lacamoire's VIVO Score Released By Atlantic Records Photo Alex Lacamoire's VIVO Score Released By Atlantic Records
by Michael Major - Aug 30, 2021

The new release is a companion to the film's official soundtrack, which featured original songs by Lin Manuel Miranda. The film features additional musical performances by Gloria Estefan, Zoe Saldaña, & more!

VIDEO: Marvel Debuts New Trailer for ETERNALS! Photo VIDEO: Marvel Debuts New Trailer for ETERNALS!
by Stage Tube - Aug 19, 2021

The outstanding ensemble cast includes Gemma Chan as humankind-loving Sersi, Richard Madden as the all-powerful Ikaris, and Kumail Nanjiani as cosmic-powered Kingo.

FOX Renews Animated Comedy HOUSEBROKEN for a Second Season Photo FOX Renews Animated Comedy HOUSEBROKEN for a Second Season
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2021

In the series, HONEY (Kudrow), a standard poodle, opens her living room for the group to come and support each other through the misery, mayhem and majesty that is being a pet.

Brian Tyree Henry Videos

VIDEO: Marvel Debuts New Trailer for ETERNALS! VideoVIDEO: Marvel Debuts New Trailer for ETERNALS!
by Stage Tube - Aug 19, 2021

The outstanding ensemble cast includes Gemma Chan as humankind-loving Sersi, Richard Madden as the all-powerful Ikaris, and Kumail Nanjiani as cosmic-powered Kingo.

VIDEO: Gloria Estefan Sings Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Inside Your Heart' From VIVO! VideoVIDEO: Gloria Estefan Sings Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Inside Your Heart' From VIVO!
by Stage Tube - Aug 5, 2021

Hear the new song from the film, which will be released on Friday, August 6th. If Miranda wins an Academy Award for writing music for Vivo, he will have the coveted big four awards — Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony.

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for Lin-Manuel Miranda's VIVO! VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for Lin-Manuel Miranda's VIVO!
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2021

Vivo, a musically gifted kinkajou (aka a rainforest 'honey bear') embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to deliver a song to his cherished owner's long-lost love, with the help of Gabi - an energetic tween who bounces to the beat of her own offbeat drum.

VIDEO: Hear Lin-Manuel Miranda's New Song 'Keep the Beat' From Netflix Movie VIVO! VideoVIDEO: Hear Lin-Manuel Miranda's New Song 'Keep the Beat' From Netflix Movie VIVO!
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2021

Hear Lin-Manuel Miranda sing the song he wrote for Vivo, who is a a musically gifted kinkajou (aka a rainforest “honey bear”) that embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to deliver a song to his cherished owner’s long-lost love.

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for Marvel's ETERNALS VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for Marvel's ETERNALS
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2021

Marvel Studios’ “Eternals” welcomes an exciting new team of Super Heroes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The epic story, spanning thousands of years, features a group of immortal heroes forced out of the shadows to reunite against mankind’s oldest enemy, The Deviants.

VIDEO: Brian Tyree Henry Talks About Meeting Brad Pitt on THE TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: Brian Tyree Henry Talks About Meeting Brad Pitt on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2021

Brian Tyree Henry talks about meeting Brad Pitt for the first time, his stint as a DJ and his new film Godzilla vs. Kong.

VIDEO: Chris Evans Helps Childhood Theatre Company Secure a Permanent Home VideoVIDEO: Chris Evans Helps Childhood Theatre Company Secure a Permanent Home
by Stage Tube - Oct 20, 2019

Chris Evans has returned to his roots to help out his childhood theatre company!

VIDEO: Mark Hamill is the Voice of Chucky in the Trailer for CHILD'S PLAY VideoVIDEO: Mark Hamill is the Voice of Chucky in the Trailer for CHILD'S PLAY
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2019

A contemporary re-imagining of the 1988 horror classic, Child's Play follows Karen (Aubrey Plaza), a single mother who gifts her son Andy (Gabriel Bateman) a Buddi doll, unaware of its more sinister nature.

VIDEO: Put on a Happy Face in the First Trailer for JOKER VideoVIDEO: Put on a Happy Face in the First Trailer for JOKER
by Stage Tube - Apr 3, 2019

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first teaser trailer for JOKER starring Joaquin Phoenix.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the Duplass Brothers' ROOM 104 on HBO VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the Duplass Brothers' ROOM 104 on HBO
by Stage Tube - Oct 31, 2018

The anthology series ROOM 104 will return for its 12-episode second season, debuting two episodes back-to-back, FRIDAY, NOV. 9 (11:30 pm ET), followed by two more new episodes subsequent Fridays at the same time.


Brian Tyree Henry Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Brian Tyree Henry been in?
Brian Tyree Henry has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Brian Tyree Henry been in?
Brian Tyree Henry has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Brian Tyree Henry been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Lobby Hero Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Lobby Hero and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Lobby Hero .