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Jeffrey Wright

 
Date of Birth: December 07, 1965 (56)

Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Production, 2010
Jacques Cornet
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Lincoln
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
'da Voice
The Voice
da Voice
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Belize
Council of Principalities
Mr. Lies
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Belize
Mr. Lies

Photos

Betty Gabriel, Luke Hemsworth, Gustaf Skarsgard, Jeffrey Wright Photo

Betty Gabriel, Luke Hemsworth, Gustaf Skarsgard, Jeffrey Wright

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03/16/2018
Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson Photo

Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson

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03/16/2018
Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson Photo

Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson

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03/16/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Production, 2010
Jacques Cornet

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Lincoln

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
'da Voice

The Voice

da Voice

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Belize

Council of Principalities

Mr. Lies

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Belize

Mr. Lies


Jeffrey Wright Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Actor - Play Gold Star
Jeffrey Wright, Topdog/Underdog
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Solo Performance Gold Star
Jeffrey Wright , Underdog
 
The Lortels - 2002 - Outstanding Lead Actor
Jeffrey Wright, Topdog/Underdog
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Jeffrey Wright, Topdog/Underdog
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1994 - Best Debut Performance Gold Star
Jeffrey Wright - , Angels in America
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Jeffrey Wright, Angels in America: Perestroika
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Supporting Actor - Play Gold Star
Jeffrey Wright, Angels in America: Perestroika

Jeffrey Wright News

WESTWORLD Season Four Soundtrack Out Today Photo WESTWORLD Season Four Soundtrack Out Today
by Michael Major - Aug 15, 2022

The official Westworld Playlist featured all the music from Westworld: Season 4 along with Djawadi’s imaginative musical choices from previous seasons, including incredible versions of tracks originally performed by artists such as The Rolling Stones, Kanye West, The Weeknd, Amy Winehouse, Nirvana, Guns ‘N Roses, among many others.

The Acting Company Announces Casting For its 2022-23 Season Photo The Acting Company Announces Casting For its 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2022

The Acting Company's Artistic Director Kent Gash and Managing Director Erik Schroeder have announced casting for the national tours of The Three Musketeers and Romeo and Juliet launching in New York City and playing over 27 engagements in 16 states.

Photo: First Look at Colman Domingo as Bayard Rustin in George C. Wolfe's RUSTIN Photo Photo: First Look at Colman Domingo as Bayard Rustin in George C. Wolfe's RUSTIN
by Michael Major - Aug 4, 2022

Netflix has shared a first look at Tony winner Colman Domingo as Bayard Rustin in George C. Wolfe's upcoming film, Rustin. The new film will also star Audra McDonald, Adrienne Warren, Michael Potts, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Chris Rock, and more. Check out the first look photo now!

Photos: Clive Davis and More Turn Out for The Acting Company's 50th Anniversary Gala Photo Photos: Clive Davis and More Turn Out for The Acting Company's 50th Anniversary Gala
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022

The Acting Company’s 50th Anniversary Gala celebrated the company’s impact across America and new artistic vision for the future on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Capitale in New York City.

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by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2022

Sacred Heart University Community Theatre Presents June Films Photo Sacred Heart University Community Theatre Presents June Films
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

The SHU Community Theatre presents a month of film programming in June.

GI Film Festival Closes with Military Documentaries Today Photo GI Film Festival Closes with Military Documentaries Today
by Marissa Tomeo - May 21, 2022

Today, May 21st, the GI Film Festival San Diego closes the multi-day military event with documentaries that explore many themes and leave festival-goers wanting more. Kicking off the final day of film screenings will be the World Premiere of the documentary feature “Nation’s Promise” at 12 noon, and preceded by “Blind Ambition: The Wop May Story.” A Documentary Block will follow at 2:15 p.m. with three documentary shorts that explore resiliency, healing and forgiveness, including “Veterans Journey Home: On Black Mountain,” “Down on the Ranch,” and “The Monument of Tolerance.”

Ariana DeBose Joins Season Four of HBO's WESTWORLD Photo Ariana DeBose Joins Season Four of HBO's WESTWORLD
by Michael Major - May 10, 2022

While details on DeBose's character are currently under wraps, she will appear in the new season in a recurring guest role. She joins returning cast members Evan Rachel Wood, Emmy winner Thandiwe Newton, Ed Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Luke Hemsworth, Aaron Paul and Angela Sarafyan.

The Acting Company Announces Actors' Career Stability Initiative Awarding Student Loa Photo The Acting Company Announces Actors' Career Stability Initiative Awarding Student Loan Debt Grants
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

 The Acting Company has announced the Actors’ Career Stability Initiative program for the 2022-23 season. With support from the Booth Ferris Foundation, all actors who accept a casting offer to join the 2022-23 national touring season and have a minimum of $10,000 in student loan debt will be eligible to apply for student loan debt relief.

The Acting Company Announces 50th Anniversary Gala Honoring Peter Darrow Photo The Acting Company Announces 50th Anniversary Gala Honoring Peter Darrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

The Acting Company has announced a celebration of the company’s half century of impact across America with a 50th Anniversary Gala to take place on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Capitale (130 Bowery).

Jeffrey Wright Videos

VIDEO: Billy Porter & Uzo Aduba Have an 'Actors on Actors' Conversation! VideoVIDEO: Billy Porter & Uzo Aduba Have an 'Actors on Actors' Conversation!
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2021

Porter discusses the first time he saw a representation of a Black queer man on stage in 'Angels in America.'

VIDEO: Meet Safin, Rami Malek's Villain From NO TIME TO DIE VideoVIDEO: Meet Safin, Rami Malek's Villain From NO TIME TO DIE
by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2020

Is the mysterious Safin (Rami Malek) 007’s most terrifying adversary yet?

VIDEO: Watch a New Trailer for NO TIME TO DIE! VideoVIDEO: Watch a New Trailer for NO TIME TO DIE!
by Stage Tube - Sep 3, 2020

A new trailer has been released for upcoming Bond film 'No Time to Die.'

VIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For Upcoming Bond Film NO TIME TO DIE VideoVIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For Upcoming Bond Film NO TIME TO DIE
by Stage Tube - Sep 3, 2020

The second trailer has been released for the upcoming Bond film, No Time to Die!

VIDEO: President Trump RNC Biopic Narrated by Jeffrey Wright on THE DAILY SHOW VideoVIDEO: President Trump RNC Biopic Narrated by Jeffrey Wright on THE DAILY SHOW
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2020

Donald J. Trump: the greatest at commanding, wall-building, the environment, uniting, wall-building, and speeching. An RNC biopic narrated by Jeffrey Wright.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For New Netflix Film ALL DAY AND A NIGHT VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer For New Netflix Film ALL DAY AND A NIGHT
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2020

The new trailer has dropped for All Day and A Night, an new film coming to Netflix!

VIDEO: Jeffrey Wright and Ashton Sanders Star in the Trailer for ALL DAY AND A NIGHT VideoVIDEO: Jeffrey Wright and Ashton Sanders Star in the Trailer for ALL DAY AND A NIGHT
by Stage Tube - Apr 21, 2020

Netflix has released the trailer for All Day and a Night, starring Jeffrey Wright and Ashton Sanders.

VIDEO: Watch a New Season 3 Preview Video For WESTWORLD VideoVIDEO: Watch a New Season 3 Preview Video For WESTWORLD
by Stage Tube - Mar 18, 2020

New episodes of Westworld premiere every Sunday on HBO. A new preview video, titled 'In the Weeks Ahead' has been uploaded to HBO's YouTube channel, showing fans what they can expect from season three.

VIDEO: Watch a Featurette for WESTWORLD Season Three VideoVIDEO: Watch a Featurette for WESTWORLD Season Three
by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2020

Evan Rachel Wood and Aaron Paul discuss their shared fandom of the series and the new narrative in advance of the Season 3 premiere.

VIDEO: Watch a Camera Test for Matt Reeves' THE BATMAN! VideoVIDEO: Watch a Camera Test for Matt Reeves' THE BATMAN!
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2020

Director Matt Reeves shared a camera test for his upcoming film, 'The Batman,' today. Robert Pattinson stars as the famous Caped Crusader.


Jeffrey Wright Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jeffrey Wright been in?
Jeffrey Wright has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Jeffrey Wright been in?
Jeffrey Wright has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jeffrey Wright been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Topdog/Underdog , Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Underdog , Outstanding Lead Actor (The Lortels) for Topdog/Underdog , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Topdog/Underdog , Best Debut Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Angels in America Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Angels in America: Perestroika and Outstanding Supporting Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Angels in America: Perestroika .

What awards has Jeffrey Wright won?
Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Topdog/Underdog, Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Underdog, Best Debut Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Angels in America Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Angels in America: Perestroikaand Outstanding Supporting Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Angels in America: Perestroika.