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Barry Shabaka Henley

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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Born:
Sep 15, 1954 In New Orleans - Louisiana - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
35
First Appeared:
In the movie What's Love Got to Do with It 1993-06-09
Latest Project:
Movie Paterson 2016-11-17
Known For
Poster of Paterson
Poster of Shackles
Filmography
Movie Paterson Doc 2016-11-17
Movie Water & Power Preacher Broyard 2014-05-02
Movie Remember Sunday Baptiste 2013-04-21
Movie Carrie Principal Morton 2013-10-16
Movie The Dry Land Colonel Stephen Evans 2010-07-30
Movie State of Play Gene Stavitz 2009-04-17
Movie Horsemen Tuck 2009-02-06
Movie Streets of Blood Captain Friendly 2009-07-13
Series FlashForward Agent Shelly Vreede 2009-09-24
Series Numb3rs Unknown 2006-03-05
Movie Miami Vice Castillo 2006-07-27
Series Heroes Detective Bryan Fuller 2006-09-25
Series Grey's Anatomy Mr. Patterson 2005-03-27
Movie Four Brothers Councilman Douglas 2005-08-11
Series Close to Home Unknown 2005-09-20
Series Barbershop Eddie 2005-08-14
Movie Shackles Virgil 2005-08-20
Movie The Terminal Thurman 2004-06-17
Movie Collateral Daniel 2004-08-04
Series Robbery Homicide Division 2002-09-27
Movie Pavement Detective Kecker 2002-12-13
Series Crossing Jordan Unknown 2001-09-24
Movie Ali Herbert Muhammad 2001-12-11
Series Providence Unknown 1999-01-08
Movie Life Pokerface 1999-04-16
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie How Stella Got Her Groove Back Buddy 1998-08-14
Movie Patch Adams Emmet 1998-12-25
Series Brooklyn South Unknown 1997-09-22
Series Oz Unknown 1997-07-12
Series Malcolm & Eddie Unknown 1996-08-26
Series Duckman Unknown 1994-03-05
Movie The Scout McDermott 1994-09-30
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Movie What's Love Got to Do with It El Paso Doctor 1993-06-09