Jeffrey Wright

Highest Rated:
97%     Ernest & CÚlestine (2014)
Lowest Rated:
7%     Faithful (1996)
Birthday:
Dec 7
Birthplace:
Washington, D.C., USA
Bio:


Actor Jeffrey Wright has earned an estimable reputation as one of the most versatile character actors of his generation, both on-stage and onscreen. Jeffrey Wright was born in Washington, D.C., in late 1965. Wright's father died when he was only a year old, and his mother, a lawyer…

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
85% Only Lovers Left Alive
  • Dr. Watson
$1.9M 2014
97% Ernest & CÚlestine
  • The Bear Judge
$71.4k 2014
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
  • Beetee
-- 2014
89% The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  • Beetee
$424.6M 2013
90% The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete
  • Henry
$0.5M 2013
50% A Single Shot
  • Simon
-- 2013
28% Broken City
  • Commissioner Colin Fairbanks
$19.7M 2013
46% Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
  • William Black
$31.8M 2012
85% The Ides of March
  • Senator Thompson
$41.0M 2011
92% Source Code
  • Dr. Rutledge
$54.7M 2011
81% Chicago 10
  • Bobby Seale
-- 2008
59% W.
  • Gen. Colin Powell
$25.5M 2008
67% Cadillac Records
  • Muddy Waters
$8.1M 2008
64% Quantum of Solace
  • Felix leiter
$168.4M 2008
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Scandal of 1920
  • Actor
-- 2008
Blackout
  • Actor
-- 2007
82% Live Free or Die Hard
  • Actor
$134.5M 2007
19% The Invasion
  • Dr. Stephen Galeano
$15.0M 2007
70% Wrestling With Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner
  • Actor
-- 2006
Ali's 65
  • Narrator
-- 2006
24% Lady in the Water
  • Mr. Dury
$42.2M 2006
95% Casino Royale
  • Felix Leiter
$167.0M 2006
72% Syriana
  • Bennett Holiday
$50.8M 2005
Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
  • Actor
-- 2005
71% Lackawanna Blues
  • Small Paul
-- 2005
88% Broken Flowers
  • Winston
$13.6M 2005
78% With All Deliberate Speed
  • Narrator
-- 2004
The Topdog Diaries
  • Actor
-- 2004
81% The Manchurian Candidate
  • Al Melvin
$65.9M 2004
Sin's Kitchen
  • Actor
-- 2004
15% D-Tox (Eye See You)
  • Jaworski
-- 2002
67% Ali
  • Howard Bingham
$58.2M 2001
55% Hamlet
  • Gravedigger
-- 2000
The Giraffe (Meschugge)
  • Actor
-- 2000
Boycott
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
-- 2000
21% Crime + Punishment in Suburbia
  • Chris
-- 2000
68% Shaft
  • Peoples Hernandez
$70.3M 2000
Cement
  • Ninny
-- 1999
64% Ride with the Devil
  • Daniel Holt
-- 1999
Too Tired to Die
  • Balzac Man
-- 1998
41% Celebrity
  • Off-Off Broadway Director
-- 1998
Rupert Patterson Wants to Be a Superhero
  • Actor
-- 1998
59% Critical Care
  • Bed Two
-- 1997
70% Basquiat
  • Jean-Michel Basquiat
-- 1996
7% Faithful
  • Young Man at Rolls
-- 1996
Jumpin' at the Boneyard
  • Derek
-- 1992
85% Presumed Innocent
  • Prosecuting Attorney
-- 1990

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
88% Boardwalk Empire
2010-2014
  • Valentin Narcisse
2013 - 2014
House
2004-2012
  • Dr. Walter Cofield
2012
90% Angels in America
2003
  • Belize
  • Belize/Mr. Lies
2003

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Quotes from Jeffrey Wright's Characters

    • Felix leiter:
      You know who Greene is and you want to put us in bed with him. You're kidding, right?
    • Gregg Beam:
      Yeah, you're right. We should just deal with nice people. I need to know you're on the team, Felix. I need to know you value your career.
    From Quantum of Solace. Submitted by Kathy M (21 months ago)