Andre Royo

Andre Royo

Highest Rated: 96% Hunter Gatherer (2016)

Lowest Rated: 27% G (2002)

Birthday: Jul 18, 1968

Birthplace: Bronx, New York, USA

Best known for playing drug addict-turned-police informant Reginald "Bubbles" Cousins on HBO's "The Wire" (2002-08), Bronx native Andre Royo struggled for several years as a penniless stage actor in New York prior to landing his breakout role. He took a series of odd jobs to support himself, working as construction worker, bathroom attendant and doorman, before a chance encounter with John Singleton earned him a small part in the director's 2000 action film, "Shaft." Other roles soon followed, including an appearance in 2002's "G," a hip-hop inspired remake of "The Great Gatsby," before acclaimed television writer David Simon offered Royo the part of Bubbles on his brand new series set in the gritty streets of Baltimore. Royo added layer and dimension to the down-and-out heroin addict known as Bubbles, and in just five seasons, managed to create one of the most talked-about television characters of the 2000s.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
88% 70% Prospect Oruf (Character) - 2018
68% 77% Beautiful Boy Spencer (Character) $7.6M 2018
No Score Yet 48% Juvenile Mr. Adams (Character) - 2017
96% 58% Hunter Gatherer Ashley (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Share Mr. White (Character) - 2015
40% 41% Lila & Eve Skaketti (Character) $37.9K 2015
47% 18% Aftermath Rob (Character) - 2015
71% 88% Of Mind and Music Kenny (Character) $15.1K 2014
No Score Yet 86% A Miracle in Spanish Harlem Tyrone (Character) - 2013
91% 76% The Spectacular Now Mr. Aster (Character) $6.9M 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Calloused Hands Byrd (Character) - 2013
36% 49% The Collection Wally (Character) $6.8M 2012
59% 36% Would You Rather Executive Producer - 2012
40% 58% Red Tails Chief "Coffee" Coleman (Character) $49.9M 2012
33% 22% Hellbenders Stephen (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet 13% Bigfoot Al Hunter (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bright Jager (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet 55% Super Hamilton (Character) $322.2K 2010
No Score Yet 75% 21 and a Wakeup Jim West (Character) - 2009
36% 23% August Dylan (Character) $11.8K 2008
No Score Yet 75% 5 Up 2 Down Benny (Character) - 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet All the Invisible Children Sammy (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jellysmoke Unknown (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Men Without Jobs Junie (Character) - 2004
27% 60% G Tre (Character) $3M 2002

TV

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57% 82% Interrogation Charlie Shannon (Guest Star) 2020
84% 49% Empire Thurston "Thirsty Rawlings (Character),
Thurston "Thirsty" Rawlings (Guest Star)
2015-2019
30% 87% Hand of God Mayor Robert "Bobo" Boston (Character) 2017 2014-2015
No Score Yet 80% Drunk History Unknown (Guest Star) 2015
86% 81% Marvel's Agent Carter Unknown (Guest Star) 2015
91% 89% Bob's Burgers Marcus (Guest Voice) 2013-2014
95% 89% Elementary Thaddeus (Guest Star) 2013
90% 77% Fringe Henry Arliss Higgins (Guest Star) 2010-2011
93% 98% Party Down Scott (Guest Star) 2010
No Score Yet 84% CSI: New York Big Willie Brown (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet 92% Numb3ers Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet 86% Criminal Minds Unknown (Guest Star) 2008
53% 66% Heroes Unknown (Guest Star) 2008
94% 97% The Wire Bubbles (Character) 2008 2006 2002-2004
85% 86% Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Unknown (Guest Star) 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order: Criminal Intent Luther Pinkston (Guest Star) 2007 2002
No Score Yet 66% CSI: Miami Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cuts Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet FREE HBO: The Wire HD Bubbles (Character)

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