Brian Tyree Henry is a versatile American theater, television and film actor.
Henry was born ( March 31, 1982 ), in Fayetteville, North Carolina and raised patly in Washington, D.C. Willow Dean Kearse, his mother, was an educator while his father was in the military. He joined Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a business-major-turned-actor in the early 2000s, received his master’s degree from Yale School of Drama.
Henry debuted his stage career, with roles in several plays and musicals. He starred in the production of Shakespeare in the Park’s, Romeo and Juliet as Tybalt. He also performed in The Brother/Sister Plays; A Tarell Alvin McCraney’s trilogy of plays. He received was also a part of the original cast of the musical The Book of Mormon. Henry made appearances in the television series The Good Wife, Law & Order and Boardwalk Empire.
Henry debuted his film career in 2015 from the feature, comedy film Puerto Ricans in Paris. He received recognition and critical acclaim for his role in the FX comedy-drama series Atlanta, as Alfred Paper Boi Miles, in 2016. He also nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for the series.
In the year 2016, Henry’s mother, Willow Deane Kearse, died.
He starred in HBO’s comedy series Vice Principals as Tavis Brown. Henry received a nomination for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor for his guest-appearance in NBC’s This is Us as Ricky in 2017.
He also performed in Broadway’s revival of Lobby Hero, for which he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play in 2018. Henry co-starred in the thriller, psychological films like Joker and Don’t Let Go in 2019. He also appeared in the remake of 1988’s horror film, Child’s Play. Henry is also the part of the new movie Godzilla vs Kong.
Henry’s net worth is around $58 Million.