|Henry Simmons Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||July 1, 1970|
Henry Simmons is an American actor, producer, and voiceover artist who is best known for appearing as Baldwin Jones in NYPD Blue and for his role as Alphonso “Mack” MacKenzie in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Some of his other on-screen roles include playing Simon Beaumont in Ravenswood, Dr. Walter Chambers in South of Pico, Tyrone Montgomery in Another World, Issac Wright in Shark, Grant in Man Up, Walter Kane in A Gentleman’s Game, Baron ‘The Truth’ Fouse in Second Generation Wayans, and Jeffery Granger in No Good Deed.
Henry Oswald Simmons
Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Henry Simmons attended Franklin Pierce University on a basketball scholarship and eventually received a business degree.
Actor, Producer, Voiceover Artist
- Father – Henry Simmons, Sr. (IRS Revenue Officer)
- Mother – Aurelia (School Teacher)
- Siblings – Heather M. Simmons (Twin Sister) (Casting Director). He has another sister too.
- Others – William McKinley Simmons (Paternal Grandfather), Arnetta Berry (Paternal Grandmother), Mitchell Frizzell (Maternal Grandfather), Sammie/Sammy Lee Simmons (Maternal Grandmother)
He has been signed with Artists First, Talent Management Company, Beverly Hills, California, United States.
6 ft 4 in or 193 cm
95 kg or 209.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Henry Simmons has dated –
- Sharon Leal – He once hooked up with actress and singer Sharon Leal.
- Lauren Sanchez (2002-2003) – In 2002, he started going out with Emmy Award-winning American news anchor and media personality Lauren Sanchez but the duo separated the following year.
- Rolonda Watts (2005) – He had a fling with actress, producer, and host Rolonda Watts in the year 2005.
- Tracee Ellis Ross (2005) – Simmons and actress, singer, television host, and filmmaker Tracee Ellis Ross were an item in the past.
- Eva Marcille (2005) – In 2005, he dated actress Eva Marcille and the duo even got engaged. However, they eventually parted ways the same year.
- Sophina Brown (2006-Present) – He started going out with actress Sophina Brown in 2006 and they married in May 2010.
- Michelle Williams (2008) – He had a short-termed romance with singer Michelle Williams in 2008.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of African-American descent.
- Tall stature
He appeared in a TV commercial for Lexus car in 2015.
Henry Simmons Facts
- It was during his time at Franklin Pierce University that he tried his hand at theatre.
- For a short while, he worked at a Fortune 500 company in Stamford after graduating college.
- In 1994, Henry Simmons made his first theatrical film appearance as Starnes in the sports film, Above the Rim.
- He co-starred as Dr. Walter Chambers in the 2007 drama film, South of Pico, and this role won him the Grand Jury Award for “Best Actor” at the American Black Film Festival.
- From 2013 to 2014, Henry Simmons was cast in the recurring role of Simon Beaumont, Remy’s father who is distrustful of out-of-towners, in the supernatural teen drama, mystery-thriller television series, Ravenswood.
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