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Kelvin Harrison Jr. Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Kelvin Harrison Jr. Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 74 kg
Date of Birth July 23, 1994
Zodiac Sign Leo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Kelvin Harrison Jr. is an American actor, director, writer, musician, and voice actor who has been cast in movies like 12 Years a Slave, The Trial of the Chicago 7The Flight of the Bumblebee, GullyAssassination NationBoldenThe PhotographLuceWavesIt Comes at NightThe Birth of a NationJT LeRoyThe Wolf HourMonsters and Men, Dancer and the Dame, A Sort of Homecoming, and The High Note. In addition to that, his television roles include playing Touie Dacey in StartUp, Teddy Greene in Godfather of Harlem, Jolyon in Into the Badlands, Joey Campbell in Shots Fired, Michael Ellis in Chicago P.D., Winslow in Roots, and Cadet Lieutenant Commander Max Cabral in NCIS: New Orleans.

Born Name

Kelvin Harrison Jr.

Nick Name

Kelvin

Kelvin Harrison Jr. as seen at the 34th Independent Spirit Awards in 2018
Kelvin Harrison Jr. as seen at the 34th Independent Spirit Awards in 2018 (Lamzydlx / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Kelvin Harrison Jr. studied studio engineering and marketing. Later, he took acting lessons after he moved to Los Angeles in order to pursue a career in acting.

He got enrolled at Loyola University New Orleans to major in studio engineering because his father felt he would excel in music. However, he then transferred to the University of New Orleans with the goal of writing and directing his own films.

Occupation

Actor, Director, Writer, Voice Actor, Musician

Family

  • Father – Kelvin Harrison (Musician)
  • Mother – Shirlita (Musician)
  • Others – Alma (Paternal Grandmother)

Build

Athletic

Kelvin Harrison Jr. smiling in a picture with Taylor Russell
Kelvin Harrison Jr. smiling in a picture with Taylor Russell (Kelvin Harrison Jr. / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

74 kg or 163 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Kelvin Harrison Jr. is of African-American descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned body
  • Deep-set eyes

Kelvin Harrison Jr. as seen while taking a mirror selfie in September 2019
Kelvin Harrison Jr. as seen while taking a mirror selfie in September 2019 (Kelvin Harrison Jr. / Instagram)

Kelvin Harrison Jr. Facts

  1. He was raised in the Garden District and later moved to The Westbank.
  2. In 2013, Kelvin Harrison Jr. made his first theatrical film appearance as Victim 2 in the critically acclaimed biographical period-drama film 12 Years a Slave.
  3. Alongside Lucas Hedges, Alexa Demie, Renée Elise Goldsberry, and Sterling K. Brown, he co-starred as Tyler Williams, a high school senior and competitive wrestler, in the 2019 drama film, Waves, set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida. This performance got Kelvin nominated for the “Rising Star Award” at the British Academy Film Awards in 2019.
  4. In 2019, he was cast as Teddy Greene, an aspiring musician and Stella’s boyfriend, in the crime drama television series named Godfather of Harlem. He co-starred in the show alongside the likes of Forest Whitaker, Ilfenesh Hadera, Lucy Fry, Giancarlo Esposito, and Demi Singleton.
  5. For playing the role of Luce Edgar in the 2019 social thriller drama film Luce, Kelvin Harrison Jr. was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award in the “Best Male Lead” category.
  6. In 2020, he portrayed Fred Hampton, chairman of Illinois Chapter Black Panther Party, in the historical legal drama film The Trial of the Chicago 7.

Featured Image by Lamzydlx / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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