|Kelvin Harrison Jr. Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||July 23, 1994|
|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 7, The Flight of the Bumblebee, Gully, Assassination Nation, Bolden, The Photograph, Luce, Waves, It Comes at Night, The Birth of a Nation, JT LeRoy, The Wolf Hour, Monsters 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.
Kelvin Harrison Jr.
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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.
Actor, Director, Writer, Voice Actor, Musician
- Father – Kelvin Harrison (Musician)
- Mother – Shirlita (Musician)
- Others – Alma (Paternal Grandmother)
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Kelvin Harrison Jr. is of African-American descent.
- Toned body
- Deep-set eyes
Kelvin Harrison Jr. Facts
- He was raised in the Garden District and later moved to The Westbank.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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