Barry Shabaka Henley

Barry Shabaka Henley


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 15-09-1954
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: New Orleans - Louisiana - USA
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  • Popularity: 2.16
  • Homepage: N/A


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Barry Shabaka Henley (born Barry Joseph Henley; September 15, 1954) is an American character actor. Henley is a fixture in many films, most often the films of director Michael Mann, having worked with the director four times. Henley played Herbert Muhammad in Ali. In Collateral he made an impression as a sensitive jazz musician living on borrowed time. He also starred in Steven Spielberg's The Terminal. In Miami Vice, Henley succeeded Edward James Olmos as superior officer, Lt. Martin Castillo. He also appeared in the short-lived television series, Robbery Homicide Division and Barbershop. From 2009, he has played the recurring character of FBI Agent Vreede in FlashForward, an ABC television series. He also played Buddy in How Stella Got Her Groove Back. It was announced that Henley will have a role on Heroes as Detective Fuller. In 1999 Henley supplied the role of Pokerface in the Eddie Murphy/Martin Lawrence film Life. As a stage actor, Henley's honors include the Drama Desk, Obie, and Olivier Awards. He was also a member of the West Coast Black Repertory Theatre and the San Francisco Mime Troupe. Description above from the Wikipedia article Barry Shabaka Henley, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.




Year Movie Character
2015 White Water as Rev. Stokes
2002 Pavement as Lieutenant Marks
2016 Paterson as Doc
2005 Shackles as Virgil
2013 Remember Sunday as Baptiste
2017 Chasing Titles Vol. 1 as Luke Parker
1970 Origami
2009 Horsemen as Tuck
2004 The Terminal as Thurman
1994 The Scout as McDermott
2009 Streets of Blood as Captain Friendly
2006 Miami Vice as Castillo
2004 Collateral as Daniel Baker
1999 Life as Pokerface
2012 Stolen as Reginald
1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back as Buddy
2017 Lucky as Joe
1993 What's Love Got to Do with It as El Paso Doctor
2017 Mad Families as Pops
1995 Destiny Turns on the Radio as Dravec
2019 Dolemite Is My Name as Demond
2005 Four Brothers as Councilman Douglas
2014 Water & Power as Preacher Broyard
2018 A Star Is Born as Little Feet
2010 The Dry Land as Colonel Stephen Evans
2009 State of Play as Gene Stavitz
2013 Carrie as Principal Henry Morton
1998 Bulworth as Bartender
2001 Ali as Herbert Muhammad
1992 Till Death Us Do Part as Judge Barton
1993 The Thing Called Love as Reverend Raymond
1998 Patch Adams as Emmet
1995 Devil in a Blue Dress as Woodcutter
2011 The Big Year as Dr. Neil Kramer
1995 Lord of Illusions as Dr. Toffler
1998 Rush Hour as Bobby
2018 American Nightmares as Bishop Love
2018 Office Uprising as Clarence

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