Jeffrey Wright Overview

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Born: December 07, 1965

Jeffrey Wright was born and raised in Washington, D.C. He studied political science at Amherst College and intended to become a lawyer until his interests turned to acting in his senior year. Over a short period of time, Wright accomplished a variety of roles in both stage and film. In the Broadway production of Angels in America, Wright played the tough, flamboyant male nurse Belize and won Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Tony awards for his performance. Theatergoers also... See All


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