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Brian Tyree Henry        

Television & Broadway Actor; Best Known for "Atlanta," "If Beale Street Could Talk," & "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"

Brian Tyree Henry is an actor best known for "Atlanta" and "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse."

His television roles include Alfred 'Paper Boi' Miles in Atlanta and Tavis Brown in Vice Principals. In February 2017, Henry guest starred on the NBC tv series "This is us" episode Memphis as William's cousin.

He voiced the main character's father, Jefferson Davis, in the fan-favorite film, "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse." The film received 93% on Rotten Tomatoes. He also played Detective Mike Norris in the Chucky-franchise film, "Child's Play." The film also featured Aubrey Plaza and Mark Hamill.

Henry was also a part of the original cast of "The Book of Mormon," and his work in "Lobby Hero" on Broadway earned him a nomination for the 2018 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play.

Originally from Fayetteville, North Carolina, Henry attended Morehouse College as a business major-turned-actor in the early 2000s. He fell for the city, its community, and its creative energy when he was there. Later, he returned to Georgia's capital to play Alfred Miles, a.k.a. Paper Boi in FX's Atlanta.

Henry received his bachelor's degree from Morehouse College and his master's degree from Yale School of Drama.

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