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Brian Tyree Henry        

Academy Award-Nominated Actor Known for "Atlanta," "If Beale Street Could Talk" & "Causeway"

Brian Tyree Henry is an Academy Award-nominated actor, whose career spans across television, film, and theatre. He rose to prominence for his role as Alfred "Paper Boi" Miles in the FX comedy-drama series "Atlanta," for which he received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Throughout his career, Henry has received nominations for an Academy Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Tony Award.

On television, he is known for his performances in "Boardwalk Empire," "This Is Us" and "How to Get Away with Murder." Henry made his film breakthrough in 2018 with starring roles in Steve McQueen's heist film "Widows," Barry Jenkins' romantic drama film, "If Beale Street Could Talk," and the animated superhero film "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse." He's since appeared in "Child's Play," "Godzilla vs. Kong," "The Woman in the Window," and "Bullet Train". He portrayed Phastos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film, "Eternals". In 2022, he starred in "Causeway," which earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

He has also appeared on stage, making his debut performance in the Shakespeare in the Park production of "Romeo and Juliet," and acting in various plays at the Public Theatre, before appearing in the original Broadway cast of "The Book of Mormon" and in the off-Broadway musical "The Fortress of Solitude." In 2018, he received a Tony Award nomination for for his performance in the Broadway revival of Kenneth Lonergan's play "Lobby Hero,"

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