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Brian Tyree Henry Bio, Class of ’09, Height, Age, Family, Spouse, Salary, Net Worth

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Brian Tyree Henry Biography

Brian Tyree Henry is an American of African descent in the acting profession best known for his roles in FX’s Atlanta, Boardwalk Empire, This Is Us, How to Get Away with Murder, and Marvel’s Eternals. He stars in the drama miniseries, Class Of 09 as Tayo Miller.

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Brian Tyree Henry Height

Tyree stands at a rough height of 6 feet and 2 inches.

Brian Tyree Henry Age

Tyree is 42 years old. He was born on 31st March 1982 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States.

Personal Life

Brian Tyree Henry and Relatives

Brian was born to Tony Henry and Willow Deane Kearse. His father worked in the military while his mother worked as an educator. Further, he has four sisters. Unfortunately, his mother passed away in early 2016. In the film, Atlanta, the episode “Woods” was dedicated to her.

Brian Tyree Henry Spouse and Children

Brian manages to keep his marital and relationship status private. Nonetheless, we will update this information when details regarding it are available to the public.

Brian Tyree Henry Education

Tyree attended E. E. Smith High School. Later, Brian joined Morehouse College, where he earned a degree in business management. He later changed his career by enrolling at the Yale School of Drama to pursue an acting degree. Further, he has a Master of Fine Arts degree.

Professional Life

Brian Tyree Henry Worth

Tyree has garnered a net worth of approximately $1.6 million during his successful career as an actor.

Brian Tyree Henry Career

Tyree stars in the drama miniseries, Class Of 09 as Tayo Miller. The show premieres on FX on Hulu on 10th May 2023. Tyree has had a lot of success as an actor in both films and television. He made his film breakthrough when he starred in the films Widows, If Beale Street Could Talk, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

Further, he made an appearance in Child’s Play, Joker, Godzilla vs. Kong, The Woman in the Window, and Bullet Train. Tyree starred as Phastos in 2021 in Marvel’s Eternals. Also, he made stage appearances and had his debut performance in the Park production of Romeo and Juliet in 2007.

Moreover, he starred in a number of plays at the Public Theatre before he starred in the original Broadway cast of The Book of Mormon in 2011. In 2014, he starred in The Fortress of Solitude off-Broadway. He starred in Broadway’s revival of Kenneth Lonergan’s play, Lobby Hero in 2018.

For his performance, he received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play. From 2016 to 2017, he starred as Dascious Brown in HBO’s Vice Principals. In 2017, Tyree starred as Ricky in NBC’s This Is Us.

For his performance, he attained a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series. Further, he starred in the drama film, Person to Person and Crown Heights. Tyree starred in Hotel Artemis and White Boy Rick in 2018. He starred in Netflix’s BoJack Horseman, HBO’s Room 104, and Drunk History.

Also, he has recurring roles as Armando in FOX’s HouseBroken and as Elijah in Netflix’s Big Mouth. In 2021, he starred as Bernie Hayes in Godzilla vs. Kong, and in 2022 in the comedy, Bullet Train. Additionally, he voiced Leo Matienne in the 2023 animated fantasy film, The Magician’s Elephant.

Brian Tyree Henry Class of ’09

Tyree stars in the drama miniseries, Class Of 09 as Tayo Miller. The show premieres on FX on Hulu on 10th May 2023. Agent Tayo previously worked as an insurance executive. Later, he left his job as an insurance executive to join the FBI hoping to make reforms in the system.

The show premieres on FX on Hulu on 10th May 2023. The film follows the FBI agents who reunite after the demise of a mutual friend. They graduated from Quantico in 2009. Smith stars alongside his fellow actors and actresses;

  • Brian J. Smith playing the role of Daniel Lennix
  • Raúl Castillo playing the role of Amos
  • Kate Mara playing the role of Amy Poet
  • Jon Jon Briones playing the role of Gabriel
  • Brooke Smith playing the role of Drew
  • Sepideh Moafi playing the role of Hour
  • Jake McDorman playing the role of Murphy
  • Rosalind Eleazar playing the role of Vivienne

Brian Tyree Henry Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Tyree voiced Jefferson Davis/Jeff Morales in the animated superhero film, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse in 2018. Jefferson is the father of Miles Morales / Spider-Man. He tied the knot with the Puerto Rican, Rio Morales. Further, he has a bad relationship with his brother, Aaron Davis who is a criminal

Brian Tyree Henry Gay(Homosexual)

Rumors and speculations of Tyree being gay surfaced after he played the role of Phastos in Marvel’s Eternals who is gay. Tyree manages to keep his marital and relationship status private. Thus, information regarding his sexual orientation is not available to the public. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.

Brian Tyree Henry Upcoming Works

Flint Strong

Tyree will star as Jason Crutchfield in the upcoming biographical sports film, Flint Strong.

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

Tyree will voice Jefferson Davis in the upcoming animated superhero film, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. Jefferson is the father of Miles Morales / Spider-Man. He tied the knot with the Puerto Rican, Rio Morales. Further, he has a bad relationship with his brother, Aaron Davis who is a criminal. The film is a sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

Godzilla x Kong

Tyree will star as Bernie Hayes in the upcoming monster film, Godzilla x Kong.

Transformers One

Tyree will voice a younger Megatron in the upcoming animated film, Transformers One. Thus, he will be the initial African-American actor to voice Megatron

Notable Works

Brian Henry Henry Causeway

Tyree plays the role of James Aucoin in the drama, Causeway. James is an auto-mechanic with mental and physical trauma. He got trauma after a car accident on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway that led to the death of his nephew. For his performance, he earned a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Brian Tyree Henry Atlanta

In 2016, Tyree starred as Alfred “Paper Boi” Miles in FX’s comedy-drama series, Atlanta from 2016 to 2022. Alfred is a rapper who navigates the Atlanta hip-hop scene alongside college dropout and music manager, Earnest “Earn” Marks. For his portrayal in the episode “Woods,” he attained a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

Brian Tyree Henry Widows

Tyree starred as Jamal Manning in the 2018 film, Widows. Jamal is a crime boss and politician in Chicago. He believes Veronica is indebted to him. 4 women try to steal $5,000,000 from a prominent local politician so that they can pay back Jamal $2,000,000. The $2,000,000 is the money that their husbands stole from him before they were murdered in a fumbled getaway attempt. For his performance, he received d a nomination from the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Brian Tyree Henry If Beale Street Could Talk

Tyree starred as Daniel Carty in the 2018 romantic film, If Beale Street Could Talk. Carty is the friend of Alonzo “Fonny” Hunt and a previous parolee. For his performance in the film, he attained a nomination from the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Brian Tyree Henry Other TV shows and Movies/ Movie List

During his career, Tyree has starred in a number of TV shows and movies such as

  • Crown Heights(2017)
  • White Boy Rick(2018)
  • Vice Principals(2016 to 2017)
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse(2018)
  • Child’s Play(2019)
  • Joker(2019)
  • Superintelligence(2020)
  • Vivo(2021)
  • Bullet Train(2022)
  • The Magician’s Elephant(2023)

Brian Tyree Henry Social Media

Henry has active social media platforms i.e. Facebook and Instagram. He has a following of more than 1700 on Facebook and a following of 347K on Instagram.