Harry Lennix is one of the most talented actors in the Hollywood. He is an American and was born in Chicago. He has four siblings, of which he is the youngest. He was born to Lillian C. and Harry Lennix Jr., who was a machinist. His father was a Creole from Louisiana and mother was an African-American. He was passionate about acting and was a Quigley Preparatory Seminar South and Northwestern University student. He majored in acting and direction at this University. For many years in Chicago Public School, Harry taught music and civics to the students and is a frequent lecturer. Harry is a much-respected personality in the Hollywood and is loved by many in the world. He is noted for playing The Five Heartbeats as the Terrence. His role in it was live by audiences as well as critics. He portrayed many supporting roles in several movies like Get on the Bus, Love & Basketball, The Matric Series, Stomp the Yard and many more. He started his career in 1989 with
The Package, where he played the role of a field soldier and had never looked back since then. He has been working hard and thus has a huge fan following. He also did a fair bit of Television, from The Client in 1996 to Quick Draw in 2013. He has been part of many hit TV serials like Commander in Chief, 24, Dollhouse and Law & Order.
His role in Dollhouse is one of the most cherished roles on television. He also had his share of awards as he won the Satellite Award for the Best Supporting Actor for the movie Titus in 1999. His role was a much acknowledged in the movie. He also won the Black Reel Award for the Best Actor in a Television Movie for Keep the Faith, Baby. He married to Djena Graves in 2009. Harry has also given his voice for animated movie Legion of Super Heroes which was loved by all. He also played the role of U.S. President Barack Obama in the comic sketch Little Britain USA. He was appointed as the official Festival Judge at the first annual Noor Iranian Film Festival. He has been co-starring Harold Cooper in the thriller NBC drama The Blacklist. He also played as the Calvin Swanwick in the DC Extended Universe for which he attended the 2013 San Diego Comic-con. Lennix is a very hard-working and passionate character and has been one of the best in his field of work.