Wood Harris Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Net worth, Movies and TV Shows

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Wood Harris

Wood Harris Biography

Sherwin David “Wood” Harris is an American actor. He has portrayed the drug kingpin Avon Barksdale on the HBO crime drama The Wire, cocaine dealer Ace in Paid in Full and high school football player Julius Campbell in the 2000 film Remember the Titans.

Wood Harris Age

Sherwin David Harris best known as Wood Harris was born on the 17th of October, 1969, in Chicago, Illinois, the United States of America.

Wood Harris Height

Harris stands at a moderate height of 6 feet and 3 inches.

Wood Harris Education

Wood is a graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts from Northern Illinois University. Later, he graduated from New York University with a master’s in the arts.

Wood Harris Family

Wood was born in Chicago, Illinois, the United States of America to his supportive parents John Harris and Mattie Harris. In addition, his mother was a seamstress while his father was a bus driver. Moreover, Harris has an older brother named Steve Harris, a well-known actor best known for playing Eugene Young in the legal drama The Practice.

Wood Harris Wife

He is a married man. In 2001, Wood married Rebekah Harris. With the marriage, the duo has two children whose names are unknown at the moment. Moreover, the actor is not a part of controversy nor got rumors.

Wood Harris Net worth

Harris has an estimated net worth of $3 million

Wood Harris Career

Harris made his film debut in 1994 with the film ‘Above the Rim.’ He went on to appear in the drama shows, ‘NYPD Blue,’ ‘Oz,’ and ‘Cosby.’ In 1998, he appeared in the television series ‘New York Undercover,’ as well as the films, ‘Celebrity’ and ‘The Siege.’ After two years, the actor appeared in the films, ‘Train Ride,’ ‘Committed,’ ‘Hendrix,’ and ‘Remember the Titans.’

Soon after, he landed roles in the cult classic film ‘Paid in Full’ and the television series ‘The Wire.’ Later, in 2005, he appeared in the film “Dirty.” He was cast in the films “Southland Tales” and “The Heart Specialist” the following year. Then he appeared in the movies “Dough Boys,” “Not Easily Broken,” “Next Day Air,” and “Just Another Day.”

Wood Harris Movies and TV Shows


  • Paid in Full 2002
  • Remember the Titans 2000
  • Creed III 2023
  • Above the Rim 1994
  • Next Day Air 2009
  • Hendrix 2000
  • The Breaks 2016
  • Just Another Day 2010
  • Creed II 2018
  • Always & 4Ever 2020
  • Easily Broken 2009
  • Creed 2015

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