Jeffrey Wright



Place of birth:

Washington, D.C., USA:


Jeffrey Wright was born on December 7, 1965 in Washington, D.C. Jeff's father died when he was a year old, and he was raised by his mother, a lawyer, now retired from the U.S. Customs Department, and his aunt, a former nurse. Jeffrey is happily married to Carmen Ejogo, his co-star in Boycott, and they have a son.


The Goldfinch (2019)
as James 'Hobie' Hobart
Hold the Dark (2018)
as Russell Core
O.G. (2018)
as Louis Menkins
Friday's Child (2018)
as Detective Portnoy
Game Night (2018)
as FBI Agent
The Public (2018)
Monster (2018)
as Mr. Harmon
Unseen Enemy (2017)
as Himself - Narrator
Confirmation (2016)
as Charles Ogletree
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
as Beetee
The Good Dinosaur (2015)
as Poppa (voice)
Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink (2014)
as Narrator
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
as Beetee
Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
as Dr. Watson
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
as Beetee
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (2013)
as Henry
A Single Shot (2013)
as Simon
Broken City (2013)
as Carl Fairbanks
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
as William Black
The Ides of March (2011)
as Senator Thompson
A Child's Garden of Poetry (2011)
Source Code (2011)
as Dr. Rutledge
Cadillac Records (2008)
as Muddy Waters
Quantum of Solace (2008)
as Felix Leiter
W. (2008)
as Colin Powell
Blackout (2007)
as Nelson
The Invasion (2007)
as Dr. Galeano
Chicago 10 (2007)
as Bobby Seale (voice)
Blood Diamonds (2006)
as Narrator
Casino Royale (2006)
as Felix Leiter
Lady in the Water (2006)
as Mr. Dury
Syriana (2005)
as Bennett Holiday
Broken Flowers (2005)
as Winston
Lackawanna Blues (2005)
as Mr. Paul
The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
as CPL Al Melvin
With All Deliberate Speed (2004)
as Narrator (Voice)
Sam Cooke: Legend (2003)
as Narrator
D-Tox (2002)
as Jaworski
Ali (2001)
as Howard Bingham
Boycott (2001)
as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Shaft (2000)
as Peoples Hernandez
Hamlet (2000)
as Gravedigger
Cement (2000)
Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)
as Chris
Ride with the Devil (1999)
as Daniel Holt
Celebrity (1998)
as Greg
Too Tired to Die (1998)
as Balzac Man
Critical Care (1997)
as Bed Two
Basquiat (1996)
as Jean-Michel Basquiat
Faithful (1996)
as Young Man at Rolls
Presumed Innocent (1990)
as Prosecuting Attorney