At 41 years old, Brian Tyree Henry has this physical status:
Brian Tyree Henry (born March 31, 1982) is an American actor.
He is best known for his role as "Paper Boi" in FX's comedy-drama series Atlanta (2016-present), for which he was given a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Henry made his film debut in 2018 with starring roles in the heist film Widows, the romantic romance film If Beale Street Could Talk, and the animated superhero film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
In 2019, he appeared in Don't Let Go and Child's Play, a horror film. Henry has also appeared on stage, including leads in Romeo and Juliet (2006), The Book of Mormon (2011), and The Fortress of Solitude (2014).
He was given a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play in 2018.
Henry was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and grew part in Washington, D.C., and his mother, Willow Dean Kearse, was an educator. Henry earned his master's degree from Yale School of Drama in Atlanta, Georgia, in the early 2000s as a business major-turned-actor.
Willow Deane Kearse, Henry's mother, died in early 2016. She was the subject of the Atlanta episode "Woods" and was dedicated to her.
Henry began his career on stage, appearing in several plays and musicals. In the Park's production of Romeo and Juliet in 2007, he appeared as Tybalt in Shakespeare. Henry also appeared in Tarell Alvin McCraney's trilogy of plays, titled The Brother/Sister Plays. He achieved even more fame as a member of the original cast of The Book of Mormon in 2011.
In the television series Law & Order, The Good Wife, and the Boardwalk Empire, Henry made guest appearances. In Paris, he made his debut in the 2015 comedy film Puerto Ricans.
Henry gained critical esteem and praise for his role as Alfred "Paper Boi" Miles in the FX comedy-drama film Atlanta in 2016. He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role in the series. He appeared on HBO's comedy series Vice Principals from 2016 to 2017. In 2017, Henry guest appeared in NBC's This Is Us, for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series.
He appeared in the Broadway revival of Lobby Hero in 2018, which earned him a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play.
Henry made his film debut in 2018, with lead roles in the dystopian thriller film Hotel Artemis, the romantic drama film If Beale Street Could Talk, and the animated superhero film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
In 2019, he appeared in both the psychological thriller films Joker and Don't Let Go, as well as the horror film Child's Play, the former being a reversion of the 1988 film.
Bernie Hayes appeared in Godzilla vs. Kong, alongside Millie Bobby Brown and Julian Dennison, and Phastos in the Marvel Studios film Eternals in 2021.