Barry Shabaka Henley
Barry Joseph Henley
September 15, 1954
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Barry Shabaka Henley (born Barry Joseph Henley; September 15, 1954) is an American character actor. Henley is a fixture in many films, most often the films of director Michael Mann, having worked with the director five times. [1 ]
Herbert Muhammad in . In Ali he portrayed a sensitive jazz musician living on borrowed time. He also starred in Steven Spielberg's Collateral . In The Terminal , Henley succeeded Miami Vice Edward James Olmos as superior officer, Lt. Martin Castillo. He also appeared in the short-lived television series, and Robbery Homicide Division . From 2009 to 2010, he played the recurring character of FBI Agent Vreede in Barbershop , an FlashForward ABC television series. He also played Buddy in the 1998 film, . In 1999 Henley supplied the role of Pokerface in the How Stella Got Her Groove Back Eddie Murphy/ Martin Lawrence film . In 2010, Shabaka played the character Dr. Olson in the season 3 Life episode "Veronica". As a stage actor, Henley's honors include the Lie to Me Drama Desk, Obie, and Olivier Awards. He was also a member of the West Coast Black Repertory Theatre and the San Francisco Mime Troupe.
In 2011, Henley appeared as the murderer in
episode " Body of Proof Letting Go" and in 2012 he reunited with Michael Mann for the TV series , to play the role of a parole officer. Luck
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