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Harry Lennix Net Worth

Harry Joseph Lennix III net worth is

$4 Million

Harry Joseph Lennix III Wiki Biography

Harry Joseph Lennix III was born on 16 November 1964, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, of Creole and African-American descent. Harry is an actor, perhaps best known for his performance in the film “The Five Heartbeats” in which he played Terrence “Dresser” Williams. He was also part of the television series “Dollhouse” playing Boyd Langston, but all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Harry Lennix? As of early-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $4 million, mostly earned through a successful career as an actor. Currently he also plays the Assistant Director Harold Cooper in the series “The Blacklist”, and as he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will also increase.

Harry Lennix Net Worth $4 million

Lennix was educated at Quigley Preparatory Seminary South, and after matriculating, attended Northwestern University. He studied Acting and Direction, and would become the co-ordinator of the organization For Members Only during his senior year.

Harry started his career appearing in the television movie “Keep the Faith, Baby” in which he played the Harlem Congressman Rev. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. He was then cast in the film “Titus” which is based on Shakespeare’s “Titus Andronicus”, before becoming a part of the television series “Commander in Chief” and then starring in the TV drama “The Blacklist” in 2013; the show is about a high profile criminal and former US Navy officer Raymond “Red” Reddington played by James Spader, who turns himself in and is willing to share information about the most dangerous criminals in the world in exchange for immunity. All of these projects have helped in increasing Harry’s net worth.

Harry has had several supporting roles too; some of the films he’s been part of include “The Five Heartbeats”, “Get on the Bus”, “The Matrix” series, “Ray” and “State of Play” which is based on the British television serial of the same name. He also had a recurring role in “Diagnosis: Murder”, and would then show his versatility by doing voice work in the animated series “Legion of Super Heroes”, based on characters from DC Comics, and focusing on a young Superman in the 31st century. So his net worth was rising steadily.

In the sixth season of “24”, Harry was cast as Muslim civil rights activist Walid Al-Rezani, and he also made a notable appearance in “House M.D.”, playing a paralyzed jazz trumpet player. Other popular shows he’s been a part of include. “ER”, in which he played Dr. Greg Fischer for six episodes, and he also made an appearance in the first season of “Ally McBeal”, plus playing US President Barack Obama in “Little Britain USA”. One of the roles that made him popular and increased his net worth in the Joss Whedon series “Dollhouse”, which had mixed reviews during its first season, but was renewed for a second season before getting cancelled.

Other work he’s done includes being an official judge during the first annual Noor Iranian Film Festival in 2007.

For his personal life, it is known that Lennix married Djena Nicole Graves in 2009.

Net Worth $4 Million
Date Of Birth November 16, 1964
Place Of Birth Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height 6′ 4″ (1.93 m)
Profession Actor, Producer, Director
Education Quigley South, Northwestern University
Nationality American
Spouse Djena Nichole Graves
Parents Lillian C. Lennix, Harry Lennix, Jr.
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/harryjlennix
Twitter https://twitter.com/harryjlennix
IMDB http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0502015/
Movies The Blacklist, Man of Steel, The Matrix Reloaded, Dollhouse, The Five Heartbeats, Love & Basketball, The Human Stain, The Matrix Revolutions, Guarding Tess, Emily Owens, M.D., Resurrecting the Champ, Commander in Chief, Titus, Suspect Zero
# Fact
1 Stephen Colbert on The Late Show in Aug 2016 with guest Larry Wilmore recounted their post-White House Correspondents’ Dinner speech experiences having to mingle with the people they had just skewered – many of whom apparently could not take a joke. Colbert recalled after his 2006 speech during which he had famously and mercilessly skewered then President George W Bush, said actor Harry J. Lennix – the talented, very dignified actor and classmate of his from Northwestern University, came up to the dais to compliment him. Colbert remembered telling Lennix that he didn’t think anyone liked him. “Lennix leans back,” Colbert recalled, “and with his deep voice goes, ‘Fuck these people. That was good’.”.
2 Attended Northwestern University with Stephen Colbert.
3 Has played husband to Valarie Pettiford in the movie “Stomp the Yard” and the TV series “The Blacklist”.
4 He is the trustee of the Robey Theater Company in Los Angeles, California. [June 2009]
5 Had an uncredited role as a heckler of Esai Morales‘ character in Bad Boys (1983).
6 Son of the late Harry Joseph Lennix II and Lillian C. Lennix of Chicago, Illinois.
7 He graduated from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois.
8 He was awarded the 1997 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
9 He was awarded the 1989 Joseph Jefferson Award Citation for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for “Caught in the Act” at the Lifeline Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
10 He was awarded the 1988 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Musical or Revue for “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” at the Pegasus Players Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
11 He is the youngest of four children.
12 He went to school with David Schwimmer of Friends (1994).
13 His first movie was The Package (1989), starring Gene Hackman and directed by Andrew Davis. It was filmed in Lennix’s hometown of Chicago, where Davis (also a Chicago native) films most of his movies.
14 Taught in the Chicago public schools system.


Title Year Status Character
Canal Street 2017 pre-production DJ Terrance Palmer (rumored)
Revival! 2017 post-production Pilate
Needlestick 2016 completed Ray LeGro
Retribution 2016/V post-production Captain Tucker (rumored)
Traveling Without Moving 2016 post-production Principal Sheehan
For the Love of Christmas 2016 God
Timeless 2016/II Johnson
The Blacklist 2013-2016 TV Series Harold Cooper
Macbeth Unhinged 2016 Banquo
Billions 2016 TV Series Frank Sacher
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 2016 Swanwick
Chi-Raq 2015 Commissioner Blades
H4 2015 King Henry IV
Romeo and Juliet in Harlem 2015 Capulet
The Marriage Tour 2015 TV Series Mr. Wright
Back to School Mom 2015 Lawrence Riley
72 Hours 2015 God
Justice League: Throne of Atlantis 2015 Video Black Manta (voice)
The Fright Night Files 2014 TV Movie Ronald
The Algerian 2014 Suleyman
Stand Down Soldier 2014 Officer Freeman
Cru 2014 Diego Glass
Stitch 2014 TV Series Charles ‘Chuck’ Williams (2014)
Cruel Will 2014 Dr. Frances
Keep Pushing 2013 Short Staff Sergeant Hoover
Lorraine 2013 Short Father
Mr. Sophistication 2013 Ron Waters
They Die by Dawn 2013 Sheriff Bass Reeves
The Blacklist: Are You on the Blacklist? 2013 TV Movie Harold Cooper
Sunny and RayRay 2013 Lenotti
Quick Draw 2013 TV Series Sherrif Love
Man of Steel 2013 General Swanwick
Evidence 2013 Ben
Always Night 2013 TV Mini-Series Roger Banks
Emily Owens M.D. 2012-2013 TV Series Tim Dupre
A Beautiful Soul 2012 Jeff Freeze
The Last Fall 2012 Ron Davis
Law & Order: LA 2011 TV Series Agent Bossy
Hound Dogs 2011 TV Movie Skip
Undercovers 2010 TV Series Gary Bloom
Dollhouse 2009-2010 TV Series Boyd Langton
The Interview 2009/V Short Draco
State of Play 2009 Detective Bell
Little Britain USA 2008 TV Series The American President / The President
Fly Like Mercury 2008 Coach
Across the Universe 2007 Army Sergeant
24 2007 TV Series Walid Al-Rezani
Resurrecting the Champ 2007 Bob Satterfield Jr.
Stomp the Yard 2007 Nate
Legion of Super Heroes 2006 TV Series Dr. Mar Londo
Commander in Chief 2005-2006 TV Series Jim Gardner
Sharif Don’t Like It 2006 Tom
Trespass 2005 Short Daddy
The Matrix Online 2005 Video Game Lock (voice)
House M.D. 2005 TV Series John Henry Giles
Second Time Around 2004 TV Series Dr. Oakes
Ray 2004/I Joe Adams
Suspect Zero 2004 Rich Charleton
Century City 2004 TV Series Attorney Attwell
Barbershop 2: Back in Business 2004 Quentin Leroux
Chrystal 2004 Kalid
The Matrix Revolutions 2003 Lock
The Handler 2003 TV Series DEA Handler
The Human Stain 2003 Mr. Silk
Enter the Matrix 2003 Video Game Commander Lock (voice)
The Matrix Reloaded 2003 Commander Lock
The Practice 1998-2003 TV Series Asst. Attorney General Parker / Atty. For Dr. Cloves
Black Listed 2003 Video Karl Bennett
Never Get Outta the Boat 2002 Brandon (as Harry J. Lennix)
Girlfriends 2002 TV Series Earl
Don’t Explain 2002 Lee
Keep the Faith, Baby 2002 TV Movie Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
Collateral Damage 2002 Dray
Pumpkin 2002 Robert Meary (Poetry teacher)
Home Invaders 2001
American Temp 2001 Video short Fred Caesar
All or Nothing 2001 Jackson
The Artist’s Journey: Funk Blast 2000 The Guide
Love & Basketball 2000 Nathan Wright
Titus 1999 Aaron
JAG 1999 TV Series Agent John Nichols
Judging Amy 1999 TV Series Mr. Newman
The Unspoken 1999
Diagnosis Murder 1997-1998 TV Series Agent Ron Wagner
Any Day Now 1998 TV Series Garrett
Since You’ve Been Gone 1998 TV Movie Jordan Cardozo
Ally McBeal 1998 TV Series Ballard
Living Single 1997 TV Series Clayton Simmons
Chicago Cab 1997 Pissed-Off Boyfriend (as Harry J. Lennix)
ER 1997 TV Series Dr. Greg Fischer
Too Close to Home 1997 TV Movie Prosecuting Attorney
Friends ‘Til the End 1997 TV Movie Prof. Gunderson (as Harry J. Lennix)
Murder One 1996-1997 TV Series Mr. Parnell / David Bronson
The Parent ‘Hood 1996 TV Series Sergeant Rutledge
Get on the Bus 1996 Randall
The Client 1995-1996 TV Series Daniel Holbrook
Comfortably Numb 1995 Hamlin Day
Clockers 1995 Bill Walker
Nothing But the Truth 1995 TV Movie Det. Vernon Jones
Vanishing Son IV 1994 TV Movie André Laine
Notes in a Minor Key 1994 Short Teddy
Vanishing Son II 1994 TV Movie Andre Laine
Guarding Tess 1994 Kenny Young (as Harry J. Lennix)
Bob Roberts 1992 Franklin Dockett
Mo’ Money 1992 Tom Dilton (as Harry J. Lennix)
In the Best Interest of the Children 1992 TV Movie Tim Coffey
The Five Heartbeats 1991 Dresser
Victimless Crimes 1990 Baker
Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter 1990 TV Movie Prosecutor Keith Warner
A Mother’s Courage: The Mary Thomas Story 1989 TV Movie Nero
The Package 1989 Johnny’s Field Soldier


Title Year Status Character
Revival! 2017 executive producer post-production
True Grace executive producer post-production
Hush Money 2016/I executive producer
H4 2015 executive producer
Romeo and Juliet in Harlem 2015 executive producer
The Fright Night Files 2014 TV Movie executive producer
The Algerian 2014 producer
Mr. Sophistication 2013 executive producer
Always Night 2013 TV Mini-Series executive producer – 1 episode


Title Year Status Character
Fly Like Mercury 2008


Title Year Status Character
Revival! 2017 post-production


Title Year Status Character
Love and Action in Chicago 1999 thanks


Title Year Status Character
Timeless: The Making Of 2016 Documentary Himself
Today 2015-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself – Guest
Tavis Smiley 2006-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself – Guest
Home & Family 2015 TV Series Himself
The Queen Latifah Show 2014 TV Series Himself – The Blacklist
Aspen Center for Physics 2012 Documentary short Himself – Narrator
From Philadelphia to Fallujah 2011 Documentary short Narrator
Kingdom Come 2011 Documentary Himself
The Mo’Nique Show 2011 TV Series Himself
BET Awards 2011 2011 TV Special Himself
The Street Stops Here 2010 Documentary Narrator
Find Yourself a Dream: The Bob Love Story 2008 Video documentary Narrator
Working in the Theatre 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
The 32nd Annual People’s Choice Awards 2006 TV Special documentary Himself
Black Theater Today: 2005 2005 Documentary
The Matrix Revolutions: Siege 2004 Video documentary short Himself
The Making of ‘Titus’ 2000 Video documentary Himself

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Won Awards

Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie
2016 Marquee American Movie Awards Best Supporting Actor Timeless (2016)
2014 Icon Award Northeast Film Festival, US
2011 Action on Film Award Action on Film International Film Festival, USA Encore Award
2003 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Network/Cable – Best Actor Keep the Faith, Baby (2002)
2003 Vision Award NAMIC Vision Awards Best Performance – Drama Keep the Faith, Baby (2002)
2000 Golden Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Drama Titus (1999)

Nominated Awards

Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie
2015 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor, TV Movie or Mini-Series The Fright Night Files (2014)
2013 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Network/Cable – Best Supporting Actor A Beautiful Soul (2012)
2007 Gold Hugo Chicago International Film Festival Best Short Film Fly Like Mercury (2008)
2006 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Commander in Chief (2005)
2005 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Ray (2004)
2003 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special Keep the Faith, Baby (2002)
2003 Golden Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Keep the Faith, Baby (2002)
2001 Chlotrudis Award Chlotrudis Awards Best Supporting Actor Titus (1999)

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