|Born||August 7, 1963|
New York City, U.S.
|Other names||Harold Perrineau Jr.|
|Children||3; including Aurora Perrineau|
Harold Perrineau (born August 7, 1963) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Michael Dawson on the television series Lost (2004–2008; 2010), Link in The Matrix franchise (2003), and Mercutio in Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet (1996). He has also starred in the films Smoke (1995), The Edge (1997), The Best Man (1999), 28 Weeks Later (2007), and Zero Dark Thirty (2012). His other television credits include Oz (1997–2003), Sons of Anarchy (2012), Constantine (2014–2015), Claws (2017–present), and The Rookie (2019–2021). He was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male for his performance in the hit indie film Smoke .
Perrineau was born in Brooklyn, New York City.His parents changed his name to Williams when he was a child, but he later changed it back, after discovering there was already a Harold Williams in the Screen Actors Guild. He attended Shenandoah University and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
In 1989, Perrineau was cast as the original Tyrone Jackson in the world premiere of the stage adaptation of the 1980 hit movie Fame (now known as Fame: The Musical ) at the Walnut Street Theatre, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.He took the role of Link in The Matrix series after the original operator Tank was written off the script when Marcus Chong was fired over monetary disputes. Lost co-star Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje starred with Perrineau on the HBO series Oz .
Perrineau played Michael Dawson on ABC's hit show Lost. He was temporarily written off when his character left the island with his son at the end of season two and did not appear in season three. In July 2007, it was announced he would return to the main cast for the show's fourth season.However, the return was short-lived, as the fourth season was his last as a regular cast member. He made one guest appearance in the sixth and final season.
He stars also in 30 Days of Night: Dark Days with Rhys Coiro, Mia Kirshner, Kiele Sanchez, Diora Baird and Monique Ganderton.
Perrineau appeared in the 2008 music video "Yes We Can".
Perrineau voiced the title character from Marvel's Blade anime series on G4 January 2012. He was cast to play the character of Damon Pope the main antagonist of Season 5 of the hit show Sons of Anarchy .
Perrineau starred as Stevie, the bass player, in the TBS comedy Wedding Band , which ran from 2012 to 2013.
Perrineau starred as Manny, an angelic messenger, in Constantine , the short-lived 2015 television series based on the DC Comics/Vertigo character John Constantine.[ citation needed ]
He made his Broadway debut in the Roundabout Theatre Company production of Anton Chekov's The Cherry Orchard, adapted by Stephen Karam. The play ran from September 2016 to December 4, 2016. Perrineau played Lopakhin, with Diane Lane as Ranevskaya.Also in 2016, Perrineau co-starred in the Amazon Studios legal series Goliath .
Since his debut single "Stay Strong" in 2007 Perrineau has been working on his musical career. He is actively collaborating with music producer Tomo in der Muhlen, known as DJ Tomo Tom Tom, on his debut album, Seeker. The first single, "Moving On," was released October 15, 2011. Perrineau enjoys doing live shows where he performs with a full band: two guitars, bass, drums and keyboards. He performed at Los Angeles club The Mint in April 2010. Perrineau has appeared in the MKTO – Thank You Music Video and J. Cole's – She Knows music video. Perrineau starred as a cop, Nick Armstrong on "The Rookie" for most of Season 2 and as a guest on Season 3. [ citation needed ]
Perrineau has been married to former actress and model Brittany Perrineau (née Robinson) since 2002. They have three daughters, including actress Aurora Perrineau.
|1990||King of New York||Thief On The Subway|
|1995||Smoke||Thomas 'Rashid' Cole||Nominated—Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male|
|Professor X Genki||Pierce|
|1996||Romeo + Juliet||Mercutio|
|1997||Blood and Wine||Henry|
|On the Line||Sam|
|The Crazy Professor||Isaiah|
|1998||Lulu on the Bridge||Bobby Perez|
|1999||The Best Man||Julian Murch||Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture|
|Macbeth in Manhattan||The Chorus|
|2000||Woman on Top||Monica Jones|
|2001||Prison Song||Uncle Cee|
|2002||On Line||'Moe' Curley|
|Superman Must Die||'Sleepy'|
|2003||The Matrix Reloaded||Link|
|The Matrix Revolutions|
|2007||28 Weeks Later||Flynn|
|2008||Your Name Here||Richard Roundtree|
|Gardens of the Night||Orlando|
|Ball Don't Lie||Jimmy|
|Felon||Lieutenant Bill Jackson|
|2010||30 Days of Night: Dark Days||Todd|
|The Killing Jar||John Smith|
|Zero Dark Thirty||Jack|
|2013||Snitch||Assistant District Attorney Jeffrey Steele|
|Go for Sisters||Wiley|
|Sexy Evil Genius||Marvin|
|The Best Man Holiday||Julian Murch|
|The Championship Rounds||Darryl|
|2017||The Bachelors||Dr. Rollens|
|I'm Not Here||Santana|
|Without Ward||Lord Voraz Esquire|
|2018||Dumplin'||Lee Wayne / Rhea Ranged|
|Cold Brook||Gil Le Deux|
|1989||The Cosby Show||Scott||Episode: "Dead End Kids Meet Dr. Lotus"|
|1990||Law & Order||Jordan Hill||Episode: "Out of the Half-Light"|
|1991–1993||I'll Fly Away||Robert Evans||Recurring role, 8 episodes|
|1993||Law & Order||Kenny Rinker||Episode: "Virus"|
|1997||ER||Isaac Price||Episode: "Freak Show"|
|Living Single||Walter Jackson||Episode: "Forgive Us Our Trespasses"|
|1997–2003||Oz||Augustus Hill||Main role, 55 episodes|
|2003||Dead Like Me||Aroun Levert||Episode: "Rest in Peace"|
|2004–2008; 2010||Lost||Michael Dawson||Main role, 47 episodes|
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
|2007||CSI||Reverend Rhodes||Episode: "Go to Hell"|
|2009||The Unusuals||Detective Leo Banks||10 episodes|
|2010||CSI: NY||Reggie Tifford||Episode: "Redemption"|
|2012||Marvel Anime||Blade (voice)||12 episodes|
|Sons of Anarchy||Damon Pope||8 episodes|
|Phineas and Ferb||Additional voices||2 episodes|
|2012–2013||Wedding Band||Stevie||Main role, 10 episodes|
|2013||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Brian Tremore||Episode: "Secrets Exhumed"|
|2014||Growing Up Fisher||Fred||Episode: "Pilot"|
|Z Nation||Lieutenant Hammond||Episode: "Puppies And Kittens"|
|Newsreaders||Harold Perrineau||Episode: "F- Dancing, Are You Decent?"|
|2014–2015||Constantine||Manny||Main role, 12 episodes|
|2016||The Mysteries of Laura||Charles Baptiste||Episode: "The Mystery of the Morning Jog"|
|Goliath||Judge Reston Keller||6 episodes|
|2017||Criminal Minds||Calvin Shaw||Recurring role, 5 episodes|
|2017–present||Claws||Dean Simms||Main role; 30 episodes|
Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
|2018||Star||Bobby Brooks||Recurring role, 9 episodes|
|2019–2021||The Rookie||Nick Armstrong||Recurring role, 10 episodes|
|2020||The Good Doctor||Wes Keeler||Episode: "Fixation"|
|2021||The Best Man: The Final Chapters||Julian "Murch" Murchison||Recurring role, 10 episodes|
|2003||Enter the Matrix||Link||Voice|
|2004||The Matrix Online||Link||Voice|
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