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Harold Thomas Wright
November 29, 1952
Englewood, New Jersey, U.S.
Harold Thomas Wright (born November 29, 1952) is an American television and theatre actor.
Wright was born on November 29, 1952 in Englewood, New Jersey.
Wright has appeared in over 40 stage productions on and off Broadway. He began his acting career as an original member of The People's Light and Theater Company outside of Philadelphia. Wright also spent four years at the National Playwrights Conference and two summers at the Sundance Institute. On Broadway, he performed in A Taste of Honey which received two Tony Award nominations. Some of the notable theaters in which he has appeared include the American Place Theater, Manhattan Theater Club, New York Theater Workshop, Actors Theater of Louisville, Center Stage, Yale Repertory Theater, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Hartford Stage, Los Angeles Stage and Film, and Theatre De La Jeune Lune in Minneapolis starring in Farthest From The Sun with Steve Guttenberg. In 1987, he played a hitchhiker in the horror film Creepshow 2 .
Wright co-starred in the feature films Barbershop and Barbershop 2: Back in Business with Ice Cube. He also co-starred with Angela Bassett as her ex-lover in Sunshine State , his fifth film with writer/director John Sayles. The other four Sayles films include: Passion Fish , City of Hope , Matewan and The Brother from Another Planet . Since then he co-starred in another Sayles feature, Honeydripper . In 2000, Wright won the Best Actor Award at the Santa Monica Film Festival for his portrayal of John Shed in the indie film Dumbarton Bridge.
He has played roles on several television programs but is best known for playing Mr. Morgan, Yankees co-worker of character George Costanza (Jason Alexander) on Seinfeld ; and the hybrid alien Tuvix in the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Tuvix".
|1991||Tales from the Crypt||Mitch||Abra Cadaver|
|1993||L.A. Law||D.A. Prentiss Scott||Where There's a Will|
|1994-1995||Seinfeld||Mr. Morgan||4 episodes|
|1995||Extreme||Farley Potts||10 episodes|
|1996||NYPD Blue||Kwasi Olushola||The Backboard Jungle, Where's Swaldo|
|Star Trek: Voyager||Tuvix||Tuvix|
|1998-1999||Martial Law||Capt Benjamin Winship||22 episodes|
|2004||Star Trek: Enterprise||Ghrath||Storm Front|
|2006||24||Admiral Kirkland||Day 5, 3:00am–4:00am|
Day 5, 5:00am–6:00am
|2007||House||Dr. Pilcher||Guardian Angels|
|2010||Modern Family||Security guard||Airport 2010|
|2010||Southland||Mr. Hill||The Runner|
|2013||The Mentalist||Kevin Rome||There Will Be Blood|
|2013–2015||Granite Flats||Agent Ezekiel Scott||19 episodes|
|2015||Criminal Minds||Chief Palmer||The Night Watch|
|2017||Major Crimes||Frederick Sax||Intersection|
|2018||Shooter||Jason Colby||Sins of the Father|
|2020||Medical Police||Director Patton||10 episodes|
|2021||Station 19||Battalion Chief Gregory||2 Episodes|
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