Harry Lennix as “Suleyman”‎

Mr. Harry Lennix  Northeast-Fest_Best-Supporting-Actor-nom-copy


Mr. Harry Lennix ‎‎is a respected and  accomplished film, television, and stage actor who recently appeared in Warner Bros. blockbuster hit “Man of Steel” and most recently NBC’s hit show “The Blacklist” opposite James Spader. Other recent credits include The CA’s “Emily Owens, M.D.”, Fox’s “Dollhouse,” HBO’s “Little Britain,” and the critically acclaimed series “24”. Lennix also has guest-starring roles in many popular television shows such as ER (1994), Diagnosis Murder (1993), Century City(2004), and House M.D. (2004). Lennix made his Broadway debut in August Wilson’s Tony nominated play, Radio Golf.  In 2006, Lennix starred in the Golden Globe nominated ABC show “Commander in Chief” as Jim Gardner, the Chief of Staff. His other appearances include the Oscar winning film “Ray,” “The Matrix: Reloaded,” “The Matrix: Revolutions,” “The Human Stain,” “State of Play,” “Across the Universe,” “Barbershop 2,” “Love and Basketball” and “The Five Heartbeats.” Lennix received critical acclaim and a Golden Satellite Award as Aaron in Julie Taymor’s “Titus” starring Anthony Hopkins. Lennix starred in Showtime’s “Keep The Faith Baby,” for which he won a Black Reel Award and was nominated for both an NAACP Image Award and a Golden Satellite Award. He continued to make his presence known with recurring roles on “ER” and “Diagnosis Murder” and other guest starring appearances on shows such as “Law & Order: Los Angeles.” Lennix has directed and appeared in stage productions across the country, including the Northlight Theater Company’s production of Permanent Collection, at the Greenway Arts Alliance in Los Angeles. He also stars in and is the executive producer of the dramatic comedy “Mr. Sophistication,” and “H4,” a modern film adaptation set in Los Angeles of Shakespeare’s Henry IV parts 1 and 2.‎ He was recently honored for his work as a Producer and Actor in Independent films with the “Independent Film Spirit Award” at the 2014 Los Angeles Downtown Film Festival.