He stars as Avon Barksdale in the first , second , and third seasons. He reprised the role as a guest star in the fifth season. He is the younger brother of actor Steve Harris. While enrolled in NYU, Harris starred in his first major film role in the basketball drama Above the Rim , starring opposite Tupac Shakur, and appeared in many theatrical stage productions of various off-Broadway plays. He subsequently guest starred in a variety of television and film venues before portraying legendary rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix in Showtime's movie, Hendrix. In , he starred in the Dame Dash produced cult-classic film, Paid in Full , based on the true story of three legendary Harlem drug kingpins. He also produced his own debut album, Beautiful Wonderful, which was intended for release in Harris returned to his role as the ruthless drug kingpin Avon Barksdale for one episode in the fifth and final season of The Wire.
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The former college basketball standout talks about Archie Bunker, persistence and why he loves watching — and playing — basketball. I have a lot of prosperity around me. I did the New Edition miniseries and [got] so much attention from that. Remember the Titans , that was Denzel [Washington]. Even my first [film] was with Tupac [Shakur]. Advice is energetic. All in the Family. Patience and freedom at the same time is a deadly, powerful thing. All I watch is sports. Sports and maybe documentaries.
It was hardly his first major performance, however. He also starred as groundbreaking guitarist Jimi Hendrix in the Showtime movie "Hendrix" and appeared in a dramatically meaty role opposite Denzel Washington in the football drama "Remember the Titans" Both performances brought him considerable attention, leading to his major part on "The Wire. View All Photos Gale says: That is one messed up looking dog. Kay says: How the fuck are we gonna stop this guy? Ma-Ma says: Call