Harry Lennix

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Harry Joseph Lennix III (born November 16, 1964) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Terrence "Dresser" Williams in the Robert Townsend film The Five Heartbeats and as Boyd Langton in the Joss Whedon television series Dollhouse. Lennix, youngest of four siblings, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Lillian Cleo, a laundress, and Harry Lennix, Jr., a machinist. Lennix starred in the made-for-cable television film "Keep the Faith, Baby" starring as Rev. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., the legendary Harlem Congressman from 1944–72, debuting on Showtime Networks on February 17, 2002. Lennix has had supporting roles in films such as The Matrix series, The Five Heartbeats, the Spike Lee film Get on the Bus, Stomp the Yard, Ray, Love & Basketball, Barbershop 2: Back in Business, and State of Play. In television, he had a recurring role in Diagnosis: Murder as Agent Ron Wagner, as well as a voice-over role in the Legion of Super Heroes animated series. He starred in the ABC television series Commander in Chief and the movie Titus (based on Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus) as Aaron the Moor.


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