Wood Harris

Biography: Born Sherwin David Harris on October 17, 1969 to John & Mattie Harris. Wood-his childhood nickname- is also the younger brother of actor Steve Harris of ABC's legal drama "the Practice."

Wood holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts from Northern Illinois University. He also holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree from New York University, Gradute Acting Program, Tisch School of the Arts.

After graduating from NIU, Wood landed his first major film role in the basketball drama "Above the rim" starring opposite the late Tupac Shakur, Marlon Wayans, and Duane Martin.

A talented actor in many films, Wood is also an accomplished spoken word poet. Appearing on HBO's "def poetry jam," and as a guest MC on the Saul Williams cut "Purple Pigeons."

Wood Harris' Scores

Average career score: 90
Highest Metascore: 98 The Wire: Season 3
Lowest Metascore: 79 The Wire: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
4 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
89 The Wire: Season 5 Jan 6, 2008 Avon Barksdale 9.2
98 The Wire: Season 3 Sep 19, 2004 Avon Barksdale 9.5
95 The Wire: Season 2 Jun 1, 2003 Avon Barksdale 9.2
79 The Wire: Season 1 Jun 2, 2002 Avon Barksdale 9.4