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Harry Lennix III is an American actor, known for roles such as Dresser Williams in The Five Heartbeats and Boyd Langton in Dollhouse. He currently plays Assistant Director of Counter-terrorism Harold Cooper on NBC's The Blacklist.

Early LifeEdit

Lennix was born on November 16, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois. He's the son of laundress Lillian C. Lennix and machinists Harold Lennix Jr. He attended Quigley Preparatory Seminary South and Northwestern University, where he majored in both acting and direction.

In his senior year at Northwestern, Lennix was the coordinator of For Members Only, an African-American student organization. He spent several years teaching music and civics within the Chicago public school system. He is known to be a frequent lecturer.

CareerEdit

In 2002, Lennix starred as Rev. Adam Clayton Powell Jr. In the made-for-cable film Keep the Faith. He has held many supporting roles in films such as The Five Heartbeats, The Matrix series, State of Play, Get on the Bus and many more.

He has appeared in TV series such as House, ER, Commander in Chief and 24.

External LinksEdit

The Blacklist Cast and Crew (Season 2)
Main Cast: · James Spader · Megan Boone · Diego Klattenhoff · Harry Lennix · Ryan Eggold · Amir Arison ·
 · Mozhan Marnò  ·
Recurring Cast: · Hisham Tawfiq · Peter Stormare · Mary-Louise Parker ·
Writers: · Jon Bokenkamp · John Eisendrath · Kristen Reidel · Amanda Kate Shuman · Daniel Knauf · Lukas Reiter ·
 · J. R. Orci · Mike Ostrowski · Jim Campolongo · Adam Sussman · Jonathan Shapiro · Vincent Angell ·
 · Brandon Sonnier · Brandon Margolis ·
Directors: · Michael Watkins · Paul Edwards · Karen Gaviola · Steven A. Adelson · David Platt · Joe Carnahan ·
 · Andrew McCarthy ·
Executive Producers: Jon Bokenkamp · John Eisendrath · John Davis · John Fox · Michael Watkins



The Blacklist Cast and Crew (Season 1)
Main Cast: · James Spader · Megan Boone · Diego Klattenhoff · Harry Lennix · Parminder Nagra · Ryan Eggold ·
Recurring Cast: Deborah S Craig · Hisham Tawfiq · Charles Baker · Amir Arison · Rachel Brosnahan · Alan Alda ·
Writers: · Jon Bokenkamp · Lukas Reiter · Patrick Massett & John Zinman · John C. Kelley · Wendy West ·
 · J. R. Orci · Amanda Kate Shuman · Joe Carnahan & Jason George · Brandon Margolis & Brandon Sonnier ·
 · Anthony Sparks · Jim Campolongo · Jonathan Shapiro · John Eisendrath · Daniel Voll · Elizabeth Benjamin ·
 · Richard D'Ovidio ·
Directors: · Joe Carnahan · Jace Alexander · Michael Watkins · Vince Misiano · Nick Gomez · Adam Arkin ·
 · Steven Surjik · Dan Lerner · Michael Zinberg · Peter Werner · Randy Zisk · Steven A. Adelson · Paul Edwards ·
 · Karen Gaviola ·
Executive Producers: Jon Bokenkamp · John Eisendrath · John Davis · John Fox

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