Brain Tyree Henry is an American actor known for his roles including Alfred Miles a.k.a Paper Boi in Atlanta and Travis Brown in Vice Principals. Henry has also guest starred in the NBC TV series This is Us episode Memphis as William’s cousin in February. He also got nominated for his role for Emmy awards.
Tyree was born in North Carolina on March 31 (1981 or 1982). He attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia as a business major which turned to act in the early 2000s and received his master's degree from Yale School of Drama. Spending some time in the city, later he returned to Georgia for Paper Boi in FX’s Atlanta.
Brain's career spans film, television, and theatre, he also originated the role of The General for which he received rave reviews.
He portrayed Alfred Miles in Atlanta who is a rapper forced to earn fame while remaining true to himself, his family, and friends co-starring Donald Glover.
He got nominated for the MTV Movies and TV Award for his role. Atlanta won the Golden Globe and Peabody Award and was nominated for Emmy awards.
Tyree also co-starred in the Netflix romantic drama Irreplaceable You alongside Gugu Mbatha-Raw. Henry has completed production on many movies which includes Steve McQueen’s Widows co-starring with Viola Davis, Hotel Artemis with Jodie foster and Sterling K.Brown, Family with Taylor Schilling and Kate McKinnon, and White Boy Rick alongside Matthew McConaughey.
He has also appeared in Puerto Ricans in Paris, Crown Heights and TV shows such as How to get away with murder, Drunk History, The Knick, Law and Order, and many more.
Henry’s upcoming movies include If Beale Street Could Talk, Hotel Artemis, and Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse. His net worth is estimated to be $1 million from sources and his exact salary is not public yet.
Brian is a very private person and information about his past relationship, girlfriend or wife is not available. His personal life and professional life is going on the right track so there is no rumors or controversies either. His height is 1.88m and weight is not given as he has to change his weight according to the movies.
Brian belongs to American nationality and his ethnicity is not known.
In early 2016, Henry’s mother Willow Deane Kearse passed away. The Atlanta episode Woods was dedicated to his mother.