Harold Perrineau Born: 08/07/1963
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Born on Aug. 7, 1968 in Brooklyn, NY, Perrineau developed his chops in dance and acting at the Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, VA and with the Alvin Alley Company. After "Fame," his first major television break happened in 1990 when he was cast in a recurring role on the NBC series "I'll Fly Away." In 1995, he finagled his way into playing a 16-year-old in Wayne Wang's critically acclaimed film "Smoke," a comedy that wove together stories centering around a smoke shop. Despite being closer to 30 than 16, Perrineau pulled off the role brilliantly, earning himself an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Male. An accomplished Shakespearean...
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