"Topdog/Underdog," an original comedy, written by Suzan-Lori Parks
, directed by George C. Wolfe
, with Yasiin Bey
(in his Broadway debut, portraying Booth) and Jeffrey Wright
(portraying Lincoln), on Broadway at the Ambassador Theater, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. (175 total performances, including 31 previews ...
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Did You Know?
(2000) - "That was a film that Adrian Pasdar
directed. He's been a good friend of mine. It's kind of a cops and criminals film, but it's hard to decipher who's who. We shot it guerrilla-style, mostly out in Long Beach, California. My character's struggling to maintain his balance in an imbalanced, criminal underground."
His cousin, Brian Wright, was the boy who portrayed young 'Basquiat' at the beginning of that film. The production team needed a child to portray Basquiat who also looked like Jeffrey Wright. Because of this, Jeffrey asked his cousin to do the job.
Often plays intelligent characters