Jeffrey Wright Career Retrospective


Los Angeles

Jeffrey Wright Career Retrospective

Jeffrey Wright

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Begins at 2:00 PM PST
Check-in begins at: 1:30 PM PST

1 Hour 30 Minutes

Monday, February 12, 2024

Join us for a 90-minute career retrospective with Jeffrey Wright.


Jeffrey Wright is a Tony, Emmy, AFI, and Golden Globe Award-winning actor who has enjoyed an illustrious career spanning the worlds of theatre, film, and television. Wright can currently be seen giving one of the best performances of his career in Orion Pictures/Amazon MGM Studios’ American Fiction, written and directed by Cord Jefferson. Thus far, Wright has received nominations from the Academy Awards, Gotham Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Independent Spirit Awards, Critics Choice Awards, SAG Awards and NAACP Image Awards for his wonderful performance as protagonist, “Thelonious ‘Monk’ Ellison.” Wright was most recently seen in the critically acclaimed role of ‘Bernard Lowe’ in HBO’s “Westworld,” for which he earned three Emmy nominations. He can currently also be seen in the George C. Wolfe-directed Civil Rights film, Rustin, in a supporting role portraying ‘Adam Clayton Powell.’ Rustin is produced by Michelle and Barack Obama’s Higher Ground Productions.

In June 2023, Wright was part of the all-star ensemble cast in the Wes Anderson film Asteroid City. In March of 2022, Wright portrayed the iconic character, ‘Jim Gordon,” in the latest installment of The Batman franchise directed by Matt Reeves. In April 2021, Wright reprised his role of CIA agent ‘Felix Leiter’ in the James Bond film, No Time to Die. In October 2021, he starred in another all-star ensemble cast in Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch. Other recent projects include lead roles in Netflix’s All Day and a Night (May 2020); HBO’s O.G., which premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, where Wright won the award for Best Actor in a U.S. Narrative Feature Film; and Netflix’s Hold the Dark (September 2018).

Wright is also highly acclaimed for his Emmy Awards-winning role as “Belize” in both HBO’s anthology series “Angels in America” (2004) and his Tony Awards-winning role on Broadway in Angels in America: Perestroika (1994) based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play written by Tony Kushner.