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Overview (3)

Born in Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Birth NameStephen McKinley Henderson
Height 5' 6½" (1.69 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Stephen McKinley Henderson was born on August 31, 1949 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He is an actor, known for Fences (2016), Lady Bird (2017) and Lincoln (2012). He has been married to Pamela Reed Henderson since April 22, 1978.

Spouse (1)

Pamela Reed Henderson (22 April 1978 - present)

Trivia (8)

He was nominated for a 1982 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for "The Island" at the Wisdom Bridge Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
Stephen McKinley is a light-skinned African-American.
He was awarded the 2000 Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Award for Best Featured Performance for "Jitney" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
He was nominated for a 2010 Tony Award for Actor in a Featured Role for his performance in the play, "Fences," on Broadway in New York City.
He was awarded the 2000 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Distinguished Featured Performance for "Jitney" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
As of 2018, has appeared in five films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011), Lincoln (2012), Fences (2016), Manchester by the Sea (2016) and Lady Bird (2017).
Attended The Juilliard Drama School, North Carolina School of the Arts and Rose Bruford College in England.
Born on exactly the same date as Richard Gere.

Personal Quotes (2)

SUNY Buffalo - It's not about getting it right; it's about getting it true. (2003)
[on director Israel Hicks]: So many actors, directors, and playwrights owe the start of their careers to him. Particularly those of color who saw him as a role model as well as a leading figure in the field. Israel Hicks was one of the best directors I ever worked with as an actors and there are a whole lot of people who feel the same way. When Israel called, we pretty much had to go.

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