William Jackson Harper


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William Jackson Harper was born on February 8, 1980 in Dallas, Texas, USA as William Fitzgerald Harper. He is an actor and producer, known for Midsommar (2019), The Good Place (2016) and Paterson (2016). See full bio »

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Midsommar Josh
(2019)
The Good Place Chidi Anagonye
(2016-2020)
Paterson Everett
(2016)
Dark Waters James Ross
(2019)

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 2021 Dogs in Space (TV Series) (post-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2021)
 2021 Love Life (TV Series)
Marcus Watkins
- Episode #2.9 (2021) ... Marcus Watkins
- Episode #2.10 (2021) ... Marcus Watkins
- Episode #2.8 (2021) ... Marcus Watkins
- Episode #2.7 (2021) ... Marcus Watkins
- Episode #2.6 (2021) ... Marcus Watkins
 2021 The Underground Railroad (TV Series)
Royal
- Chapter 9: Indiana Winter (2021) ... Royal
- Chapter 8: Indiana Autumn (2021) ... Royal
- Chapter 6: Tennessee - Proverbs (2021) ... Royal
- Chapter 1: Georgia (2021) ... Royal (uncredited)
 2020-2021 American Dad! (TV Series)
TV Reporter / General Store Cashier / Nathaniel
- Russian Doll (2021) ... TV Reporter (voice)
- The Last Ride of the Dodge City Rambler (2020) ... General Store Cashier (voice)
- American Data? (2020) ... Nathaniel (voice)
 2021 We Broke Up
Doug
 2021 These Days (TV Series short)
Will
- Pilot ... Will
 2020 The Man in the Woods
Buster Heath
 2020/I David (Short)
David
 2016-2020 The Good Place (TV Series)
Chidi Anagonye
- Whenever You're Ready (2020) ... Chidi Anagonye
- Patty (2020) ... Chidi Anagonye
- Mondays, Am I Right? (2020) ... Chidi Anagonye
- You've Changed, Man (2020) ... Chidi Anagonye
- The Answer (2019) ... Chidi Anagonye
 2019 Dark Waters
James Ross
 2019 Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (TV Series)
Xander
- Blue Gold (2019) ... Xander
- Cargo (2019) ... Xander
 2019 Midsommar
Josh
 2019 Lost Holiday
Mark
 2018 We Win (Short)
Ben
 2018 They Remain
Keith
 2017 The Root of Happiness (Short)
Will
 2017 The Breaks (TV Series)
Stephen Jenkins
- Amen, Brother (2017) ... Stephen Jenkins
- Substitution (2017) ... Stephen Jenkins
- It's Just Begun (2017) ... Stephen Jenkins
 2016 Paterson
Everett
 2016 Deadbeat (TV Series)
Adam
- Death List Three (2016) ... Adam
 2016 How to Tell You're a Douchebag
Jake Brown
 2016 The Breaks (TV Movie)
Stephen Jenkins
 2015 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Security
- Tom Connolly (No. 11) (2015) ... Security
 2015/I True Story
Zak Rausch
 2015 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Strobel
- Control-Alt-Delete (2015) ... Strobel
 2014 Untitled Jerrod Carmichael Pilot (TV Series)
Alex
- Pilot (2014) ... Alex
 2014 High Maintenance (TV Series)
Andrew
- Geiger (2014) ... Andrew
 2013 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Tucker Griffin aka Arnold
- Incognito (2013) ... Tucker Griffin aka Arnold
 2012 The Share (TV Movie)
Lincoln
 2012/I That's What She Said
Harry
 2009-2011 The Electric Company (TV Series)
Danny Rebus
- The Junior Assistant (2011) ... Danny Rebus
- Tip It or Dip It (2011) ... Danny Rebus
- Shrink, Shrank, Shrunk! (2011) ... Danny Rebus
- Wiki Wiki Walter (2011) ... Danny Rebus
- The Incredible Return-a-Ball (2011) ... Danny Rebus
 2011 30 Rock (TV Series)
Rioter
- Plan B (2011) ... Rioter
 2010 All Good Things
Moynihan's Assistant
 2010 Law & Order (TV Series)
Officer Derek Waldron
- Boy on Fire (2010) ... Officer Derek Waldron
 2009 Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony (Video Game)
The People of Liberty City (voice)
 2009 Mercy (TV Series)
David Green
- I Believe You Conrad (2009) ... David Green (as William J. Harper)
 2009 Great Performances (TV Series)
Melville
 2008 Transferants (Short)
The guy
 2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Chayne Danforth
- Self-made (2007) ... Chayne Danforth
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Alternate Names:

William J. Harper

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Once you learn how to free up in front of the camera, it's like nothing else. See more »

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Born on the same date as Dawn Olivieri. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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