Kelvin Harrison Jr. is an American actor.
Date of birth
He was born on 23 July 1994.
Harrison Jr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to musicians Shirlita and Kelvin Harrison Sr.
He grew up in the Garden District and later moved to The Westbank.
He studied studio engineering and marketing, before moving to Los Angeles, California to pursue acting, where he began taking acting classes.
life is not yet publicly known.
In 2012, Harrison was initially cast as an Ender's Game, based on the 1985 novel. He was upgraded to day-player and got to interact with big names such as Viola Davis, Harrison Ford and Ben Kingsley. Harrison credits Davis with making him take acting more seriously.
Harrison then had a small role in 12 Years a Slave. Harrison would later appear in an episode of WGN America's Underground and the 2016 remake of Roots, both of which were produced in his home state of Louisiana.
That same year, the actor had a small role in Nate Parker's The Birth of a Nation. Harrison was initially hesitant to participate in Roots in part because it would be his fourth portrayal of a slave and because he did not have fond memories of watching the original as a child. In retrospect, Harrison realized just how different the projects were.
Harrison Jr. is also a skilled musician, mainly playing jazz and gospel on the piano, trumpet, as well as singing. He honed his harmonious skills while studying and recording with the famed Marsalis family
He is the lead actor in the music video for Hayley Kiyoko's "One Bad Night" and portrays Donald.
In 2020, he starred as David Cliff in The High Note film.