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, known for Paterson (2016), Midsommar (2019) and The Good Place (2016). See full bio »

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Known For

Paterson Everett
(2016)
Midsommar Josh
(2019)
The Good Place Chidi Anagonye
(2016-2019)
All Good Things Moynihan's Assistant
(2010)

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 2019 Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (TV Series)
Xander
- Episode #2.5 (2019) ... Xander
- Episode #2.1 (2019) ... Xander
 2019/I Midsommar
Josh
 2019 Lost Holiday
Mark
 2016-2019 The Good Place (TV Series)
Chidi Anagonye
- Pandemonium (2019) ... Chidi Anagonye
- Chidi Sees the Time-Knife (2019) ... Chidi Anagonye
- The Book of Dougs (2019) ... Chidi Anagonye
- Janet(s) (2018) ... Chidi Anagonye
- Don't Let the Good Life Pass You By (2018) ... Chidi Anagonye
 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)
Andry Fotre aka Willis
- Incognito (2013) ... Andry Fotre aka Willis
 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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Personal Quote:

I have a weird thing - if I can't see where all the walls in my house are, I get a little bit freaked out. I think New York has Stockholm Syndrome'd my sense of space and what a house should be. See more »

Trivia:

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

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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