Kelvin Harrison, Jr.

Harrison in 2018, photo by

Birth Name: Kelvin Charles Harrison, Jr.

Place of Birth: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 23, 1994

Ethnicity: African-American

Kelvin Harrison, Jr. is an American actor and musician. His roles include the films The Birth of a Nation (2016), It Comes at Night, Mudbound, Monsters and Men, Monster, Jinn (2018), JT LeRoy, Luce, The Wolf Hour, Gully, Waves (2019), The Photographer (2020), The High Note, The Trial of the Chicago 7, Cyrano (2021), Elvis (2022), and Chevalier.

He is the son of musicians Shirlita and Kelvin Harrison, Sr. His parents are both black. He was raised in New Orleans’s Garden District, and then The Westbank. He plays jazz and gospel on the piano and trumpet, and sings. Both his father and he trained with the Marsalis family.

Kelvin’s paternal grandmother is named Alma.

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    Birth name: Kelvin Charles Harrison, Jr.

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