Henry Simmons

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Henry Oswald Simmons Jr.
  • Birth Place: Stamford, CT
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/01/1970, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor
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Henry Simmons Fast Facts:
  • Attended Franklin Pierce College in New Hampshire on a basketball scholarship.
  • Auditioned for roles while working at a financial-management firm in his hometown, Stamford, CT.
  • Lived in the attic of the LaMama Theater Company for four months after moving to New York City.
  • Made movie debut in the 1994 Tupac Shakur basketball drama Above the Rim and TV debut in a 1994 Saturday Night Live basketball skit, replacing injured NBA star Derrick Coleman. 
  • Was a regular on Another World (1997-99), NYPD Blue (2000-05), Shark (2006-08) and Man Up! (2011).
  • Named one of the 50 Sexiest Stars of All Time by TV Guide in 2002.
  • Has a twin sister who's a casting director.
  • Henry Simmons Relationships:
  • Aurelia Simmons - Mother
  • Lauren Sanchez - Ex-fiancée
  • Wyteria Montague - Sister
  • Henry Simmons Sr. - Father
  • Heather Alessandrini - Sister
  • Sophina Brown - Wife
  • College:
  • Franklin Pierce College, Ringe, NH (BS in Business, 1992)

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