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. 
  • Named one of the 50 Sexiest Stars of All Time by TV Guide in 2002.
  • Has a twin sister who's a casting director.

Relationships

  • Sophina Brown — Wife
  • Aurelia Simmons — Mother
  • Lauren Sanchez — Ex-fiancée
  • Wyteria Montague — Sister
  • Henry Simmons Sr. — Father
  • Heather Alessandrini — Sister

College

  • Franklin Pierce College, Ringe, New Hampshire, United States (BS in Business, 1992)

Details

  • Birth Name: Henry Oswald Simmons Jr.
  • Birth Place: Stamford, Connecticut, United States
  • Birthday: July 1, 1970, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor
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