Kelvin Harrison Jr. born July 23, 1994 is an American actor. He began his career doing smaller roles in the 2013 films Ender’s Game & 12 Years a Slave.After starring in a multitude of roles, his breakthrough performance came as Travis in the 2017 horror film It Comes at Night. He followed it up with roles in Monsters and Men, Assassination Nation & JT LeRoy.Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!
In 2019, Harrison Jr gained wider recognition for his portrayals of Luce Edgar in Luce & Tyler Williams in Waves for which he was nominated for Best Male Lead at the Independent Spirit Awards for the former and a Rising Star Award at the British Academy Film Awards for the latter. 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.
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. We are sure excited to see where this talented actor will take his career as his has proved not to be a commercial opportunist but a actor that endeavors in meaningful art, and meaningful art also does not mean boring so seeing some horror like he did in “It Comes At Night” proves his a fan of filmmaking in general and does not have specifics and that is a blueprint to an amazing career ahead