Harold Perrineau Jr. was born in Brooklyn, New York on the 17th February 1968.
He got his acting debut in "Fame", and continued doing theater for most of his early career.
In 1988 he began his movie to films and television.
Harold has been in titles such as Shakedown
, and The Edge
He is probably best known for his roles in the last two parts of The Matrix trilogy and his role of wheelchair bound prisoner, Augustus Hill in the television series Oz
, as well as his role on Lost
. as Michael Dawson.