Mostly Credited As: R. Emery Bright
R. Emery Bright is a lawyer, actor, writer, and producer. He began his acting career at the age of ten, in his homeland of Liberia, West Africa. In the United States, he has performed in theatre in New York City.
He has also been a guest star and had recurring appearances on television, including Dark Angel, The Practice, Angel, and Law & Order. Recently he was seen in HBO's Something the Lord Made and currently plays the Community Relations Sergeant on The Wire. He has also appeared in films, such as Deep Impact, Species II and Beloved.