Here are some facts about up and coming child actor Caleel Harris.
Caleel Harris Age
Caleel Harris was born on April 19, 2003, Austin, Texas. He is currently 15 years of age and currently lives with his family in Los Angeles, California.
Caleel Harris Height (How Tall is Caleel Harris?)
Harris started acting when he was about 7 years old. He is working in the TV and Movie industry ever since. So one could say he grew up on the big screen.
Now, as reported by his IMDb page his height is 5 Feet 3 inches (1.6 m). Young Caleel has still plenty of growing years ahead of him.
Caleel Harris Girlfriend
Harris is at the age when those hormones start to kick in really forcefully. However, he seems to have curbed them successfully and focused on his career.
There isn’t any information regarding Caleel’s girlfriend, relationships and affairs.
There are many though, that want Caleel to become their boyfriend as Instagram comments testify; which are filled with messages from his fans all over the world.
Caleel Harris Parents, Family
For every child actor, there is a parent who handles the business and protects the child from the harms of fame. Usually, this leads to parents gaining “accidental fame. “
That is not the case with Caleel. His parents want him to be in the spotlight and want none for them, it seems. Well then if that’s the case, they are doing a very good job.
We know he lives with both of his family in Studio City and he has a brother and a sister. His brother Curtis Harris too is an actor and has worked on multiple projects in Hollywood.
Caleel Harris’s Education
Caleel never received any formal education. Then he soon found success in his short acting career then his schooling days were over.
He is in Home School. It’s doesn’t seem likely that Caleel will return to school and graduate any time soon. However, in a recent interview with The New York Times, he expressed his desire to go to college and study arts and finances.
Caleel’s Movie and TV Career
Caleel began his formal acting career with the T.V series “Hawthrone” in 2011 at 7. However, he was acting from the age of 4.
His main source of inspiration was his big brother Curtis. Curtis got a role in Grey’s Anatomy when he was 7. Caleel saw his big bro on the television screen and wanted to follow in his footsteps.
Around 2015, he worked in movies like “How Sarah Got Her Wings” and “Baker’s Man” before he landed an important role in TV series “Blaze and the Monster Machines”.
He finally got the recognition he deserved on the large scale with his portrayal of Young Henry Deaver in mystery novelist Stephen King’s television adaption of “Castle Rock”.
Caleel Harris and Central Park Five
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This is it. The truth is out. I am so grateful for all of the crew and my costars that all helped breathe life into the truth of the Exonerated 5. Special thanks to @ava who put the whole project together. From @santanaraymond’s tweet, she took charge of this and led an entire team all the way to the finish line. And of course she is an incredible person. She treats everyone with the utmost respect and kindness. Thank you for this, everything that you do, and everything that you are. This is for Antron. This is for Raymond. This is for Korey. This is for Yusef. This is for Kevin. #WhenTheySeeUs out TODAY!!! Only on @netflix #ForThe5
Central Park Five is a real life story of 4 young African American and 1 Hispanic young men who were wrongly convicted of rape and sodomy of Trisha Meili. They served 6 to 13 years between them.
Later came the confession and matching DNA evidence from the actual perpetrator.
The trial and this case gathered much attention in the 80s. Famously, then businessman Donald Trump took out a full-page ad in the newspaper demanding the persecution of the 5, even after they were vindicated by the courts.
Caleel Harris plays Antron McCray, one of the central park five for Netflix’s “When They See Us”.