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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sherwin David "Wood" Harris (born October 17, 1969) is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his roles as drug kingpin Avon Barksdale on the HBO television drama The Wire, and as high-school football player Julius Campbell in the 2000 motion picture Remember the Titans. Description above from the Wikipedia article Wood Harris, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.