'Atlanta' Alum Brian Tyree Henry Among 2023 Oscar Nominees


Brian Tyree Henry, a breakout star from Donald Glover's award-winning series Atlanta, has just earned his first Oscar nomination.

The talented actor brought Paper Boi to life in Atlanta, and is now up for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Causeway, also starring Jennifer Lawrence.

Henry isn't the first actor from Atlanta to earn an Oscar nomination. LaKeith Stanfield, who played Darius on the show, also earned an Oscar nomination for his role in the 2021 film Judas and the Black Messiah.

Other nominees for this year's awards include Angela Bassett who's up for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

As for Atlanta, it wrapped its fourth and final season last year. The Oscars will air on March 12. Check out the full list of nominees here.