From “Westworld” to “Casino Royale”

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Jeffrey Wright earned his place in Hollywood for hits like “Westworld” and “Casino Royale.” The actor has won a Golden Globe Award, Tony Award, and Primetime Emmy Awards, among others, for his best performances.

Two years after HBO announced the return of “Westworld” for its fourth season, it has finally come to fruition. The hit show released its first episode on June 26, titled “The Auguries.”

Fans can expect their favorite characters to return to the series, including Dolores, played by Evan Rachel Wood, Maeve, played by Thandie Newton, and Bernard, played by Jeffrey Wright, but no official announcement has been made. made on their appearances.

Jeffrey Wright attends HBO’s ‘Westworld’ Season 4 premiere on June 21, 2022 in New York City. | Source: Getty Images

JEFFREY WRIGHT’S MOST FAMOUS ROLES AND FILMS

Jeffrey Wright made a name for itself in the Hollywood industry after pursuing independent and big-brand movies and TV shows projects over the years. From his comedic flick “Broken Flowers” to his recent appearance in “Batman,” here are some of his most famous films over the years.

In the first James Bond film starring Daniel Craig, he is joined by a cast of successful actors to bring the story of wits and play to life. In the film, Craig, who plays lead character James Bond , tracks down a financier named Le Cipher, played by Mads Mikkelson, who has ties to terrorist organizations around the world.

Craig’s Bond is supported by Wright’s character, CIA agent Felix Leiter, who infiltrates a handheld game at the Casino Royale in Montenegro, where Le Chiffre was to participate.

In 2011, Wright starred alongside Jake Gyllenhaal in a sci-fi thriller about a US Army captain on a mission to solve a terrorist attack on a commuter train in Chicago. Wright’s character, Dr. Rutledge, runs an experimental machine called “Source Code”.

Dr. Rutledge’s “Source Code” machine uses the deceased passenger’s memories to create a simulation of the attack, in which Gyllenhaal’s character, Colter Stevens, enters multiple times. As he enters the simulation repetitively to prevent further attacks from occurring, he realizes that the simulation is a gateway to alternate realities.

Jeffrey Wright and Jake Gyllenhaal attend the after-party after the premiere of

Jeffrey Wright and Jake Gyllenhaal attend the after-party after the premiere of Summit Entertainment’s ‘Source Code’ on March 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images

In “OG”, Wright appears as an incarcerated man named Louis who is nearing the end of his 24-year sentence for a crime he committed in his youth. He decides to befriend a young new inmate named Beecher, whose manners reminded him of Louis when he first entered prison.

Wright’s character Louis becomes attached to Beecher, trying to help him adjust to prison life before reentering the real world, which he hasn’t seen in decades.

(L-R) Boyd Holbrook, Kevin Jackson, Stephanie Berry, Jeffrey Wright, William Fichtner attend the 'OG' screening in New York on April 20, 2018. |  Source: Getty Images

(L-R) Boyd Holbrook, Kevin Jackson, Stephanie Berry, Jeffrey Wright, William Fichtner attend the ‘OG’ screening in New York on April 20, 2018. | Source: Getty Images

  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

Suzanne Collins’ hit series “The Hunger Games,” starring Josh Hutcherson, Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth, also featured Wright, who played Beetee. He was a District 3 homage to the dystopian Hunger Games competition specializing in electronics.

The film shows Beetee joining an alliance to protect Lawrence’s character, Katniss. Thanks to his knowledge and his intelligence, he proves to be a major ally.

Willow Shield, Liam Hemsworth, Jena Malone, Jennifer Lawrence, Sam Claflin, Elizabeth Banks, Josh Hutcherson, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci and Donald Sutherland attend the UK Premiere of "Hunger Games - Catching Fire" on November 11, 2013 in London, England.  |  Source: Getty Images

Willow Shield, Liam Hemsworth, Jena Malone, Jennifer Lawrence, Sam Claflin, Elizabeth Banks, Josh Hutcherson, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci and Donald Sutherland attend the UK Premiere of ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ on November 11, 2013 in London, England. | Source: Getty Images

In Jim Jarmusch’s comedy film starring Bill Murray, Wright played the main character’s neighbor, Winston. In the story, Murray’s character, Don Johnston, received an anonymous letter informing him of a son he never knew. He reunites with his ex-girlfriends in hopes of finding the person who sent the letter.

Winston is a lover of mystery novels and he urges Johnston to continue with his plan. He helps him research the women he was dating, even reserving travel arrangements for him.

Jeffrey Wright and Heather Simms at the 'Broken Flowers' New York Premiere in New York, NY.  |  Source: Getty Images

Jeffrey Wright and Heather Simms at the ‘Broken Flowers’ New York Premiere in New York, NY. | Source: Getty Images

  • Only Lovers Stay Alive (2014)

Showing Wright’s versatility, he starred in Jim Jarmusch’s horror film starring on-screen couple Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinston. Hiddleston and Swinston’s characters, Adam and Eve, are former vampire lovers who are afraid of being exposed.

Instead of drinking blood directly from humans, they rely on blood banks for food. Wright plays a blood bank manager named Dr. Watson, who, for a fee, indulges Adam’s desire for O-negative blood.

Jeffrey Wright, Tilda Swinton and director Jim Jarmusch attend the "Only lovers will stay alive" premiere during the 51st New York Film Festival on October 10, 2013 in New York City.  |  Source: Getty Images

Jeffrey Wright, Tilda Swinton and director Jim Jarmusch attend the ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ premiere during the 51st New York Film Festival on October 10, 2013 in New York City. | Source: Getty Images

“Confirmation” shows Clarence Thomas’ nomination to the Supreme Court in 1991, when he was accused by his former employee, Anita Hill, of sexual harassment.

Hill, played by Kerry Washington, is in the spotlight after her accusations leaked to the media. She is then thrust into a high-profile court case, in which she is asked to share what happened with Thomas before the congressional committee. Wright portrayed Charles Ogletree, Hill’s attorney, during the case.

Alison Wright, Jeffery Wright, Kerry Washington, Wendell Pierce, Eric Stonestreet, Zoe Lister-Jones and Greg Kinnear attend the premiere of

Alison Wright, Jeffery Wright, Kerry Washington, Wendell Pierce, Eric Stonestreet, Zoe Lister-Jones and Greg Kinnear attend HBO Films’ ‘Confirmation’ Los Angeles Premiere on March 31, 2016 in Hollywood, California. | Source: Getty Images

In the Robert Pattinson adaptation from “The Batman”, Wright plays Lt. James Gordon, a Gotham City Police District officer who collaborates with the title character throughout the film. He’s the seventh actor to play the cop in live-action adaptations of “Batman.”

Wright admits to relying on the comics to learn more about his character rather than previous film adaptations of the masked superhero, hoping to navigate uncharted territory while playing the role. In addition to the comics, he also analyzed Gotham’s analogue, New York City, for real-life inspiration.

Jeffrey Wright attends a special screening of

Jeffrey Wright attends a special screening of ‘The Batman’ at BFI IMAX Waterloo on February 23, 2022 in London, England. | Source: Getty Images

JEFFREY WRIGHT’S ROLE IN “WESTWORLD”

Besides his many movies, Wright has also starred in some TV shows over the years, the most notable being “Westworld.” With the recent airing of the pilot episode of its fourth season, many fans wondered why Wright’s character, Bernard, was nowhere to be found.

In the sci-fi show, Bernard is a robot “host” who spends a lot of time trying to figure out what’s going on around him. He is considered the show’s detective and also the fixer and problem solver.

Luke Hemsworth, Jeffrey Wright, Aaron Paul, Angela Sarafyan and Tessa Thompson attend the HBO premiere "Westworld" Season 4 on June 21, 2022 in New York.  |  Source: Getty Images

Luke Hemsworth, Jeffrey Wright, Aaron Paul, Angela Sarafyan and Tessa Thompson attend HBO’s ‘Westworld’ Season 4 premiere on June 21, 2022 in New York City. | Source: Getty Images

Although he was featured in the season three post-credits teaser, where he wakes up in the same motel room from which he accessed the Valley Beyond, it is unknown if he woke up during the Season 4 timeline or somewhere later.

Everything Bernard discovered during his absence will play a vital role in the overall story of the new season. Fans will have to wait to see how the series pans out before they get a taste of what Bernard’s story has to offer.

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