Joshua Henry Lands Recurring Role on ‘Army Wives’

Joshua Henry

Joshua Henry

Joshua Henry has joined the upcoming seventh season cast of Lifetime’s “Army Wives” in a recurring role, Deadline has learned. Henry will have the option of becoming a series regular if the show gets picked up for an eighth season.

The casting news comes just one week after Henry was named one of Blackactors.net’s top 10 performers of 2012.

Set at fictional U.S. Army Base Fort Marshall, “Army Wives” follows the struggles, dreams and friendships of a diverse group of women living with their spouses and families. The enlisted characters are members of the fictional 23rd Airborne Division (based on the actual 82nd Airborne Division based at Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina). The series itself is based on the book “Under the Sabers: The Unwritten Code of Army Wives” by Tanya Biank.

Henry will play Quincy Durant, a father of three and a husband of a woman who suffers from Cystic Fibrosis. His wife will be played by singer Ashanti.

Henry was nominated for a Tony award for his work in The Scottsboro Boys. His previous television credits includes a small roles on “Nip/Tuck” and NBC’s “Kings.”

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