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Position:  Defensive End
Role  Actor
Height  1.93 m

Weight:  275 lb (125 kg)
Name  Brad Henke
Children  Phoenix Henke
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Date of birth:  (1966-04-10) April 10, 1966 (age 49)
High school:  Littleton (CO) Heritage
NFL draft:  1989 / Round: 4 / Pick: 105
TV shows  October Road, Nikki, Going to California
Movies  Fury, Pacific Rim, Choke, Sherrybaby, The Frozen Ground
Similar People  Laurie Collyer, Miles Thompson, Brandon Ratcliff, John Hawkes, Carlie Westerman

College  Arizona Wildcats football
Place of birth:  Columbus, Nebraska

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Brad William Henke


Brad William Henke (born April 10, 1966) is an American actor and former National Football League and Arena Football League player. He is best known for his role as prison guard Desi Piscatella on Orange Is The New Black, for which he won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series in 2016.

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Early life and football

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Henke was born in Columbus, Nebraska. He attended the University of Arizona and played football as a defensive lineman. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the 1989 NFL Draft but dropped. He was picked up by the Denver Broncos, and he played in Super Bowl XXIV against the San Francisco 49ers. Repeated injuries, which required six ankle surgeries, led to his retirement from professional football in 1992.

Acting career

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Henke began acting in 1994, starting with commercials. He appeared in October Road, Around June, The Amateurs, World Trade Center, In the Valley of Elah, Choke, Sherrybaby, Must Love Dogs and Fury.

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His television career includes roles in ARLI$$, ER, Dexter, Lost, Justified, The Office (American version), Orange Is The New Black and, most recently, Sneaky Pete.

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Henke's breakout role has been on Orange Is The New Black as Desi Piscatella, a gay corrections officer at Litchfield Federal Penitentiary. He joined OITNB in the fourth season. He was part of the cast that won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for 2016.

Personal life

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Henke was married to actress Katelin Chesna from 2001 to 2008.


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References

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