Celebrating 100 Years of Oakland Technical High School
Wolfe Perry ’74
Wolfe Perry is an actor and former basketball player for Stanford. His best-known role came as a basketball player on the 1980s TV show The White Shadow, about a basketball coach and his team. After graduating Tech, Perry attended Stanford where he played basketball and majored in theater arts. Though he was picked up by the Utah Jazz after graduation, he was cut before the regular season and turned to acting. He played the character “Rutherford” on The White Shadow from 1980-1981 and then acted in shows including Hill Street Blues and Soul Man. He currently lives in Reno and works as a filmmaker.