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Isiah Whitlock, Jr.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Isiah Whitlock Jr. (born September 13, 1954) is an American actor. He is most famous for his role on the HBO television series, The Wire as corrupt state senator Clay Davis. He also is notable for appearing in Spike Lee films She Hate Me and 25th Hour as Agent Amos Flood. In all three projects, Whitlock established a catchphrase from his characters' distinct pronunciation of the word "shit" ("sheee-it"). Whitlock also made appearances on Chappelle's Show and has made several appearances as various characters on Law & Order. He appeared as Eugine, a supporting role, in the 2003 film Pieces of April. He had a bit part in Goodfellas as a doctor who gives Henry Hill a Valium while attending to his brother. He also appears in promotional spots for the Wii video game Punch-Out!! portraying the character Doc Louis. In 2007 he played Ethan Banks in Enchanted. Whitlock played an insurance agent named Ronald Wilkes in the 2011 film Cedar Rapids. Wilkes is a self-described fan of The Wire and does an impersonation of character Omar Little. Whitlock has said that the references to the series were written in before he became involved in Cedar Rapids


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Born:
Sep 13, 1954 In South Bend - Indiana - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
34
First Appeared:
In the movie Uno de los nuestros 1990-09-12
Latest Project:
Series The Jury 2017
Known For
Poster of Lucifer
Poster of Chi-Raq
Poster of Amor sin control
Poster of New Amsterdam
Filmography
Series The Jury Unknown 2017
Series Lucifer Carmen 2016-01-25
Movie Peter y el dragón Sheriff Dentler 2016-08-10
Movie Human People Unknown 2016-12-01
Series Sin límites Lawrence Drake 2015-09-22
Movie Chi-Raq Bacchos 2015-12-04
Movie El hombre más enfadado de Brooklyn Yates 2014-05-23
Movie Europa One Dr. Pamuk 2013-06-27
Movie Newlyweeds Philly 2013-09-18
Movie Home Unknown 2013-11-22
Series The Blacklist Danny 2013-09-23
Series Lucky 7 Bob Harris 2013-09-24
Movie Red Hook Summer Detective Flood 2012-08-10
Movie Amor sin control Charles 2012-09-07
Movie Why Stop Now? Black 2012-08-17
Movie Convención en Cedar Rapids Ronald Wilkes 2011-02-11
Movie El profesor (Detachment) Mr. Mathias 2011-04-24
Movie Gun Hill Road Thompson 2011-08-05
Movie Harlem Aria Manny 2010-03-05
Series The Unusuals Unknown 2009-04-08
Series New Amsterdam Unknown 2008-03-04
Movie The Wire Odyssey Unknown 2007-12-20
Movie Kettle of Fish Freddie 2006-10-15
Movie Retrato de April Eugene 2003-01-19
Series Bajo escucha Clay Davis 2002-06-02
Movie La última noche Agent Flood 2002-12-16
Series Ley y orden: Acción criminal Unknown 2001-09-30
Series Madigan Men Unknown 2000-10-06
Series Ed Unknown 2000-10-08
Series Ley y Orden: Unidad de víctimas especiales Captain Reese 1999-09-20
Series Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
Movie Eddie Rick 1996-05-31
Movie Uno de los nuestros Doctor 1990-09-12
Series Ley y orden Unknown 1990-09-13