Biography

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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

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

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 58

Birthday 1954-09-13

Place of Birth South Bend, Indiana, USA

Official Site http://www.isiahwhitlockjr.com/

Also Known As

  • Isiaah Whitlock
  • Isiah Whitlock

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Da 5 Bloods
2019 Corporate Animals as Derek
2018 All Square as Scotty
2018 The Old Man & the Gun as Detective Gene Dentler
2018 FBI (1 episode) as Richard Talmage
2018 The Good Cop (10 episodes) as Burl Loomis
2018 BlacKkKlansman as Mr. Turrentine
2017 Person to Person as Buster
2017 The Mist (3 episodes) as Gus Bradley
2017 Cars 3 as River Scott (voice)
2017 CHiPS as Peterson
2016 Pete's Dragon as Sheriff Gene Dentler
2016 Lucifer (1 episode) as Carmen
2015 Chi-Raq as Bacchos
2015 The Carmichael Show (1 episode) as Reverend Carlson
2014 23 Blast as Dr. Connelly
2014 The Angriest Man in Brooklyn as Yates
2013 Home
2013 Lucky 7 (8 episodes) as Bob Harris
2013 The Blacklist (1 episode) as Danny
2013 Newlyweeds as Philly
2013 Europa Report as Dr. Pamuk
2012 Not Fade Away as Landers
2012 Elementary (1 episode) as Jack Brunelle
2012 Thanks for Sharing as Charles
2012 Why Stop Now? as Black
2012 Red Hook Summer as Detective Flood
2011 Gun Hill Road as Officer Thompson
2011 Detachment as Mr. Mathias
2011 Cedar Rapids as Ronald Wilkes
2010 Twelve as Detective Dumont
2009 The Unusuals (1 episode)
2008 Choke as Detective Palmer
2008 New Amsterdam (1 episode)
2007 The Wire Odyssey as Himself
2007 1408 as Hotel Engineer
2006 Beautiful Ohio as Mr. Lebreaux
2006 Kettle of Fish as Freddie
2005 Duane Hopwood as William
2004 She Hate Me as Agent Amos Flood
2004 The Jury (1 episode)
2003 Pieces of April as Eugene
2002 25th Hour as Agent Flood
2002 The Wire (35 episodes) as Clay Davis (16 episodes)
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2 episodes)
2000 Ed (2 episodes)
2000 Madigan Men (1 episode)
1999 Third Watch (1 episode)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode) as Captain Reese (2 episodes)
1999 Harlem Aria as Manny
1999 A Fish in the Bathtub as Rudy
1998 The Spanish Prisoner as Trooper
1996 Everyone Says I Love You as Cop
1996 Eddie as Rick
1990 Law & Order (5 episodes)
1990 GoodFellas as Doctor
1989 Oceano (1 episode) as The Moose
1981 A Christmas Carol as Second Charitable Gentleman / Party Guest

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