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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:
49
First Appeared:
In the movie The Old Man and the Gun
Latest Project:
Movie Person to Person 2017-07-28
Known For
Poster of Red Hook Summer
Poster of Gun Hill Road
Poster of New Amsterdam
Poster of Beautiful Ohio
Filmography
Movie The Old Man and the Gun 2018
Movie Person to Person Buster 2017-07-28
Movie CHiPS Peterson 2017-03-23
Movie Cars 3 River Scott (voice) 2017-06-15
Series Lucifer Carmen 2016-01-25
Movie David Blaine: Beyond Magic Detective Dumont 2016-11-16
Movie Pete's Dragon Sheriff Dentler 2016-08-10
Movie Chi-Raq Bacchos 2015-12-04
Series Limitless Lawrence Drake 2015-09-22
Movie The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Yates 2014-05-23
Movie 23 Blast Dr. Connelly 2014-10-24
Movie Newlyweeds Philly 2013-09-18
Movie Europa Report Dr. Pamuk 2013-06-27
Series The Blacklist Danny 2013-09-23
Series Lucky 7 Bob Harris 2013-09-24
Movie Home 2013-11-22
Movie Why Stop Now? Black 2012-08-17
Movie Red Hook Summer Detective Flood 2012-08-10
Movie Thanks for Sharing Charles 2012-09-07
Movie Not Fade Away Landers 2012-12-21
Series Elementary Jack Brunelle 2012-09-27
Movie Cedar Rapids Ronald Wilkes 2011-02-11
Movie Detachment Mr. Mathias 2011-04-24
Movie Gun Hill Road Thompson 2011-08-05
Movie Twelve Detective Dumont 2010-07-30
Series The Unusuals Unknown 2009-04-08
Movie Choke Detective Palmer 2008-09-26
Series New Amsterdam Unknown 2008-03-04
Movie 1408 Hotel Engineer 2007-07-12
Movie The Wire Odyssey Himself 2007-12-20
Movie Kettle of Fish Freddie 2006-10-15
Movie Beautiful Ohio Mr. Lebreaux 2006-11-10
Movie Duane Hopwood William 2005-11-11
Series The Jury Unknown 2004-06-08
Movie Pieces of April Eugene 2003-01-19
Series The Wire Clay Davis 2002-06-02
Movie Signs Himself 2002-08-02
Movie 25th Hour Agent Flood 2002-12-16
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Series Ed Unknown 2000-10-08
Series Madigan Men Unknown 2000-10-06
Movie Harlem Aria Manny 1999-03-05
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Captain Reese 1999-09-20
Series Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
Movie Everyone Says I Love You Cop 1996-12-06
Movie Eddie Rick 1996-05-31
Movie I Love You to Death Ronald Wilkes 1990-04-06
Movie GoodFellas Doctor 1990-09-12
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13