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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 13th, 1954 in South Bend, Indiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
34
First Appeared:
The Old Man and the Gun
Latest Project:
Person to Person (Jul 28th, 2017)

Home Page:
http://www.isiahwhitlockjr.com/
Filmography
MOVIES Person to Person Buster Jul 28th, 2017
MOVIES Cars 3 River Scott (voice) Jun 15th, 2017
MOVIES CHiPS Peterson Mar 23rd, 2017
MOVIES Pete's Dragon Sheriff Dentler Aug 10th, 2016
MOVIES Chi-Raq Bacchos Dec 4th, 2015
MOVIES 23 Blast Dr. Connelly Oct 24th, 2014
MOVIES The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Yates May 23rd, 2014
MOVIES Home Nov 22nd, 2013
SERIES Lucky 7 Bob Harris Sep 24th, 2013
MOVIES Newlyweeds Philly Sep 18th, 2013
MOVIES Europa Report Dr. Pamuk Jun 27th, 2013
MOVIES Not Fade Away Landers Dec 21st, 2012
MOVIES Thanks for Sharing Charles Sep 7th, 2012
MOVIES Why Stop Now? Black Aug 17th, 2012
MOVIES Red Hook Summer Detective Flood Aug 10th, 2012
MOVIES Gun Hill Road Thompson Aug 5th, 2011
MOVIES Detachment Mr. Mathias Apr 24th, 2011
MOVIES Cedar Rapids Ronald Wilkes Feb 11th, 2011
MOVIES Twelve Detective Dumont Jul 30th, 2010
MOVIES Harlem Aria Manny Mar 5th, 2010
MOVIES Choke Detective Palmer Sep 26th, 2008
MOVIES The Wire Odyssey Himself Dec 20th, 2007
MOVIES 1408 Hotel Engineer Jul 12th, 2007
MOVIES Beautiful Ohio Mr. Lebreaux Nov 10th, 2006
MOVIES Kettle of Fish Freddie Oct 15th, 2006
MOVIES Duane Hopwood William Nov 11th, 2005
MOVIES Pieces of April Eugene Jan 19th, 2003
MOVIES 25th Hour Agent Flood Dec 16th, 2002
SERIES The Wire Clay Davis Jun 2nd, 2002
MOVIES Everyone Says I Love You Cop Dec 6th, 1996
MOVIES Eddie Rick May 31st, 1996
MOVIES GoodFellas Doctor Sep 12th, 1990
SERIES Oceano The Moose Aug 20th, 1989
MOVIES The Old Man and the Gun