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Isiah Whitlock Jr.
Birthday: 1954-09-13
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
Career History
2023
Cocaine Bear as Bob
2022
Triggered as Ohio
Lightyear as Commander Burnside (voice)
2021
I Care a Lot as Judge Lomax
2020
Da 5 Bloods as Melvin
The Lost Husband as Russ McAllen
Seneca as Michael
2019
2018
All Square as Scotty
BlacKkKlansman as Mr. Turrentine
The Old Man & the Gun as Detective Gene Dentler
2017
Person to Person as Buster
CHiPS as Peterson
Cars 3 as River Scott (voice)
2016
Pete's Dragon as Sheriff Gene Dentler
2015
Chi-Raq as Bacchos
2014
23 Blast as Dr. Connelly
2013
Newlyweeds as Philly
Home as Samuel
Europa Report as Dr. Pamuk
Thanks for Sharing as Charles
2012
Why Stop Now? as Black
Not Fade Away as Landers
Red Hook Summer as Detective Flood
2011
Cedar Rapids as Ronald Wilkes
Gun Hill Road as Officer Thompson
Detachment as Mr. Mathias
2010
Main Street as Mayor
Twelve as Detective Dumont
Brooklyn's Finest as Investigator #3 (as Isiah Whitlock)
2008
Choke as Detective Palmer
2007
1408 as Hotel Engineer
Enchanted as Ethan Banks
The Wire Odyssey as Himself
2006
Kettle of Fish as Freddie
Beautiful Ohio as Mr. Lebreaux
2005
Duane Hopwood as William
2004
A Jersey Tale as Mr. Stubbs
She Hate Me as Amos Flood
2003
Pieces of April as Eugene
2002
25th Hour as Agent Flood
1999
1997
1996
1990
GoodFellas as Doctor
1981
A Christmas Carol as Second Charitable Gentleman / Party Guest