Isiah Whitlock Jr.

Isiah Whitlock Jr.

  • Born on
    • September 13th, 1954
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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Acting (43 Credits)

2020Da 5 Bloods as Melvin
2020I Care a Lot as Judge Lomax
2020The Lost Husband as Russ McAllen
2020Your Honor (US) as Charlie Figaro
2019Corporate Animals as DerekWatch Free
2019Run with the Hunted as Lester
2019Lying and Stealing as Lyman
2018BlacKkKlansman as Mr. Turrentine
2018The Old Man & the Gun as Detective Gene Dentler
2018The Good Cop as Burl Loomis
2017Person to Person as BusterWatch Free
2017CHIPS as Peterson
2017Cars 3 as River Scott (voice)
2016Pete's Dragon as Sheriff Gene Dentler
2015Chi-Raq as Bacchos
2014The Angriest Man in Brooklyn as Yates
201423 Blast as Dr. Connelly
2013Europa Report as Dr. PamukWatch Free
2013Lucky 7 as Bob Harris
2012Why Stop Now? as Black
2012Not Fade Away as Landers
2012Thanks for Sharing as Charles
2012Red Hook Summer as Detective Flood
2011Cedar Rapids as Ronald Wilkes
2011Gun Hill Road as Officer Thompson
2011Detachment as Mr. MathiasWatch Free
2010Twelve as Detective Dumont
2009Brooklyn's Finest as Investigator #3 (as Isiah Whitlock)
2008Choke as Detective Palmer
2007Enchanted as Ethan Banks
20071408 as Hotel Engineer
2006Kettle of Fish as Freddie
2005Duane Hopwood as William
2004She Hate Me as Agent Amos Flood
2003Pieces of April as Eugene
200225th Hour as Agent Flood
2002The Wire as Clay Davis
1999Harlem Aria as MannyWatch Free
1997The Spanish Prisoner as Trooper
1996Eddie as Rick
1996Everyone Says I Love You as Cop
1990Gremlins 2: The New Batch as Fireman
1990Goodfellas as Doctor

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