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Isiah Whitlock Jr.

The fifth of 11 children. Attended Southwest Minnesota State University on a football scholarship; tried out for The Crucible after injuries sidelined him. Studied at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco after college. Made his Broadway debut in the play Mastergate in 1989. Received the 2002 Lucille Lortelle Award for Outstanding Featured Actor for the off-Broadway play Four. Supports a scholarship for SMSU, the Isiah Whitlock Jr. Fine Arts Theatre Endowment.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
86% Pete's Dragon
  • Sheriff Gene Dentler
2016
10% The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
  • Yates
2014
88% Home
  • Samuel
2013
69% Newlyweeds
  • Philly
2013
80% Europa Report
  • Dr. Pamuk
2013
70% Not Fade Away
  • Landers
2012
24% Why Stop Now?
  • Actor
2012
57% Red Hook Summer
  • Detective Flood
2012
57% Detachment
  • Mr. Mathias
2012
13% Main Street
  • Mayor
2011
62% Gun Hill Road
  • Officer Thompson
2011
86% Cedar Rapids
  • Ronald Wilkes
2011
3% Twelve
  • Detective Dumant
2010
43% Brooklyn's Finest
  • Investigator #3
2010
19% I Hate Valentine's Day
  • Drummer
2009
No Score Yet Under New Management
  • Actor
2009
93% Enchanted
  • Ethan Banks
2007
79% 1408
  • Engineer
2007
18% Kettle of Fish
  • Freddie
2006
No Score Yet Beautiful Ohio
  • Mr. Lebreaux
2006
55% Duane Hopwood
  • William
2005
No Score Yet A Jersey Tale
  • Mr. Stubbs
2004
19% She Hate Me
  • Agent Flood
2004
84% Pieces of April
  • Eugene
2003
78% 25th Hour
  • Agent Flood
2003
81% Jump Tomorrow
  • George's Uncle
2001
10% Harlem Aria
  • Manny
1999
88% The Spanish Prisoner
  • Trooper
1997
79% Everyone Says I Love You
  • Cop
1996
15% Eddie
  • Rick
1996
96% GoodFellas
  • Doctor
1990
67% Gremlins 2: The New Batch
  • Fireman
1990

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
82% Gotham
2014
  • Gerry Lang
76% The Unusuals
2009
  • Capt. Leslie Morgan
90% Veep
2012-2016
  • George Maddox
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Antony White Gordon Samuels Simon Brooks
47% CHAOS
2011
  • Warren
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Capt. Reese NTCC Director
96% The Wire
2002-2008
  • State Senator Clay Davis Sen. R. Clayton Davis Clayton "Clay" Davis
29% Lucky 7
2013
  • Bob Harris
93% Louie
2010-2015
  • Alphonse
75% Lucifer
2016
  • Carmen
97% The Good Wife
2009-2016
  • Ira Protopapas
84% The Carmichael Show
2015-2016
  • Actor
95% Elementary
2012
  • Jack Brunelle

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