Isiah Whitlock Jr. - Rotten Tomatoes

Isiah Whitlock Jr.

Highest Rated:   97% GoodFellas (1990)
Lowest Rated:   3% Twelve (2010)
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Birthplace:   South Bend, Indiana
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.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
47% Person to Person
  • Buster
2017
87% Pete's Dragon
  • Sheriff Gene Dentler
$76.3M 2016
10% The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
  • Yates
2014
88% Home
  • Samuel
2013
69% Newlyweeds
  • Philly
2013
80% Europa Report
  • Dr. Pamuk
$0.2M 2013
70% Not Fade Away
  • Landers
$0.7M 2012
24% Why Stop Now?
  • Actor
$2.1k 2012
58% Red Hook Summer
  • Detective Flood
$0.4M 2012
57% Detachment
  • Mr. Mathias
$49.4k 2012
13% Main Street
  • Mayor
$2.1k 2011
62% Gun Hill Road
  • Officer Thompson
$0.2M 2011
86% Cedar Rapids
  • Ronald Wilkes
$6.8M 2011
3% Twelve
  • Detective Dumant
$0.2M 2010
43% Brooklyn's Finest
  • Investigator #3
$26.8M 2010
19% I Hate Valentine's Day
  • Drummer
2009
No Score Yet Under New Management
  • Actor
2009
54% Choke
  • Detective Palmer
$2.9M 2008
93% Enchanted
  • Ethan Banks
$127.8M 2007
79% 1408
  • Engineer
$72M 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
$81.9k 2004
84% Pieces of April
  • Eugene
$2.5M 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
97% GoodFellas
  • Doctor
1990
67% Gremlins 2: The New Batch
  • Fireman
1990

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
95% Elementary
2012
  • Jack Brunelle
  • 2017
59% The Mist
2017
  • Gus Redman
  • 2017
75% Lucifer
2016
  • Carmen
  • 2016
83% Gotham
2014
  • Gerry Lang
  • 2015
85% The Carmichael Show
2015
  • Actor
  • 2015
91% Veep
2012
  • George Maddox
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Capt. Reese NTCC Director
  • 2015
  • 2005
29% Lucky 7
2013
  • Bob Harris
  • 2014
  • 2013
93% Louie
2010-2015
  • Alphonse
  • 2012
47% CHAOS
2011
  • Warren
  • 2011
98% The Good Wife
2009-2016
  • Ira Protopapas
  • 2011
76% The Unusuals
2009
  • Capt. Leslie Morgan
  • 2009
96% The Wire
2002-2008
  • State Senator Clay Davis Sen. R. Clayton Davis Clayton "Clay" Davis
  • 2008
  • 2006
  • 2004
  • 2003
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Antony White Gordon Samuels Simon Brooks
  • 2004
  • 1996
  • 1995

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