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Robert Wisdom

Never intended to pursue acting as a career. Initially worked in banking, then jumped to National Public Radio as producer. Served as artistic director for various cultural projects during the 1980s, finally becoming the Director of Performing Arts for the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London. Decided to pursue acting full time in 1991, honing his skills in England before heading to Hollywood in 1993. Best known for his roles on the TV shows Prison Break and The Wire. Is a big-time fan of world music.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
14% The Loft
  • Detective Cohagen
2015
74% Rampart
  • Captain
2012
29% Sympathy for Delicious
  • Prendell
2011
30% The Collector
  • Roy
2009
20% Ball Don't Lie
  • Old Man Perkins
2008
25% Sex and Death 101
  • Alpha
2007
69% Freedom Writers
  • Dr. Carl John
2007
13% Haven
  • Mr. Sterling
2006
48% Coastlines
  • Bob Johnson
2006
18% Crazy Like a Fox
  • Sheriff Fowler
2006
30% The Hawk Is Dying
  • Billy Bob
2006
No Score Yet Mozart and the Whale
  • Blume
2005
50% Freak Weather
  • Actor
2005
81% Ray
  • Jack Lauderdale
2004
31% The Forgotten
  • Carl Dayton
2004
No Score Yet Killer Diller
  • Moker
2004
68% Barbershop 2: Back in Business
  • Alderman Brown
2004
35% Duplex
  • Officer Dan
2003
24% Masked and Anonymous
  • Lucius
2003
80% Sunshine State
  • Actor
2002
53% Storytelling
  • Mr. Scott
2002
100% Live from Baghdad
  • Bernard Shaw
2002
No Score Yet Rocky Road
  • Michael
2001
55% Osmosis Jones
  • Actor
2001
23% Dancing at the Blue Iguana
  • Eddie
2000
No Score Yet For Love or Country
  • Oscar Valdez
2000
52% Mighty Joe Young
  • Kweli
1998
No Score Yet Three Businessmen
  • Leroy
1998
92% Face/Off
  • Tito Biondi
1997
44% Volcano
  • OEM Staffer No. 2
1997
No Score Yet Stir
  • Williams
1997
93% That Thing You Do!
  • Bobby Washington
1996
88% If These Walls Could Talk
  • Policeman
1996
No Score Yet Lifeform
  • Col. Jesse Pratt
1996
No Score Yet Sahara
  • Tambul
1995
19% Clean Slate
  • Mort
1994

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet How I Met Your Mother
2005-2014
  • Actor
No Score Yet NCIS
2003
  • Actor
42% Flaked
2016
  • George
Comment je l'ai rencontrée
2005-2014
  • Actor
7% Rosewood
2015
  • Gerald Gerald Kelly
No Score Yet Chicago P.D.
2014
  • Commander Perry Cdr. Ron Perry
68% Ballers
2015-2016
  • Dennis
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Father Theo Burdett
44% Happy Town
2010
  • Roger Hobbes
96% The Wire
2002-2008
  • Howard `Bunny' Colvin Major Howard "Bunny" Colvin Maj. Howard `Bunny' Colvin
No Score Yet ER
1994-2009
  • Dr. Hammond
92% Supernatural
2005
  • Uriel
No Score Yet Prison Break
2005-2009
  • Lechero Lechero/Norman St. John Lechero.Norman St. John
92% Nashville
2012
  • Coleman Carlisle
No Score Yet Lie to Me
2009-2011
  • Bonds
86% Burn Notice
2007-2013
  • Vaughn

Quotes from Robert Wisdom's Characters