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Robert Wisdom

Highest Rated:   100% Live from Baghdad (2002)
Lowest Rated:   13% Haven (2006)
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Birthplace:   Washington, District of Columbia, USA
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.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
36% Live Cargo
  • Roy
2017
14% The Loft
  • Detective Cohagen
$4.5M 2015
74% Rampart
  • Captain
$1M 2012
32% Sympathy for Delicious
  • Prendell
$13.6k 2011
30% The Collector
  • Roy
$7.7M 2009
20% Ball Don't Lie
  • Old Man Perkins
2008
25% Sex and Death 101
  • Alpha
2007
69% Freedom Writers
  • Dr. Carl John
$36.5M 2007
13% Haven
  • Mr. Sterling
$0.2M 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
$75.3M 2004
31% The Forgotten
  • Carl Dayton
$66.7M 2004
40% Killer Diller
  • Moker
2004
68% Barbershop 2: Back in Business
  • Alderman Brown
$65M 2004
35% Duplex
  • Officer Dan
2003
24% Masked and Anonymous
  • Lucius
$0.2M 2003
80% Sunshine State
  • Actor
$2.9M 2002
53% Storytelling
  • Mr. Scott
$0.9M 2002
100% Live from Baghdad
  • Bernard Shaw
2002
No Score Yet Rocky Road
  • Michael
2001
55% Osmosis Jones
  • Actor
$12.4M 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
46% 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 YEAR
42% Flaked
2016
  • George
  • 2017
  • 2016
9% Rosewood
2015
  • Gerald Gerard Kelly Gerald Kelly
  • 2017
  • 2016
92% Nashville
2012
  • Coleman Carlisle
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet Prison Break
2005
  • Lechero Lechero/Norman St. John Lechero.Norman St. John
  • 2017
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
68% Ballers
2015
  • Dennis
  • 2016
  • 2015
No Score Yet Chicago P.D.
2014
  • Commander Perry Cdr. Ron Perry
  • 2015
  • 2014
89% Burn Notice
2007-2013
  • Vaughn
  • 2011
  • 2010
44% Happy Town
2010
  • Roger Hobbes
  • 2010
No Score Yet Comment je l'ai rencontrée
2005
  • Actor
  • 2009
No Score Yet How I Met Your Mother
2005-2014
  • Actor
  • 2009
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Father Theo Burdett
  • 2009
No Score Yet Lie to Me
2009-2011
  • Bonds
  • 2009
No Score Yet NCIS
2003
  • Actor
  • 2009
92% Supernatural
2005
  • Uriel
  • 2009
  • 2008
96% The Wire
2002-2008
  • Howard `Bunny' Colvin Major Howard "Bunny" Colvin Maj. Howard `Bunny' Colvin
  • 2008
  • 2006
  • 2004
No Score Yet ER
1994-2009
  • Dr. Hammond
  • 2001
No Score Yet The Alienist
2017
  • Cyrus

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