Isiah Whitlock Jr.

Isiah Whitlock Jr.

  • Birthday: 1954-09-13
  • Place of birth: South Bend, Indiana, USA
  • Also know as: Isiaah Whitlock

Biography

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

Filmography

Cedar Rapids

2011

As Ronald Wilkes

Why Stop Now?

2012

As Black

Newlyweeds

2013

As Philly

All Square

2018

As Scotty

Sloan Hearts Neckface

2020

As Lester

Kettle of Fish

2006

As Freddie

Gun Hill Road

2011

As Officer Thompson

Da 5 Bloods

2020

As Melvin

Triggered

2022

As Ohio

Home

2013

As Samuel

Pete's Dragon

2016

As Sheriff Gene Dentler

I Care a Lot

2021

As Judge Lomax

The Lost Husband

2020

As Russ McAllen

Jerome's Bouquet

2013

As Jack

Run with the Hunted

2019

As Lester

Duane Hopwood

2005

As William

Person to Person

2017

As Buster

Corporate Animals

2019

As Derek

Not Fade Away

2012

As Landers

Pieces of April

2003

As Eugene

Europa Report

2013

As Dr. Pamuk

Lightyear

2022

As Commander Burnside (voice)

Harlem Aria

1999

As Manny

Thanks for Sharing

2013

As Charles

BlacKkKlansman

2018

As Mr. Turrentine

25th Hour

2002

As Agent Flood

Beautiful Ohio

2006

As Mr. Lebreaux

Red Hook Summer

2012

As Detective Flood

23 Blast

2014

As Dr. Connelly

Detachment

2011

As Mr. Mathias

The Old Man & the Gun

2018

As Detective Gene Dentler

Cocaine Bear

2023

As Bob

Eddie

1996

As Rick

Choke

2008

As Detective Palmer

Twelve

2010

As Detective Dumont

She Hate Me

2004

As Amos Flood

Enchanted

2007

As Ethan Banks

1408

2007

As Hotel Engineer

The Spanish Prisoner

1997

As Trooper

Lying and Stealing

2019

As Lyman

CHiPS

2017

As Peterson

A Christmas Carol

1981

As Second Charitable Gentleman / Party Guest

Brooklyn's Finest

2010

As Investigator #3 (as Isiah Whitlock)

The Wire Odyssey

2007

As Himself

Chi-Raq

2015

As Bacchos

Cars 3

2017

As River Scott (voice)

GoodFellas

1990

As Doctor

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