The best characters on The Wire

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“ Lester Freamon ” - deni_scola
Michael Kenneth Williams
Born in Brooklyn, to an African American father from South Carolina and a Bahamian mother from Nassau, Michael K. Williams was raised in the Vandaveer housing projects in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York City and attended George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School. According to a DNA analysis, he is descended partly from the Mende people of Sierra Leone...
“ Omar Little ” - deni_scola
Idris Elba
An only child, Idris Elba was born and raised in Hackney, London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at a Ford motor factory. His mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting. He gained a place in the National Youth Music Theatre - thanks to a £1,500 Prince's Trust grant...
“ Russell "Stringer" Bell ” - deni_scola
Dominic West
Actor, 300
“ James "Jimmy" McNulty ” - deni_scola
“ Joseph "Proposition Joe" Stewart ” - deni_scola
“ William "Bunk" Moreland ” - deni_scola
“ Brother Mouzone

He was great, shame he was only on few episodes ” - deni_scola
“ Cedric Daniels ” - deni_scola
“ Reginald "Bubbles" Cousins ” - deni_scola
Robert Wisdom
Robert Wisdom graces each of his diverse screen roles with a powerful, profound and cool presence-- from his commercial hits to his bold and proactive performances in a variety of new features. Currently he is starring in HBO's The Wire whose generated wide critical praise. Wisdom recently appeared in The Hawk is Dying at the Sundance Film Festival...
“ Howard "Bunny" Colvin ” - deni_scola
“ Norman Wilson ” - deni_scola
“ Butchie ” - deni_scola
Chad L. Coleman
Delivered a fantastic performance of a reformed street 'hitter' on the HBO show 'The Wire' from Series 3 to Series 5 with varied screen time. The character reflected the possibility of reformed criminals into positive characters of society; as with Coleman's character starting a boxing gym for the young children/men to stay off the streets and learn a sport.
“ Dennis "Cutty" Wise ” - deni_scola
“ D`Angelo Barksdale ” - deni_scola
“ Frank Sobotka ” - deni_scola
Amy Ryan
Amy Ryan was born on May 3, 1969 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Amy Beth Dziewiontkowski. She is an actress, known for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), Gone Baby Gone and Escape Plan. She has been married to Eric Slovin since August 23, 2011. They have one child.
“ Beatrice "Beadie" Russell ” - deni_scola
“ Ellis Carver ” - deni_scola
“ Leander Sydnor ” - deni_scola
Delaney Williams
Actor, The Wire
Delaney Williams is an American actor whose credits include his well known roles as Sgt. Jay Landsman on HBO's The Wire and Counselor John Buchanan on NBC's Law & Order:SVU. He has also been seen on recent episodes of CBS' Blue Bloods & HBO's VEEP, among others; and in the feature films, Beneath The Harvest Sky, with Aidan Gillen and Timm Sharp, and the soon to be released, Good Enough.
“ Jay Landsman ” - deni_scola
“ Roland "Prez" Pry... ” - deni_scola
“ Augustus "Gus" Haynes ” - deni_scola
“ Rhonda Pearlman ” - deni_scola
Wood Harris
Harris was born Sherwin David Harris in Chicago, Illinois, to John and Mattie Harris. However, he works under his nickname, "Wood". Attended New York University Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School. Has performed in many films and various stage productions including plays by August Wilson, William Shakespeare and Tennessee Williams...
“ Avon Barksdale ” - deni_scola
Sonja Sohn
Actress, The Wire
“ Shakima "Kima" Greggs ” - deni_scola
Aidan Gillen
Aidan Gillen is an Irish actor. He is best known for portraying Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish in the HBO series Game of Thrones, CIA operative Bill Wilson in The Dark Knight Rises, Stuart Alan Jones in the Channel 4 series Queer as Folk, John Boy in the RTÉ Television series Love/Hate, and Tommy Carcetti in the HBO series The Wire...
“ Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti ” - deni_scola
Jamie Hector
Actor, Max Payne
Jamie Hector (born October 7, 1975 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.) is an American actor of Haitian descent who is known for his portrayal of Marlo Stanfield on the critically acclaimed HBO series The Wire. Jamie Hector began acting immediately after high school when he auditioned for a community theater company...
“ Marlo Stanfield ” - deni_scola
“ The Greek ” - deni_scola