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Wendell Pierce was born on December 8, 1963 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor, known for The Wire (2002), Parker (2013) and Ray (2004). See full bio »

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Known For

The Wire
The Wire Det. William 'Bunk' Moreland
(2002-2008)
Parker
Parker Carlson
(2013)
Ray
Ray Wilbur Brassfield
(2004)
Horrible Bosses
Horrible Bosses Detective Hagan
(2011)

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 2017 Jack Ryan (TV Series) (pre-production)
James Greer
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... James Greer
 2017 Archer (TV Series)
Verl
- Archer Dreamland: Jane Doe (2017) ... Verl (voice)
 2013-2017 Suits (TV Series)
Robert Zane
- She's Gone (2017) ... Robert Zane
- P.S.L. (2016) ... Robert Zane
- 25th Hour (2016) ... Robert Zane
 2016 Confirmation (TV Movie)
Clarence Thomas
 2016 Grease Live! (TV Movie)
Coach Calhoun
 2015 The Night Shift (TV Series)
Walt
- Moving On (2015) ... Walt
 2013-2014 The Michael J. Fox Show (TV Series)
Harris Green
- Changes (2014) ... Harris Green
- Dinner (2014) ... Harris Green
- Brandon (2014) ... Harris Green
- Health (2014) ... Harris Green
- Biking (2014) ... Harris Green
 2010 Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (TV Series)
Detective
- Re-Animated (2010) ... Detective
 2009 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Neal David
 2009 Fear Itself (TV Series)
Wiilbur Orwell
- Something with Bite (2009) ... Wiilbur Orwell
 2007-2008 Numb3rs (TV Series)
William Bradford
- Scan Man (2008) ... William Bradford
- Money for Nothing (2007) ... William Bradford
- One Hour (2007) ... William Bradford
- Take Out (2007) ... William Bradford
 2008 House of Payne (TV Series)
Jeffrey Lucas
- We've Come This Far by Faith: Part 2 (2008) ... Jeffrey Lucas
- The Last Supper (2008) ... Jeffrey Lucas
 2008 Women's Murder Club (TV Series)
Bill Schroeder
- Father's Day (2008) ... Bill Schroeder
 2007 Life Support (TV Movie)
Slick
 2006 Close to Home (TV Series)
Sam Carter
- Prodigal Son (2006) ... Sam Carter
 1992-2004 Law & Order (TV Series)
Roger Porter / Mr. Wade / Jerome Bryant / ...
- Gunplay (2004) ... Roger Porter
- Disciple (1999) ... Mr. Wade
- Rage (1995) ... Jerome Bryant
- Consultation (1992) ... Chief Ola-Gimju Nwaka
 2004 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Harry Benton
- Sins of the Father (2004) ... Harry Benton
 2002 Girlfriends (TV Series)
Anthony Jackson
- Childs in Charge (2002) ... Anthony Jackson
 2000-2001 The Weber Show (TV Series)
Wendell Simms
- Dog Eat Dog (2001) ... Wendell Simms
- ...And Then He Got a Rash (2001) ... Wendell Simms
- ...And Then Everything Changed (2001) ... Wendell Simms
- ...And Then Jack Had Two Dates (2001) ... Wendell Simms
 2001 My Wife and Kids (TV Series)
Dr. Boucher
- Pilot (2001) ... Dr. Boucher
 2000 City of Angels (TV Series)
Norbert Grimly
- Straight Flush (2000) ... Norbert Grimly
 2000 Third Watch (TV Series)
Officer Conrad 'Candyman' Jones
- Just Another Night at the Opera (2000) ... Officer Conrad 'Candyman' Jones
- Men (2000) ... Officer Conrad 'Candyman' Jones
- This Band of Brothers (2000) ... Officer Conrad 'Candyman' Jones
- Journey to the Himalayas (2000) ... Officer Conrad 'Candyman' Jones
- Alone in a Crowd (2000) ... Officer Conrad 'Candyman' Jones
 2000 God, the Devil and Bob (TV Series)
- Date from Hell (2000) ... (voice)
- In the Beginning (2000) ... (voice)
 1998-2000 The Brian Benben Show (TV Series)
Kevin La Rue
- Of Mice and Benben (2000) ... Kevin La Rue
- Motivating Kevin (2000) ... Kevin La Rue
- Have One for the Show (1999) ... Kevin La Rue
- Chad Dates Julie (1999) ... Kevin La Rue
- Brian's Got Back: Part 2 (1998) ... Kevin La Rue
 1997-1999 The Gregory Hines Show (TV Series)
Carl Stevenson
- Anita the Hun (1999) ... Carl Stevenson
- Get Smarter (1999) ... Carl Stevenson
- Mug the One You're With (1998) ... Carl Stevenson
- Wahunthra (1998) ... Carl Stevenson
- Per Chance to Dance (1998) ... Carl Stevenson
 1999 The Expert (TV Series)
Dr. Worseley
- Pilot (1999) ... Dr. Worseley
 1998 Sports Theater with Shaquille O'Neal (TV Series)
Assistant Coach
- Scrubs (1998) ... Assistant Coach
 1997 The Advocate's Devil (TV Movie)
Justin
 1997 413 Hope St. (TV Series)
Taffy
- Fatherhood (1997)
- Pilot (1997) ... Taffy
 1996-1997 Moloney (TV Series)
DA Cal Patterson / Calvin Patterson
- Herniated Nick (1997) ... DA Cal Patterson
- Damage Control (1997) ... DA Cal Patterson
- I'm Ambivalent About L.A. (1997) ... DA Cal Patterson
- Pilot (1996) ... DA Cal Patterson
- Hard Choices (1996) ... Calvin Patterson
 1996 Never Give Up: The Jimmy V Story (TV Movie)
John Saunders
 1996 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Dr. Anthony Fisher
- Bad Blood (1996) ... Dr. Anthony Fisher
 1995 New York News (TV Series)
- The Using Game (1995)
 1994 Last Days of Russell (TV Movie)
Walter
 1993 Strapped (TV Movie)
District Attorney
 1992 Unnatural Pursuits (TV Series)
Cabbie
- I Don't Do Cuddles (1992) ... Cabbie
 1991 I'll Fly Away (TV Series)
Charles
- Coming Home (1991) ... Charles
 1991 The General Motors Playwrights Theater (TV Series)
Sergeant Kelly
- Avenue Z Afternoon ... Sergeant Kelly
 1988-1989 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Dr. Wolff
- Starfire (1989) ... Dr. Wolff
- The Last Campaign (1988) ... Dr. Wolff
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
Derrick West
- Never My Love (1989) ... Derrick West
 1987 Vietnam War Story (TV Series)
French
- The Pass (1987) ... French
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Personal Details

Other Works:

The Boys of Winter (1985). Written by John Pielmeier. Directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg. Biltmore Theatre: 1 Dec 1985- 8 Dec 1985 (9 performances + 31 previews that began on 5 Nov 1985). Cast: Matt Dillon (as "Monsoon") [Broadway debut], Doug Hara (as "Henry"), Thomas Ikeda (as "Ho") [Broadway debut], Andrew McCarthy (as "Flem")... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

The Wire (2002) really is an American classic, and I think that's something to be very proud of. If you see me on the street, feel free for the rest of my life to call me Bunk. See more »

Trivia:

After losing his childhood home to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Wendell suffered yet another devastating loss in August 2016 when another home was taken from him due to widespread flooding in Louisana. The recent flooding is almost 11 years to the day when Katrina made landfall. See more »

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