(9/06) Stage: Appeared (as "Jim Bono") in "Fences" by August Wilson
, Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA.
5' 8" (1.73 m)
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(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.
Wendell Pierce plays trombone player Antoine Batiste on the TV series Treme, but he is not really a trombonist. When he got the role he started taking lessons so that his handling of the instrument would look credible on-screen. An off-screen professional trombone player provides the actual music for Batiste's scenes of playing the instrument. Pierce told NPR that prior to accepting the role on ...