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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)
The Gift
The Gift Detective Mills
(2015)

Filmography

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 2017 One Last Thing (post-production)
Dylan Derringer
 2016 Tobacco Valley (announced)
Reverend George
 2015-2016 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Teddy
- Food Fight (2016) ... Teddy
- London Calling (2016) ... Teddy
- All the Residents' Men (2016) ... Teddy
- The Ex-Factor (2016) ... Teddy
- Road Scholar (2016) ... Teddy
 2016 Bad Moms
Principal Burr
 2016 Confirmation (TV Movie)
Clarence Thomas
 2016 Grease Live! (TV Movie)
Coach Calhoun
 2015/I The Runner
Frank Legrand
 2015/VI The Gift
Detective Mills
 2015 The Night Shift (TV Series)
Walt
- Moving On (2015) ... Walt
 2015 Runaway Hearts
Paul
 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
 2014 Elsa & Fred
Armande
 2014 Foreclosure
 2013 Möbius
Bob
 2013 Parker
Carlson
 2012/I Four
Joe
 2012 Lay the Favorite
Dave the Rave
 2011 Horrible Bosses
Detective Hagan
 2011/I The Mortician
Clinger
 2010 Love Ranch
Naasih Mohammed
 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 Pariah (Short)
Arthur
 2007 Life Support (TV Movie)
Slick
 2006 Close to Home (TV Series)
Sam Carter
- Prodigal Son (2006) ... Sam Carter
 2006 Stay Alive
Detective Thibodeaux
 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 Land of Plenty
Henry
 2004 A Hole in One
Dan
 2004 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Harry Benton
- Sins of the Father (2004) ... Harry Benton
 2003 The Fighting Temptations
Reverend Lewis
 2002 Brown Sugar
Simon
 2002/II The Date (Short)
Naive Man
 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
 2001 The Gilded Six Bits (Short)
Otis D. Slimmons
 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
 1999 Shadows of the Past
Reverend Tillis
 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 Bulworth
Fred
 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 Get on the Bus
Wendell
 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 Hackers
Agent Dick Gill
 1995 Bye Bye Love
Hector
 1995 New York News (TV Series)
- The Using Game (1995)
 1994 It Could Happen to You
Bo Williams
 1993 Strapped (TV Movie)
District Attorney
 1993 Manhattan Murder Mystery
Policeman
 1992 Unnatural Pursuits (TV Series)
Cabbie
- I Don't Do Cuddles (1992) ... Cabbie
 1992 Malcolm X
Ben Thomas
 1991 I'll Fly Away (TV Series)
Charles
- Coming Home (1991) ... Charles
 1991 A Rage in Harlem
Louis
 1991 The General Motors Playwrights Theater (TV Series)
Sergeant Kelly
- Avenue Z Afternoon ... Sergeant Kelly
 1990 A Matter of Degrees
Wells Dennard
 1989 Casualties of War
MacIntire
 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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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 Interview | 1 Article | 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:

Attended Benjamin Franklin High School and the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA). See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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