Isiah Whitlock Jr.

Isiah Whitlock Jr.


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 13-09-1954
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: South Bend, Indiana, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Isiaah Whitlock
    Isiah Whitlock

  • Popularity: 2.76
  • Homepage: http://www.isiahwhitlockjr.com/


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




Year Movie Character
2011 Cedar Rapids as Ronald Wilkes
2012 Why Stop Now? as Black
2013 Newlyweeds as Philly
2018 All Square as Scotty
2020 Sloan Hearts Neckface as Lester
2006 Kettle of Fish as Freddie
2011 Gun Hill Road as Officer Thompson
2020 Da 5 Bloods as Melvin
2013 Home
2016 Pete's Dragon as Sheriff Gene Dentler
2021 I Care a Lot as Judge Lomax
2020 The Lost Husband as Russ McAllen
2013 Jerome's Bouquet as Jack
2019 Run with the Hunted as Lester
2014 The Angriest Man in Brooklyn as Yates
2005 Duane Hopwood as William
2017 Person to Person as Buster
2019 Corporate Animals as Derek
2012 Not Fade Away as Landers
2003 Pieces of April as Eugene
1999 Harlem Aria as Manny
2013 Thanks for Sharing as Charles
2013 Europa Report as Dr. Pamuk
2018 BlacKkKlansman as Mr. Turrentine
2002 25th Hour as Agent Flood
2006 Beautiful Ohio as Mr. Lebreaux
2011 Detachment as Mr. Mathias
2012 Red Hook Summer as Detective Flood
2014 23 Blast as Dr. Connelly
2018 The Old Man & the Gun as Detective Gene Dentler
1996 Eddie as Rick
2008 Choke as Detective Palmer
2010 Twelve as Detective Dumont
2004 She Hate Me as Agent Amos Flood
1996 Everyone Says I Love You as Cop
2007 Enchanted as Ethan Banks
2007 1408 as Hotel Engineer
1998 The Spanish Prisoner as Trooper
1999 A Fish in the Bathtub as Rudy
2019 Lying and Stealing as Lyman
2017 CHiPS as Peterson
1981 A Christmas Carol as Second Charitable Gentleman / Party Guest
2009 Brooklyn's Finest as Investigator #3 (as Isiah Whitlock)
1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch as Fireman
2007 The Wire Odyssey as Himself
2015 Chi-Raq as Bacchos
2017 Cars 3 as River Scott (voice)
1990 GoodFellas as Doctor

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