Isiah Whitlock Jr.

Isiah Whitlock Jr.

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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

YearTitleCharacterRelease Date
2017

Person to Person

2017-01-20
2016

Pete's Dragon

Sheriff Dentler2016-08-10
2015

Chi-Raq

Bacchos2015-12-04
2014
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
Yates2014-05-23
2013
Home
2013-11-22
2013

Newlyweeds

Philly2013-09-18
2013

Europa Report

Dr. Pamuk2013-06-27
2012

Thanks for Sharing

Charles2012-09-07
2012
Why Stop Now?
Black2012-08-17
2012
Red Hook Summer
Detective Flood2012-08-10
2011
Gun Hill Road
Thompson2011-08-05
2011
Detachment
Mr. Mathias2011-04-24
2011
Cedar Rapids
Ronald Wilkes2011-02-11
2010
Harlem Aria
Manny2010-03-05
2007
The Wire Odyssey
Himself2007-12-20
2006
Kettle of Fish
Freddie2006-10-15
2005
Duane Hopwood
William2005-11-11
2003
Pieces of April
Eugene2003-01-19
2002
25th Hour
Agent Flood2002-12-16
1996
Everyone Says I Love You
Cop1996-12-06
1996
Eddie
Rick1996-05-31
1990
GoodFellas
Doctor1990-09-12