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Doug Olear
Doug Olear
Personal details
Date of birth 13 June 1966
Birth place Passaic, New Jersey, USA
Years active 1998 to present
The Wire
Character Terrance "Fitz" Fitzhugh
Seasons 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5
First episode "The Target"
Last episode "-30-"
Credits 13 episodes (see below)
Doug Olear, born 13 June 1972 in Passaic, New Jersey, USA, is an actor. He guest stars as FBI Agent Terrance "Fitz" Fitzhugh in first, second, third, fourth, & fifth seasons. He has also appeared in the series As the World Turns and the films The Replacements (2000), and Something the Lord Made (2004). He wrote and directed the short film Hold On (2008).

BiographyEdit

A former Golden Gloves Boxing champion, Doug trained under the tutelage of Emanuel Steward and The Kronk Boxing Team in Detroit where he trained with the likes of World champion Thomas "Hit Man" Hearns and Heavyweight champion Michael Moorer. He gave up a professional boxing career to study acting at the Stella Adler Conservatory in New York and furthered his studies at The Folger Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, DC. Doug has since performed in over two dozen classical and contemporary plays and toured the US in plays dealing with the dangers of substance abuse as well as the promotion of racial equality. He spent a year performing at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC as Lt. Nick Rosetti in the play "Shear Madness" and six months at The Mason Street Theatre In San Francisco in the same role. He made his Off-Broadway debut in "The Brothers Berg" creating the role of Walter Berg, and following that performed with Al Freeman, Jr., in "Conflict of Interest" at The New Federal Theatre. He resides in Manhattan.

He has also appeared in HBO films Something the Lord Made. He has guest starred in Law & Order and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

He wrote and directed the short film Hold On (2008).

CreditsEdit

Guest starEdit

Season 1 credits
"The Target" "The Detail" "The Buys" "Old Cases" "The Pager"
"The Wire" "One Arrest" "Lessons" "Game Day" "The Cost"
"The Hunt" "Cleaning Up" "Sentencing"
Season 2 credits
"Ebb Tide" "Collateral Damage" "Hot Shots" "Hard Cases" "Undertow"
"All Prologue" "Backwash" "Duck and Cover" "Stray Rounds" "Storm Warnings"
"Bad Dreams" "Port in a Storm"
Season 3 credits
"Time after Time" "All Due Respect" "Dead Soldiers" "Amsterdam" "Straight and True"
"Homecoming" "Back Burners" "Moral Midgetry" "Slapstick" "Reformation"
"Middle Ground" "Mission Accomplished"
Season 5 credits
"More with Less" "Unconfirmed Reports" "Not for Attribution" "Transitions" "React Quotes"
"The Dickensian Aspect" "Took" "Clarifications" "Late Editions" "–30–"

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