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Isiah Whitlock, Jr.
Isiah Whitlock, Jr.
Personal details
Date of birth September 13 1954
Birth place South Bend, Indiana, USA
Years active 1987 to present
The Wire
Character Clay Davis
Seasons 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5
First episode "The Cost"
Last episode "-30-"
Credits 23 episodes (see below)
Isiah Whitlock, Jr., born September 13 1954 in South Bend, Indiana, USA, is an actor. He plays Senator Clay Davis in The Wire. He is a starring cast member in the fifth season. He initially appeared as a recurring guest star in the first, second, third, & fourth seasons. He has been active since 1987 and has also appeared in the films 25th Hour (2002), 1408 (2007), Enchanted (2007), and Cedar Rapids (2011).

BiographyEdit

He also is notable for appearing in Spike Lee films She Hate Me and 25th Hour as Agent Amos Flood. In those projects and The Wire, Whitlock established a catchphrase from his characters' distinct pronunciation of the word "shit" ("sheeeeeeit"). Whitlock also made appearances on Chappelle's Show and has made several appearances as various characters on Law & Order.

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 4 credits
"Boys of Summer" "Soft Eyes" "Home Rooms" "Refugees" "Alliances"
"Margin of Error" "Unto Others" "Corner Boys" "Know Your Place" "Misgivings"
"A New Day" "That's Got His Own" "Final Grades"

StarEdit

Season 5 credits
"More with Less" * "Unconfirmed Reports" "Not for Attribution" "Transitions" "React Quotes"
"The Dickensian Aspect" "Took" "Clarifications" "Late Editions" "–30–" *

* - credit only, did not appear

AppearancesEdit

Season 1 appearances
"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 appearances
"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 appearances
"Time after Time" "All Due Respect" "Dead Soldiers" "Amsterdam" "Straight and True"
"Homecoming" "Back Burners" "Moral Midgetry" "Slapstick" "Reformation"
"Middle Ground" "Mission Accomplished"
Season 4 appearances
"Boys of Summer" "Soft Eyes" "Home Rooms" "Refugees" "Alliances"
"Margin of Error" "Unto Others" "Corner Boys" "Know Your Place" "Misgivings"
"A New Day" "That's Got His Own" "Final Grades"
Season 5 appearances
"More with Less" "Unconfirmed Reports" "Not for Attribution" "Transitions" "React Quotes"
"The Dickensian Aspect" "Took" "Clarifications" "Late Editions" "–30–"

* - uncredited appearance

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