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New York Undercover is a one-hour police drama that ran on the Fox Broadcasting Company network from 1994 to 1998. The program was popular among its hip-hop orientated target audience, starred Malik Yoba as Det. J.C. Williams and Michael DeLorenzo as Det. Eddie Torres, two undercover detectives for New York City's 4th Precinct, assigned to investigate various crimes and gang-related cases. It shared several cast members with The Wire. Tim Van Patten has directed for both series.

Shared cast membersEdit

  • Chad Coleman plays Kevin Gray in the New York Undercover episode "To Protect and Serve" and Shoop in the New York Undercover episode "Andre's Choice" and reformed convict and boxing trainer Dennis "Cutty" Wise in The Wire.
  • Wood Harris plays Shadow in the New York Undercover episode "Going Native" and drug kingpin Avon Barksdale in The Wire.
  • Hassan Johnson plays Ahmed in the New York Undercover episode "Toy Soldiers" and Red in the New York Undercover episode "Manchild" and incarcerated enforcer Wee-Bey Brice in The Wire.
  • Larry Gilliard, Jr. plays Quentin in the New York Undercover episode "After Shakespeare" and drug crew chief D'Angelo Barksdale in The Wire.
  • J.D. Williams plays Victor in the New York Undercover episode "Fade Out" and drug crew chief Bodie Broadus in The Wire.
  • Fredro Starr plays Alphonse in the New York Undercover episode "Student Affairs" and enforcer Marquis "Bird" Hilton in The Wire.
  • Wendell Pierce plays Dr. Anthony Fisher in the New York Undercover episode "Bad Blood" and homicide detective Bunk Moreland in The Wire.
  • Corey Parker Robinson plays Derrick Johnson in the New York Undercover episode "The Unthinkable" and MCU detective Leander Sydnor in The Wire.
  • Erik Todd Dellums plays Mohammad in the New York Undercover episode "Change, Change, Change" and Medical Examiner Dr. Randall Frazier in The Wire.
  • Chris Bauer plays Terry Philpt in the New York Undercover episode "Unis" and union leader Frank Sobotka in The Wire.
  • Boris McGiver plays Sadovsky in the New York Undercover episode "Pipeline" and hated lieutenant Charles Marimow in The Wire.
  • John Doman plays Richard Coates in the New York Undercover episodes "No Place Like Hell" and "Is it a Crime?" and caustic police commander William Rawls in The Wire.
  • Curtis L. McClarin plays Lonnie Scott in the New York Undercover episodes "No Place Like Hell" and "Is it a Crime?" and a florist in The Wire episode "Transitions".
  • Derrick Simmons did stunt and background work througout New York Undercover and has done stunt work on The Wire.
  • Jamie Hector has an uncredited appearance in the New York undercover Episode "Is It a Crime?" portraying Tony Sands, he plays Marlo Stanfield on the Wire.

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