Wisdom in 2008
September 14, 1953 |
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Robert Ray Wisdom (born September 14, 1953) is an American actor who has appeared in many different TV shows and movies throughout his career. He is arguably most well known for his roles in The Wire and Prison Break.
Life and career
Wisdom was born in Washington, D.C. to Jamaican parents. Wisdom is a graduate of Columbia University. He appeared in four of the five seasons (primarily seasons three and four) of HBO program The Wire as Howard "Bunny" Colvin. He has also starred in the 2004 films Barbershop 2: Back in Business and Ray, and the 2007 film Freedom Writers. He landed a regular role on season 3 of Prison Break playing the role of a Panamanian drug kingpin named Lechero. He also had a recurring roles in television series Supernatural, Happy Town, and Burn Notice.
|2012||The Dark Knight Rises||Army Captain at Bridge|
|2008||Ball Don't Lie||Officer Perkins|
|2007||Saw IV||Officer Peter|
|2007||Sex and Death 101||Alpha|
|2007||Freedom Writers||Dr. Carl Cohn|
|2006||The Hawk is Dying||Billy Bob|
|2005||Mozart and the Whale||Blume|
|2004||The Forgotten||Carl Dayton|
|2004||Barbershop 2: Back in Business||Alderman Lalowe Brown|
|2003||Masked and Anonymous||Lucius|
|2002||Live from Baghdad||Bernard Shaw|
|2001||Osmosis Jones||additional voices|
|2000||Dancing at the Blue Iguana||Eddie|
|1998||Mighty Joe Young||Kwell|
|1997||Volcano||OEM Staffer #2|
|1996||That Thing You Do!||Bobby Washington|
|1995||Sahara (1995 TV Movie)||Sergeant Major Tambul|
|2014||Chicago PD||Commander Ron Perry|
|2012||Nashville||Coleman Carlisle||Series Regular - Season 1, Recurring Role - Season 2|
|2010||Happy Town||Roger Hobbs|
|2009||NCIS||Warden Gene Halsey|
|2009||Lie to Me||Bonds|
|2009||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Father Theo|
|2009||How I Met Your Mother||McCracken|
|2007||The Nine||Clarence Jones|
|2003||The Wire||Howard "Bunny" Colvin|
|2003||Judging Amy||D.A. Matthews|
|The Agency||Mr. Banga|
|2002||NYPD Blue||Eric Green|
|2001||The District||Mr. Broyles|
|1998||Dharma & Greg||Prospero|
|1997-1999||Poltergeist: The Legacy||Daniel Euwara|
|1997||Cracker||Detective Danny Watlington|
|1996||The Sentinel||Lieutenant Williams|
|1993||Agatha Christie's Poirot||Waiter|
|1990||The Bill||Johnny Olina-Olu|
- "Robert Wisdom Biography". Tvguide.com. 1953-09-14. Retrieved 2012-09-14.
- "Character profile - Major Howard "Bunny" Colvin". HBO. 2006. Retrieved 2007-09-26.
- Wisdom was once a producer for NPR's All Things Considered"Exclusive Interview: 'Prison Break' Star Robert Wisdom". Buddy TV. 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-26.
- "Robert Wisdom Cast on Burn Notice." March 18, 2010
- Michael Ausiello (2013-09-16). "‘Nashville’ Season 2: Powers Boothe Leaving as a Series Regular". TVLine. Retrieved 2013-12-08.