Jamie Hector

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Jamie Hector
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Born (1975-10-07) October 7, 1975 (age 40)
Brooklyn, New York
Occupation Actor
Years active 1997–present
Website https://www.movingmountainsnyc.org

Jamie Hector (born October 7, 1975) is an American actor of Haitian descent who is known for his portrayal of Marlo Stanfield on the HBO drama series The Wire.[1]

Career[edit]

Hector began acting immediately after high school when he auditioned for a community theater company. While in college he had roles on television shows such as New York Undercover, Third Watch, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and The Beat. After graduation he enrolled in The Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute.[citation needed]

In 2002 Hector appeared in the movie Paid in Full. He attributes a defining moment in his career to the 2003 short film Five Deep Breaths directed by Seith Mann. With Hector in the lead role, Five Deep Breaths was an Official Selection of the Cannes, Sundance, Tribeca, and IFP Film Festivals; it went on to accumulate 16 awards.[citation needed]

Hector starred in the 2007 film Blackout with Melvin Van Peebles and Jeffrey Wright, and was featured as recurring villain Benjamin "Knox" Washington in the third season of Heroes. In 2008, Hector appeared in the film Max Payne, in which he plays the role of Lincoln DeNeuf, a Haitian crime boss.

In 2009 Hector appeared in the television movie Just Another Day, playing the up-and-coming rapper Young Eastie, who attempts to make it at all costs. In 2010 he had a role in the film Night Catches Us with Kerri Washington and Anthony Mackey.[2] He voiced Emile-A239 (Noble 4) in Halo: Reach.

In 2015, Hector began co-starring in the series Bosch as Jerry Edgar, a detective and partner to the eponymous Harry Bosch played by Titus Welliver.

Jamie Hector with the cast of Bosch.

Activism[edit]

Hector founded Moving Mountains Inc in 2007, a non-profit Theater based organization that provides youth with year round classes in drama, dance, vocal & film classes.[citation needed]

Hector helped in raising money for survivors of the 2010 Haiti earthquake.[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Feature Films
Year Title Role Notes
2016 All Eyez on Me Mutulu Shakur Filming
2015 A Year and Change Todd
2014 Taking Chance Executive Producer
Short film
The Start Up Ken Blackstone
The Magic City Tru
Real New York City Muggings Short film
2013 Blood Ties Nick
Habeas Corpus Gary Short film
The Promise Keeper Yves
2012 8090 Felix Short film
A Feeling from Within Samuels
Life, Love, Soul Mr. Roundtree
2010 The Gift Darnell Powell
Night Catches Us 'DoRight' Miller
2009 Just Another Day Young Eastie
2008 Max Payne Lincoln Deneuf
2007 Blackout Rasheed
2004 Brooklyn Bound Courtland
Everyday People Devon
Joy Road Dante
2003 Five Deep Breaths Banny Short film
2002 Paid in Full Dunn
Central Park Jog Jogger #2 Short film
2001 Prison Song Phone Kid
2000 The Day the Ponies Come Back Darryl Boyd
1999 Ghost Dog Gangsta in Red
1998 He Got Game 'I Love You' Leech

Television[edit]

Television
Year Title Role Notes
2016 Quarry Arthur 2 episodes
completed [3]
2014–present Bosch Jerry Edgar 20 episodes
2014–2015 Power Drifty 5 episodes
Person of Interest Link Cordell 4 episodes
The Strain Alonso Creem 6 episodes
2012 TRON: Uprising Moog Tagged (#1.14); Voice role
Common Law Bart the Security Guard Hot for Teacher (#1.11)
2011 CSI: Miami Jean Guiton Hunting Ground (#9.16)
2010 Lie to Me Henry Miller In the Red (#3.1)
Frederick Douglass: Pathway from Slavery to Freedom Frederick Douglass TV Movie
Mercy The Robber 2 episodes
2009 Cold Case Ronde Brooks '70 Soul (#7.4)
2008 Heroes Benjamin 'Knox' Washington 10 episodes
The Game Carnell Before the Parade Passes By (#2.17)
Jericho Corporal Adams Patriots and Tyrants (#2.7)
2004–2008 The Wire Marlo Stanfield 32 episodes (Seasons 3-5)
2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Doc Justice (#3.19)
2001 Third Watch Legros ...And Zeus Wept (#2.22)
2000 Law & Order Jean Marchier Burn Baby Burn (#11.6)
The Beat Rasta They Say It's Your Birthday (#1.2)

Video games[edit]

Video Games
Year Title Role
2016 Dishonored 2 Vice Overseer Liam Byrne
2010 Halo: Reach Emile
2005 Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories Pedestrian
The Warriors Additional Soldiers

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