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Robert Wisdom

1953-09-14 Washington, District of Columbia, USA

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Robert Ray Wisdom is an American actor, best known for his roles as Howard "Bunny" Colvin in the HBO drama series The Wire, Norman "Lechero" St. John in the Fox drama series Prison Break, and Harold Conway in the 2021 Hulu comedy film Vacation Friends. Wisdom was born in Washington, D.C., to Jamaican parents. He graduated from Columbia University with a degree in history and economics. He worked as a producer for NPR's All Things Considered before pursuing a career in acting. Wisdom has appeared in numerous films and television shows, including That Thing You Do!, Face/Off, Ray, The Manchurian Candidate, and The Good Wife. He has also had recurring roles on the television series The Practice, NYPD Blue, and The Shield. In 2012, Wisdom was cast as a series regular in the ABC drama series Nashville. He played the role of Coleman Carlisle, a music producer. The show ran for four seasons. In 2021, Wisdom starred in the Hulu comedy film Vacation Friends. He played the role of Harold Conway, a couple's therapist who becomes involved in a wild weekend with two other couples. The film was a critical and commercial success. Wisdom is a versatile actor who has played a wide range of roles. He is a respected member of the acting community and has won numerous awards for his work, including a NAACP Image Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.


Vacation Friends Harold 2021-08-27
A Journal for Jordan Sgt. T.J. Canedy 2021-12-22
Motherless Brooklyn Billy Rose 2019-10-31
Beast of Burden Mallory 2018-02-23
Unforgettable Detective Pope 2017-03-06
Live Cargo Roy 2016-04-15
The Loft Detective Cohagan 2014-10-14
Freelancers Terrence Burke 2012-08-10
The Dark Knight Rises Army Captain at Bridge 2012-07-17
Passion Play Malcolm 2011-01-10
Rampart Captain 2011-11-23
Sympathy for Delicious Prendell 2010-04-09
The Collector Roy 2009-07-09
Sex and Death 101 Alpha 2007-06-15
The Hawk Is Dying Billy Bob 2007-03-30
Freedom Writers Dr. Carl Cohn 2007-01-05
Mozart and the Whale Blume 2005-09-10
The Forgotten Carl Dayton 2004-09-24
Ray Jack Lauderdale 2004-10-29
Killer Diller Moker 2004-01-01
Barbershop 2: Back in Business Alderman Brown 2004-01-20
Haven Mr. Sterling 2004-09-10
Duplex Officer Dan 2003-09-26
Masked and Anonymous Lucius 2003-07-25
Coastlines Bob Johnson 2002-01-15
Live from Baghdad Bernard Shaw 2002-12-07
Dancing at the Blue Iguana Eddie 2001-10-10
Rocky Road Michael Jones 2001-02-14
Storytelling Mr. Scott 2001-11-08
The Heist Slim 2000-04-17
Hollywood Palms The Dutchman 2000-12-31
Mighty Joe Young Kweli 1998-12-25
Three Businessmen Leroy Jasper 1998-10-14
Jamaica Beat Inspector Sterling 1997-05-09
Volcano O.E.M. Staffer #2 1997-04-25
Stir Detective Williams 1997-07-01
Face/Off Tito Biondi 1997-06-27
That Thing You Do! Bobby Washington 1996-10-04
Invader Colonel Jessie Pratt 1996-09-24
If These Walls Could Talk Policeman 1996-09-11
Sahara Tambul 1995-04-25
Cosmic Slop Captain Jackson (segment 'The First Commandment') 1994-11-08
Clean Slate Mort 1994-05-06