Robert Wisdom

Robert Wisdom

  • Highest Rated: 93% That Thing You Do! (1996)
  • Lowest Rated: 13% Haven (2006)
  • Birthday: Sep 14, 1953
  • Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  • Never intended to pursue acting as a career. Initially worked in banking, then jumped to National Public Radio as producer. Served as artistic director for various cultural projects during the 1980s, finally becoming the Director of Performing Arts for the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London. Decided to pursue acting full time in 1991, honing his skills in England before heading to Hollywood in 1993. Best known for his roles on the TV shows Prison Break and The Wire. Is a big-time fan of world music.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Revival! Jesus' Father Co-Worker 2018
25% Beast of Burden Mallory 2018
36% Live Cargo Roy 2017
14% The Loft Detective Cohagen $4.5M 2015
75% Rampart Captain $1M 2012
33% Sympathy for Delicious Prendell $13.6K 2011
29% The Collector Roy $7.7M 2009
20% Ball Don't Lie Old Man Perkins 2008
27% Sex and Death 101 Alpha 2007
70% Freedom Writers Dr. Carl John $36.5M 2007
13% Haven Mr. Sterling $0.2M 2006
48% Coastlines Bob Johnson 2006
18% Crazy Like a Fox Sheriff Fowler 2006
30% The Hawk Is Dying Billy Bob 2006
No Score Yet Mozart and the Whale Blume 2005
50% Freak Weather Actor 2005
80% Ray Jack Lauderdale $75.1M 2004
32% The Forgotten Carl Dayton $66.7M 2004
40% Killer Diller Moker 2004
68% Barbershop 2: Back in Business Alderman Brown $65M 2004
35% Duplex Officer Dan 2003
25% Masked and Anonymous Lucius $0.2M 2003
80% Sunshine State Actor $2.9M 2002
53% Storytelling Mr. Scott $0.9M 2002
88% Live from Baghdad Bernard Shaw 2002
No Score Yet Rocky Road Michael 2001
55% Osmosis Jones Actor $12.4M 2001
23% Dancing at the Blue Iguana Eddie 2000
No Score Yet For Love or Country Oscar Valdez 2000
55% Mighty Joe Young Kweli 1998
No Score Yet Three Businessmen Leroy 1998
92% Face/Off Tito Biondi 1997
50% Volcano OEM Staffer No. 2 1997
No Score Yet Stir Williams 1997
93% That Thing You Do! Bobby Washington 1996
88% If These Walls Could Talk Policeman 1996
No Score Yet Lifeform Col. Jesse Pratt 1996
No Score Yet Sahara Tambul 1995
19% Clean Slate Mort 1994

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

56% The Fix
2019
Buck Neal
  • 2019
90% The Hot Zone
2019
Col. Vernon Tucker
  • 2019
66% The Alienist
2018
Cyrus Cyrus Montrose
  • 2018
37% Flaked
2016-2017
George
  • 2017
  • 2016
9% Rosewood
2015-2017
Gerald Gerard Kelly Gerald Kelly
  • 2017
  • 2016
91% Nashville
2012-2018
Coleman Carlisle
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
60% Prison Break
2005-2017
Lechero Lechero/Norman St. John Lechero.Norman St. John
  • 2017
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
72% Ballers
2015
Dennis
  • 2016
  • 2015
No Score Yet Chicago P.D.
2014
Commander Perry Cdr. Ron Perry
  • 2015
  • 2014
88% Burn Notice
2007-2013
Vaughn
  • 2011
  • 2010
44% Happy Town
2010
Roger Hobbes
  • 2010
No Score Yet Comment je l'ai rencontrée
2005-2011
  • 2009
83% How I Met Your Mother
2005-2014
  • 2009
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
Father Theo Burdett
  • 2009
79% Lie to Me
2009-2011
Bonds
  • 2009
No Score Yet NCIS
2003
  • 2009
100% The Nine
2006
Clarence
  • 2009
88% Supernatural
2005
Uriel
  • 2009
  • 2008
94% The Wire
2002-2008
Howard `Bunny' Colvin Major Howard "Bunny" Colvin Maj. Howard `Bunny' Colvin
  • 2008
  • 2006
  • 2004
  • 2002
96% Boomtown
2002-2003
Chronic
  • 2003
No Score Yet Judging Amy
1999-2005
ASA Harvey Matthews
  • 2003
No Score Yet The Agency
2001-2003
Julius Banga
  • 2003
  • 2002
No Score Yet ER
1994-2009
Dr. Hammond
  • 2001
No Score Yet The District
2000-2004
Ronald Broyles
  • 2001
60% Cracker
1997-1999
Det. Danny Watlington
  • 1999
  • 1998
  • 1997
No Score Yet Dharma & Greg
1997-2002
  • 1998
No Score Yet The Sentinel
1996-1999
Lt. Williams
  • 1996
84% NYPD Blue
1993-2005
Eric Green

QUOTES FROM Robert Wisdom CHARACTERS

Mr. Gary Scott
I don't know about what happened...because once you start writing, it all becomes fiction.
Mr. Gary Scott
I don't know about what happened, because once you start writing, it all becomes fiction.