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Isiah Whitlock Jr.


Facts of Isiah Whitlock Jr

Full NameIsiah Whitlock Jr
First NameIsiah
Last NameWhitlock Jr
Birth CitySouth Bend, Indiana
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
FilmographyThe Wire,Cedar Rapids,25th Hour
Height183 cm
Networth$900 k
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Date of BirthSeptember 13,1954
Age69 years

Isiah Whitlock Jr. is a popular American actor

He came to fame after appearing in the role of a corrupt Maryland state senator Clay Davis in crime drama series ‘The Wire.’ 

Married Or Dating 

He is not married yet. According to different sources, currently, he is single and enjoying his life alone.

Previously, he had a long love relationship with actress Wilma Modi

In 2012, according to the New York Times, they had been in a relationship for 15 years and still together then. 

They preferred to keep their love life secret, so there is not that much information on how they met and why they broke up.

Early Life And Education Background

The names of his parents are not available in wiki sites. He was raised with his eleven siblings. 

He is a fifth child of his parents. His father’s worked in a steel mill at night, and in the daytime, he used to drive a truck

He had a keen interest in acting from his young age. 

He attended Southwest Minnesota State University and studied theater

He graduated in 1976. He was a good football player in his college time.

Popular Catchphrase Word ‘Shiiiiiiiiii...."

He also became famous for his catchphrase ‘Sheeeeeeeeeit’ which he used in popular crime drama series ‘The Wire.’ 

Wherever he goes, his fans always ask him to say his famous catchphrase for word sh*t. 

In several interviews, he said that he was well known by that word rather than his character in that series.

He has appeared with a recurring guest appearance in first, second, third, and fourth seasons of HBO’s series ‘The Wire.’ 

He is a starring cast in the fifth season. 

Isiah Whitlock Jr. in The Wire.
Isiah Whitlock Jr. in The Wire. Source: YouTube

Net Worth

He has a net worth of 900 thousand dollars. He manages to earn that sum of money from his long acting career.

He has appeared in several movies and television series so far, such as ‘Chi-Raq,’ ‘Lying and Stealing,’ ‘The Good Cop,’ ‘Lucky 7’, and many more.

Some of his series with IMDb ratings and Rotten Tomatoes ratings are shown below.

He has appeared in the role of George Maddox in a Political satire series ‘Veep.’ 

It has got 8.3 IMDb ratings and 93% Rotten Tomatoes ratings.

He played the role of Gus Redman in the science fiction Horror series ‘The Mist.’ 

It has got 7.1 IMDb ratings and 72% Rotten Tomatoes ratings. 

He has appeared in the role of Burl Loomis in a comedy-drama murder mystery ‘The Good Coop.’ 

It has got 7 IMDb ratings and 50% Rotten Tomatoes ratings.

Name of the SeriesRoleIMDb ratings
VeepGeorge Maddox8.3
The MistGus Redman7.1
The Good CoopBurl Loomis7


  1. He was born on 13 September 1954 in South Bend, Indiana, United States. Currently, his age is 65 years old.
  2. He is American by nationality.
  3. He has a height of six feet tall.

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Updated On Thu Feb 18 2021 Published On Thu May 07 2020 By shaumya

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