Wendell Pierce: It Was A 'Lightning In A Bottle' Sort Of Moment - New York News

Wendell Pierce: It Was A 'Lightning In A Bottle' Sort Of Moment

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Wendell Pierce plays Jon Voight's parole officer on ‘Ray Donovan’. His character is being paid by Ray Donovan to keep his shady father in line with Wendell telling the ex-con the way things are going to be.

Fun facts about Wendell Pierce: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is an American actor, best known for his work in HBO dramas, including his portrayals of Detective Bunk Moreland in The Wire, trombonist Antoine Batiste in Treme and "Michael Davenport" in Waiting to Exhale.

2) Pierce has been in over 30 films, appeared in nearly 50 television shows and has performed in dozens of stage productions.

3) Pierce was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead for his portrayal of "Joe" in Four, playing a married, closeted gay man who steps out on his family with a young white man he met online. The film was released on September 13, 2013, around the same time that The Michael J. Fox Show debuted on NBC, in which Pierce played Michael J. Fox's character's boss until the show's cancellation some five months later.

Ray Donovan airs Sunday nights at 9:00pm on Showtime.

Twitter: @WendellPierce


 

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