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Wendell Pierce

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Birthday
8, 1966
Birthplace
New Orleans, LA
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1966 (age 52)
Birthplace
New Orleans, LA

About

Television actor best known for his portrayal of Detective Bunk Moreland in The Wire. He also played a trombonist in Treme

Before Fame

He appeared in the drama Get on the Bus, which starred Richard Belzer in 1996. 

Trivia

He played a band manager in the Oscar winning movie Ray, which was based on the life of Ray Charles

Family Life

He was raised by his mother, who instilled in him a love for food that later led to him to open a grocery store in New Orleans.  

Associated With

A native of New Orleans, he has been praised for giving back to the city, much like Brad Pitt has.