Wendell Pierce

1963 - Today

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Wendell Edward Pierce (born December 8, 1963) is an American actor and businessman. He is known for roles in HBO dramas such as Detective Bunk Moreland in The Wire and trombonist Antoine Batiste in Treme; as well as portraying James Greer in Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, high-powered attorney Robert Zane in Suits, and Michael Davenport in Waiting to Exhale. Pierce also had roles in the films Malcolm X, Ray, and Selma, and performed the lead role of Willy Loman in the 2019 revival of a play Death of a Salesman on the West End in London at the Piccadilly Theatre, which earned him a nomination for a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Play. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wendell Pierce has received more than 2,878,274 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Wendell Pierce is the 6,000th most popular actor (down from 5,714th in 2019), the 9,336th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,296th in 2019) and the 3,054th most popular American Actor.

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  • 20

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  • 2.39

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  • 3.51

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Among actors, Wendell Pierce ranks 6,000 out of 10,030Before him are Milton Sills, Christy Chung, Elisabeth Harnois, Danna García, Jens Albinus, and Jon-Erik Hexum. After him are Lee Bo-young, Tomokazu Sugita, Richard Brake, Peter Cook, Tom Lister Jr., and Leisha Hailey.

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Among people born in 1963, Wendell Pierce ranks 392Before him are Lotta Engberg, Fito Páez, Aslan Bzhania, Ronny Rosenthal, Tracey Emin, and Bakhytzhan Sagintayev. After him are Shin Kyung-sook, Reb Beach, Peter Rufai, Martin Fowler, Jean-Marc Gounon, and Pia Cramling.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Wendell Pierce ranks 9,336 out of 15,968Before him are Jerry Doyle (1956), Elisabeth Harnois (1979), Carl Ruggles (1876), John Greenleaf Whittier (1807), Jon-Erik Hexum (1957), and Robert Riskin (1897). After him are Elizabeth Moon (1945), Jeffrey Ullman (1942), Bob Lanier (1948), Tom Lister Jr. (1958), Gail Devers (1966), and Carter Braxton (1736).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Wendell Pierce ranks 3,054Before him are Alice Joyce (1890), Lily Rabe (1982), Jeffrey Nordling (1962), Milton Sills (1882), Elisabeth Harnois (1979), and Jon-Erik Hexum (1957). After him are Tom Lister Jr. (1958), Luther Adler (1903), Larry Storch (1923), Alan Rachins (1942), Macdonald Carey (1913), and Dylan Minnette (1996).

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