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The Wire

Genres: Drama, Police Procedural
Broadcast on: e.tv, M-Net, Mzansi Magic, Top One, M-Net Action, M-Net Edge, M-Net City

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Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty

Dominic West is a British actor best known for playing Jimmy McNulty on the American television police drama The Wire (2002-2008), as well as for his role as guitarist Kirk Cuddy in the 2001 film Rock Star

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Deputy Commissioner William A. Rawls

John Doman is an American actor best known for playing Deputy Commissioner William A. Rawls in the police drama series The Wire.

7.6


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Russell 'Stringer' Bell

Idris Elba is an English actor best known for his starring role as crime boss Russell "Stringer" Bell in the HBO crime series The Wire, from 2002-2004

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Comm. Ervin H. Burrell

Frankie Faison (sometimes credited as Frankie R. Faison) is an American actor best known for his role as Commissioner Ervin H. Burrell in the police drama television series The Wire, from 2002-2008.

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D'Angelo Barksdale

Lawrence Gilliard, Jr. is an American actor best known for his role as drug dealer D'Angelo Barksdale on the television drama series The Wire, from 2002-2003.

7.6


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Avon Barksdale

Wood Harris is an American actor best known for his role as Avon Barksdale in the police drama series The Wire

8.0


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Asst. State's Atty. Rhonda Pearlman

Deidre Lovejoy is an American actress best known for playing Assistant State's Attorney Rhonda Pearlman in the police series The Wire, from 2002-2008

7.8


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Det. William 'Bunk' Moreland

Wendell Pierce is an American actor best known for his starring roles as Detective William 'Bunk' Moreland in The Wire and as Antoine Batiste in Treme.

8.3


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Lt. Cedric Daniels

Lance Reddick is an American actor and musician best known for his role as Major Cedric Daniels in the television drama series The Wire, from 2002-2008

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Bubbles

Andre Royo is an American actor best known for his role as drug addict and confidential informant Bubbles in the police drama series The Wire, from 2002-2008

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Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs

Sonja Sohn is an American actress and community activist best known for her starring role as Detective Shakima 'Kima' Greggs on the crime drama television series The Wire, from 2002-2008

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Frank Sobotka

Chris Bauer is an American actor best known for his starring television roles as Frank Sobotka in The Wire (2003), as Fred Yokas in Third Watch (1999-2004) and as Andy Bellefleur in True Blood, from 2008-2014.

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Spiros 'Vondas' Vondopoulos

Paul Ben-Victor is an American actor best known to television audiences for his roles as Robert Albert Hobbes in The Invisible Man (2000-2002), as Allen Grey in Entourage (2005-2006) and as Spiros 'Vondas' Vondopoulos in The Wire, from 2003-2008

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Det. Lester Freamon

Clarke Peters is an American actor best known for his starring role as Detective Lester Freamon in the police drama television series The Wire, from 2002-2008

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Off. Beatrice 'Beadie' Russell

Amy Ryan is an American actress best known for her role as Officer Beatrice 'Beadie' Russell in the television drama series The Wire (2003-2008); and for her role as hardened welfare mom Helene McCready in the 2007 film Gone Baby Gone, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award, a SAG Award and an Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

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Det. Roland 'Prez' Pryzbylewski

Jim True-Frost is an American actor best known for playing Detective Roland 'Prez' Pryzbylewski on the police drama series The Wire

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Maj. Howard 'Bunny' Colvin

Robert Wisdom is an American actor best known for his television roles as Major Howard 'Bunny' Colvin in the police drama series The Wire (2003-2006), and as Panamanian drug kingpin Lechero in the third season of the action series Prison Break, from 2007-2008

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Sgt. Ellis Carver

Seth Gilliam is an American actor best known for his roles as Sergeant Ellis Carver in the police drama The Wire (2002-2006) and as correctional officer Clayton Hughes in Oz, from 1999-2001

7.5


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Det. Thomas 'Herc' Hauk

Domenick Lombardozzi is an American actor best known for his starring role as Detective Thomas 'Herc' Hauk in the police drama television series The Wire, from 2002-2008

7.5


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Preston 'Bodie' Broadus

J.D. Williams is an American actor best known for his starring roles in the HBO television series Oz (1997-2000) and The Wire (2002-2006).

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Omar Little

Michael Kenneth Williams is an American actor best known for his starring role as Omar Little, a gay stick-up man, in the television drama series The Wire, from 2002-2008.

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Det. Leander Sydnor

Corey Parker Robinson is an American actor best known for playing Detective Leander Sydnor in the police series The Wire

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Norman Wilson

Reg E. Cathey was an American actor best known for his role as Norman Wilson in the HBO television drama series The Wire.

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Dennis 'Cutty' Wise

Chad L. Coleman is an American actor best known for his starring role as Tyreese in the television horror series The Walking Dead.

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Marlo 'Black' Stanfield

Jamie Hector is an American actor best known for playing Marlo 'Black' Stanfield in the police drama series The Wire, from 2004-2008

7.5


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Mayor Clarence V. Royce

Glynn Turman is an American actor best known for his starring role as Col. Bradford 'Brad' Taylor in the television sitcom A Different World, from 1988-1993.

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City Editor Augustus 'Gus' Haynes

Clark Johnson is an American actor best known for his role as Det. Meldrick Lewis in the police procedural television series Homicide: Life on the Street.

7.0


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Scott Templeton

Thomas McCarthy is an American actor, writer, and director best known to television audiences for his role as morally-challenged reporter Scott Templeton in the fifth and final season of the drama series The Wire, in 2008

8.0


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Chris Partlow

Gbenga Akinnagbe is an American actor best known for his television roles as Yinka in Barbershop (2005) and as gangster Chris Partlow in The Wire, from 2004-2008

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Chief of Staff Michael Steintorf

Neal Huff is an American actor best known for his role as Chief of Staff Michael Steintorf in the television drama series The Wire, from 2006-2008

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Duquan 'Dukie' Weems

Jermaine Crawford is an American actor best known for his role as Duquan 'Dukie' Weems in the HBO television drama series The Wire, from 2006-2008

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Michael Lee

Tristan Wilds is an American actor best known for his television roles as Michael Lee in The Wire (2006-2008) and as Dixon Wilson in 90210, from 2008-2013

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Maurice 'Maury' Levy

Michael Kostroff is an American actor best known for his recurring role as sleazy lawyer Maurice 'Maury' Levy on the HBO television drama series The Wire, from 2002-2008

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Alma Gutierrez

Michelle Paress is an American actress best known for her role as Alma Gutierrez, a dedicated and idealistic young reporter on the city desk of The Baltimore Sun, in the fifth and final season of the drama series The Wire, in 2008

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State Sen. R. Clayton 'Clay' Davis

Isiah Whitlock, Jr. is an American actor best known for his role as corrupt state senator Clay Davis on the HBO drama series The Wire.

7.7


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