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Wendell Pierce

 
Bio:
Wendell Pierce is an American actor and businessman. He is known for his 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, as high-powered attorney Robert Zane in Suits, and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Wendell Pierce is an American actor and businessman. He is known for his 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, as high-powered attorney Robert Zane in Suits, and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Willy Loman
  [West End]
West End Revival, 2019
Willy Loman
  [West End]
Young VIc Revival, 2019
Willy Loman
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere at 59E59 Theaters, 2018
Performer
  [Motion Picture]
FOX Live Televised Production, 2016
Coach Calhoun
  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Production, 2009
William King
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1998
Performer
  [Broadway]
1988
Merrison
Nigel Ajibala
T. K.
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1986
Performer
  [Broadway]
1985
Radio Voice
Doc (Understudy)
L. B. (Understudy)

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2007]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1985]
Fight Captain

Photos

André De Shields, Miranda Cromwell, Wendell Pierce Photo

André De Shields, Miranda Cromwell, Wendell Pierce

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Date:
08/01/2022
Miranda Cromwell and Wendell Pierce Photo

Miranda Cromwell and Wendell Pierce

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Date:
08/01/2022
Wendell Pierce, Sharon D. Clarke Photo

Wendell Pierce, Sharon D. Clarke

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Date:
06/10/2022
Wendell Pierce, Sharon D. Clarke, Andre De Shields, and Miranda Cromwell Photo

Wendell Pierce, Sharon D. Clarke, Andre De Shields, and Miranda Cromwell

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Date:
06/10/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Willy Loman

  [West End]
West End Revival, 2019
Willy Loman

  [West End]
Young VIc Revival, 2019
Willy Loman

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere at 59E59 Theaters, 2018
Performer

  [Motion Picture]
FOX Live Televised Production, 2016
Coach Calhoun

  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Production, 2009
William King

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1998
Performer

  [Broadway]
1988
Merrison

Nigel Ajibala

T. K.

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1986
Performer

  [Broadway]
1985
Radio Voice

Doc (Understudy)

L. B. (Understudy)

Productions

[Broadway, 2007]
Producer

[Broadway, 1985]
Fight Captain

Wendell Pierce Biography

Wendell Pierce is an American actor and businessman. He is known for his 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, as high-powered attorney Robert Zane in Suits, and additionally as Michael Davenport in Waiting to Exhale. Pierce also had roles in the films Malcolm X, Ray, and Selma. Pierce performed the lead role of Willy Loman in the 2019 production of Death of a Salesman on the West End in London at the Piccadilly Theatre. He has been thrice nominated for Independent Spirit Awards.

Wendell Pierce Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Play
Wendell Pierce, Radio Golf

Wendell Pierce News

Wendell Pierce, Sharon D Clarke, André De Shields & More to be Featured in 92NY's Fa Photo Wendell Pierce, Sharon D Clarke, André De Shields & More to be Featured in 92NY's Fall Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022

The 92NY Unterberg Poetry Center‚Äôs 84th season will feature a wide range of acclaimed novelists, playwrights and poets, who will visit to read from and discuss highly-anticipated new books ‚Äď and pay tribute to other great writers.¬†

What's Coming to Broadway in Fall 2022? Photo What's Coming to Broadway in Fall 2022?
by Team BWW - Aug 6, 2022

A new Broadway season has officially begun! Two Broadway shows (Into the Woods and The Kite Runner) have already kicked off the 2022/23 theatre season this summer and a whole lot more are on the way. As the weather starts to cool, get ready for 15 (and counting) new productions, which will take their first Broadway bows this autumn. What are the best shows on Broadway this fall...?

Black Theatre United Announces Digital Unconscious Bias Training Program Photo Black Theatre United Announces Digital Unconscious Bias Training Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

Black Theatre United has engaged Christina Alexander of Alexander Consulting Group to create a digital Unconscious Bias and Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility & Belonging (EDIAB) training program for use by the entire theatrical industry.

Photos: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Broadway Revival Kicks Off Rehearsals! Photo Photos: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Broadway Revival Kicks Off Rehearsals!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 1, 2022

Check out first day of rehearsal photos from the upcoming Broadway production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman.  

Sharon D Clarke Joins Matthew López's RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE Film Photo Sharon D Clarke Joins Matthew López's RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE Film
by Michael Major - Jul 13, 2022

Sharon D Clarke has joined the cast of Matthew López’s new romantic comedy Red, White & Royal Blue. Thomas Flynn and Malcolm Atobrah have also joined the new cast, which includes the previously announced Uma Thurman, Clifton Collins Jr., Stephen Fry, Sarah Shahi, Taylor Zakhar Perez, Nicholas Galitzins, Rachel Hilson, Ellie Bamber, and more.

Additional Cast Announced for Wendell Pierce Led DEATH OF A SALESMAN on Broadway; Ope Photo Additional Cast Announced for Wendell Pierce Led DEATH OF A SALESMAN on Broadway; Opening Night Set for October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2022

Additional casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. Opening night is set for Sunday, October 9 at the Hudson Theatre, and the show will run for a strictly limited 17-week engagement starting Monday, September 19.

McKinley Belcher III Joins Wendell Pierce & Sharon D Clarke Led DEATH OF A SALESMAN o Photo McKinley Belcher III Joins Wendell Pierce & Sharon D Clarke Led DEATH OF A SALESMAN on Broadway, Plus Creative Team Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2022

Today, Broadway‚Äôs upcoming production of Arthur Miller‚Äôs Death of a Salesman announced that McKinley Belcher III will join the cast as Willy and Linda Loman‚Äôs son, ‚ÄúHappy.‚ÄĚ Producers also revealed key members of the creative team, who will help bring the show to life at the Hudson Theatre for a limited 17-week engagement starting September 19.

Vineyard Theatre Cancels Weekend Performances of LESSONS IN SURVIVAL: 1971 Photo Vineyard Theatre Cancels Weekend Performances of LESSONS IN SURVIVAL: 1971
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2022

Due to positive COVID test results within the company, Vineyard Theatre has cancelled performances of Lessons in Survival: 1971 through Sunday, June 12. Ticket holders for impacted performances (June 10-12) will be contacted by phone and email regarding rebooking and next steps.

Photos: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Celebrates Sharon D. Clarke's Tony Nomination Photo Photos: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Celebrates Sharon D. Clarke's Tony Nomination
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

The producers of the upcoming Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman hosted a reception for Sharon D. Clarke on her 2022 Tony Award nomination for Caroline, Or Change at the Redeye Grill.

FOR THE BIRDS New Exhibition Opens at Brooklyn Botanic Garden Photo FOR THE BIRDS New Exhibition Opens at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2022

Anchored by a Garden-wide exhibition of 33 site-specific birdhouses, For the Birds also features a gallery exhibition, music, performances, and education programming inspired by the Garden's resident birds and the threat to their long-term survival.

Wendell Pierce Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE WATCH on BBC America VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE WATCH on BBC America
by Stage Tube - Dec 10, 2020

BBC AMERICA'S newest original series The Watch has released a new full-length trailer and series key art prior to its two-episode premiere on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at 8pm ET/PT.

VIDEO: Lincoln Center Honors Those We've Lost With #MemorialForUsAll VideoVIDEO: Lincoln Center Honors Those We've Lost With #MemorialForUsAll
by Stage Tube - May 3, 2020

Join Lincoln Center in honoring those we've lost with the inaugural #MemorialForUsAll, led by Jazz at Lincoln Center's very own Wynton Marsalis in the New Orleans tradition.

VIDEO: TOM CLANCY'S JACK RYAN Season Two to Premiere on November 1 VideoVIDEO: TOM CLANCY'S JACK RYAN Season Two to Premiere on November 1
by Stage Tube - Sep 5, 2019

Amazon Prime Video today announced that the second season of the fan-favorite, action-thriller Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, starring John Krasinski (A Quiet Place), will premiere globally on Friday, November 1, 2019. In addition to the series' launch date, the official trailer was also released today.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Season Two of TOM CLANCY'S JACK RYAN VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Season Two of TOM CLANCY'S JACK RYAN
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2019

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan is back for season two! Check out the new trailer!

Video Roundup: COME FROM AWAY, SIX, THE LION KING, and TINA Perform at the 2019 Olivi VideoVideo Roundup: COME FROM AWAY, SIX, THE LION KING, and TINA Perform at the 2019 Olivier Awards
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2019

Last weekend, the Olivier Awards were presented! Among performances included all of the musicals nominated in the Mastercard Best New Musical and Magic Radio Best Musical Revival categories: Caroline, Or Change; Come From Away; Company; Fun Home; The King And I; Six; and Tina - The Tina Turner Musical.

VIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone Accept Her Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting R VideoVIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone Accept Her Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Patti LuPone accepting her Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical! Check out the video below!

VIDEO: See All The Performances From The Olivier Awards; COME FROM AWAY, SIX, TINA, C VideoVIDEO: See All The Performances From The Olivier Awards; COME FROM AWAY, SIX, TINA, COMPANY and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at performances from inside the Olivier Awards - featuring the casts of Come From Away, Fun Home, The Kind and I, and more!

VIDEO: Amazon Shares First Look at TOM CLANCY'S JACK RYAN at NY Comic-Con VideoVIDEO: Amazon Shares First Look at TOM CLANCY'S JACK RYAN at NY Comic-Con
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 9, 2017

At this weekend's New York Comic Con, Amazon premiered the adrenaline-charged teaser trailer for one of the most anticipated series of 2018, TOM CLANCY'S JACK RYAN, from Paramount Television and Skydance Television, which will debut on Prime Video.

VIDEO: Amazon Shares First Look at John Krasinski in TOM CLANCY'S JACK RYAN VideoVIDEO: Amazon Shares First Look at John Krasinski in TOM CLANCY'S JACK RYAN
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 3, 2017

Today, Amazon premiered footage from the highly-anticipated new series TOM CLANCY'S JACK RYANn introducing viewers to the famed and lauded Tom Clancy hero, Jack Ryan, played by John Krasinski

VIDEO: Kerry Washington Stars as Anita Hill in New Trailer for HBO's CONFIRMATION
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 4, 2016

HBO will deubt CONFIRMATION on SATURDAY, APRIL 16 at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT). Check out the trailer for the film below!


Wendell Pierce Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Wendell Pierce been in?
Wendell Pierce has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Wendell Pierce been in?
Wendell Pierce has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Wendell Pierce's first West End show?
Wendell Pierce's first West End show was Death of a Salesman which opened in 2019

What awards has Wendell Pierce been nominated for?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for Radio Golf .

What is Wendell Pierce next theatre project?
Wendell Pierce's next show will be Death of a Salesman which opens on 10/9/2022 on Broadway.