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'The Wire': Where are they now?

West (Det. Jimmy McNulty) played Lord Richard Croft in the reboot of “Tomb Raider." He also stars in Showtime’s "The Affair.”
(Loic Venance / AFP / Getty Images)
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Have you ever found yourself wondering, "Where's Wallace?" Turns out, he was starring in a little movie called "Black Panther. We took a look at what the stars of the Baltimore-based series have been up to for the past decade.
Dominic West
West (Det. Jimmy McNulty) played Lord Richard Croft in the reboot of “Tomb Raider." He also stars in Showtime’s "The Affair.”
West (Det. Jimmy McNulty) played Lord Richard Croft in the reboot of “Tomb Raider." He also stars in Showtime’s "The Affair.” (Loic Venance / AFP / Getty Images)
Wendell Pierce
Pierce (Det. Bunk Moreland), played the father of now-royal Meghan Markle on “Suits.” Last year Pierce starred in the off-broadway play “Some Old Black Man.” In 2016, he played U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, opposite Kerry Washington's Anita Hill, in HBO's "Confirmation.”
Pierce (Det. Bunk Moreland), played the father of now-royal Meghan Markle on “Suits.” Last year Pierce starred in the off-broadway play “Some Old Black Man.” In 2016, he played U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, opposite Kerry Washington's Anita Hill, in HBO's "Confirmation.” (Suzanne Tenner, Showtime)
Sonja Sohn
Sohn (Det. Kima Greggs) plays a woman of the law — once again — as Capt. Betty Audrey in Netflix’s “Luke Cage.” Sohn, left, has a role in Showtime’s “The Chi,” a series about the South Side of Chicago. She examined Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray as a director for the HBO documentary “Baltimore Rising.”
Sohn (Det. Kima Greggs) plays a woman of the law — once again — as Capt. Betty Audrey in Netflix’s “Luke Cage.” Sohn, left, has a role in Showtime’s “The Chi,” a series about the South Side of Chicago. She examined Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray as a director for the HBO documentary “Baltimore Rising.” (Matt Dinerstein / Showtime / TNS)
Idris Elba
In addition to being named People's "Sexiest Man Alive" in 2018, Elba (Stringer Bell) has been staying busy on the big screen. He's set to appear in the "Cats" movie this year, and has had roles in "The Mountain Between Us," "Molly's Game," and "The Dark Tower.” He's also known for starring in crime drama "Luther."
In addition to being named People's "Sexiest Man Alive" in 2018, Elba (Stringer Bell) has been staying busy on the big screen. He's set to appear in the "Cats" movie this year, and has had roles in "The Mountain Between Us," "Molly's Game," and "The Dark Tower.” He's also known for starring in crime drama "Luther." (Larry Busacca / Getty Images)
Michael B. Jordan
Jordan (Wallace) has most recently starred as compelling villain Erik Killmonger in Marvel’s “Black Panther” (pictured here). He played Oscar Grant in 2013's critically acclaimed "Fruitvale Station." He was also in “Creed” and “Fantastic Four.”
Jordan (Wallace) has most recently starred as compelling villain Erik Killmonger in Marvel’s “Black Panther” (pictured here). He played Oscar Grant in 2013's critically acclaimed "Fruitvale Station." He was also in “Creed” and “Fantastic Four.” (Marvel Studios / Disney via AP)
James Ransone
Ransone (Ziggy Sobotka) is starring in the creepy clown sequel "It Chapter Two." He also had a role in David Simon's "Treme."
Ransone (Ziggy Sobotka) is starring in the creepy clown sequel "It Chapter Two." He also had a role in David Simon's "Treme." (ROBYN BECK / AFP/Getty Images)
Aidan Gillen
Gillen (Mayor Tommy Carcetti) starred as the manipulative, scheming courtier Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish in HBO's "Game of Thrones." This year, he also played a role in the film “Maze Runner: The Death Cure.”
Gillen (Mayor Tommy Carcetti) starred as the manipulative, scheming courtier Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish in HBO's "Game of Thrones." This year, he also played a role in the film “Maze Runner: The Death Cure.” (Handout courtesy HBO)
Michael K. Williams
Williams (Omar) has stayed busy since the series ended, with roles in ABC’s docudrama miniseries “When We Rise,” "Boardwalk Empire," “Assassin's Creed,” "12 Years a Slave," "Inherent Vice," "Ghostbusters," "The Night Of" and more.
Williams (Omar) has stayed busy since the series ended, with roles in ABC’s docudrama miniseries “When We Rise,” "Boardwalk Empire," “Assassin's Creed,” "12 Years a Slave," "Inherent Vice," "Ghostbusters," "The Night Of" and more. (Richard Shotwell / Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Felicia Pearson
Felicia ("Snoop") Pearson starred in 2014's "Da Sweet Blood of Jesus" and had a role in Spike Lee's "Chi-Raq" in 2015. In August 2011, Pearson pleaded guilty to conspiracy to sell heroin in Baltimore.
Felicia ("Snoop") Pearson starred in 2014's "Da Sweet Blood of Jesus" and had a role in Spike Lee's "Chi-Raq" in 2015. In August 2011, Pearson pleaded guilty to conspiracy to sell heroin in Baltimore. (Zbigniew Bzdak / Chicago Tribune)
Andre Royo
Royo (Bubbles) starred in “Hunter Gatherer” in 2016, and he plays Thirsty Rawlings on FOX's "Empire." He appeared in the 2013 film "The Spectacular Now" as Mr. Aster, in addition to making TV appearances on "Bob's Burgers," "NTSF:SD:SUV" and "Elementary."
Royo (Bubbles) starred in “Hunter Gatherer” in 2016, and he plays Thirsty Rawlings on FOX's "Empire." He appeared in the 2013 film "The Spectacular Now" as Mr. Aster, in addition to making TV appearances on "Bob's Burgers," "NTSF:SD:SUV" and "Elementary." (Amy Davis / Baltimore Sun)
Wood Harris
Harris (Avon Barksdale) had roles in BET’s miniseries “The New Edition Story” and “Blade Runner 2049” in 2017. He appeared in 2014 as Jay on the hit FX series "Justified." He also had 2015 roles in "Creed" and "Ant-Man."
Harris (Avon Barksdale) had roles in BET’s miniseries “The New Edition Story” and “Blade Runner 2049” in 2017. He appeared in 2014 as Jay on the hit FX series "Justified." He also had 2015 roles in "Creed" and "Ant-Man." (Handout courtesy HBO)
Lance Reddick
Reddick (Cedric Daniels) had had roles in Amazon TV series “Corporate” and “Bosch.” He played Phillip Broyles on the FOX show "Fringe" from 2008 to 2013. The Baltimore native was also in "Castle," and all three chapters of the "John Wick" series.
Reddick (Cedric Daniels) had had roles in Amazon TV series “Corporate” and “Bosch.” He played Phillip Broyles on the FOX show "Fringe" from 2008 to 2013. The Baltimore native was also in "Castle," and all three chapters of the "John Wick" series. (Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images)
Clarke Peters
Peters (Det. Lester Freamon) most recently appeared in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” which was nominated (but lost) for best picture at the Oscars. He appeared in “The Deuce,” an HBO series co-created by none other than David Simon. Peters also had roles in “True Detective,” “Treme” and “Jessica Jones.
Peters (Det. Lester Freamon) most recently appeared in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” which was nominated (but lost) for best picture at the Oscars. He appeared in “The Deuce,” an HBO series co-created by none other than David Simon. Peters also had roles in “True Detective,” “Treme” and “Jessica Jones. (Handout courtesy HBO)
Domenick Lombardozzi
Lombardozzi ("Herc") most recently appeared in the TV series "Ray Donovan" and Starz’ “Power.” He’s had roles in TV series “MacGyver” and “Rosewood.” Lombardozzi played Agent Blasco in 2015's "Bridge of Spies," appeared in several episodes of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" in 2013 and played Big Ernie in 2014's "The Gambler."
Lombardozzi ("Herc") most recently appeared in the TV series "Ray Donovan" and Starz’ “Power.” He’s had roles in TV series “MacGyver” and “Rosewood.” Lombardozzi played Agent Blasco in 2015's "Bridge of Spies," appeared in several episodes of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" in 2013 and played Big Ernie in 2014's "The Gambler." (Karen Jackson, for The Baltimore Sun)
Delaney Williams
Williams was featured in Netflix’s “The Punisher” and joined fellow "Wire" alum Domenick Lombardozzi in "Ray Donovan." He also has a recurring role as a defense attorney on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”
Williams was featured in Netflix’s “The Punisher” and joined fellow "Wire" alum Domenick Lombardozzi in "Ray Donovan." He also has a recurring role as a defense attorney on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” (Handout courtesy HBO)
Frankie Faison
After doing a lengthy stint on "One Life to Live," Faison (Ervin H. Burrell) appeared as Sugar Bates in the Cinemax series "Banshee," about an ex-con passing himself off as a small-town sheriff. He's also had roles on “Grey's Anatomy,” "The Good Wife" and "Luke Cage."
After doing a lengthy stint on "One Life to Live," Faison (Ervin H. Burrell) appeared as Sugar Bates in the Cinemax series "Banshee," about an ex-con passing himself off as a small-town sheriff. He's also had roles on “Grey's Anatomy,” "The Good Wife" and "Luke Cage." (Handout courtesy HBO)
Deirdre Lovejoy
Lovejoy (Asst. State's Atty. Rhonda Pearlman) has been making appearances in TV series such as "Orange Is the New Black," "American Horror Story," "Girls" and "Shameless." She has played Cynthia Panabaker on "The Blacklist" since 2016. Lovejoy also portrayed Debbie Regan in “The Post.”
Lovejoy (Asst. State's Atty. Rhonda Pearlman) has been making appearances in TV series such as "Orange Is the New Black," "American Horror Story," "Girls" and "Shameless." She has played Cynthia Panabaker on "The Blacklist" since 2016. Lovejoy also portrayed Debbie Regan in “The Post.” (Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images)
Isiah Whitlock Jr.
Whitlock Jr. (Clay Davis) stars as Secretary of Defense George Maddox on HBO's "Veep" and has been selling talking bobbleheads to fans of "The Wire" who want Clay Davis' signature line on command. In addition to appearances in “She's Gotta Have It,” “Survivor's Remorse” and “Atlanta,” Whitlock voiced River Scott in “Cars 3.”
Whitlock Jr. (Clay Davis) stars as Secretary of Defense George Maddox on HBO's "Veep" and has been selling talking bobbleheads to fans of "The Wire" who want Clay Davis' signature line on command. In addition to appearances in “She's Gotta Have It,” “Survivor's Remorse” and “Atlanta,” Whitlock voiced River Scott in “Cars 3.” (Getty Images)
Chad L. Coleman
Coleman (Dennis "Cutty" Wise), left, wielded a hammer as Tyreese in AMC's zombiefest series "The Walking Dead" from 2012 to 2015. He appears as Z on "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia." Coleman also had a role on the History channel's miniseries “Roots.”
Coleman (Dennis "Cutty" Wise), left, wielded a hammer as Tyreese in AMC's zombiefest series "The Walking Dead" from 2012 to 2015. He appears as Z on "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia." Coleman also had a role on the History channel's miniseries “Roots.” (Michele Short/ History)
Jim True-Frost
True-Frost (Roland "Prez" Pryzbylewski) played Eliot Ness on HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" and appeared in several episodes of David Simon's "Treme." Most recently, True-Frost made an appearance on NBC’s “Blindspot.”
True-Frost (Roland "Prez" Pryzbylewski) played Eliot Ness on HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" and appeared in several episodes of David Simon's "Treme." Most recently, True-Frost made an appearance on NBC’s “Blindspot.” (Handout courtesy HBO)
Seth Gilliam
Gilliam (Ellis Carver), right, plays Father Gabriel Stokes on AMC's "The Walking Dead."
Gilliam (Ellis Carver), right, plays Father Gabriel Stokes on AMC's "The Walking Dead." (Paul Schiraldi, HBO)
John Doman
Doman (William Rawls) — at right, pictured here with Deirdre Lovejoy, Jermaine Crawford and Clark Peters — shares the screen with former "Wire" costar Dominic West in Showtime's "The Affair."
Doman (William Rawls) — at right, pictured here with Deirdre Lovejoy, Jermaine Crawford and Clark Peters — shares the screen with former "Wire" costar Dominic West in Showtime's "The Affair." (Karen Jackson / For The Baltimore Sun)
Dion Graham
Graham (State's Attorney Rupert Bond), right, played the lead in the Center Stage production of "An Enemy of the People" in the fall of 2012 in Baltimore. He starred in the feature film "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" and appeared on “Madam Secretary.”
Graham (State's Attorney Rupert Bond), right, played the lead in the Center Stage production of "An Enemy of the People" in the fall of 2012 in Baltimore. He starred in the feature film "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" and appeared on “Madam Secretary.” (Richard Anderson Photography)
Robert Wisdom
Wisdom (Howard "Bunny" Colvin) plays Robert Ray Wisdom in TNT drama “The Alienist.” He also starred alongside Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere in ABC's "Nashville” and played Gerald in FOX's "Rosewood."
Wisdom (Howard "Bunny" Colvin) plays Robert Ray Wisdom in TNT drama “The Alienist.” He also starred alongside Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere in ABC's "Nashville” and played Gerald in FOX's "Rosewood." (Emma McIntyre / Getty Images for Turner)
Anwan Glover
Glover (Slim Charles), right, plays Leon in David Simon’s “The Deuce.” He also had a role in the feature film "12 Years a Slave” and appeared in another Baltimore-set production, 2012's "LUV."
Glover (Slim Charles), right, plays Leon in David Simon’s “The Deuce.” He also had a role in the feature film "12 Years a Slave” and appeared in another Baltimore-set production, 2012's "LUV." (Colby Ware / For The Baltimore Sun)
Gbenga Akinnagbe
Akinnagbe (Chris Partlow) also is in on “The Deuce” action, playing Larry Brown alongside some of his other “Wire” alums. Akinnagbe was in “Detroit” and “Independence Day: Resurgence.” He’s also had roles Showtime's "Nurse Jackie" and FX's "Damages."
Akinnagbe (Chris Partlow) also is in on “The Deuce” action, playing Larry Brown alongside some of his other “Wire” alums. Akinnagbe was in “Detroit” and “Independence Day: Resurgence.” He’s also had roles Showtime's "Nurse Jackie" and FX's "Damages." (HBO / Handout)
Tristan Wilds
Wilds (Michael Lee) starred for several years on "90210" as Dixon Wilson. More recently, he played Deputy Joshua Beck in “Shots Fired." Wilds — who's been going by the name Mack Wilds — released his debut album, "New York: A Love Story," in late 2013 and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Urban Contemporary Album.
Wilds (Michael Lee) starred for several years on "90210" as Dixon Wilson. More recently, he played Deputy Joshua Beck in “Shots Fired." Wilds — who's been going by the name Mack Wilds — released his debut album, "New York: A Love Story," in late 2013 and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Urban Contemporary Album. (Marcus Ingram / Getty Images for NAACP)
Reg E. Cathey
Cathey (Norman Wilson) died at the age of 59 in 2018. Cathey has had roles in "House of Cards," "The Blacklist," "The Good Wife," HBO's film "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" and more.
Cathey (Norman Wilson) died at the age of 59 in 2018. Cathey has had roles in "House of Cards," "The Blacklist," "The Good Wife," HBO's film "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" and more. (Richard Shotwell / Invision / AP)
Robert F. Chew
Chew mentored participants in Arena Players Youth Theatre until his death of apparent heart failure on Jan. 17, 2013.
Chew mentored participants in Arena Players Youth Theatre until his death of apparent heart failure on Jan. 17, 2013. (Barbara Haddock Taylor, Baltimore Sun photo)
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