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Robert Wisdom Biography

Birth Place:
Jamaica
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Never intended to pursue acting as a career
  • Initially worked in banking, then jumped to National Public Radio as producer
  • Served as artistic director for various cultural projects during the 1980s, finally becoming the Director of Performing Arts for the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London
  • Decided to pursue acting full time in 1991, honing his skills in England before heading to Hollywood in 1993
  • Best known for his roles on the TV shows Prison Break and The Wire
  • Is a big-time fan of world music