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Tristan Wilds Biography

Birth Name:
Tristan Paul Mack Wilds
Birth Place:
Staten Island, New York, United States
Actor, singer

Fast Facts

  • Reading Rainbow was his favorite program growing up
  • Got his big break playing a school bully in Miracle's Boys on the N
  • Originally auditioned for the role of Randy, not Michael, for The Wire
  • Described working on HBO's The Wire as a "life-changing experience" in a TV Guide interview
  • Modeled for Rocawear
  • Appeared in the music videos for Jay-Z's "Roc Boys (And the Winner Is)" and Alicia Keys' "Teenage Love Affair