Wendell Pierce

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‘I got the shotgun. You got the briefcase’ – how The Wire’s Omar changed TV
He was the terrifying stick-up man who loved his gran, shopped in his pyjamas and tenderly kissed his boyfriend. We remember Omar’s great scenes – and pay tribute to Michael K Williams, the actor who brought him to life

Paul Owen

07, Sep, 2021 @3:59 PM

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Some Old Black Man review – Wendell Pierce and Charlie Robinson are riveting
Intergenerational racism is explored in James Anthony Tyler’s gripping play, as a son and his father try to find a way to live together

Arifa Akbar

04, Mar, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Clemency – superb, heartbreaking death-row drama | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week
Alfre Woodard gives a towering performance as a prison warden increasingly troubled by her role in America’s execution system

Peter Bradshaw

17, Jul, 2020 @6:00 AM

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If we cherish our theatres we won’t have to worry about bringing down the house | Vanessa Thorpe
The collapse of the Piccadilly theatre’s ceiling should be taken as a sign of the need for investment in a national asset

Vanessa Thorpe

10, Nov, 2019 @6:30 AM

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On my radar: Wendell Pierce’s cultural highlights
The American actor on Lucian Freud’s self-portraits, the music of Laura Mvula, and Labour MP David Lammy

Kathryn Bromwich

03, Nov, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Suits co-star warned Meghan her ‘world is going to be forever changed’
Wendell Pierce, the Duchess of Sussex’s co-star on the legal drama Suits, feared for her privacy after her engagement

Nosheen Iqbal

27, Oct, 2019 @7:23 AM

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Death of a Salesman review – Miller's masterwork is given urgent new life
Racial tensions simmer alongside those of class and family as Wendell Pierce and Sharon D Clarke’s American dream unravels

Michael Billington

10, May, 2019 @9:54 AM

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From Misty to Miller… how Arinzé Kene is reshaping theatre
His hit 2018 play saw the actor and writer hailed as one of British theatre’s most exciting voices. Now he’s starring in a bold new version of Death of a Salesman

Killian Fox

27, Apr, 2019 @2:00 PM

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'Gentrification without displacement': Wire actor's property plan causes storm
Wendell Pierce says his $20m apartment complex, which includes a cafe and and art gallery, will ‘bring value’ to the citizens of Baltimore

Annalies Winny in Baltimore

28, Mar, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Disaster strikes twice for The Wire’s Wendell Pierce
The actor’s family home was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina and, 11 years on, his Baton Rouge house has been wrecked by floods

Homa Khaleeli

16, Aug, 2016 @12:34 PM

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Amy Schumer and other Trainwreck stars react to Lafayette shooting
Schumer, Wendell Pierce and Patton Oswalt among those expressing sadness after gunman opens fire with semi-automatic handgun during screening in Lafayette cinema

Ben Child

24, Jul, 2015 @8:15 AM

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Dwight Henry: from New Orleans baker to Hollywood's rising star

Dwight Henry was working nights in his bakery when Hollywood came calling. Now his film, Beasts of the Southern Wild, is up for four Oscars. But he's still manning the ovens

Jessica Holland

19, Jan, 2013 @7:00 PM

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