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Robert Wisdom


Born:  September 14, 1953

Birthplace:    Washington, DC

Zodiac Sign:  Virgo

Career and Life

Robert Ray Wisdom is an American actor best known for his roles as Howard "Bunny" Colvin in The Wire and Norman "Lechero" St. John in Prison Break.

Wisdom was born in Washington, D.C., to Jamaican parents. He is a graduate of Columbia University. He appeared in four of the five seasons (primarily seasons three and four) of the HBO program The Wire as Howard "Bunny" Colvin. Wisdom had initially auditioned for the role of Stringer Bell, He has also starred in the 2004 films Barbershop 2: Back in Business and Ray, and the 2007 film Freedom Writers. He landed a regular role on season 3 of Prison Break playing the role of a Panamanian drug kingpin named Lechero He also had recurring roles in the television series Supernatural, Happy Town, and Burn Notice. Wisdom was once a producer for NPR's All Things Considered.

From 2012 to 2013, Wisdom was a series regular in season one of the ABC drama series Nashville, as Coleman Carlisle.


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