Biography: Robert Wisdom is an American actor whose success can also be seen on television programs such as Cracker (1997-1999) and The Wire (2003-2006). Wisdom was born and raised by Jamaican parents in Washington, D.C. He went to St. Alban's School and graduated from Columbia University in New York with a degree in history and economics. Wisdom loves World Music. To follow his passion, he has traveled the world and plays several percussion instruments.