Wendell Pierce

Biography: Pierce was born in New Orleans and raised in a neighborhood next to Lake Pontchartrain. His mother was a teacher and his father, a WWII veteran, worked as a maintenance engineer. He attended the New Orleans Centre for Creative Arts high school where he graduated as a Presidential Scholar. Pierce attended the Juilliard School and began appearing in small film roles by 1985. He has made his living as a full time actor since 1985. He continues to work as a stage and TV actor. Pierce is best known to TV audiences as Detective William "Bunk" Moreland in the highly acclaimed series The Wire. Prior to The Wire, he is most recognized from his role in Waiting to Exhale.

Wendell Pierce's Scores

Average career score: 92
Highest Metascore: 98 The Wire: Season 3
Lowest Metascore: 78 The Wire: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
4 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Numb3rs: Season 3 Sep 22, 2006 William Bradford tbd
98 The Wire: Season 4 Sep 10, 2006 Bunk Moreland / Det. William "Bunk" Moreland 9.6
98 The Wire: Season 3 Sep 19, 2004 Bunk Moreland 9.5
95 The Wire: Season 2 Jun 1, 2003 Det. William "Bunk" Moreland 9.1
78 The Wire: Season 1 Jun 2, 2002 Det. William "Bunk" Moreland 9.5