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: 73
Highest Metascore: 98 The Wire: Season 3
Lowest Metascore: 42 The Odd Couple (2015): Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
11 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
42 The Odd Couple (2015): Season 1 Feb 19, 2015 Star 5.3
64 The Michael J. Fox Show: Season 1 Sep 26, 2013 Harris Green 6.4
75 Ray Donovan: Season 1 Jun 30, 2013 Ronald Keith 7.7
61 Suits: Season 1 Jun 23, 2011 Robert Zane 8.6
88 Treme: Season 1 Apr 11, 2010 Antoine Batiste 8.0
51 Fear Itself: Season 1 Jun 5, 2008 Wilbur Orwell 5.6
53 Numb3rs: Season 1 May 5, 2008 Dr. William Bradford 7.6
tbd Numb3rs: Season 3 Sep 22, 2006 William Bradford tbd
98 The Wire: Season 4 Sep 10, 2006 Bunk Moreland / Det. William "Bunk" Moreland 9.5
98 The Wire: Season 3 Sep 19, 2004 Bunk Moreland 9.4
95 The Wire: Season 2 Jun 1, 2003 Det. William "Bunk" Moreland 9.0
79 The Wire: Season 1 Jun 2, 2002 Det. William "Bunk" Moreland 9.4
tbd Third Watch: Season 2 Oct 2, 2000 Conrad "Candyman" Jones 9.0