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: 9 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
12 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
98 The Wire: Season 4 Sep 10, 2006 Det. William "Bunk" Moreland 9.5
79 The Wire: Season 1 Jun 2, 2002 Det. William "Bunk" Moreland 9.4
98 The Wire: Season 3 Sep 19, 2004 Bunk Moreland 9.4
tbd Third Watch: Season 2 Oct 2, 2000 Conrad "Candyman" Jones 9.0
95 The Wire: Season 2 Jun 1, 2003 Det. William "Bunk" Moreland 9.0
61 Suits: Season 1 Jun 23, 2011 Robert Zane 8.6
77 Life Support Mar 10, 2007 Slick 8.3
88 Treme: Season 1 Apr 11, 2010 Antoine Batiste 8.0
75 Ray Donovan: Season 1 Jun 30, 2013 Ronald Keith 7.7
53 Numb3rs: Season 1 May 5, 2008 Dr. William Bradford 7.6
64 The Michael J. Fox Show: Season 1 Sep 26, 2013 Harris Green 6.4
51 Fear Itself: Season 1 Jun 5, 2008 Wilbur Orwell 5.6
42 The Odd Couple (2015): Season 1 Feb 19, 2015 Star 5.3
tbd Numb3rs: Season 3 Sep 22, 2006 William Bradford tbd