Isaiah Washington

Isaiah Washington

Known for: Acting
Birthday: 1963-08-03 (58 years old)
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Isaiah Washington IV (born August 3, 1963) is an American actor and media personality. Following a series of film appearances, he came to prominence for portraying Dr. Preston Burke in the first three seasons of the series Grey's Anatomy from 2005 to 2007.Washington began his career collaborating with director Spike Lee on the films Crooklyn (1994), Clockers (1995), Girl 6 (1996), and Get on the Bus (1996). He also appeared in the films Love Jones (1997), Bulworth (1998), True Crime (1999), Romeo Must Die (2000), Exit Wounds (2001), Ghost Ship (2002), and Hollywood Homicide (2003). In 2005, Washington landed his breakthrough role as Preston Burke on Grey's Anatomy. He was dismissed after the third season due to his usage of a homophobic slur while referring to a cast member, T.R. Knight, although he would return for a guest appearance in 2014. From 2014 to 2018, Washington portrayed Thelonious Jaha on The CW's science fiction television series The 100.In 2020, Washington became the host of a travel cooking show on Fox Nation.

Personal Life

Washington married Jenisa Marie Garland on February 14, 1996. They have three children.Washington endorsed Jill Stein for President of the United States in 2016, but has since become a member of the #WalkAway movement. He has also promoted opinions prevalent in conservative online communities on his social media accounts, such as the QAnon conspiracy theory.In 2019, Washington expressed political alignment with the Republican party.

Early Life

Washington was born in Houston, Texas, where his parents were residents in the Houston Heights community. His parents moved to Missouri City, Texas around 1980, where he was one of the first graduates from Willowridge High School, Houston, in 1981. Washington revealed in an interview with Star Jones that his father, after whom he was named, was murdered when he was 13 years old. He joined the United States Air Force when he was 19 years old, where he worked on the Northrop T-38 Talon. His first assignment was at Clark Air Base in the Philippines followed by two years at Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, New Mexico. After serving in the Air Force, he attended Howard University.

Filmography

All 67

Movies 53

TV shows 14

Self 3

Congressman Daryl Smith
God's Not Dead: We The People (2021)

God's Not Dead: We The People (2021)

Movie
Sinclair Stewart
Cut Throat City (2020)

Cut Throat City (2020)

Movie
5
Mayor Tydell Ruffin
P-Valley (2020)

P-Valley (2020)

TV show
August King
Keys to the City (2019)

Keys to the City (2019)

Movie
E.D.Nixon
Behind the Movement (2018)

Behind the Movement (2018)

Movie
Rockstock
Dead Trigger (2017)

Dead Trigger (2017)

Movie
8
Malcolm
Tales (2017)

Tales (2017)

TV show
Grant Summit
The Sin Seer (2015)

The Sin Seer (2015)

Movie
Self
Bound: Africans Versus African Americans (2015)

Bound: Africans Versus African Americans (2015)

Movie
Boma
Yefon (2015)

Yefon (2015)

Movie
Thelonious Jaha
The 100 (2014)

The 100 (2014)

TV show
6.68
Lance Rousseau
Blackbird (2014)

Blackbird (2014)

Movie
6
Not 4 Sale (2013)

Not 4 Sale (2013)

Movie
Wilson George
The Trials of Cate McCall (2013)

The Trials of Cate McCall (2013)

Movie
Vernell
Go for Sisters (2013)

Go for Sisters (2013)

Movie
Ben Hodges
They Die by Dawn (2013)

They Die by Dawn (2013)

Movie
John
Blue Caprice (2013)

Blue Caprice (2013)

Movie
6
Doctor Bello (2013)

Doctor Bello (2013)

Movie
Sylvester Stone
Suddenly Single (2012)

Suddenly Single (2012)

Movie
Thomas Mathews
Area Q. (2012)

Area Q. (2012)

Movie
L.C.
The Undershepherd (2012)

The Undershepherd (2012)

Movie
Self
A Man's Story (2011)

A Man's Story (2011)

Movie
Father Andre James
The Least of These (2011)

The Least of These (2011)

Movie
Buddy Simmons
Hurricane Season (2009)

Hurricane Season (2009)

Movie
Antonio Pope
Bionic Woman (2007)

Bionic Woman (2007)

TV show
6
The Megan Mullally Show (2006)

The Megan Mullally Show (2006)

TV show
Homer
The Amateurs (2006)

The Amateurs (2006)

Movie
Preston Burke
Grey's Anatomy (2005)

Grey's Anatomy (2005)

TV show
6.58
Bernard Grier
Trois: The Escort (2004)

Trois: The Escort (2004)

Movie
Shane
This Girl's Life (2004)

This Girl's Life (2004)

Movie
6
Todd
Dead Birds (2004)

Dead Birds (2004)

Movie
Terence Bridge
Wild Things 2 (2004)

Wild Things 2 (2004)

Movie
5.56
Antoine Sartain
Hollywood Homicide (2003)

Hollywood Homicide (2003)

Movie
7
Max
Hood Rat (2003)

Hood Rat (2003)

Movie
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)

Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)

TV show
6.3
Greer
Ghost Ship (2002)

Ghost Ship (2002)

Movie
5.17
Leon
Welcome to Collinwood (2002)

Welcome to Collinwood (2002)

Movie
George Clark
Exit Wounds (2001)

Exit Wounds (2001)

Movie
George Washington
Dancing in September (2001)

Dancing in September (2001)

Movie
Stone
Kin (2000)

Kin (2000)

Movie
Soul Food (2000)

Soul Food (2000)

TV show
Mac
Romeo Must Die (2000)

Romeo Must Die (2000)

Movie
4.75
Frank Louis Beechum
True Crime (1999)

True Crime (1999)

Movie
Walter
A Texas Funeral (1999)

A Texas Funeral (1999)

Movie
Kenneth
Out of Sight (1998)

Out of Sight (1998)

Movie
6.25
Darnell
Bulworth (1998)

Bulworth (1998)

Movie
6.17
Lewis
Mixing Nia (1998)

Mixing Nia (1998)

Movie
Wilfred
Always Outnumbered (1998)

Always Outnumbered (1998)

Movie
Dwight Gooden
Joe Torre: Curveballs Along The Way (1997)

Joe Torre: Curveballs Along The Way (1997)

Movie
Ally McBeal (1997)

Ally McBeal (1997)

TV show
6
Self
The View (1997)

The View (1997)

TV show
6
Savon Garrison
Love Jones (1997)

Love Jones (1997)

Movie
Kyle
Get on the Bus (1996)

Get on the Bus (1996)

Movie
Shoplifter
Girl 6 (1996)

Girl 6 (1996)

Movie
Blue
Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996)

Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996)

Movie
Andrew Curtis
Dead Presidents (1995)

Dead Presidents (1995)

Movie
10
Uniformed Cop
Stonewall (1995)

Stonewall (1995)

Movie
Victor Dunham
Clockers (1995)

Clockers (1995)

Movie
3
Rev. Austin Davis
Touched by an Angel (1994)

Touched by an Angel (1994)

TV show
8
New York Undercover (1994)

New York Undercover (1994)

TV show
1
Vic Powell
Crooklyn (1994)

Crooklyn (1994)

Movie
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)

Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)

TV show
6
Hustler
Strictly Business (1991)

Strictly Business (1991)

Movie
Malcolm
Land Where My Fathers Died (1991)

Land Where My Fathers Died (1991)

Movie
Derek Hardy
Law & Order (1990)

Law & Order (1990)

TV show
5.78
Dr. Ramesh
James the Second

James the Second

Movie
10
Bass Reeves
Corsicana

Corsicana

Movie
Isaiah Washington
Isaiah Washington
Isaiah Washington

Information

Known for
Acting

Gender
Male

Birthday
1963-08-03 (58 years old)

Place of birth
Houston, United States of America

Citizenships
Sierra Leone, United States of America

Also known as
Исайя Вашингтон

Awards
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

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