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The Cast of "The Deuce"


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I don't see a "cast in other roles" thread, so hopefully this is the right place to talk about the various familiar faces on the Deuce.

The Wire alums are probably the most prominent. I love that we've  got D'Angelo, Frank Sobotka, Maurice Levy, and Chris Partlow as a cop, brothel manager, police chief and pimp, respectively. Any other Wire actors I missed? (I've heard people reference various actors from Show Me A Hero as well - I need to add that to my queue.)

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Wanted to post this clip about Gbenga Akinnagbe from Bucknell University's alumni page on its website and didn't know where else to post it ... I adore him and am so glad to see the spotlight he's getting in this story arc ... he went to high school basically right down the street from us.

https://www.bucknell.edu/info-about-attending-bucknell/who-we-are/bucknell-stories/alumni-stories/gbenga-akinnagbe-00

ETA: To @sweetcookieface, to add to your list: Anwan Glover (Slim Charles/Leon) and, though it was (so far) a one-and-done, Clarke Peters (Lester Freamon/Ace, the retired pimp in the S1 finale!) ... I know there are more I'm forgetting but those two are key!

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To add to the Wire/Deuce alum list!
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On 10/4/2018 at 3:20 PM, PamelaMaeSnap said:

Wanted to post this clip about Gbenga Akinnagbe from Bucknell University's alumni page on its website and didn't know where else to post it ... I adore him and am so glad to see the spotlight he's getting in this story arc ... he went to high school basically right down the street from us.

https://www.bucknell.edu/info-about-attending-bucknell/who-we-are/bucknell-stories/alumni-stories/gbenga-akinnagbe-00

 

I met Gbenga at Afropunk 2016! Really nice guy. He had a furniture company where he would refinish pieces in African fabrics. I didn’t even recognize him from The Wire.

https://www.elledecor.com/shopping/a8800852/gbenga-akinnagbe-the-wire/

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