Isaiah Washington IV (born August 3, 1963) is an American film and television actor.
Washington was born in Houston, Texas, where his parents were residents in the Houston Heights community. His parents relocated to Missouri City, Texas around 1980, where he was one of the first graduates from Willowridge High School, Houston, in 1981. Isaiah revealed in an interview with Star Jones that his father, whom he was named after, was murdered when he was 13 years old. Washington went on to serve in the United States Air Force and attended Howard University.
Washington married Jenisa Marie Washington on February 14, 1999. The couple has three children. In April 2006, he joined forces with the Narcolepsy Network in its first nation-wide campaign to raise awareness for narcolepsy. Washington does not suffer from the sleep disorder.
Washington managed to trace his maternal ancestry back to Sierra Leone, and is of Mende descent. In December 2006 he visited his ancestral homeland, and received
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Dead Birds is a 2004 American horror film.
Dead Birds is a movie about a handful of thieves who discover that they have more to worry about than the law in this independent horror story, set during the Civil War. William (Henry Thomas) is the leader of a group of runaway Confederate soldiers who, with the help of an escaped slave and an Army nurse, stage a daring robbery at a bank holding a cache of rebel gold. The heist does not go smoothly, and William's associates soon fall into in-fighting as they head toward Mexico with their stolen fortune. Needing a place to rest for the night, the criminals set up camp in a mansion overlooking an abandoned plantation, but it soon becomes obvious that the old house is not as empty as they thought, as a handful of angry ghosts make their presence known while William and his cohorts fight over the gold. Also featuring Isaiah Washington, Pat Beatty, Patrick Fugit, and Michael Shannon, Dead Birds was the first feature film from director Alex Turner...,
Wild Things 2 is the second installment in the Wild Things trilogy. Released straight-to-video in 2004, it stars Susan Ward, Leila Arcieri, Isaiah Washington, Michael Chieffo and Linden Ashby. It recycles most of the plot and twists from the original film, including the courtroom scenes, the inheritance, and the threesome scene.
Welcome to Collinwood is a 2002 film about five guys from the Collinwood area of Cleveland who try to organise one last big job. The story is a remake of the 1958 italian movie I soliti ignoti, by Mario Monicelli.
The film was written and directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo.
Tara is a 2001 film, know in the United States as Hood Rat. Directed by Leslie Small, it was released direct-to-video, and was poorly received....
True Crime is a 1999 film starring (and directed by) Clint Eastwood.Eastwood plays Steve Everett, a journalist given the task of covering the execution of murderer Frank Beechum (played by Isaiah Washington). Everett discovers that Beechum might be innocent, but has only a few hours to prove his theory, and save Beechum's life.Play Misty for Me (1971) •High Plains Drifter (1973) •Breezy (1973) •The Eiger Sanction (1975) •The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) •The Gauntlet (1977) •Bronco Billy (1980) •Firefox (1982) •Honkytonk Man (1982) •Sudden Impact (1983) •Pale Rider (1985) •Heartbreak Ridge (1986) •Bird (1988) •White Hunter Black Heart (1990) •The Rookie (1990) •Unforgiven (1992) •A Perfect World (1993) •The Bridges of Madison County (1995) •Absolute Power (1997) •Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997) •True Crime (1999) •Space Cowboys (2000) •Blood Work (2002) •Mystic River (2003) •The Blues: Piano Blues (2003) •Million Dollar Baby (2004) •Flags of Our Fathers (2006) •Letters...,
A veteran Senate Democrat, Bulworth is losing his bid for re-election to a fiery young opponent. Bulworth's liberal views, formed in the 60s and 70s, have lost favor with voters, and so he has conceded to moderate politics and to accepting donations from special interests. In addition, though he and his wife (Christine Baranski)
have been having affairs openly for years, they must still present a
happy facade in the interest of maintaining a good public image.In another self-serving campaign effort, Bulworth purchases a $10 million life insurance
policy in exchange for a favorable vote for his insurance company.
Tired with the state of affairs and politics in general, he then orders
a hit on himself to be executed
within two days' time. Here, Bulworth takes a major turn, politically
and personally. Knowing his time left on earth is short, he begins
speaking his mind freely at public events and in the presence of the C-SPAN
film crew following his campaign. His frank, potentially...,
The trip begins in Los Angeles, California and ends in Washington, D.C. where the March is being held.
The members of the group are:
Along the way, the men get to know each other and discuss various topics including their personal lives, their political beliefs and even the O.J. Simpson murder case. The stately Jeremiah reveals that after he lost his job, he became an alcoholic and eventually lost his family. He hopes the March will revitalize him and inspire him to turn his life around. Evan Jr., who fancies himself as a gangster named 'Smooth', manages to escape from his father at one point. In a visual reference to African-American slavery, he is running through the woods with his chains still attached. Evan Sr. finds Junior and realizes that he ran away from his son. He expresses regret and promises to make a sincere effort to be there for Junior.
Xavier aka X begins interviewing the passengers and is seated next to Flip. Flip is an aspiring actor who boosts his ego and sexual...,
Girl 6 is a 1996 film by American director Spike Lee about a phone sex operator. Theresa Randle played the title character, and playwright Suzan-Lori Parks wrote the screenplay. The soundtrack is comprised entirely of songs written by Prince.
Quentin Tarantino makes a Cameo appearance as a director at an interesting audition.
The story starts with Judy, also known as Girl 6 (Theresa Randle), at what is turning out to be a very awkward audition with Quentin Tarantino. Judy seems to grin and bear it. Quentin reveals that the movie Judy is auditioning for is "the greatest romantic, African-American film ever made. Directed by me, of course." However, Judy grows suspicious of the audition, when "Q.T.", tells her that "Wesley, Denzel, Fishburne.." are signed up to play supporting roles. Judy seems to keep her cool until it is requested that she remove her blouse so "Q.T." and his assistant can see her breasts. She reluctantly complies, but not for long. She walks out on the...,
Isaiah Washington was born in Houston, Texas, Harris County