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Biography:
Birth Name: Wendell Pierce
Born: 12/08/1962
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Born Dec. 8, 1962 in New Orleans, LA, Wendell Pierce was raised in the historic neighborhood of Pontchartain Park, one of the first subdivisions developed by and for middle class African-American families, by his father, a World War II veteran and maintenance engineer, and his mother, who worked as a teacher After attending Benjamin Franklin High School, he enrolled at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, where he pursued his education alongside such future stars as Wynton and Branford Marsalis, Harry Connick, Jr., and Terence Blanchard. Pierce studied at Julliard before launching his professional career on stage and in features. The former included turns on Broadway in "The Boys of Win... Continue Bio >>

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