Wendell Pierce
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Wendell Pierce has joined the cast of “Ray Donovan” in a recurring role for the Showtime drama’s second season.

Thesp known for his work on HBO’s “The Wire” and “Treme” will play a down-on-his-luck parole officer who encounters the titular professional “fixer” played by Liev Schreiber. “Donovan” hails from Mark Gordon Co.

Pierce is most recently coming off a run in NBC’s “The Michael J. Fox Show.” He also hosts the radio program “Jazz at Lincoln Center.” He’s repped by Paradigm and Essential Talent Management.

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