Jamie Hector

  • Birthday: 07. October 1975
  • Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Biography

Jamie Hector (born October 7, 1975) is an American actor of Haitian descent who is known for his portrayal of Marlo Stanfield on the critically acclaimed HBO series The Wire.

Jamie Hector began acting immediately after high school when he auditioned for a community theater company. He then enrolled in college while he continued to audition and book roles on New York UndercoverThird WatchLaw & OrderLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit, and The Beat. His film work dates back to Spike Lee’s Clockers. From there he went on to appear in He Got Game,Ghost DogPrison Songand Everyday People.

In 2002 Hector had a brief role in the movie Paid in Full. Hector attributes a defining moment in his career to the 2003 short film Five Deep Breaths directed by Seith Mann. With Hector in the lead role Five Deep Breaths was an Official Selection of the Cannes, Sundance, Tribeca, and IFP Film Festivals; it went on to accumulate 16 awards. David Simon, the creator of The Wire, cited Five Deep Breaths as the movie that brought Hector to his attention,[2] and led him to be cast as Marlo Stanfield.

Hector starred in the 2007 film Blackout with Melvin Van Peebles and Jeffrey Wright, and was featured as recurring villain Benjamin "Knox" Washington in the third season ofHeroes. In 2008, Hector also appeared in the film Max Payne, in which he plays the role of Lincoln DeNeuf, a Haitian crime boss.

In 2009 Hector appeared in the movie Just Another Day, playing the up-and-coming rapper Young Eastie, who attempts to make it at all costs. In 2010 he had a role in Night Catches Us and began filming The Gift.[3] He voiced Emile-A239 (Noble 4) in Halo: Reach.

He had a minor role in Season 2 of Jericho episode 7 where he played a corporal for the Allied States of America.

In 2011, Jamie made an appearance on CSI Miami as Jean Guiton in the episode "Hunting Ground".

In 2012, Jamie made a brief appearance on Common Law in the episode "Hot for Teacher".

 

Filmography[edit]

 

Feature Films
YearTitleRoleNotes
TBA My Manz Malik Jones Announced
2015 A Year and Change Todd Post-production
2014 The Magic City Tru
Real New York City Muggings TBA Short film
2013 Blood Ties Nick  
The Promise Keeper Yves  
2012 8090 Felix Short film
A Feeling from Within Samuels  
Life, Love, Soul Mr. Roundtree  
Habeas Corpus Gary Short film
2010 The Gift Darnell Powell  
Night Catches Us 'DoRight' Miller  
2009 Just Another Day Young Eastie  
2008 Max Payne Lincoln Deneuf  
2007 Blackout Rasheed  
2004 Brooklyn Bound Courtland  
Everyday People Devon  
Joy Road Dante  
2003 Five Deep Breaths Banny Short film
2002 Paid in Full Dunn  
Central Park Jog Jogger #2 Short film
2001 Prison Song Phone Kid  
2000 The Day the Ponies Come Back Darryl Boyd  
1999 Ghost Dog Gangsta in Red  
1998 He Got Game 'I Love You' Leech  
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2014 The Strain Alonso Creem It's Not for Everyone (#1.4)
Power Drifty Loyalty (#1.7)
Bosch Jerry Edgar Pilot (#1.1)
Quarry Arthur TV Movie
2012 TRON: Uprising Moog Tagged (#1.14); Voice role
Common Law Bart the Security Guard Hot for Teacher (#1.11)
2011 CSI: Miami Jean Guiton Hunting Ground (#9.16)
2010 Lie to Me Henry Miller In the Red (#3.1)
Mercy The Robber 2 episodes
2009 Cold Case Ronde Brooks '70 Soul (#7.4)
2008 Heroes Benjamin 'Knox' Washington 10 episodes
The Game Carnell Before the Parade Passes By (#2.17)
Jericho Corporal Adams Patriots and Tyrants (#2.7)
2004-2008 The Wire Marlo Stanfield  
2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Doc Justice (#3.19)
2001 Third Watch Legros ...And Zeus Wept (#2.22)
2000 Law & Order Jean Marchier Burn Baby Burn (#11.6)
The Beat Rasta They Say It's Your Birthday (#1.2)
Video Games
YearTitleRoleNotes
2010 Halo: Reach Emile  
2005 Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories Pedestrian  
The Warriors Additional Voices

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