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Isaiah Washington

Quick facts

Full nameIsaiah Washington IV
Known asIsaiah Washington
BirthdayAugust 3, 1963
Age58 years old
Sun signLeo
Place of birthHouston, Texas, U.S.
EducationWillowridge High School, Houston
Howard University

Career:

Film:

YearTitleRole
1991The Color of LoveN/A
1991Land Where My Fathers DiedMalcolm
1991Strictly BusinessHustler
1993StrappedWillie
1994CrooklynVic
1994Alma’s RainbowMiles
1995StonewallUniformed Cop
1995ClockersVictor Dunham
1995Dead PresidentsAndrew Curtis (Uncredited)
1996Girl 6Shoplifter
1996Mr. and Mrs. LovingBlue
1996Get on the BusKyle
1996Soul of the GameAdult Willie Mays
1997Love JonesSavon Garrison
1997Joe Torre: Curveballs Along the WayDwight Gooden
1998Always OutnumberedWilfred
1998Mixing NiaLewis
1998BulworthDarnell
1998RitualsWendal
1999True CrimeFrank Louis Beechum
1999Out of SightKenneth Miller
1999A Texas FuneralWalter
2000VeilBentley
2000Romeo Must DieMac
2000Dancing in SeptemberGeorge Washington
2000KinStone
2001TaraMax
2001Exit WoundsGeorge Clark
2001Sacred Is the FleshRoland
2002Welcome to CollinwoodLeon
2002Ghost ShipGreer
2003Hollywood HomicideAntoine Sartain
2003This Girl’s LifeShane
2004Wild Things 2Terence Bridge
2004Dead BirdsTodd
2004Trois: The EscortBernard ‘Benny’ Grier
2005The MogulsHomer
2008The Least of TheseFather Andre James
2010Hurricane SeasonCoach Buddy Simmons
2011Area QThomas Mathews
2012The UndershepherdL.C.
2012David E. Talbert’s Suddenly SingleSylvester Stone Sr.
2013Blue CapriceJohn Allen Muhammad
2013Doctor BelloDr. Michael Durant
2014BlackbirdLance Rousseau
2015The Sin SeerGrant Summit
2016Secret SummerGus
2017Dead TriggerRockstock
2018Behind the MovementE.D. Nixon
2019Keys to the CityAugust King
2020Cut Throat CitySinclair Stewart
2020Trump CardIsaiah Washington (as himself), interviewed by Dinesh D’Souza
2020James the SecondDr. Ramesh
2021Escape from Black Water
2021God’s Not Dead: We The People

Television:

YearTitleRole
1991Law & OrderDerek Hardy
1994Homicide: Life on the StreetLane Staley
1994Lifestories: Families in CrisisO.G.
1995NYPD BlueAntonio Boston
1996New York UndercoverAndre Morgan
1996Living SingleDr. Charles Roberts
1997High IncidentRulon “RuDog” Douglas
1998Ally McBealMichael Rivers
2000Soul FoodMiles Jenkins
2001Touched by an AngelRev. Austin Davis
2001All My ChildrenPolice Officer
2005–2007,
2014
Grey’s AnatomyDr. Preston Burke
2007Bionic WomanAntonio Pope
2008The CleanerKeith Bowen
2011Law & Order: LARoland Davidson
2011Single LadiesNoland
2014–2018The 100Thelonious Jaha
2017Blue BloodsChief Travis Jackson
2017BullJules Caffrey
2020P-ValleyMayor Tydell Ruffin
2020Isaiah Washington: Kitchen TalkHimself

Awards and nominations:

Image Awards

YearCategoryNominated WorkResult
2002Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic SpecialDancing in SeptemberNominated
2006Outstanding Actor in a Drama SeriesGrey’s AnatomyWon
2007Outstanding Actor in a Drama SeriesGrey’s AnatomyWon

Screen Actors Guild Awards

YearCategoryNominated WorkResult
2006Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesGrey’s AnatomyNominated
2007Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesGrey’s AnatomyWon
2008Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesGrey’s AnatomyNominated

Black Reel Awards

YearCategoryNominated WorkResult
2014Outstanding Actor, Motion PictureBlue Caprice Nominated

Gotham Awards

YearCategoryNominated WorkResult
2013Gotham Independent Award for Best ActorBlue Caprice Nominated

Monte-Carlo TV Festival

YearCategoryNominated WorkResult
2007Outstanding Actor – Drama SeriesGrey’s AnatomyNominated
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