Isiah Whitlock Jr., film, theater, and television artist, has the extraordinary gift of commanding any space he inhabits. A combination of physical presence, intense emotional investment, and sonorous voice all combine to create an arresting experience for any viewer or audience member.

"From a little spark, may burst a flame."

—Dante Alighieri

"The end crowns all, And that old common arbitrator, Time, Will one day end it. So to him we leave it."

—William Shakespeare

"I never asked whose cake it was, I just went in and cut myself a piece."

—Clifford Odets