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Donnie Andrews, the man who played Butchie's friend and Omar's revenge accomplice in Season 5, was the real life inspiration for Omar and spent many years in prison for murder. David Simon used lots of Baltimore locals he met during his time as a reporter, many being the real life inspirations for a lot of the stories he told in the Wire.
In real life, however, my name is Dr. Yvette Cendes, and I am a postdoctoral fellow in astronomy at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, where I focus on radio astronomy in general and gigantic space explosions (supernovae, star eating black holes, etc) in particular. I began that job a few months ago, when I completed my PhD requirements, but did not yet undergo the formal.
The Top 10 Ultimate Drug-Cartel Movies. Johnny Depp's second appearance on our list is his starring role as real-life cocaine dealer George Jung. The movie follows George's humble beginnings in 1950s Boston through to his rise and fall in the 1980s as a confidant to Colombian kingpin Pablo Escobar. Penelope Cruz costars as the woman of his dreams and the mother of his young daughter. 2.
An informant told Rayam that Hamilton was a high-level drug dealer. After only two years out of federal prison on a previous drugs conviction, Hamilton moved his family into a resplendent, seven.
Donnie Andrews saw his first dead body, lynched and hanging from a tree in North Carolina, when he was four years old. At 10, he watched from behind the washing machines in a Baltimore laundromat.
The aggressive (and not particularly subtle) drug dealer's transformation to a literal snake was definitely scary. Parodied by Progressive Insurance, which has one commercial in which spokesperson Flo hangs out in a dark alley and aggressively sells insurance in a manner that copies the standard 80s portrayal of the aggressive drug dealer.
Gbenga Akinnagbe, the actor who plays a drug dealer’s henchman named Chris Partlow, said, “This is David’s domain. He gets the streets of Baltimore better than we do.” The novelist Dennis.