Photos with Doug Olear
BiographyPassaic, New Jersey, USA
Best known for his role as FBI Agent, Terry "Fitz" Fitzhugh on the critically acclaimed HBO crime drama The Wire, which he played for 5 seasons. He also co-starred alongside Alan Rickman and Mos Def in the HBO film "Something The Lord Made" which won an Emmy award for best TV FILM. A former Golden Gloves Boxing champion, Doug trained under the tutelage of the late Emanuel Steward and The Kronk Boxing Team in Detroit and Arizona. Doug studied acting at NYU and the Stella Adler Conservatory in New York City. Read more... DC and performed in over two dozen classical and contemporary plays. He also toured the US in plays dealing with teen substance abuse as well as the promotion of racial equality in the educational system. Doug spent a year performing at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC as Lt. Nick Rosetti in the play "Shear Madness" and six months at The Mason Street Theatre In San Francisco in the same role. He made his Off-Broadway debut in "The Brothers Berg" creating the role of Walter Berg, and following that performed with the late Al Freeman, Jr., in "Conflict of Interest" at The New Federal Theatre. Doug has also worked in several national commercials such as United Healthcare directed by Jim Gartner.