Isaiah Washington


Isaiah Washington is a veteran actor best known as Dr. Preston Burke on ABC's Grey's Anatomy. Born in Houston, the two-time NAACP Image award winner is also recognized for his roles in films and shows like NYPD Blue, Law & Order, Crooklyn, Love Jones and Exit Wounds. In 2011 he penned his first novel, a memoir entitled A Man From Another Land, after tracing his roots to Sierra Leone and becoming the first African-American to gain dual citizenship in the U.S. and African country.