Robert Chew dies: 'The Wire' actor suffers heart attack at 52
Chew studied music at Morgan State University and worked as the music director for the Arena Players community theater. In addition to playing the diplomatic Baltimore drug boss on "The Wire," Chew appeared on "Homicide: Life On the Streets" and the TV movie "Something The Lord Made." He has a role in the upcoming film "Jamesy Boy."
Watch a scene from "The Wire" with Chew below. Beware of rough language.