Isaiah Washington is an American actor. His acting career started in the 1990s. During this period, he appeared in the films Strictly Business, Crooklyn, Clockers, and Get on the Bus. In the 2000s, he became widely known for starring as Preston Burke in Grey’s Anatomy from 2005 to 2007. He also became known for his performances in the movies Ghost Ship, Hollywood Homicide, and Wild Things 2, among others. He went on to star in the movies Hurricane Season, Área Q, Blue Caprice, and Blackbird. In 2014, he started playing the role of Chancellor Thelonious Jaha in The 100, a role he still plays up to present.