Actor Wendell Pierce has lost his Louisiana home to floods

Actor Wendell Pierce, a star of HBO's "The Wire" and the Atlanta-filmed HBO movie "Confirmation," has lost his home in the ravaging Louisiana floods.

Explore Our interview with Wendell Pierce while he was filming in Atlanta

Credit: Jennifer Brett

Credit: Jennifer Brett

"I lost my house," he told TMZ during a brief interview at the Los Angeles airport. Understandably, he didn't much feel like talking. "It's private," he said.

He's been tweeting about it, mostly encouraging help for others: