He played Dixon Wilson, a teenage boy who is adopted and moves with his family to Beverly Hills.
In March 2009, he secured a role in the George Lucas-produced war film Red Tails.
Soon after his run on The Wire, he attended an acting workshop at the Roundabout Theatre Company where he worked alongside actress, Phylicia Rashad in productions of Stockholm Brooklyn and Wool at the Cherry Lane Theatre.
In 2008, Wilds returned to television in The CW's teen drama series, 90210, a spin-off of Beverly Hills, 90210.
Though Tristan plays one of the leading roles on the series, the ensemble nature of the remake provides for plenty of other series regulars to help fill the void.
A rep for the 22-year-old actor has not replied to request for comment, and there are no further details regarding his illness at this time.
He released several singles, including "2 Girlz" which was featured on the fourth season of his TV show, 90210. Wilds' debut EP, Remember Remember, was released toward the end of 2011.I'm so fond of every part of my life, good and bad, because it's made me who I am. I needed them to hear it.' Nick asked how Adele managed to stay so grounded despite her fame. Wishing I'd waited and wishing I'd hurried up as well.'My last record was a break-up record and if I had to label this one I would call it a make-up record. She said: 'Sometimes I have my days and my moments, not all the time, when I think I just want to be on a yacht all the time. Reeling from the Xavier Nolan-directed video, one fan wrote: 'OK Adele, I see you. ', while another - playing with the song's lyrical content - simply said: 'Hello Tristan Wilds, it's me! The reaction came on the same day Adele was interviewed on The Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw, where she talked about the nerves behind her comeback and debuted her new single for the first time in full. I've had nothing to say so why am I going to say anything. Talking about her relief now her single has been released, she said: 'I thought it was never going to happen. Wishing I'd gotten to know my great grandmother more, and wishing I didn't know myself so well, because it means I always know what's going to happen. She continued: 'I miss everything about my past, the good and the bad, but only because it won't come back. In August it was reported that she had been working on new music with the likes of One Republic's Ryan Tedder, who produced and co-wrote Rumour Has It on 21, Gnarls Barkley's Brian Burton and other music luminaries.Every album is always going to follow 21, so I can't include it in any expectations of anything I do again.''It's not just about relationships with my exes, it's friendships as well. I would do stuff and my team would say, "it's not good enough, go back to the drawing board."' It's been a long time coming. Wishing I hadn't cut my hair off, wishing I was 5ft 7in. The film follows the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African American United States Army Air Force (USAAF) servicemen, during World War II. He also played Officer Beck, the Black officer at the center of the controversial shooting of a young white male in a racially-charged town in the TV show Shots Fired.Wilds met producer Salaam Remi in 2008 at the BMI Awards, which sparked Wilds' initial interest in becoming a music artist.We wish Tristan all the best and hope for a speedy recovery!After debuting on Friday morning, the clip - which sees 25 year-old Tristan play the singer's former love interest - his name began trending on the micro-blogging site and sparked a slew of keen comments from music fans. No one else in my life is famous, so they would think I am an idiot if lived my like like that. I feel like I've spent my whole life so far wishing it away.''Wishing I wasn't so matter of fact all the time. I'm on about being a teenager, sitting around and chatting s**t, not caring about the future because it didn't matter then like it does now.because of an illness, sources confirm to us exclusively.It is unclear exactly how many episodes the show's 22-year-old leading man will skip, but we're told it may be somewhere around four, and they will be the final episodes of the current season.