Michael B. Jordan Biography

Birthday: 1987-02-09
Place of Birth: Santa Ana, California USA
Wiki Biography: Michael B. Jordan has starred in two of the most significant television dramas of the past decade. First, Michael received critical acclaim for his portrayal of the hard-shelled, softhearted young urbanite "Wallace" in HBO's dramatic hit series "The Wire". He then went on to star as the role of quarterback "Vince Howard" on "Friday Night Lights" (NBC). Currently, he can be seen playing a recovered alcoholic "Alex," on NBC's "Parenthood," which will premiere its third season on September 13th, 2011. Graced with the opportunity to begin a professional acting career early in his life, Michael caught the eye of Dr. Bill Cosby and was cast in the recurring role of "Michael" for the CBS sitcom series "Cosby" in 1999. Almost simultaneously, he appeared on the HBO series "The Sopranos". The following year, he was selected from hundreds of hopefuls, to play "Jamal," in the Paramount Pictures feature film, Hardball starring Keanu Reeves. In 2003, Michael became the youngest African American actor to be contracted with the ABC network daytime drama series, "All My Children," in the role of "Reggie," Susan Lucci's adopted son. Michael later moved to Los Angeles where he soon landed a lead role in the independent film Blackout, starring Melvin Van Peebles, Jeffrey Wright, and Zoe Saldana. In the fall of 2007, Michael was cast to The N network's sitcom "The Assistants." He also appeared in his first feature film when he was cast in Rockmund Dunbar's ensemble "Pastor Brown" which premiered in the American Black Film Festival in the summer of 2009. He has had guest appearance roles for "CSI," "Cold Case," "Lie to Me," "Without a Trace" and "Law & Order." In February 2012, Michael will star in 20th Century Fox's feature film Chronicle, a supernatural thriller that follows three Portland teens as they develop incredible powers after exposure to a mysterious substance. Additionally, Michael will be seen in George Lucas' "Redtails," the story of the first African American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during WWII aka The Tuskegee Airmen. Michael proudly portrays escort fighter pilot, "Maurice 'Bumps' Wilson". The director of the film is Anthony Hemmingway, and it is set for release in the spring of 2012. Michael has received NAACP Image Award Nominations for "Outstanding Male Actor in a Television Daytime Drama Series" in 2005, 2006 & 2007. He resides in Los Angeles where he enjoys supporting charities such as Help USA and Lupus LA.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Hardball 1994 - 1994 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Hardball 2001 0, Biography
Pastor Brown Tariq Brown 2009 Drama, Family
Chronicle Steve Montgomery 2012 Sport, 0, Game Show
Hotel Noir Leon 2012 Crime, Drama
Fruitvale Station Oscar Grant 2013
Pretenders Phil 2014 Drama
Are We Officially Dating? Mikey 2014 Comedy, Romance
Creed Adonis Creed 2015 Drama, Sport