Michael Jai White

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Michael Richard Jai White is an American actor, director, and martial artist. He is the first African American to portray a major comic book superhero in a major motion picture, having starred as Al Simmons, the protagonist in the 1997 film Spawn. White appeared as Marcus Williams in the Tyler Perry films Why Did I Get Married? and Why Did I Get... read more

Michael Richard Jai White is an American actor, director, and martial artist. He is the first African American to portray a major comic book superhero in a major motion picture, having starred as Al Simmons, the protagonist in the 1997 film Spawn. White appeared as Marcus Williams in the Tyler Perry films Why Did I Get Married? and Why Did I Get Married Too?, and starred as the character on the TBS/OWN comedy-drama television series Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse. White portrayed Jax Briggs in Mortal Kombat: Legacy and the Cyborg Seth in Universal Soldier, the return. He portrayed boxer Mike Tyson in the 1995 HBO television movie Tyson. He also played the title role in the blaxploitation parody film Black Dynamite, as well as the animated series of the same name.

Born

Friday, 10 November 1967

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Actor Filmography

The Outlaw Johnny Black Outlaw Johnny Black / Johnny Black 2020
Pump Eric 2020
Welcome to Sudden Death 2020
Undercover Brother 2 Undercover Brother / Narrator 2019
Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks Himself 2019
In Search of the Last Action Heroes Himself / Self 2019
The D.L. Hughley Show Self - Guest 2019
The Hard Way Payne 2019
Triple Threat Devereaux 2019
Dragged Across Concrete Biscuit / 'Biscuit' 2019
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Actor Filmography

The Outlaw Johnny Black Outlaw Johnny Black / Johnny Black 2020
Pump Eric 2020
Welcome to Sudden Death 2020
Undercover Brother 2 Undercover Brother / Narrator 2019
Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks Himself 2019
In Search of the Last Action Heroes Himself / Self 2019
The D.L. Hughley Show Self - Guest 2019
The Hard Way Payne 2019
Triple Threat Devereaux 2019
Dragged Across Concrete Biscuit / 'Biscuit' 2019
Collider Live Self 2018
Making A Killing Orlando Hudson 2018
The Family Business Vegas Duncan 2018
Accident Man Mick 2018
Cops and Robbers Michael 2017
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege Scorpion 2017
Insecure Zeke 2016
The Crooked Man Milo 2016
Chocolate City: Vegas Princeton 2016
Vigilante Diaries Barrington 2016
Never Back Down: No Surrender Case Walker 2016
The Asian Connection Greedy Greg 2016
Chain of Command James Webster 2015
Chocolate City Princeton 2015
Skin Trade Reed 2015
The Real Miyagi Himself 2015
Beyond the Game 2014
Black-ish Vincent 2014
Falcon Rising John 'Falcon' Chapman 2014
Unsung Hollywood Self 2014
Android Cop Hammond 2014
Generation Iron Himself 2013
The Real Self 2013
Fedz Big D (as Micheal White) 2013
The Cinema Couch Himself - Guest 2013
Real Husbands of Hollywood Himself 2013
Metal Hurlant Chronicles Balt, Teague 2012
Arrow Ben Turner, Ben Turner / Bronze Tiger 2012
Somebody's Child Douglas 2012
Black Dynamite Black Dynamite, Black Dynamite (voice) 2012
The Philly Kid Arthur Letts 2012
Freaky Deaky Donnell Lewis 2012
We the Party Officer Davis 2012
Ask Dr. Nandi Himself 2012
For Better or Worse Marcus Williams 2011
Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown Case Walker 2011
Tactical Force Hunt 2011
DPTV Networks Himself 2011
Dish Nation Self 2011
Mortal Kombat: Legacy Major Jackson 'Jax' Briggs 2011
Way Black When: Primetime Himself 2011
One Angry Juror Derrick 2010
The Legend Of Bruce Lee Ali 2010
The Legend of Bruce Lee Ali 2010
Mortal Kombat: Rebirth Jackson Briggs 2010
Why Did I Get Married Too? Marcus 2010
WWE NXT Self 2010
Black Dynamite Black Dynamite 2009
The Tyler Perry Show Himself 2009
Blood And Bone Isaiah Bone 2009
Batman: The Brave and the Bold Tattooed Man 2008
The Dark Knight Gambol 2008
Justice Tre 2008
Why Did I Get Married? Marcus 2007
House of Payne Bryan 2006
Windfall Michael 2006
Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing George Chambers 2006
Getting Played Actor 2005
The Boondocks Bushido Brown / Cop 2005
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
UnConventional Himself 2004
Clubhouse Ellis Hayes 2004
Justice League Unlimited Doomsday 2004
Silver Hawk Morris 2004
CSI: Miami Officer Roy Bailey 2002
Pandora's Box Hampton Hines 2002
De Superman à Spider-Man: L'aventure des super-héros Spawn (archive footage) 2001
Justice League Doomsday 2001
Exit Wounds Lewis Strutt 2001
Boston Public Darren Schofield 2000
Static Shock Osebo 2000
Soul Food Russell Banks 2000
Wonderland Dr. Derrick Hatcher 2000
Freedom Song Coleman Vaughnes 2000
Universal Soldier: The Return SETH 1999
Breakfast of Champions Howell 1999
Thick as Thieves Pointy 1999
Mutiny Ben Cooper 1999
Ringmaster Demond 1998
Spawn Spawn 1997
City Of Industry Odell Williams 1997
2 Days In The Valley Buck 1996
Shaughnessy Carpenter 1996
JAG Petty Officer First Class Peter Quinn / Lt. Martin Payne 1995
Tyson Mike Tyson 1995
Ballistic Quint 1995
Lion Strike Silvio 1994
NYPD Blue Off. Reginald 'Reggie' Fancy 1993
Living Single Steve 1993
Full Contact Low-Ball 1993
Renegade Luther - Dawn's boyfriend 1992
Martin Valdez 1992
Universal Soldier Soldier 1992
Ring of Fire 1991
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze Audience Man 1991
The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie Apocalypse, Inc. Executive (as Michael White) 1989
The Toxic Avenger Part II Apocalypse Inc. Executive (as Michael White) 1989

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