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Michael Colyar

A native of Chicago, Michael Colyar made his mark as "The King of Venice Beach." For nine years, he performed five shows a day, leaving a positive imprint on the crowd with his thought-provoking humor. As his hard work begun paying off and with his comedic star on the rise, he was honored by the city of Venice by placing his shoe and hand prints ... See full bio »

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 2016 The Rich & the Ruthless (TV Movie)
 2016 Family Time (TV Series)
- Thanks for Giving (2016) ... Willy
 2015-2016 Mi Casa Mi Casa (TV Series)
- Run Raymond Run (2016) ... Stanley
- Pinata Pinata (2016) ... Stanley
- Piñata Piñata (2015) ... Stanley
- Blackout (2015) ... Stanley
- Stanleyville (2015) ... Stanley
 2015 Black-ish (TV Series)
Reverend Hubbard
- Churched (2015) ... Reverend Hubbard
 2015 Diamond Ruff
Everette Wilson
 2014 Black Dynamite (TV Series)
 2013 Mutumbo the Lost Prince
 2013 A Christmas Wedding
 2011 The Cleveland Show (TV Series)
Buff Man
- Sex and the Biddy (2011) ... Buff Man (voice)
 2010 Church
Brother Johnson
 2010 Malice N Wonderland (Video short)
Cop #2
 2009 The Princess and the Frog (Video Game)
Buford (voice)
 2008 I'm Every Woman (Video short)
 2007 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series)
Judge #2
- Everybody Hates Driving (2007) ... Judge #2
 2007 Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz (TV Series)
Temp Preacher
- Episode #1.8 ... Temp Preacher
 2006 Who Made the Potatoe Salad?
Old man #1 in Park
 2006 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
- Spinning Wheels (2006) ... Man (as Michael K. Colyar)
 2005 Clean Up Men
Uncle Scott
 2005 Barbershop (TV Series)
- The Politics of Money (2005) ... Leonard
- Family Bussiness (2005) ... Leonard
- What's Good for the Cos... (2005) ... Leonard
 2005 A Get2Gether
 2004 Roscoe's House of Chicken n Waffles (Video)
Man Getting Out of Car (uncredited)
 2004 Out on Parole (Video)
 2004 If Love Hadn't Left Me Lonely (Video)
 2004 Mean Jadine (Short)
 2003 Family Reunion: The Movie (Video)
 2003 The Beat
 2002 The Parkers (TV Series)
Mr. Thomas
- High Heels and Videotapes (2002) ... Mr. Thomas
 1999 Rising to the Top
Charlie, Jailer #1
 1999 In the House (TV Series)
Dr. Doobie
- Guest Dad (1999) ... Dr. Doobie
- Cornbread, Marion and Me (1999) ... Dr. Doobie
 1999 A Luv Tale
 1998 High Freakquency
Warm Daddy
 1998 The Hughleys (TV Series)
Booker T.
- The Thanksgiving Episode (1998) ... Booker T.
 1995-1997 Martin (TV Series)
Mr. Whitaker
- Headin' for Trouble (1995) ... Mr. Whitaker (as Michael K. Colyar)
 1996 Homeboys in Outer Space (TV Series)
Milky Ray
- The Pleasure Planet Principle, or G Marks the Spot (1996) ... Milky Ray (as Michael K. Colyar)
- There's No Space Like Home, or Return of the Jed Eye (1996) ... Milky Ray (as Michael K. Colyar)
 1996 Alien Avengers (TV Movie)
 1995 Fudge (TV Series)
Frank Fargo
- The Art of Friendship (1995) ... Frank Fargo
 1993 What's Love Got to Do with It
Apollo Announcer
 1990 The Closer
 1990 Zapped Again! (Video)
 1990 Equal Justice (TV Series)
Eddie Washington
- A Sucker's Bet (1990) ... Eddie Washington
 1990 Downtown
 1989 227 (TV Series)
- Guess Who's Not Coming to Christmas? (1989) ... Rudolph (as Michael K. Colyar)
 1989 Dragnet (TV Series)
R.C. Jones
- The Triple Cross (1989) ... R.C. Jones
 1988 Necessity (TV Movie)
Photographer (as Michael K. Colyar)
 1988 Johnny Be Good
Recruiter Mike
 1987 Hollywood Shuffle
Body Guard #3
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Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Self (28 credits)

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