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Michael B. Jordan


Michael B. Jordan, middle of three children, was born in Santa Ana, California and raised in Newark, New Jersey by Donna (Davis), and Michael A. Jordan. His middle name Bakari means "noble promise" in Swahili. Jordan has starred in three of the most critically acclaimed television dramas of the past decade. First, Michael played the hard-shelled ... See full bio »

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13 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Making a Scene (Short)
Man
 2012 Hotel Noir
Leon
 2012 House M.D. (TV Series)
Will Westwood
 2012 County (TV Movie)
Travis
 2011 Gears of War 3 (Video Game)
Jace Stratton (voice)
 2010-2011 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Key
- Killer App (2011) ... Key
- Smoked (2010) ... Key
 2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Danny Ford
- Inhumane Society (2010) ... Danny Ford
 2009 Bones (TV Series)
Perry Wilson
- The Plain in the Prodigy (2009) ... Perry Wilson
 2009 Burn Notice (TV Series)
Corey Jensen
- Hot Spot (2009) ... Corey Jensen
 2007 Cold Case (TV Series)
Michael Carter
- Wunderkind (2007) ... Michael Carter
 2007/III Blackout
C.J.
 2006 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Jesse Lewis
- The Calm Before (2006) ... Jesse Lewis
 2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Morris
- Poppin' Tags (2006) ... Morris
 2002 The Wire (TV Series)
Wallace
- Sentencing (2002) ... Wallace (credit only)
- Cleaning Up (2002) ... Wallace
- The Hunt (2002) ... Wallace
- The Cost (2002) ... Wallace
- Game Day (2002) ... Wallace
 2001 Hard Ball
Jamal (as Michael Jordan)
 1999/I Black & White
Teen #2
 1999 Cosby (TV Series)
Michael
- The Vesey Method (1999) ... Michael
 1999 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Rideland Kid
- Down Neck (1999) ... Rideland Kid (as Michael Jordan)
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Appeared in the music video "Did You Wrong" by R&B artist Pleasure P. (2008) See more »

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9 Articles | 3 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michael Jordan

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on how he got involved with Fruitvale Station (2013)] Honestly, my agent gave me the script. We were talking about what I wanted to do, and I told him I want to do a big film and that I want to do a gritty, independent film. And I was blessed to get Chronicle (2012), and then right after that he gave me Fruitvale to read. I read it and started crying, like it was pretty heavy. I was like, who ... See more »

Trivia:

No relation to the basketball player Michael Jordan. He inserted a middle initial in his name to avoid confusion. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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