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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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18 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Creed
Creed Adonis Johnson
(2015)
Fruitvale Station
Fruitvale Station Oscar Grant
(2013)
Chronicle
Chronicle Steve Montgomery
(2012)
Fantastic Four
Fantastic Four Johnny Storm
(2015)

Filmography

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  Fahrenheit 451 (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Montag
 2016/I Against the Wall (Short)
 2016 NBA 2K17 (Video Game)
Justice Young
 2016 Apple TV: Father Time (Video short)
 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 Hardball
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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Other Works:

Appeared in "The Wire" BET Promo Shoot commercial.(2006) See more »

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10 Articles | 3 Pictorials | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Michael Jordan

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on being known for his characters dying] My mom has seen me die way too much. I gotta give her a break. Hopefully, moving forward, I'll make it through the third act. See more »

Trivia:

Was home schooled but was allowed to play on the basketball team at New Jersey's Newark Arts High School. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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