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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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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)

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  Fahrenheit 451 (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Montag
 2012 House M.D. (TV Series)
Will Westwood
 2012 County (TV Movie)
Travis
 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
 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
 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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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 how he handles awards season] I usually cover my ears and run that way! It's always trying to manage expectations -- you just show up and do the work. After it's a wrap, there's not much you can do about it. Just gotta ride the wave and take everything as it comes. That's the best way, I think, to handle it. See more »

Trivia:

Appeared on Variety's "Top 10 Actors To Watch" list (2013). See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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