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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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 2016 American Graduate Day (TV Movie)
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 2012 House (TV Series)
Will Westwood
 2012 County (TV Movie)
 2010-2011 Lie to Me (TV Series)
- 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)
- Poppin' Tags (2006) ... Morris
 2002 The Wire (TV Series)
- 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)
- 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 Wire" BET Promo Shoot commercial.(2006) See more »

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5' 11½" (1.82 m)

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[on working with Octavia Spencer] Octavia is awesome. She's a really giving actress, you know, she's very funny. She can definitely lighten the mood when everybody's all sobbing and we had an emotionally draining day. She'll lighten the mood and say something to get everybody smiling again and get us in a good mood. See more »


His middle name, Bakari, is Swahili and means "of noble promise". See more »

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