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Michael Potts is an actor and assistant director, known for The Wire (2002) and True Detective (2014). See full bio »
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The Wire
The Wire Brother Mouzone
2003-2004
True Detective
True Detective Detective Maynard Gilbough
2014

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 2018 Parked (Short) (filming)
Montgomery
 2016 Hometown Hero (completed)
Dr. Philips
  Change in the Air (post-production)
Professor Hoffman
 2017 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Iniko
- The Forecaster (No. 163) (2017) ... Iniko
 2016 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Senator Fred Reynolds
- Breakout Capacity (2016) ... Senator Fred Reynolds
- Tectonic Shift (2016) ... Senator Fred Reynolds
- The Statement (2016) ... Senator Fred Reynolds
 2016 Let Me Make You a Martyr
Charon
 2015-2016 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Travers
- .exe (2016) ... Travers
- Control-Alt-Delete (2015) ... Travers
 2012-2016 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Sergeant Cole Draper
- Manhattan Transfer (2016) ... Sergeant Cole Draper
- Community Policing (2015) ... Sergeant Cole Draper
- Spring Awakening (2014) ... Sergeant Cole Draper
- Post-Mortem Blues (2014) ... Sergeant Cole Draper
- Gambler's Fallacy (2014) ... Sergeant Cole Draper
 2016 37
Archibald Smith
 2015 Gotham (TV Series)
Sid Bunderslaw
- Rise of the Villains: Scarification (2015) ... Sid Bunderslaw
- The Anvil or the Hammer (2015) ... Sid Bunderslaw
- Under the Knife (2015) ... Sid Bunderslaw
 2015 Show Me a Hero (TV Mini-Series)
Walter Henderson
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... Walter Henderson (uncredited)
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... Walter Henderson
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Walter Henderson
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Walter Henderson
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Walter Henderson
 2015 Allegiance (TV Series)
- Pilot (2015)
 2014 White Collar (TV Series)
David
- Return to Sender (2014) ... David
 2014 Matador (TV Series)
Moktar Zola
- Code Red Card (2014) ... Moktar Zola
 2014 True Detective (TV Series)
Detective Maynard Gilbough
- After You've Gone (2014) ... Detective Maynard Gilbough
- Haunted Houses (2014) ... Detective Maynard Gilbough
- The Secret Fate of All Life (2014) ... Detective Maynard Gilbough
- Form and Void (2014) ... Detective Maynard Gilbough
- Who Goes There (2014) ... Detective Maynard Gilbough
 2014 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Thorton Mead
- Manhattan Queens (2014) ... Thorton Mead
 2013/I Mom
Andy
 2013 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
Mediator
- Smile (2013) ... Mediator
- Luck of the Drawing (2013) ... Mediator
 2012 Royal Pains (TV Series)
Mr. Burman
- After the Fireworks (2012) ... Mr. Burman
 2010 Damages (TV Series)
Horatio Emanuel
- All That Crap About Your Family (2010) ... Horatio Emanuel
- I Look Like Frankenstein (2010) ... Horatio Emanuel
- You Haven't Replaced Me (2010) ... Horatio Emanuel
 1997-2010 Law & Order (TV Series)
Stokes's Attorney / Malcolm Young / Lester Wilkes / ...
- Four Cops Shot (2010) ... Stokes's Attorney
- Captive (2007) ... Malcolm Young
- New York Minute (2005) ... Lester Wilkes
- Entrapment (1997) ... Reggie Dobbs
 2009 Bored to Death (TV Series)
Yusef
- The Alanon Case (2009) ... Yusef
 2009 Flight of the Conchords (TV Series)
Nigel Saladu
- A New Cup (2009) ... Nigel Saladu
 2008 Jocasta
Oedipus
 2006 Diggers
South Shell Pot Buyer
 2005 The Warriors (Video Game)
Cyrus (voice)
 2003-2004 The Wire (TV Series)
Brother Mouzone
- Mission Accomplished (2004) ... Brother Mouzone
- Middle Ground (2004) ... Brother Mouzone
- Reformation (2004) ... Brother Mouzone
- Port in a Storm (2003) ... Brother Mouzone
- Bad Dreams (2003) ... Brother Mouzone
 2004 The Jury (TV Series)
Dr. Bertand
- Three Boys and a Gun (2004) ... Dr. Bertand
 2003 Queens Supreme (TV Series)
- The Eyes Have It (2003)
 2001 Oz (TV Series)
Reinhardt
- Medium Rare (2001) ... Reinhardt
 1999 Cosby (TV Series)
Floyd
- The Wedding (1999) ... Floyd
 1998 Trinity (TV Series)
- No Secrets (1998)
 1997 The Peacemaker
DOE Haz-mat Tech #1
 1997 Conspiracy Theory
Justice Guard
 1996 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Mel
- Yes, We Have No Cannolis (1996) ... Mel
 1995 Hackers
Tow Truck Driver
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: Plays Feste in "Twelfth Night" play by William Shakespeare (Delacorte Theater, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

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Originated the role of "Mafala Hatimbi" in The Book of Mormon on Broadway, singing the musical's famous anthem "Hasa Diga Eebowai".

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