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Michael B. Jordan


Michael B. Jordan, the middle of three children, was born in Santa Ana, California and raised in Newark, New Jersey. He is the son of Donna (Davis), a high school counselor, and Michael A. Jordan. His middle name, Bakari, means "noble promise" in Swahili. (He is not related to, or named after, basketball legend Michael Jordan.) Jordan has starred ... See full bio »

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Known For

Black Panther Erik Killmonger
(2018)
Creed Adonis Johnson
(2015)
Fruitvale Station Oscar Grant
(2013)
Fantastic Four Johnny Storm
(2015)

Filmography

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  Wrong Answer (announced)
Damany Lewis
 2020 Just Mercy (filming)
Bryan Stevenson
 2019 Raising Dion (TV Series) (filming)
Mark
- Episode #1.1 (2019) ... Mark
 2018 Gen: Lock (TV Series) (post-production)
Julian Chase (2018-) (voice)
 2018 Creed II (completed)
Adonis Johnson
 2018 Creed: Rise to Glory (Video Game)
Adonis Johnson
 2018/I Kin
Male Cleaner
 2018 Fahrenheit 451
Guy Montag
 2018 Black Panther
Erik Killmonger
 2018 Jay Z: Family Feud ft. Beyoncé (Video short)
 2017 Wilson's Heart (Video Game)
Kurt Mosby (voice)
 2016/I Against the Wall (Short)
Man
 2016 NBA 2K17 (Video Game)
Justice Young (voice)
 2016 Apple TV: Father Time (Video short)
Michael
 2015 Creed
Adonis Johnson
 2015 Fantastic Four
Johnny Storm
 2014 The Boondocks (TV Series)
Pretty Boy Flizzy
- Pretty Boy Flizzy (2014) ... Pretty Boy Flizzy (voice)
- Unaired Pilot ... Pretty Boy Flizzy (voice)
 2014 That Awkward Moment
Mikey
 2013 Making a Scene (Short)
Man
 2013 Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (Video)
Cyborg / Victor Stone (voice)
 2013 Fruitvale Station
Oscar Grant
 2012 County (TV Movie)
Travis
 2012 Hotel Noir
Leon
 2012 House M.D. (TV Series)
Will Westwood
- Love is Blind (2012) ... Will Westwood
 2012 Chronicle
Steve Montgomery
 2012 Red Tails
Maurice Wilson
 2010-2011 Parenthood (TV Series)
Alex
- Clear Skies from Here on Out (2011) ... Alex
- Step Right Up (2011) ... Alex
- Hard Times Come Again No More (2011) ... Alex
 2011 Gears of War 3 (Video Game)
Jace Stratton (voice)
 2009-2011 Friday Night Lights (TV Series)
Vince Howard
- Always (2011) ... Vince Howard
- Texas Whatever (2011) ... Vince Howard
- The March (2011) ... Vince Howard
- Don't Go (2011) ... Vince Howard
- Gut Check (2011) ... Vince Howard
 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 The Assistants (TV Series)
Nate Warren
- Roomies (2009) ... Nate Warren
- The Competitions (2009) ... Nate Warren
- The Loophole (2009) ... Nate Warren
- The Bully (2009) ... Nate Warren
- The Break Up (2009) ... Nate Warren
 2009 Pastor Brown
Tariq Brown
 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
 2003-2006 All My Children (TV Series)
Reggie Porter Montgomery / Reggie / Reggie Porter
- Episode #1.9376 (2006) ... Reggie Porter Montgomery
- Episode #1.9305 (2006) ... Reggie Porter Montgomery
- Episode #1.9303 (2006) ... Reggie Porter Montgomery
- Episode #1.9302 (2006) ... Reggie Porter Montgomery
- Episode #1.9300 (2006) ... Reggie Porter Montgomery
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in the music video "Did You Wrong" by R&B artist Pleasure P. (2008) See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Articles | 3 Pictorials | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Michael B Jordan | Michael Jordan

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

I want to do everything. I'm a producer at heart. Eventually, when I can produce the way I want to, my acting's going to help fuel that. And not just vehicles for myself - I'm a member of this film society, and I want to contribute. If you're in the industry, you can't just take from it; you have to deposit something back to keep it going for the next generation. See more »

Trivia:

Took tap-dancing lessons as a child. See more »

Trademark:

Often works with Ryan Coogler.

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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