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Michael Potts is an actor and assistant director, known for Show Me a Hero (2015), True Detective (2014) and Damages (2007). See full bio »

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Show Me a Hero Walter Henderson
(2015)
True Detective Detective Maynard Gilbough
(2014)
Damages Horatio Emanuel
(2010)
The Wire Brother Mouzone
(2003-2004)

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 2021 27 Candles (Short) (post-production)
Papa
  Night Music (completed)
Father Dobie
 2021 Prodigal Son (TV Series)
Dr. Brandon Marsh
- Take Your Father to Work Day (2021) ... Dr. Brandon Marsh
- Speak of the Devil (2021) ... Dr. Brandon Marsh
 2020/IV Welcome Home
Dr. Philips
 2020 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Slow Drag
 2020 Cicada
Francis
 2020 God Friended Me (TV Series)
King Omari
- The Princess and the Hacker (2020) ... King Omari
 2020 Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector (TV Series)
Dr. Arthur Wasden
- What Lies Beneath (2020) ... Dr. Arthur Wasden
 2019 All Souls (TV Series)
Rev. Morgan Thomas
 2019 She's Gotta Have It (TV Series)
Joseph Petiport
- #NationTime (2019) ... Joseph Petiport
 2018 Random Acts of Flyness (TV Series)
Director
 2018 Elementary (TV Series)
Doctor Peter Hanson
- Pushing Buttons (2018) ... Doctor Peter Hanson
 2018 Change in the Air
Professor Hoffman
 2018 Here and Now
Ray
 2018 Taken (TV Series)
Hanson
- Password (2018) ... Hanson
 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
- 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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Appeared as one of nine actors portraying John Lennon in the "Lennon" musical by John Lennon and Don Scardino which played at Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco, California, the Colonial Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts, and the Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway. 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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