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Mike Colter


Mike was born to Mr. & Mrs. Eddie Lee Colter Sr. At just 8 years of age he knew that acting would be his life long ambition when he saw the film "A Soldiers Story" in 1984. He began by starting a drama club in high school and becoming the president of the club. After putting on several plays and getting a taste for performing in front of an ... See full bio »

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Known For

Luke Cage
Luke Cage Luke Cage / Carl Lucas
(2016-2018)
Men in Black 3
Men in Black 3 Colonel
(2012)
Extinction
Extinction David
(2018)
Jessica Jones
Jessica Jones Luke Cage
(2015)

Filmography

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 2019 Stupid Happy (post-production)
Charles
 2019 Breakthrough (post-production)
Tommy Shine
 2018/V Skin
Daryle Jenkins
 2018 Extinction
David
 2016-2018 Luke Cage (TV Series)
Luke Cage / Carl Lucas
- They Reminisce Over You (2018) ... Luke Cage
- Can't Front on Me (2018) ... Luke Cage
- The Creator (2018) ... Luke Cage
- The Main Ingredient (2018) ... Luke Cage
- For Pete's Sake (2018) ... Luke Cage
 2018 The Good Fight (TV Series)
Lemond Bishop
- Day 471 (2018) ... Lemond Bishop
 2018 American Dad! (TV Series)
Guerrilla Solider
- (You Gotta) Strike for Your Right (2018) ... Guerrilla Solider (voice)
 2017 The Defenders (TV Mini-Series)
Luke Cage
- The Defenders (2017) ... Luke Cage
- Fish in the Jailhouse (2017) ... Luke Cage
- Ashes, Ashes (2017) ... Luke Cage
- Take Shelter (2017) ... Luke Cage
- Royal Dragon (2017) ... Luke Cage
 2017 Girls Trip
Stewart Pierce
 2015 America is Still the Place
Charlie Walker
 2015 Agent X (TV Series)
Miles Lathem
- Fidelity (2015) ... Miles Lathem (credit only)
- Penultimatum (2015) ... Miles Lathem
- Angels & Demons (2015) ... Miles Lathem
- Long Walk Home (2015) ... Miles Lathem
- Sacrifice (2015) ... Miles Lathem
 2015 Jessica Jones (TV Series)
Luke Cage
- AKA Smile (2015) ... Luke Cage
- AKA Take a Bloody Number (2015) ... Luke Cage
- AKA I've Got the Blues (2015) ... Luke Cage
- AKA You're a Winner! (2015) ... Luke Cage
- AKA It's Called Whiskey (2015) ... Luke Cage
 2010-2015 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Lemond Bishop
- The Deconstruction (2015) ... Lemond Bishop
- Undisclosed Recipients (2015) ... Lemond Bishop
- Red Meat (2015) ... Lemond Bishop
- Mind's Eye (2015) ... Lemond Bishop
- Dark Money (2015) ... Lemond Bishop
 2013-2015 The Following (TV Series)
Nick Donovan
- Kill the Messenger (2015) ... Nick Donovan
- Flesh & Blood (2015) ... Nick Donovan
- The Hunt (2015) ... Nick Donovan
- Havenport (2013) ... Nick Donovan
- The Curse (2013) ... Nick Donovan
 2014 Halo: Nightfall (TV Series)
Locke
- Devil Take the Hindmost (2014) ... Locke
- Gods of the Damned (2014) ... Locke
- Lifeboat Rules (2014) ... Locke
- Sourced from Hell (2014) ... Locke
- It's Only Just Beginning (2014) ... Locke
 2013-2014 American Horror Story (TV Series)
David
- Protect the Coven (2014) ... David
- Head (2013) ... David
 2013 The Surgeon General (TV Movie)
Dr. McCallan
 2013 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Colin Bramwell
- Final Shot (2013) ... Colin Bramwell
 2012 Zero Dark Thirty
Mike - DEVGRU
 2012 Men in Black 3
Colonel
 2011-2012 Ringer (TV Series)
Malcolm Ward
- You're Way Too Pretty to Go to Jail (2012) ... Malcolm Ward
- P.S. You're an Idiot (2012) ... Malcolm Ward
- Whores Don't Make That Much (2012) ... Malcolm Ward
- It's Easy to Cry When This Much Cash is Involved (2012) ... Malcolm Ward (credit only)
- What Are You Doing Here, Ho-Bag? (2012) ... Malcolm Ward (voice)
 2011 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Cliff Reacher
- The Blue Templar (2011) ... Cliff Reacher
 2010 Salt
CIA Tactical Leader
 2010 Royal Pains (TV Series)
Officer Tanner
- Lovesick (2010) ... Officer Tanner
 2009 Solving Charlie (TV Movie)
Jack Dash
 2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Samuel Mbazzi
- Hell (2009) ... Samuel Mbazzi
 2009 Taking Chance (TV Movie)
MGySgt Demetry
 2007 And Then Came Love
Yuppie Paul
 2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Dave Oldren
- Albatross (2007) ... Dave Oldren
 2005 Silver Bells (TV Movie)
Bill
 2005 Brooklyn Lobster
Jamal
 2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
Officer Billy Tolbert
- Blue Wall (2005) ... Officer Billy Tolbert
 2004 Million Dollar Baby
Big Willie Little
 2002 The Parkers (TV Series)
Lamar
- Lights, Camera, Action (2002) ... Lamar
 2002 ER (TV Series)
Watts
- Hindsight (2002) ... Watts
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(2005, October - November) Appeared in the Charles Fuller play A Soldier's Story at the Second Stage Theatre, off-Broadway, New York, New York. See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Michael Colter

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

I have a wonderful wife I met at Rutgers while we were both there. She was in the Ph.D. program. She is not an actress. She definitely brings balance to my life. We actors can tend to bore anyone with shop talk. See more »

Trivia:

Gained 15 pounds of muscle before filming began for Million Dollar Baby (2004). See more »

Trademark:

Deep voice

Star Sign:

Virgo

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