Mike Colter


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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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Luke Cage Luke Cage / Carl Lucas
(2016-2018)
Men in Black 3 Colonel
(2012)
Extinction David
(2018)
Jessica Jones Luke Cage
(2015-2019)

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 2019 Evil (TV Series)
David Acosta
- Rose390 (2019) ... David Acosta
- 3 Stars (2019) ... David Acosta
- 177 Minutes (2019) ... David Acosta
- Pilot (2019) ... David Acosta
 2019 Seis Manos (TV Series short)
Brister
- The Empty Place (2019) ... Brister
- Between This World and the Next (2019) ... Brister
- Reunion (2019) ... Brister
- Blindfold (2019) ... Brister
- Caged Dogs (2019) ... Brister
 2019/I Black and Blue
Darius
 2015-2019 Jessica Jones (TV Series)
Luke Cage
- A.K.A Everything (2019) ... 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
 2018-2019 The Good Fight (TV Series)
Lemond Bishop
- The One with the Celebrity Divorce (2019) ... Lemond Bishop
- Day 471 (2018) ... Lemond Bishop
 2019/I Breakthrough
Tommy Shine
 2019 Before You Know It
Charles
 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 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 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
 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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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 »

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Alternate Names:

Michael Colter

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've always wanted to be on a show that's well respected and had critical acclaim and that people like to watch, and at the same time find something that, for me, as an actor, is interesting and challenging. See more »

Trivia:

Second cousin of Viola Davis. His paternal grandmother and her maternal grandfather were siblings. See more »

Trademark:

Deep voice

Star Sign:

Virgo

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