MICHAEL B. JORDAN (Oscar) is considered to be one of Hollywood's brightest young actors. In 2012,
he starred in 20th Century Fox's box office hit CHRONICLE (directed by Josh Trank), a
supernatural thriller that follows three Portland teens as they develop incredible powers
after exposure to a mysterious substance. He also had a supporting role in George Lucas'
film RED TAILS (directed by Anthony Hemmingway), the story of the first African American
pilots, called The Tuskegee Airmen, to fly in a combat squadron during WWII.
Michael recently completed shooting Tom Gormican's ARE WE OFFICIALLY DATING?
starring opposite Zac Efron, Imogen Poots and Miles Teller.
Before beginning his feature film career, Michael was best known for starring in two of the
most significant television dramas of the past decade. First, Michael received critical
acclaim for his portrayal of the hard-shelled, soft-hearted young urbanite Wallace in HBO's
dramatic hit series THE WIRE. He then went on to star as the quarterback Vince Howard on
the critically acclaimed, Emmy-winning NBC series FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS. He also
portrayed recovering alcoholic Alex on the third season of NBC's fan favorite series
Graced with the opportunity to begin a professional acting career early in his life, Michael
caught the eye of Dr. Bill Cosby and was cast in the recurring role of Michael for the CBS
sitcom series COSBY in 1999. Almost simultaneously, he appeared on the HBO series THE
SOPRANOS. The following year, he was selected from hundreds of hopefuls to play Jamal in
the Paramount Pictures feature film HARDBALL starring Keanu Reeves.
In 2003, Michael became the youngest African American actor to be contracted with the
ABC network daytime drama series ALL MY CHILDREN in the role of Reggie, Susan Lucci's
adopted son. Michael later moved to Los Angeles where he soon landed a lead role in the
independent film BLACKOUT, starring Melvin Van Peebles, Jeffrey Wright, and Zoe Saldana.
In the fall of 2007, Michael was cast in his first feature film, Rockmund Dunbar's ensemble
PASTOR BROWN. He has had guest appearances on CSI, COLD CASE, LIE TO ME, WITHOUT
A TRACE, and LAW & ORDER.
Michael received NAACP Image Award Nominations for "Outstanding Male Actor in a
Television Daytime Drama Series" in 2005, 2006 and 2007.
He resides in Los Angeles where he enjoys supporting the non-profit organization Lupus
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