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Michael B. Jordan

Posted by TSUE on June 18, 2008

Michael B. Jordan actor

Michael is an Alumni drama major from Arts High School in Newark, New Jersey. At thirteen he caught the studios eye of Dr. Bill Cosby and was cast in the recurring role of “Michael” for the 1999 season of the CBS sitcom series “Cosby.” Almost simultaneously he appeared in the HBO miniseries “The Sopranos”. The following year, he played “Jamal”, in the Paramount Pictures features film “Hardball”. 

Later, Michael received critical acclaim for his portrayal of the hard-shelled, softhearted young urbanite “Wallace” in HBO’s dramatic hit series “The Wire”.  In 2003, he became the youngest African American actor to be contracted with the ABC network daytime drama series, “All My Children, in the role of “Reggie”. 

In 2003, The “NJ Moviemakers” awarded Michael the “Prime Award for Excellence and Support in Movies and Television”.  Then in 2005, 2006, and 2007 this young actor was nominated for NAACP Image Award” for Outstanding Male Actor in a Television Daytime Drama Series”.

This past year Michael landed a lead role in the Independent film “Blackout”, also starring Melvin Van Peebles, Jeffrey Wright, and Zoe Saldana. Michael will appear on The N network’s new sitcom “The Assistants” and an upcoming movie “Pastor Brown” along with actors such as Nicole Ari Parker, Keith David, Michael Beach and Tisha Campbell-Martin.  He has also done guest appearance roles for CSI, Cold Case, and Law & Order.

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