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Michael Jai White is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Co-Producer and Stunts American born on 10 november 1967 at Brooklyn (USA)

Michael Jai White

Michael Jai White
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Birth name Michael Jai White
Nationality USA
Birth 10 november 1967 (56 years) at Brooklyn (USA)

Michael Jai White (born November 10, 1967) is an American actor and martial artist who has appeared in numerous films and television series. He is the first African American to portray a major comic book superhero in a major motion picture, having starred as Al Simmons, the protagonist in the 1997 film Spawn. White appeared as Marcus Williams in the Tyler Perry films Why Did I Get Married? and Why Did I Get Married Too?, and currently stars as the character on the TBS/OWN comedy-drama television series Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse. White portrayed Jax Briggs in Mortal Kombat: Legacy. White also portrayed boxer Mike Tyson in the 1995 HBO television movie Tyson.


In July 2015 White married Actress Gillian Iliana Waters in an intimate, but extravagant ceremony in Thailand. Back in February 2014 via Las Vegas' Black Image Magazine, White announced his engagement to Waters. Shortly after, White professed his love for Waters by affectionately calling her "The One". And in April 2015, White penned an endearing open letter via Facebook entitled Apologies to My Ex's where he credited Waters for helping him become, "the very best version of myself." From 2005-2011 White was married to Courtney Chatham and together they have a daughter named Morgan. In addition, White also has two sons.

Best films

Exit Wounds (2001)
Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
On Deadly Ground (1994)

Usually with

Tyler Perry
Tyler Perry
(2 films)
Ron Yuan
Ron Yuan
(2 films)
Steven Seagal
Steven Seagal
(2 films)
Lloyd Kaufman
Lloyd Kaufman
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Michael Jai White (48 films)

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Triple Threat, 1h36
Directed by Jesse V. Johnson
Origin Chine
Genres Thriller, Action
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Tony Jaa, Iko Uwais, Tiger Chen, Scott Adkins, Michael Jai White, Yanin Vismitananda
Roles Devereaux
Rating56% 2.8165352.8165352.8165352.8165352.816535
Une équipe de mercenaires sans scrupules, dirigée par Devereaux, en engage deux autres, Payu et Long Fei, pour une mission humanitaire en Thaïlande pour libérer des prisonniers. Pourtant, Devereaux et ses hommes veulent sauver leur chef Collins, emprisonné dans un petit village isolé dans la jungle. Pendant l'opération, les Américains le récupèrent et massacrent le village, tout en trahissant Payu et Long Fei qui ignoraient leurs réelles motivations. Un villageois, Jaku, se bat contre Payu et le considère comme responsable du meurtre de sa femme abattue par les tueurs. Après avoir enterré son cadavre et celui des habitants, et alors que Payu et Long Fei fuient de leur côté, Jaku se résout à se venger des assassins.
Dragged Across Concrete, 2h39
Directed by S. Craig Zahler
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Mel Gibson, Vince Vaughn, Tory Kittles, Michael Jai White, Jennifer Carpenter, Laurie Holden
Roles 'Biscuit'
Rating68% 3.446993.446993.446993.446993.44699
Deux policiers, le vieux briscard Brett Ridgeman et son partenaire plus jeune Anthony Lurasetti, sont dénoncés pour leurs méthodes douteuses lorsqu'une vidéo est publiée par les médias. Les deux hommes sont donc suspendus. Sans ressources financières, ils décident de basculer dans la criminalité. Mais ils vont être rapidement dépassés par ce qui les attend.
Every Day Is Christmas, 1h25
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy
Themes Christmas films
Actors Toni Braxton, Michael Jai White, Gloria Reuben, Mike Dopud
Roles Justin
Rating58% 2.9464952.9464952.9464952.9464952.946495
Depuis la mort de ses parents, Alexis Taylor est une jeune femme qui adore trop son travail, le privilégiant à sa vie privée. Mais un jour, son passé, son présent et son futur vont venir lui rendre visite, afin d’améliorer sa vie. Y parviendront-ils ?.
Chocolate City: Vegas Strip
Directed by Jean-Claude La Marre
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Vivica A. Fox, Michael Jai White, Robert Ri'chard, Mekhi Phifer, Mel B, Marc John Jefferies
Roles Princeton
Rating39% 1.9806051.9806051.9806051.9806051.980605
Les danseurs du club Chocolate City vont à Las Vegas afin de remporter les 500 000 dollars d’une prestigieuse compétition. Ils espèrent alors sauver leur lieu de travail de la fermeture.
Chocolate City
Directed by Jean-Claude La Marre
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Michael Jai White, Carmen Electra, Vivica A. Fox, Robert Ri'chard, Tyson Beckford, Darrin Dewitt Henson
Roles Princeton
Rating39% 1.981121.981121.981121.981121.98112
La vie d'un étudiant en difficulté change en un instant lorsqu'il rencontre le propriétaire d'un club de strip-tease pour hommes qui le convainc de donner un tourbillon à la soirée amateur. Ld
Furious 7
Furious 7 (2015)
, 2h17
Directed by James Wan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Sports films, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Aviation films, Auto racing films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Road movies, Heist films, Chase films, Gangster films, Robot films, Escroquerie
Actors Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson
Rating71% 3.551633.551633.551633.551633.55163
After defeating Owen Shaw and his crew and securing amnesty for their past crimes, Dominic "Dom" Toretto, Brian O'Conner, and the rest of their team have returned to the United States to live normal lives again. Brian begins to accustom himself to life as a father, while Dom tries to help Letty Ortiz regain her memories. Meanwhile, Owen's older brother, Deckard Shaw, breaks into the secure hospital the comatose Owen is being held in and swears vengeance against Dom, before breaking into Luke Hobbs' DSS office to extract profiles of Dom's crew. After revealing his identity, Shaw engages Hobbs in a fight, and escapes when he detonates a bomb that severely injures Hobbs. Dom later learns from his sister Mia that she is pregnant again and convinces her to tell Brian. However, a bomb, disguised in a package sent from Tokyo, explodes and destroys the Toretto house just seconds after Han, a member of their team, is killed by Shaw in Tokyo. Dom later visits Hobbs in a hospital, where he learns that Shaw is a rogue special forces assassin seeking to avenge his brother. Dom then travels to Tokyo to claim Han's body, where he meets and races Sean Boswell, a friend of Han's, who gives him personal items found at Han's crash site.
Skin Trade
Skin Trade (2014)
, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Films about slavery
Actors Tony Jaa, Ron Perlman, Dolph Lundgren, Michael Jai White, Celina Jade, Peter Weller
Roles Reed
Rating56% 2.8074552.8074552.8074552.8074552.807455
A Cambodian girl leaves her village for Bangkok. Upon arrival, she is kidnapped, drugged, and sold in the skin trade.
Android Cop
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action
Themes Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Robot films
Actors Michael Jai White, Charles Dutton, Randy Wayne, Kadeem Hardison, Morgan Benoit, Adrienne McQueen
Roles Hammond
Rating33% 1.674981.674981.674981.674981.67498
In the year 2045, a Los Angeles Police Department detective and his new partner - a state of the art crimefighting robot cop - are tasked with recovering a runaway Telepresence android containing the consciousness of the Mayor's daughter, who remains unaware that she is a human mind in a machine body. Their investigation takes the unlikely partners into the heart of the Zone - a vast, irradiated section of California created by earthquakes years earlier - where they recover the Mayor's daughter but are betrayed by corrupt fellow officers, forcing the trio to fight their way out of the Zone through mutant ghettos, gang territories, and even the LAPD itself.
Falcon Rising, 1h40
Directed by Ernie Barbarash
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure
Actors Michael Jai White, Neal McDonough, Lateef Crowder, Sala Baker
Roles John 'Falcon' Chapman
Rating58% 2.9085052.9085052.9085052.9085052.908505
John "Falcon" Chapman is a United States Marine Corps veteran who suffers from posttraumatic stress disorder. After playing Russian roulette, he enters a convenience store moments before it is robbed. He demands one of the robbers shoot him, and when the man hesitates, Chapman grows impatient, disarms the robbers, and foils the robbery. When he meets with his sister, Cindy, who has briefly returned to New York for a wedding, she chastises him for not taking his medication and explains that she is returning to Brazil, where she has been doing charity work for a non-profit. Chapman receives word from Manny Ridley, a fellow veteran and diplomat, that his sister has been severely beaten. Chapman immediately leaves for Brazil.
Generation Iron, 1h46
Directed by Vlad Yudin
Genres Documentary
Themes Sports films, Documentary films about sports
Actors Mickey Rourke, Michael Jai White, Lou Ferrigno, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Busta Rhymes
Roles Self
Rating69% 3.496943.496943.496943.496943.49694
Generation Iron chronicles seven top bodybuilders as they train to compete in the 2012 Mr. Olympia.
Fedz (2013)
, 1h30
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about terrorism, Films set in the future, Films about viral outbreaks, Disaster films
Actors Joseph Marcell, Dexter Fletcher, Wil Johnson, Michael Jai White, Ashley Walters, Isabella Calthorpe
Roles Big D (as Micheal White)
Rating58% 2.911592.911592.911592.911592.91159
Policeman, Mike Jones (Q), is given information by his athlete friend, Joey (Silvio Simac), about a terrorist group testing a virus on people. Whilst undercover, Mike tries to earn the trust of Slick Pete (Bradley Gardner), who is planning a bank robbery heist. Later Joey is murdered by his girlfriend, Ty (Shanika Warren-Markland), after refusing to throw his next martial arts fight at the request of Fast Eddie (Joseph Marcell). After Mike finds Joey dead and he suspects Ty was involved after seeing her with a few gangsters earlier. He pursues her for information, after she disregards him, he and his partner are followed back to his house by Rizzle (Gary McDonald) and Big D (Micheal White). Everyone except Mike is killed in a shootout, Mike suspects he was set up and resigns. Ty then orders Barry (Richie Campbel) and Tyson (Ashley Chin) to kill Mike.
Freaky Deaky, 1h45
Directed by Charles Matthau
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller
Actors Christian Slater, Crispin Glover, Billy Burke, Michael Jai White, Roger Bart, Andrew Roane Dick
Roles Donnell Lewis
Rating57% 2.8993652.8993652.8993652.8993652.899365
L'histoire de deux anciens amants, extrêmement radicaux, spécialistes de la fabrication de bombes. Après plusieurs années de prison, les deux protagonistes se retrouvent afin de mettre la main sur les millions détenus par Woody Ricks, un ancien complice, alcoolique. En cours d'opération ils attirent l'attention de la, police et d'une unité de déminage.
El Gringo
El Gringo (2012)
, 1h42
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Scott Adkins, Christian Slater, Sofía Sisniega, Michael Jai White, Bashar Rahal, Darren Shahlavi
Rating54% 2.7115252.7115252.7115252.7115252.711525
Following an ambush in which he is wounded, and his undercover DEA partners are killed, The Man escapes into Mexico with a case holding two million dollars, and arrives in the dusty town of El Fronteras. He faces danger from the local sheriff and his thugs, a local drug cartel, his checkered past and his former DEA boss.
The Philly Kid, 1h34
Directed by Jason Connery
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action
Actors Devon Sawa, Wes Chatham, Sarah Butler, Neal McDonough, Michael Jai White, Eric Scott Woods
Roles Arthur Letts
Rating56% 2.800772.800772.800772.800772.80077
Following ten years in a Louisiana prison after being wrongly convicted of assault and murder of a police officer, NCAA champion wrestler Dillon is paroled. Back in his home neighborhood in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, his friend Jake is in deep trouble with gamblers, and Dillon agrees to pay off his debt by cage fighting. Complications occur with Dillon's parole officer, a corrupt cop, Dillon's new girlfriend, and fight promoters. His problems compound with his victories; eventually the system demands that he throw a bout.