Michael Jai White biography

Michael Jai White

Martial Artist

1967 –

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Who is Michael Jai White?

Michael Jai White 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.

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Born
Nov 10, 1967
Brooklyn
Also known as
  • Michael White
  • Michael J. White
  • Michael Jay White
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Central High School
Lived in
  • Bridgeport

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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