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Michael Ealy


Known for his charming looks and deep personality, Michael Ealy blessed the movie screen with his role in Barbershop (2002). When he left Silver Spring, Maryland, with a degree in English, he headed off to New York. From there he performed in several stage productions, including the Off-Broadway hits "Joe Fearless" and "Whoa-Jack". He's appeared in... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Seven Pounds
Seven Pounds Ben's Brother
(2008)
Underworld Awakening
Underworld Awakening Detective Sebastian
(2012)
Think Like a Man
(2012)
2 Fast 2 Furious
2 Fast 2 Furious Slap Jack
(2003)

Filmography

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 2017 Motivated Seller (post-production)
Scott Russell
 2017 Being Mary Jane (TV Series)
Justin Talbot
- Feeling Tested (2017) ... Justin Talbot
- Feeling Seen (2017) ... Justin Talbot
- Feeling Ambushed (2017) ... Justin Talbot
- Feeling Hashtagged (2017) ... Justin Talbot
- Feeling Exposed (2017) ... Justin Talbot
 2016 Barbarians Rising (TV Series)
Narrator
- Ruin (2016) ... Narrator
- Revenge (2016) ... Narrator
- Rebellion (2016) ... Narrator (voice)
- Resistance (2016) ... Narrator (voice)
 2015/I The Perfect Guy
Carter
 2015 The Following (TV Series)
Theo
- The Reckoning (2015) ... Theo
- Dead or Alive (2015) ... Theo
- A Simple Trade (2015) ... Theo
- The Edge (2015) ... Theo
- Demons (2015) ... Theo
 2013-2014 Almost Human (TV Series)
Dorian
- Straw Man (2014) ... Dorian
- Beholder (2014) ... Dorian
- Disrupt (2014) ... Dorian
- Perception (2014) ... Dorian
- Unbound (2014) ... Dorian
 2013 The Signal (Short)
Daniel Miller
 2011 Californication (TV Series)
Ben
- Another Perfect Day (2011) ... Ben
- The Recused (2011) ... Ben
- Freeze-Frame (2011) ... Ben
- Monkey Business (2011) ... Ben
 2008 Beyoncé: Halo (Video short)
Love Interest
 2007 Suspect (TV Movie)
Det. Marcus Tillman
 2007 Put It in a Book (Short)
Akmed
 2005 Mariah Carey Feat. Jermaine Dupri: Get Your Number (Video short)
Love Interest
 2005 Jellysmoke
Jacob
 2005 Their Eyes Were Watching God (TV Movie)
Tea Cake
 2004 Never Die Alone
Michael
 2004/I November
Jesse
 2003 Justice
Woody
 2002-2003 ER (TV Series)
Ryan Kendrick / Rick Kendrick
- Hindsight (2002) ... Rick Kendrick
 2002 Bad Company
G-Mo
 2001 Kissing Jessica Stein
Greg
 2001 Soul Food (TV Series)
Steve
- Little Girl Blue (2001) ... Steve
 2000 The Lush Life (Short)
Isaac Youngblood
 2000 Madigan Men (TV Series)
Runner
- Love and Dermatology (2000) ... Runner
 2000 Law & Order (TV Series)
Private Nelson
- Vaya Con Dios (2000) ... Private Nelson
 2000 Metropolis (TV Movie)
Calvin McDade
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Other Works:

Appeared in the music video for Beyonce's song, Halo See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

Summer of '93. I spent that summer shooting a movie on eight millimeter video with two of my best friends, who made me audition for the role. And, I just found-I don't know, I had a moment of clarity. I was like "this is what I'm supposed to do." I know that seems hard to believe at nineteen, but I was nineteen when I made that decision. And I haven't had a single regret. It's extremely ... See more »

Trivia:

Became a father when he was 40 and a half years old. See more »

Trademark:

Blue eyes

Star Sign:

Leo

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