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Michael Ealy

Michael Brown, professionally known as Michael Ealy, was born on August 3, 1973 in Silver Spring, Maryland. He attended SpringbrookHigh School and the University of Maryland, College Park. Ealy started his acting career in the late-1990s, appearing in a number of off-Broadway stage productions. Among his first film roles were Bad Company and Kissing Jessica Stein. His breakout role came in 2002's Barbershop, in which he plays reformed street thug Ricky Nash, a role that he reprised in the 2004 sequel, Barbershop 2: Back in Business. In 2003, he played the role of Slap Jack in the second installment of the Fast and the Furious film series, 2 Fast 2 Furious. Later in 2004, Ealy appeared in Never Die Alone with DMX. In 2005, Ealy co-starred in the telefilm version of Their Eyes Were Watching God, produced by Oprah Winfrey and Quincy Jones, and starring Academy Award-winning actress HalleBerry. The same year, he starred in the independent film Jellysmoke, directed by Mark Banning. He starred in the Showtime television series Sleeper Cell and Sleeper Cell: American Terror. On December 14, 2006, Ealy was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for his role in Sleeper Cell: American Terror in the category Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television. In December 2008 he was featured in the movie Seven Pounds alongside Will Smith as Ben Thomas. He also starred as CIA Field Officer Marshall Vogel in the ABC television series FlashForward. In 2010 Ealy starred in the action-thriller Takers and in the drama For Colored Girls. Also in 2010, Ealy signed on to play an attorney, Derrick Bond in the TV series, The Good Wife.

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Aug 3, 1973 In Silver Spring - Maryland - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series ER 1994-09-19
Latest Project:
Series Reasonable Doubt 2022-09-27
Known For
Poster of Last Vegas
Poster of Common Law
Poster of FlashForward
Series Reasonable Doubt Damon 2022-09-27
Movie aTypical Wednesday Dr. Jones 2020-06-30
Movie Really Love Yusef Davis 2020-10-16
Movie Fatale Derrick Tyler 2020-12-18
Movie The Intruder Scott 2019-05-03
Movie Stucco X 2019-08-08
Movie Jacob's Ladder Jacob Singer 2019-08-23
Series Stumptown Miles Hoffman 2019-09-25
Movie August 28: A Day in the Life of a People 2017-08-26
Series Barbarians Rising Himself - Narrator (voice) 2016-06-06
Series Secrets and Lies Eric Warner 2015-03-01
Movie The Perfect Guy Carter Duncan 2015-09-11
Movie The Signal Daniel Miller 2015-07-08
Movie About Last Night Danny 2014-02-14
Movie Think Like a Man Too Dominic 2014-06-20
Series The Following Theo 2013-01-21
Movie Last Vegas Ezra Clayton 2013-10-31
Series Almost Human Dorian 2013-11-17
Movie Underworld: Awakening Detective Sebastian 2012-01-19
Movie Think Like a Man Dominic 2012-04-20
Series Common Law Travis Marks 2012-05-11
Movie Unconditional Joe Bradford 2012-09-21
Movie Margaret Dave the Lawyer 2011-09-30
Movie For Colored Girls Beau willie 2010-11-05
Movie Takers Jake Attica 2010-08-26
Series FlashForward Marshall Vogel 2009-09-24
Movie The People Speak Self 2009-12-13
Movie Miracle at St. Anna Sergeant Bishop Cummings 2008-09-15
Movie Seven Pounds Ben's Brother 2008-12-18
Series The Megan Mullally Show Unknown 2006-09-18
Movie Their Eyes Were Watching God Tea Cake 2005-03-06
Movie Jellysmoke Jacob 2005-06-17
Series Sleeper Cell Darwyn al-Sayeed 2005-12-04
Movie November Jesse 2004-01-18
Movie Barbershop 2: Back in Business Ricky 2004-01-20
Movie Never Die Alone Michael 2004-03-26
Series The Tony Danza Show 2004-09-13
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Justice Woody 2003-05-08
Movie 2 Fast 2 Furious Slap Jack 2003-06-05
Movie Kissing Jessica Stein Greg 2002-03-13
Movie Bad Company G-Mo 2002-06-07
Movie Barbershop Ricky Nash 2002-04-01
Series Madigan Men Unknown 2000-10-06
Series Lush Life 1996-09-09
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19