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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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Born:
Aug 3, 1973 In Silver Spring - Maryland - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
33
First Appeared:
In the series ER 1994-09-19
Latest Project:
Movie The Perfect Guy 2015-09-11
Known For
Poster of Last Vegas
Poster of Think Like a Man
Poster of Underworld: Awakening
Poster of 2 Fast 2 Furious
Filmography
Movie The Perfect Guy Carter 2015-09-11
Series Secrets and Lies Eric Warner 2015-03-01
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
Movie Last Vegas Ezra 2013-10-31
Series The Following Theo 2013-01-21
Series Almost Human Dorian 2013-11-17
Movie Underworld: Awakening Detective Sebastian 2012-01-19
Movie Think Like a Man Dominic 2012-04-16
Movie Unconditional Joe Bradford 2012-09-21
Series Common Law Travis Marks 2012-05-11
Movie Margaret Dave the Lawyer 2011-09-30
Movie Takers Jake Attica 2010-08-26
Movie For Colored Girls Beau willie 2010-11-05
Series FlashForward Marshall Vogel 2009-09-24
Movie The People Speak Himself 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
Series Sleeper Cell Darwyn al-Sayeed 2005-12-04
Movie Jellysmoke Jacob 2005-06-17
Movie Never Die Alone Michael 2004-03-26
Movie Barbershop 2: Back in Business Ricky 2004-01-20
Movie November Jesse 2004-07-22
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie Justice Woody 2003-05-08
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie 2 Fast 2 Furious Slap Jack 2003-06-05
Movie Barbershop Ricky Nash 2002-04-01
Series Madigan Men Unknown 2000-10-06
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19