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Michael Ealy

Michael Ealy Biography

Quick facts

Birth nameMichael Brown
Known asMichael Ealy
BirthdayAugust 3, 1973
Age48 years old
Sun signLeo
Place of birthSilver Spring, Maryland, U.S.
EducationSpringbrook High School
University of Maryland, College Park



2001Kissing Jessica SteinGreg
2002Bad CompanyG-Mo
2002BarbershopRicky Nash
20032 Fast 2 FuriousSlap Jack
2004Barbershop 2: Back in BusinessRicky Nash
2004Never Die AloneMike
2008Miracle at St. AnnaSgt Cummings
2008Seven PoundsBen Thomas
2009The People SpeakHimself
2010TakersJake Attica
2010For Colored GirlsBeau Willie
2011MargaretDave the Lawyer
2012Underworld: AwakeningDetective Sebastian
2012Think Like a ManDominic
2012Unconditional“Papa Joe” Bradford
2013Last VegasEzra
2014About Last NightDanny
2014Think Like a Man TooDominic
2015The Perfect GuyCarter Duncan
2019The IntruderScott Russell
2019Jacob’s LadderJacob Singer
2020FataleDerrick Tyler


2000MetropolisCalvin McDade
2000Law & OrderPrivate Nelson
2000Madigan ManRunner
2001Soul FoodSteve
2002ERRick Kendrick
2005Their Eyes Were Watching GodVirgible ‘Tea Cake’ Woods
2005–2006Sleeper CellDarwyn al-Sayeed
2007SuspectDet. Marcus Tillman
2009–2010FlashForwardMarshall Vogel
2010The Good WifeDerrick Bond
2012Common LawTravis Marks
2012WWE RawHimself
2013–2014Almost HumanDorian
2015The FollowingTheo
2016Secrets and LiesEric Warner
2017-2019Being Mary JaneJustin Talbot
2019StumptownDet. Miles Hoffman

Music videos:

YearMusic videoArtistRole
2005“Get Your Number”Mariah CareyLove interest of Mariah Carey
2009“Halo”Beyoncé KnowlesLove interest of Beyoncé
2012“Tonight”John Legend ft. LudacrisLove interest of woman

Awards and nominations:

YearNominated workAwardCategoryStatus
2007Sleeper CellGolden Globe AwardsBest Actor – Miniseries or Television FilmNominated
2005Their Eyes Were Watching GodBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Television Movie or Limited SeriesWon
2010For Colored GirlsAfrican-American Film Critics AssociationBest Supporting ActorWon
2011For Colored GirlsNAACP Image AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion PictureNominated
2012Think Like a ManTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actor RomanceNominated