"[13] In July 2015, White married Waters in Thailand. He was one of the first African Americans to portray a major comic book superhero in a major motion picture,[1] having starred as Al Simmons, the protagonist in the 1997 film Spawn. Michael Jai White is an American actor and martial artist who has appeared in numerous films and television series. Auch in den frühen 1990er Jahren war er in Nebenrollen zu sehen, so etwa in Roland Emmerichs Universal Soldier. Seine erste Kinohauptrolle hatte Michael Jai White in der Comicverfilmung Spawn. He next took up Shōtōkan and moved on to other styles later. He was one of the first African Americans to portray a major comic book superhero in a major motion picture, having starred as Al Simmons, the protagonist in the 1997 film Spawn. [note 1] White appeared as Marcus Williams in the Tyler Perry films Why Did I Get Married? 18.06.2012 - Anatomical Perspective hat diesen Pin entdeckt. [1] His work in Spawn earned him a nomination for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award . White besitzt sieben schwarze Gürtel in verschiedenen Kampfsportarten (unter anderem auch in Taekwondo). He appeared in Kill Bill: Volume 2, although his role was cut from the theatrical release. White was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved as a teen to Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he graduated from Central High School in 1985. Letzte Überprüfung: 29. A few years earlier, he acted in Full Contact, with Jerry Trimble. Michael Jai White is a Black Belt in seven karate styles and he has won 26 martial arts titles, including U.S. Open, the North American Open, and he was the New England Grand Champion. Michael Jai White (born November 10, 1967) is an American actor and martial artist. September 2018. https://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Michael_Jai_White&oldid=205801415, „Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike“, White, Michael Richard Jai (vollständiger Name), US-amerikanischer Stuntkoordinator und Schauspieler, 2011–2014: For Better or Worse (Fernsehserie, 104 Folgen), 2002: Busta Rhymes ft Mariah Carey: I Know What You Want. Er tritt als Schauspieler überwiegend in sogenannten Martial-Arts-Filmen auf. He also starred in Kevin Tancharoen's short film Mortal Kombat: Rebirth,[7] as Jax Briggs, and reprised the role in Mortal Kombat: Legacy, a webseries from the same director. He later graduated from Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT. White is a martial artist in eight different styles: Shōtōkan, Goju-Ryu (for which he studied under Master Eddie Morales where he learned to sharpen his Goju karate technique), Taekwondo, Kobudō, Tang Soo Do, Wushu, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Kyokushin,[2][3] with a specific focus in Kyokushin Karate (although his style incorporates aspects of many different martial arts forms). [5], White is a former special education teacher and taught students with behavioral problems for three years. White portrayed Jax Briggs in Mortal Kombat: Legacy and the Cyborg Seth in Universal Soldier: The Return. Der mehrmalige Karate-Champion war unter anderem für Kampfszenen in verschiedenen Steven-Seagal- und Jean-Claude-Van-Damme-Filmen verantwortlich. Im Jahre 2010 gab er mit der Inszenierung des Actionfilms The Fighters 2: The Beatdown (Never Back Down 2) sein Debüt als Regisseur. Sein Auftritt in Kill Bill – Volume 2, wo er gegen Bill mit einem Schwert kämpft und getötet wird, wurde aus dem Film herausgeschnitten und ist nur in den Extras auf DVD zu sehen. He portrayed boxer Mike Tyson in the 1995 HBO television movie Tyson. and Why Did I Get Married Too?, and starred as the character on the TBS/OWN comedy-drama television series Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse. [12] In April 2015, White penned an open letter via Facebook entitled "Apologies to My Ex's", where he credited Waters for helping him become, "the very best version of myself. Biografia. Seine erste Hauptrolle bekam er 1995 für eine Fernsehverfilmung über den Boxer Mike Tyson. Michael Richard Jai White (* 10. His film Why Did I Get Married? He recently posted on Twitter that he would not be returning to the role for the second season, but would return for the 2013 film. Diese Seite wurde zuletzt am 22. Michael Jai White was born on a Friday, November 10, 1967 in Brooklyn, NY. White showcases his martial arts skills in the direct-to-DVD film Undisputed II: Last Man Standing. On March 30, 2010, White appeared on The Mo'Nique Show to promote his film Why Did I Get Married Too. Michael Jai White (born November 10, 1967) is an American actor and martial artist. In addition, White has two sons. Figure Drawing Reference Anatomy Reference Dojo Michael Jai White Workout Avatar Fighting Poses Black Actors Figure Poses Dynamic Poses. He portrayed the eponymous character in the 1997 movie Spawn, making him the first African American to portray a major comic book superhero in a major motion picture. 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Martin Payne, Episode: "The Scorn of the Star Sapphire! Micheal Jai White. MFG [6] He cites his history in education as the reason why, despite his personal love for the music genre on "a lot of levels", he cannot "in good [conscience]" have a positive opinion on hip hop or "excuse some of [its] pervasive and destructive elements", mainly due to his experience with youngsters who had difficulty seeing the difference between it and real life.[6]. Es folgten jedoch zumeist weitere Nebenrollen, zudem trat er auch in verschiedenen Fernsehserien auf, so etwa in einer Episode von Boston Public oder CSI: Miami. Michael Jai White, Actor: Black Dynamite. White made his directorial debut and starred in Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown, which was released on home video on September 13, 2011. È noto principalmente per il ruolo da protagonista in Black dynamite (2009). November 1967 in Brooklyn, New York) ist ein US-amerikanischer Stuntkoordinator und Schauspieler. On November 8, 2019, he assumed "The Mantle of The Black Dragon" from Ron van Clief, Don "The Dragon" Wilson, Cynthia Rothrock, and Taimak, in a ceremony at the 2019 Urban Action Showcase & Expo at AMC 25, NYC. He also starred in the film Blood and Bone and the blaxploitation homage Black Dynamite, both released in 2009. White portrayed Jax Briggs in Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011). He also played the title role in the blaxploitation parody film Black Dynamite, as well as the animated series of the same name. Seit 1992 lebt er in Los Angeles.[1]. November 1967 in Brooklyn, New York City) ist ein US-amerikanischer Stuntkoordinator und Schauspieler. White's first major starring role and breakout performance was in the 1995 HBO film Tyson, as heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson. Er war 3 Jahre Lehrer. In 2001, he also starred opposite fellow martial artist Steven Seagal in Exit Wounds. Er tritt als Schauspieler überwiegend in sogenannten Martial-Arts-Filmen auf. Der mehrmalige Karate-Champion war unter anderem für Kampfszenen in verschiedenen Steven-Seagal- und Jean-Claude-Van-Damme-Filmen verantwortlich. [16], White at the MagicCity ComicCon, January 2016, The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze. In 2003, he starred in Busta Rhymes' and Mariah Carey's music video "I Know What You Want". Michael Richard Jai White (* 10.November 1967 in Brooklyn, New York City) ist ein US-amerikanischer Stuntkoordinator und Schauspieler.Er tritt als Schauspieler überwiegend in sogenannten Martial-Arts-Filmen auf. Since 2003, in addition to his on screen roles, White has been doing voice work, including in Static Shock and Justice League. | Kein GND-Personendatensatz. He also appears in Michelle Yeoh's Silver Hawk in 2004. His birth name is Michael Richard Jai White and she is currently 52 years old. [14], In 2014, White was honored with the Fists of Legends Decade Award at the Urban Action Showcase & Expo at HBO. 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 wrote the scripts for both Black Dynamite and his upcoming 3 Bullets in which he stars with Bokeem Woodbine. [4] White started training in the martial arts at the age of seven in Jujutsu. In May of that year he appeared in the music video for Toni Braxton's new song "Hands Tied" from her album Pulse, as well as the Nicki Minaj music video for "Your Love" as Nicki's sensei and love interest. ", Black Dynamite / Jim Kelly / CIA Member (voice), This page was last edited on 26 November 2020, at 04:40. 2016 drehte er auch die Fortsetzung The Fighters 3: No Surrender. opened at number one at the box office on October 12, 2007. [10] The Universal Pictures Home Entertainment release is a remake of the 1995 movie Sudden Death starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. His zodiac animal is Goat. Größere Rollen spielte er neben Alec Baldwin in Thick as Thieves sowie in City of Industry (1997). [8], White also provided the voice of Green Lantern in the video game Justice League Heroes.[9]. Michael Jai White (Bridgeport, 10 novembre 1967) è un attore ed ex artista marziale statunitense. People born on November 10 fall under the zodiac sign of Scorpio. In October 2020, White's latest film "Welcome to Sudden Death" debuted on Netflix and became one of the most watched films on the platform. [15] White played the role of the mob boss Gambol in the 2008 film The Dark Knight. Entdecke (und sammle) deine eigenen Pins bei Pinterest. Die Karriere im Filmgeschäft begann er als Statist in Actionfilmen wie Atomic Hero 2 Ende der 1980er Jahre. White starred opposite Jean-Claude Van Damme in Universal Soldier: The Return, in 1999. The two joked about the acclaim that comes with winning an Oscar. Michael Richard Jai White (* 10. "Michael Jai White is first Black comic superhero to star on the movie screen in 'Spawn. [11][12] In February 2014, White announced his engagement to actress Gillian Iliana Waters. November 2020 um 04:18 Uhr bearbeitet. Der mehrmalige Karate-Champion war unter anderem für Kampfszenen in verschiedenen Steven-Seagal- und Jean-Claude-Van-Damme-Filmen verantwortlich. Hallo ich suche gute Kampffilme von Michael jai White ich kenne Blood and Bone,Undisputed2,Never back down 2.Gibt es noch weitere Filme wo er kämpft?Ich hab gesehen das er noch Falcon Rising und Android cop gedreht hat,das sollen neuere FIlme sein die frage ist Kämpft er da auch oder ist das eine andere Art FIlm von ihn. From 2005 to 2011, White was married to Courtney Chatham and together they have a daughter named Morgan.