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Michael Ealy

Born: August 3, 1973, Silver Spring, Maryland - USA

Michael Brown, professionally known as Michael Ealy, is an American actor.

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 Halle Berry. 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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The Perfect Guy (2015)

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Leah Vaughn appears to have the ideal life. She enjoys a challenging, fast-paced career as a lobbyist; Dave, her longterm boyfriend loves her. And yet, at 36, she's ready to move to the next phase. Marriage and a family seem a logical and welcome step. Dave is not so sure. A bit commitment phobi...

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Secrets and Lies (2015)

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Ben Crawford is about to go from Good Samaritan to murder suspect, after he discovers the body of his neighbor's young son in the woods. As Detective Andrea Cornell digs for the truth, the secrets and lies of this town come to the surface and no one is above suspicion.

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Think Like a Man Too (2014)

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All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that threaten to derail the big event.

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About Last Night (2014)

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Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Regina Hall and Joy Bryant star in this hilarious romantic comedy about what men and women really want. Bernie (Hart) and Joan (Hall) are two fiery flirters who are passionate about everything from hookups to breakups. When he sets up his best friend, Danny (Ealy), with her...

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Last Vegas (2013)

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Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.

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Almost Human (2013)

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Almost Human is an American science fiction/crime drama on Fox. In 2048, the uncontrollable evolution of science and technology has caused crime rates to rise an astounding 400%. To combat this, the overwhelmed police force has implemented a new policy: every human police officer is paired up with a...

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The Following (2013)

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Notorious serial killer Joe Carroll, after being found guilty of murdering 14 female students on the Virginia college campus where he taught literature, escapes from death row. The FBI calls former agent Ryan Hardy to consult on the case, as he was the one responsible for Carroll’s capture in 2003. ...

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Underworld: Awakening (2012)

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Kate Beckinsale returns as the ultimate vampire warrioress Selene in Underworld: Awakening, the stunning new installment of the epic saga. Having escaped years of imprisonment, she finds herself in a changed world where humans have discovered the existence of both Vampire and Lycan clans and are con...

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Unconditional (2012)

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Samantha Crawford is living a storybook life: she’s happily married, she lives on a ranch where she keeps her beloved horse, and the stories she’s told and illustrated since childhood have become published books. When her husband Billy is killed in a senseless act of violence, Sam loses her faith an...

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Think Like a Man (2012)

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The balance of power in four couples’ relationships is upset when the women (Gabrielle Union, Meagan Good, Regina Hall, Taraji P. Henson) start using the advice in Steve Harvey’s book, Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man, to get more of what they want from their men. When the men (Michael Ealy, Jerry ...

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Takers (2010)

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A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life of luxury while planning their next job. When Ghost ...

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For Colored Girls (2010)

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About existence from the perspective of 20 nameless black females. Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in particular.

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Miracle at St. Anna (2008)

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Miracle at St. Anna chronicles the story of four American soldiers who are members of the all-black 92nd \Buffalo Soldier\ Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II.

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Seven Pounds (2008)

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Academy Award® nominee Will Smith (2006, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, The Pursuit of Happyness) stars as Ben Thomas, a man at a crossroads searching for a way to redeem his heavy conscience. He discovers he has the power to change the circumstances of seven strangers who deserve a...

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November (2005)

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Sophie Jacobs is going through the most difficult time of her life. Now, she just has to find out if it's real.

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Sleeper Cell (2005)

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Sleeper Cell is a one-hour drama on the Showtime network that began airing on December 4, 2005. The tagline for the first season was "Friends. Neighbors. Husbands. Terrorists." and the tagline for the second season was "Cities. Suburbs. Airports. Targets." The series was nominated for an Emmy award ...

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Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)

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The continuing adventures of the barbers at Calvin's Barbershop. Gina, a stylist at the beauty shop next door, is now trying to cut in on his buisness. Calvin is again struggling to keep his father's shop and traditions alive--this time against urban developers looking to replace mom & p...

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2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)

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The Fast and the Furious, the box-office phenomenon of 2001, raised the bar for super-charged action. 2 Fast 2 Furious leaves it in the dust! Paul Walker returns to the world of high-octane street racing, this time transporting a shipment of "dirty" money for a shady businessman (Cole Hauser). Rap s...

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Barbershop (2002)

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A day in the life of a barbershop on the south side of Chicago. Calvin, who inherited the struggling business from his deceased father, views the shop as nothing but a burden and waste of his time. After selling the shop to a local loan shark, Calvin slowly begins to see his father's vision and ...

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Above the Rim (1994)

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Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.

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