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Encyclopedia > Michael Jai White
Michael Jai White
Born November 10, 1964 (1964-11-10) (age 42)
Flag of New York Brooklyn, New York,
Flag of United States United States
Notable roles Mike Tyson in Tyson
Al Simmons/Spawn in Spawn and Spawn 2
Lewis Strutt in Exit Wounds
Hampton Hines in Trois 2: Pandora's Box
George "Iceman" Chambers in Undisputed II: Last Man Standing

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Biography

Career

White first appeared in The Toxic Avenger Part II. He also made a brief appearance in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze, he can be seen behind the character Keno before the initiation into the foot clan. His first major starring role and breakout performance was in the 1995 HBO film Tyson, as heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson. He portrayed the titular character in the 1997 movie Spawn, for which he was nominated for Best Male Newcomer for the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards. White starred opposite Jean Claude Van Damme in Universal Soldier: The Return. In 2001 he also starred opposite fellow martial artist Steven Segal in Exit Wounds. In 2003, he starred in Busta Rhymes' and Mariah Carey's music video "I Know What You Want". Since 2003, in addition to his on screen roles, White has been doing voice work, including Static Shock, Justice League, and the upcoming Spawn series. White showcases his martial arts skills in the direct-to-DVD film Undisputed II: Last Man Standing. He also appears in in Michelle Yeoh's Silver Hawk in 2004. On the July 3, 2007, it was announced White had been cast as mob boss 'Gamble' in the Batman Begins sequel The Dark Knight. The Toxic Avenger Part II is a 1989 film released by Troma Entertainment. ... HBO (Home Box Office) is an American premium cable television network. ... Michael Gerard Tyson, (born June 30, 1966) is a former American world heavyweight boxing champion. ... The year 1997 in film involved some significant events. ... Spawn is a film adaptation of Todd McFarlanes creator-owned Image comic book of the same name. ... Blockbuster Inc. ... Jean-Claude Van Damme (born Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg in Sint-Agatha-Berchem, in the Brussels-Capital Region, on October 18, 1960), is a Belgian martial artist and actor who is most known for his action movies. ... Steven Seagal (born April 10, 1951) is a popular action movie actor and an 7th dan black belt in aikido. ... Exit Wounds is a 2001 action movie based on the book, Exit Wounds, written by John Westermann. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... my best friend Trevor Tahiem Smith, Jr. ... Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, music video director and actress. ... A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ... I Know What You Want was the hit 2003 duet between rapper Busta Rhymes and singer Mariah Carey. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Todd McFarlanes Spawn was an animated television series which aired on HBO from 1997 through 1999. ... For the animated series, see Silverhawks Silverhawk (Orig. ... Batman Begins is a 2005 superhero film based on the fictional DC Comics character Batman. ... The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film based on the fictional DC Comics character Batman. ...


Personal life

White was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, But As his career began he then moved to Brooklyn, New York. He is an accomplished martial artist, holding seven legitimate black belts in Shotokan, Tae Kwon Do, Kobudo, Goju Ryu, Tang Soo Do, Wushu and Kyokushin,[1] with a specific focus in Kyokushin (although his style incorporates aspects of many different martial arts forms). White started martial arts training at the age of 7. In August 2005 he wed his girlfriend of two years, Courtenay Chatman, an OB/GYN who trained in Philadelphia and Los Angeles. Nickname: Location in Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford Region Greater Bridgeport Incorporated (town) 1821 Incorporated (city) 1836 Government  - Type Mayor-council  - Mayor John M. Fabrizi Area  - City 19. ... -1... Taekwondo is the Korean national sport and martial art, and is also one of the worlds most commonly practiced sports. ... Kobudo (古武道) is a Japanese term that can be translated as old martial way. ... Goju Ryu (Japanese for Hard-soft style) is a style of karate, so called as it allows a combination of hard and soft techniques. ... Tangsoodo or Tang Soo Do is a traditional Korean martial arts. ... Chinese martial arts describes the enormous variety of martial arts styles originating in China. ... Kyokushin is a style of stand-up, full contact karate, founded in 1964 by Masutatsu Oyama (大山倍達) who was born under the name Choi Yeong-Eui (최영의). Kyokushinkai is Japanese for the society of the ultimate truth. ...


Filmography

Spawn is a film adaptation of Todd McFarlanes creator-owned Image comic book of the same name. ... Exit Wounds is a 2001 action movie based on the book, Exit Wounds, written by John Westermann. ... Spawn 2 is the second film in the franchise based on the fictional vigilante anti-hero Spawn, The film is a sequel to the 1997 film adaptation and directed by Mark A.Z. Dippé. // In 2001 on IGN Michael Jai White had a inview bout Spawn 2 and planned to... The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film based on the fictional DC Comics character Batman. ... Kill Bill is the fourth feature film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino released in two parts: Volume 1 & Volume 2. ...

References

  1. ^ "Male Celebs Who Practice Martial Arts", Jet, Sept. 24, 2001, at pp. 38-39.

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  Results from FactBites:
 
Michael Jai White - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (273 words)
Michael Jai White born November 10, 1967, is an African American actor who has appeared in numerous films and television series.
Michael Jai White first appeared in The Toxic Avenger II.
White is also an accomplished martial artist, holding seven legitimate fl belts in different martial arts styles with a specific focus in Kyokushin karate (although his style incorporates aspects of many different martial arts forms).
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