Mike Colter Biography
Mike Colter is an American actor best known for his roles as Lemond Bishop in the television series.He was born August 26, 1976.Colter was born in Columbia, South Carolina, and grew up in St. Matthews, South Carolina.He is a graduate of Calhoun County High School. His senior year, his senior superlative as voted by the class was “most ambitious.”Colter spent a year at Benedict College, before transferring to the University of South Carolina, from where he received a bachelor’s degree in theater in 1999. He obtained an MFA degree in acting from the Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts.
Mike Colter Movie Career
Colter’s highest profile role was in the film Million Dollar Baby, in which he portrayed boxer Big Willie Little. He has also guest starred on Law & Order: Trial By Jury, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, The Good Wife, ER, and The Parkers, as well as several TV movies. He also starred in the series Ringer.
In 2014, Colter began portraying the role of Agent Jameson Locke in the Halo franchise.Colter starred in the series Halo: Nightfall and provided the motion capture for Agent Locke in Halo 5: Guardians while the voice acting is performed by Ike Amadi. He also co-starred as Luke Cage in Jessica Jones, on Netflix. The entire first season was released online on November 20, 2015. This was followed by the character’s individual series, Luke Cage, which was released on September 30, 2016. In December 2016, Netflix announced Luke Cage was renewed for a second season.
Colter is married to Iva Colter, as of 2016.
Colter has one child being a girl.
Mike Colter Awards
In the NAACP Image Award,he was nominated the Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series in the year 2017.
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In 2017,he was nominated the best actor on television in the Saturn Awards and also the best hero in the MTV Movie & TV Award.