Mike Colter

  • Birth Name: Mike Randal Colter
  • Birth Place: Columbia, South Carolina, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Was inspired to pursue an acting career when, as a youngster, he saw Denzel Washington in A Soldier's Story; 22 years later, he got to meet Washington.
  • Appeared in the plays A Taste of Honey, Frankenstein and A Midsummer's Night Dream while at the University of South Carolina.
  • Played boxer Big Willie Little in 2004's Million Dollar Baby.

Relationships

  • Viola Davis — Niece
  • Iva Colter — Wife

College

  • University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, United States (BA, 1999); Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Camden, New Jersey, United States (MFA)

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