Nov. 10th, 1967
Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Michael Jai White (born November 10, 1967) in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Dark Knight (2008), Spawn (1997) and Blood and Bone (2009).
He was previously married to Courtenay Chatman.
- Karate Instructor of TV/Film Actor, 'Todo Segalla' (qv), at Top Ten Karate Studio, New Haven, Connecticut.
- Blackbelts in 7 Karate styles, 26 titles including U.S. Open, North American Open, and New England Grand Champion. Studied acting at H.B. Studio, Yale University and Brown University. Performed Off-Broadway in "Raisin in the Sun" and "To Kill a Mockingbird"
- Trained often with 'Jean-Claude Van Damme' (qv).
- He has said he stopped growing at age 14.
- He did stunt work in _Prototype (1992)_ (qv).
- Began his martial arts training at age eight.
- Holds black belts in following martial arts: Shotokan Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Okinawan Kobudo, Goju Ryu, Tang Soo Do, Wushu and Kyokushin Karate.
- Taught emotionally disturbed children for three years