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.
- Began his martial arts training at age eight.
- Begann his movie career with 'Lloyd Kaufman' (qv)"s Troma films _The Toxic Avenger, Part II (1989)_ (qv) and _The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie (1989)_ (qv).
- 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"
- Black belts in various martial arts.
- Was to appear as Jax in _Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)_ (qv), but New Line wanted him for _Spawn (1997)_ (qv) instead.
- Taught emotionally disturbed children for three years
- He has said he stopped growing at age 14.
- Appeared in the trailer for _Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)_ (qv) and _Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)_ (qv) when both were still due to be released as one movie. He does not appear in either Volume 1 or 2 of the theatrical version, he appear in the deleted scene in the movies.