Michael is known for his role of Lil Jake in Netflix's _Bloodline (TV series 2015) _Jimmy Clay in HBO's _Eastbound and Down (TV series 2009)_and the Bouncer in "Last Vegas".
Born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, Michael caught the acting bug several years ago, when his father, John Beasley came to Atlanta to perform in Kenny Leon's production of "Jitney," at The Alliance Theater. Michael played professional basketball, mainly overseas (Puerto Rico, Argentina, Dominic Republic, Chile, and Mexico). He knew he couldn't play basketball forever and decided to reinvent himself as an actor. He decided to pursue his acting career full time in 2005.
Denzel Washington once called Michael, the "King of (Hollywood) South." He has now done over 50 film and television projects in just 7 short years of being in the business. He has already worked with many legendary actors, such as, Denzel Washington in several movies, Don Cheadle, John Goodman, Morgan Freeman, Samuel Jackson, Michael Douglas, Kevin Kline and Robert De Niro to name a few. He is currently filming the YA movie "The 5th Wave" and recurring in both television series "Powers"and "Bloodline".
Name: Michael Beasley
Known for: Flight