Shortly about Michael

Michael is known for his role of Murder in Showtime's ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA (TV series 2019), Lil Jake in Netflix's BLOODLINE (TV series 2015) and Jimmy Clay in HBO's EASTBOUND and DOWN (TV series 2009).

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 (2016) and recurring in both television series Powers (2014)and Bloodline (2015).


inspirational quotes

Les Brown

Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.



There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.


Jim Rohn

Either you run the day, or the day runs you.


My Celebrity Pics

Sidney Poitier

Me and Sidney Poitier at the red carpet premiere of "The Great Debaters."

Samuel L. Jackson

Me and Samuel L. Jackson hanging out.

Denzel Washington

Me and Denzel Washington on the set of "The Great Debaters."

Dwayane "The Rock" Johnson

Me and Dwayne Johnson on the set of "The Journey 2 The Mysterious Island."