Michael Jordan the Actor - Resume


Contacting Us:

Chicago, Illinois 60643
Phone: (773) 220-3282
mj023@earthlink.net

FACEBOOK - Acting, Feature Film, & Television Postings:

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Union Affiliation: Screen Actors Guild

American Federation of Television and Radio Artists

Casting Companies Registered With:

Casting 360 / Actors Access / Ambassador Talent / Joan Philo Casting / 4 Star Casting / Tail Sticks Casting -  Either National or in the Chicago, IL area.

Central Casting / Bill Dance Casting / Rich King Casting/ Debe Weisman Casting / Headquarters Casting / Extras Casting Guild - All in the Los Angeles, CA area.



Objectives

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Desiring opportunities to work in Feature Length Movies, Television Commercials, Television Series, Made for Television Movies and Industrial Films as an Actor, Voiceover Artist, Lead Stand In, Stand In, Background Artist, Specialty Extra or an Extra.

Employment/Experience Summary

SPEAKING ROLES:

(Listed below are a few of the Speaking Roles I have had as of March, 2017).
 
"American Tragedy" - CBS Mini Series - Filmed on location in Los Angeles, CA  Part 1 Aired 11/12/00 - Part 2 Aired 11/15/00  I am one of the Lawyers on Johnnie Cochran;s (Ving Rhames') staff in many office and conference room scenes ... I speak to Johnnie Cochran in one of those scenes.  
 
"Nancy Drew" - ABC Television Series - This Episode Aired in 2002 - Filmed On Location on the USC Campus in Los Angeles, CA.  I am a Reporter barraging an expelled college student with question regarding her possible crime. Later I am in a scene with Maggie Lawson. 
 
"Chicago Cubs Baseball" - Cubs Radio Network & its' Affiliate Cable Stations  I was a Voiceover Artist on the recorded Game Opener that played before each of the 162 Games that aired in 1998 across the United States on the Cubs Radio Network and its' Affiliate Cable Stations. 
 
"Cardio Med" - WGN Radio - I was a Voiceover Artist on this Radio Commercial that aired in 2001.  on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 
 
"Countdown To The Academy Awards" - E! Entertainment Television -  A Live Segment Filmed outside the Kodak Theater in 2003. I was Interviewed by E! Entertainment Reporter Jason Feinburg ... I was a Credentialed Press Reporter for WGN Radio and The Steve Cochran Show covering the Oscars ... This segment aired Live during E! Entertainment's Pre Oscar Coverage. 
 
"Life Safety" - Tribune Company - Filmed On Location at the Tribune Towers in Chicago, IL. - I am a Floor Fire Marshall with a Speaking Part in this Industrial Film. 
 
 

TELEVISION SERIES:

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(Listed below are a few of the 109 Television Episodes that I have worked on as of  April 26, 2017).
 
"Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams" - Amazon - Filmed On Location in Chicago, IL,  on Tuesday, April 25th and Wednesday, April 26, 2017.  I am Booked as a Grade School Teacher. 
 
"Controversy" - 20th Century Fox Television - Filmed On Location in Chicago, IL,  on Monday, April 3, 2017.  On this Television Pilot ... which will be scheduled for airing sometime after its filming ... I am a Doctor in front of the Nurses Station on the Hospital Floor. 
 
"Chicago Med" - NBC - Filmed at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios,  on Monday, March 27, 2017.  I am in scenes ... again on this Episode ... with Dr. Daniel Charles (Oliver Platt) and Dr. Robyn Charles (Mekia Cox) in the Hospital Cafeteria. The Episode title is, "Deliver Us". 
 
"Chicago Fire." - NBC - Filmed at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios,  on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.  In this scene I am the Lead Detective ... welcoming a Female Guest to my Office ... Which is next to the Precinct's Entrance ... We go in ... Sit ... And I question her. Episode #17 ... The Episode title is, "Babies and Fools". 
 
"Chicago Med" - NBC - Filmed at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios,  on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.  I am a Doctor in scenes with Dr. Daniel Charles (Oliver Platt) and Dr. Robyn Charles (Mekia Cox) in the Hospital Cafeteria. The Episode title is, "Generation Gap". 
 
"Chicago P.D." - NBC - Filmed on location in Chicago, IL  on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.  I am a Shopper on The Magnificent Mile. 
 
"Chicago Fire" - NBC - Filmed at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios,  on Thursday, February 16, 2017.  I am a Detective in the Police Station. Episode #16 ... The Episode Title is, "Take A Knee". 
 
"Empire" - FOX - Filmed on Location in Chicago, IL  on Thursday, February 9, 2017.  I am a Patron in the Laundromat. 
 
"Chicago Justice" - NBC - Filmed at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios,  on Tuesday, January 31, 2017  I am a Doctor in scenes on the Hospital Set. The Episode title is, "Comma." 
 
"ER" - Aired 11/2/06 - NBC - Filmed on location in Chicago, IL in September, 2006.  I am a pedestrian in scenes just outside of the Hospital with Dr. Luka Kovac (Goran Visnjic) and Curtis Ames (Forest Whitaker).  Episode title, "Heart of the Matter". 
(Special Note:  This was so special for me that ER would be my 100th TV episode, since ER makes up more than a third of that number alone.  It was great that I could share that accomplishemnt with those who helped to make 100 TV Episodes possible for me.  I've been privilegded to work for ER since their first season.)
 
"ER" - Aired 9/23/04 - NBC - Filmed on location in Chicago, IL  in August, 2004.  I am a uniformed policeman in scenes with Ming-NA and Mekhi Phifer.  We are on Lower Wacker Drive at the scene of a car accident.  Episode title, "One For The Road."
 
"ER" - Aired 10/7/04 - NBC - Filmed on location in Chicago, IL in August, 2004.  I am a pedestrian walking past the  front of Union Station in scenes with Parminder Nagra.  Episode title, "Damaged."
 
"ER" - NBC - Aired 5/13/04 - Filmed on location in Chicago, IL in April, 2004.  I am a uniformed policeman in scenes with Goran Visnjic (Dr. Luka Kovac), we are at the scene of a multiple car accident.   I am also in scenes with Parminder Nara (Neela Rasgotra), as a visitor on the University of Michigan medical campus, the episode is titled, "Drive".
 
"That '70s Show" - Fox - Filmed on location on a Sound Stage at The CBS Studio Center movie lot in Los Angeles, CA in February, 2004.  I am a club patron seated at a table of three in scenes just behind Topher Grace, Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson, and Wilmer Valderrama.  The episode title is, "My Wife."
 
"Dicks" - Television Pilot - Filmed on location in Pasadena, CA in March 2003. In this detective-story pilot I am in scenes driving my 2003 Champagne-colored Lincoln Towncar entering the expressway as a prison work-group cleans the shoulder areas. And later, I am a visitor to the Animal Clinic.
 
"Kellogg Company - Special K" - National Television Commercial - Filmed on location in Los Angeles, CA in March 2003. I am a pedestrian exiting the subway station up the steps ...just behind one of the principal stars... passing her on the stairs, exiting the station, and then walking down the street still just in front of her. National Television Commercial title, "On The Go."
 
"The Street Lawyer" - Television Pilot - Filmed on location in Los Angeles, CA in March 2003. I am a doctor in the Emergency Room checking the vitals on a patient in scenes with Eddie Cibrian and James Legros. And later, at The 14th Street Clinic I am a Passerby in scenes with Mario Van Peeples and Eddie Cibrian.
 
"The Agency" - CBS - Filmed on location in El Segundo, CA in March 2003. I am an Accu Trans Staff Member in office scenes. Episode title, "Our Man In Korea."
 
"Judging Amy" - CBS - Filmed on location in downtown Los Angeles, CA in March 2003. I am a counselor in the Teen Center in scenes with Tyne Daly. I am counseling 2 teenagers at my desk which is just behind where Tyne Daly is seated. Episode title, "Picture of Perfect."
 
"Threat Matrix" - Aired 9/19/03 - ABC - Filmed on location at the Van Nuys Airport in Van Nuys, CA in March 2003. I am a video cameraman working in the White House Briefing Room during a news press briefing in scenes with Will Lyman. And later, I'm a uniformed U.S. Air Force Jet Pilot doing my walk-around checking out the wheel housings and hydralics of my aircraft before takeoff in scenes with James Denton and Kelly Rutherford.
 
"Eight Simple Rules" - Aired 4/8/03 - ABC - Filmed at Disney Studios in Burbank, CA in March 2003. I am in two scenes with John Ritter. I'm doing many camera crosses in these scenes while working in the Newsroom. Episode title, "Queen Bees and King Bees."
 
"Angel" - Aired 4/16/03 - WB Network - Filmed at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, CA in March 2003. I am one of the slaves of Jasmine doing her bidding in front of the book store. Episode title, "The Magic Bullet."
 
"The Practice" - Aired 3/31/03 - ABC - Filmed at Raleigh Studios in Manhattan Beach, CA in March 2003. I am in a long scene eating dinner in a restaurant with my date at the table behind Dylan McDermott and Teri Polo. Episode title, "Capitol Crimes."
 
"The Guardian" - CBS - Filmed at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA in March 2003. I am a lawyer in many scenes with Dabney Coleman in his law office. Episode title, "What It Means To You."
 
"9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards" - TNT. I am a reporter for The Steve Cochran Show and WGN Radio on the Red Carpet Area (and later backstage in the Media Room ... there are 6 audio clips with questions & responses from award winning actors/actresses, and 16 celebrity photos on the WGN Radio Website from this 2003 event). I am in the first 5 seconds of the show opening as the TNT camera on a boom arm zooms into the Press/Media section to the right of the red carpet ... and then continues its zoom-in into the actors on the red carpet area.
 
"Mind of the Married Man" - HBO - Filmed on location in Chicago in May 2002. I am a pedestrian in a scene walking by a restaurant as two principals pass me, and they are just a little tipsy.
 
"Son Of The Beach" - FX - Filmed at their downtown studios in Los Angeles, CA, in March, 2002. I am a waiter at a country club in many scenes with Harry Anderson and Gary Coleman. Episode title, "The Long Hot Johnson."
 
"Philly" - ABC - Aired 4/23/02. Filmed at Culver City Studios in California, March, 2002. I am a detective seated in the court room in scenes with Kim Delaney as lawyer, and Ron Canada as Judge Griffin. Also, latter in scenes with Kim Delaney and Tom Everett Scott in the hallway of the court building. Episode title, "Tall Tales."
 
"Buffy The Vampire Slayer" - UPN - Aired 5/21/02. Filmed at their studios in Los Angeles, CA, in March, 2002. I am a detective in scenes with Sarah Michelle Gellar at the police station and outside the station as a demon tries to vanquish her. Episode title, "Two To Go."
 
"Access Hollywood" - NBC - Episode aired 5/21/02. I was on the special segment that highlighted "Buffy The Vampire Slayer's" 2-hour final season episode to air latter that same evening. Access Hollywood showed clips of the show that included me.
 
"ER" - NBC - Aired 12/13/01. I am a jogger in scenes with Noah Wyle and Eriq La Salle in Chicago's Grant Park. Episode title, "I'll Be Home For Christmas."
 
"ER" - NBC - I am a business man walking by in scenes with Eriq La Salle and a guest star, outside of a courtroom building in downtown Chicago. Episode title, "Quo Vadis."
 
"What About Joan" - ABC - I am a patron in a restaurant/bar scene standing with two others just behind the table where Joan Cusack, Kyle Chandler and Kellie Williams are seated. The episode title is, "Test, Test".
 
"ER" - NBC - Aired 9/27/01. I'm a pedestrian in a scene with Laura Innes as she exits her car and then stops at a street vendor to purchase a bracelet. The first episode of the Fall 2001 8th year season, episode title, "Four Corners."
 
"The Mind of the Married Man" - HBO - Aired 10/21/01. I'm a business man on Michigan Avenue in a scene passing Mike Bender & Sonya Walger as they discuss the movie, "Double Indemnity". Episode title, "Anytime, Anywhere".
 
"The Mind of the Married Man" - HBO - Aired 11/11/01. I'm a patron at a restaurant ...seated at a table of 3... overlooking the Chicago River in scenes with Mike Binder & his office assistant Missy, seated next to us in conversation. Episode title, "When We Were Nice."
 
"The Mind of the Married Man" - HBO - Aired 10/14/01. I'm a different pedestrian on the street walking past Sonya Walger and her girlfriend on Michigan Avenue ...they're out shopping with bags inhand. Episode title, "Time On The Lake."
 
"The Mind of the Married Man" - HBO - Aired 10/28/01. I'm a pedestrian in a scene with Mike Bender and two co-stars in front of a hot dog stand on Michigan Avenue. Episode title, "Wonderful News."
 
"ER" - NBC - Aired 5/17/01. I'm an El train rider, standing at the door, in a scene with Anthony Edwards. Episode title, "Rampage."
 
"ER" - NBC - Aired 5/3/01. I'm a lawyer in a scene, walking behind and past Maura Tierney, in the courtway. Episode title, "Fear of Committment."
 
"The X-Files" - Fox - Aired 5/6/01. Filmed on location in Los Angeles March 2001 - I'm a County Sheriff policeman in scenes with David Duchovny & Mitch Pileggi. Episode title, "The Truth Is Out There."
 
"Ally McBeal" - Fox - Aired 4/30/01. Filmed at Raleigh Studios in Manhattan Beach, CA in March 2001 - I'm a court clerk sitting below the judge in scenes with Robert Downey, Jr., Sting, & Paul Reubens. Episode title, "Cloudy Skies, Chance of Paradise."
 
"The Huntress" - USA Network - Filmed in downtown Los Angeles, March 2001 - I'm a bank customer at the ATM Machine in scenes with Annette O'Toole. Episode title, "D & B Inc."
 
"The Beast" - ABC - Filmed in Downtown Los Angeles, March 2001 - I'm a "Zachary Want-to-be" in scenes with Jason Gedrick. Episode #4.
 
"Any Day Now" - Lifetime - Aired 8/6/01 - Filmed in their studios in California, March 2001 - I'm a moving man in scenes with Annie Potts & Lorraine Touissant. Episode title, "Don't Give Up."
 
"The Brothers Garcia" - Nickelodeon - Filmed at Hollywood Center Studios, March 2001 - I'm a parent at a parent/teachers meeting in the classroom with my son. Episode title, "The Sub."
 
"City Guys" - NBC - Filmed at Sunset Gowar Studios in Los Angeles, CA in March 2001 - I'm one of 3 teacher chaperones at the high school prom. Episode title, "Prom-Lems".
 
"Other People" - Pilot Episode - Filmed in Downtown Los Angeles in March 2001 - I'm a courthouse patron in scenes with Peta.

FEATURE MOVIES:

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(Listed below are a few of the 61 Feature Films, 8 Made-For-Television Movies, 1 Industrial, and 1 Music Video that I have worked on as of March, 2017).
 
"Captive State" - Filmed on location in Chicago, IL, on Thursday, March 16, 2017 .  The Director - Rupert Wyatt - picked me to be in his smaller "A Team" Group ... Very Kind of Him ... We took part in a One-Camera / Multiple Floor / Multiple Action / Multiple Part / Extended Action Sequence ... In One Continuous Filming Sequence .... It Was Incredible ... We were all pretty happy to be part of this Scene.
 
"Captive State" - Filmed on location in Chicago, IL, on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 .  I am a Member of the Staff at the Police Precinct.
 
"Batman: The Dark Knight" - Filmed on location in Chicago, IL, .  I am a Court Room spectator in the first row, behind the District Attorneys' Defense Desk.  I am visible 8 or 9 times in scenes with Aaron Eckhart and Maggie Gyllenhaal.
 
"Flags Of Our Fathers" - Filmed on location in Chicago, IL October 2005.  I am a cheering spectator in the stands, at a baseball game when World War II honoree soldiers enter the playing field amidst stirring cheers from the crowd (and me).  This movie is directed by Clint Eastwood.
 
"The Break Up" - Filmed on location in Chicago, IL  2005.  I am a passerby in front of the Art Gallery where Jennifer Aniston is inside of.  Later, I am a photo double seated on top of the double decker bus that Vince Vaughn, who stands on top, is speaking as the tour guide operator on.
 
"Stranger Than Fiction" - Filmed on location in Chicago, IL 2005.  I am an Internal Revenue Service Auditor in many scenes with Will Ferrell in the IRS office that he works in. 
 
"Derailed" - Scenes Filmed on location in Joliet, IL  November 2004.  I am the Stand-In for Giancarlo Esposito.  He played the role of Detective Church in scenes in the prison with Clive Owen.
 
"Batman: Intimidation Game" - Scenes Filmed on location in Chicago, IL August 2004.  I am a Newspaper Reporter in scenes with Katie Holmes and in various other scenes at the bridge with other Media Personnel.
 
"The Ice Harvest" - Filmed on location in Waukegan, IL May 2004.  I am in scenes as a Restaurant/Bar patron on Christmas Eve with John Cusack, 3 Councilmen and a Councilwoman.
 
"The Weatherman" - Filmed on location at WGN-TV Studios in Chicago,IL May 2004.  I am the Floor Director/Stage Manager on the TV News set of WCH6 in scenes with Nicholas Cage as Meteorologist, and Tom Skilling playing ...a new role for him.
 
"Surviving Christmas" - Scenes filmed on location in Chicago, IL January 2003. I am a pedestrian walking past the Water Tower on Michigan Avenue. And later, a pedestrian walking past the Salvation Army Band while they are playing on the street during the holidays.
 
"The Wedding Party" - Filmed on location in Chicago at the Chicago Yacht Club in September, 2002. I am a guest arriving at a Wedding getting a gift out of my car trunk as Michael Douglas and Albert Brooks arrive in an SUV and are stopped by the FBI as they get out.
 
"Nancy Drew" - ABC - Made for TV Movie - Filmed on location in Los Angeles on the USC campus in March, 2002. I am a (talking) reporter, baraging an expelled college student with questions regarding her possible crime. Latter in a scene with Maggie Lawson I am a school administrator.
 
"Cradle 2 The Grave" - Filmed on location in downtown Los Angeles, CA, in March, 2002. I am a business man in a stunt scene as the swat team arrives and a police car spins around and then skids right up to me at the Diamond Exchange building. I am also in scenes as actor, DMX enters this building.
 
"Like Mike" - Filmed on location at Hollywood Center Studios in March, 2002. I am one of 12 people who ...through movie magic technology... become hundreds or thousands of people at the LA Forum, watching a basketball game with star Lil Bow Wow playing and Reggie Theus as a Sports Commentator.
 
"Blood Work" - Filmed on location at the Boat Marina in Long Beach, CA, in March, 2002. I am a detective in scenes ...in front of the boat slip... with actor Clint Eastwood. In this Clint Eastwood produced, directed and starred in feature film.
 
"R Kelly Music Video" - A music video of one of the featured soundtrack songs for the film "Ali", performed on video by R Kelly and company. (I am honored to be in the "and company".)
 
"On The Line" - April, 2001 - I am in a number of scenes on the EL platform with James LANCE Bass ...a principle star and vocalist from the popular singing group N Sync.
 
"ALI" - Filmed in Chicago, Illinois in February, 2001. I am a customer inside the bakery where Muhammad Ali meets Belinda, in scenes with Will Smith.
 
"American Tragedy" - The O.J. Simpson Story - Filmed in Los Angeles in August 2000. I was given a speaking part by the director. In this 2 part mini-TV-series I am one of the lawyers on Johnnie Cochran's staff in many office scenes.
 
"Corky Romano" - Filmed on location in Los Angeles in September 2000. I am in multiple scenes in different wardrobes as different pedestrians before and after an accident.
 
"What Women Want" - I was a pedistrian visiting the park in scenes with Mel Gibson as he discovers his new gift regarding women.
 
"Light It Up" - I am an armed uniformed policeman outside the highschool during standoff in many scenes on camera left.
 
"Just Visiting" - I am a tuxedo dressed guest with a date, one of first couples entering the Field Museum's Gala event from our limo.
 
"Unconditional Love" - I'm a guest at Jonathan Price's performance in his character role in the movie.
 
"The Perfect Storm" - Filmed at Warner Brothers Studios in Burbank in August 1999. I am a member of the newsroom staff in scenes with the meteorologist.
 
"Gone In Sixty Seconds" - Filmed on location in downtown LA in August 1999. I am one of 3 construction workers as Nicholas Cage almost runs into us on the street as he runs from the police in his car.
 
"One Night At McCool's" - Filmed on location in LA in August 1999. I am a police photographer in Matt Dillon's arrest scene. I am a neighbor in a scene with John Goodman.
 
"Con Air" - Filmed on location in Los Angeles, CA in October 1996. I was an Air Traffic Controller in scenes with John Cusack.

RADIO INTERVIEW SHOW APPEARANCES...ON MOVIES/TV:

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Extension 720 - Host Dr. Milt Rosenberg
Show airs Monday thru Friday - 9PM to 11PM.
My appearance was October 8, 1998 9PM to 11PM
 
WGN Radio - 720AM
Steve & Johnnie Show
Show airs Monday thru Friday - 1130PM to 5AM.
My appearance was January 20, 1998 - 1145PM to 12M.
 
Nick & Gary Show
Show airs Sundays - 1AM to 5AM.
My appearance was November 1, 1998 - 3AM to 4AM.
 
Spike O'Dell Show
Show airs Monday thru Friday - 3PM to 7PM.
I have various appearances, at various times.
 
John Williams Show
Show airs Monday thru Friday - 1230PM to 3PM.
I have various appearances, at various times.
 
Kathy & Judy Show
Show airs Monday thru Friday - 9AM to 12 Noon.
My appearance was at WGN Radio Disneyland Remote ..all multiple-station live broadcasts were promoting the premiere opening of the Indiana Jones Adventure Ride... in Anaheim, California. My appearance was March 12, 1996 - 1230PM to 100PM.
 
ALL AUDIO COPIES OF INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

Education

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John Robert Powers School - Chicago, Illinois. Male Modeling - 1987.
Columbia College - Chicago, Illinois. Radio & Television Broadcasting.
Control Data - Chicago, Illinois. Computer Programming & Computer Operations.

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Private Acting Coach - January, 2002 classes started.
The Audition Studio - Chicago, Illinois - 1997.
Act One - Chicago, Illinois - 1993.

Skills

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Musician - Organist, Pianist, and Electronic/Midi Keyboardist.

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Audio Engineer, Video Camera Operator and Video Editor.

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President and Owner of Peace Record Company, {with a website at www.peacerecord.com}. Senior Sales Assistant at WGN Radio. Notary Public. Typist (75 wpm), Computer Programmer. I also do one-man promotional appearances with the WGN Radio Fan Van. President and Owner of Lateef Music Publishers. Technical Director, and Prop Designer & Builder for the theatre company, Dawn of A New Day Productions. Business Partner for the ...under construction... Dawn of A New Day Dinner/Theatre Complex. Music Director, Composer, Vocal Arranger and one of the keyboardist for, The Michael Jordan Ensemble.

Personal Interests

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Science fiction television series and movies, designing and building, composing songs, playing musical instruments, and ice skating.


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