More Michael Ealy Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Never Die Alone)Michael Ealy was recently seen in 2 FAST 2 FURIOUS opposite Paul Walker and Tyrese for director John Singleton and will next be seen in NOVEMBER, an indie film in which he stars opposite Courteney Cox Arquette, Anne Archer, James LeGros and Nora Dunne for director Gregory Harrison. He will then segue into reprising his role as Ricky Nash when he reunites with the rest of the cast to film BARBERSHOP 2. Ealy's breakthrough came when he was cast in BARBERSHOP as Ricky Nash, a two-strike offender working at the local barbershop under the supervision of his friend Calvin. The box office smash hit also starred Ice Cube, Eve, Sean Patrick Thomas and Cedric the Entertainer. It earned an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Motion Picture as well as a People's Choice Award nomination for Favorite Comedy Motion Picture. His feature filmography also includes parts in the critically acclaimed film KISSING JESSICA STEIN (for Fox Searchlight Pictures) and opposite Chris Rock in Joel Schumacher's BAD COMPANY.
Ealy began his acting career in several stage productions, including the Off-Broadway hits Joe Fearless and Whoa Jack, for which he earned an Adelco Award nomination for his performance. He has guest-starred on Law & Order, the Emmy-winning E.R. and the hit series Soul Food.
for "Never Die Alone" updated 18-Jul-2004