Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, The Defenders
Sweet Christmas… we have Luke Cage, aka Power Man, coming to Puyallup this summer.
Mike Colter landed the role of the iconic Luke Cage in 2015, and was cast in the Netflix series Jessica Jones, starring Krysten Ritter. The series led into two solo Luke Cage series. In 2017, Mike was brought back in The Defenders, joining Luke with Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and the Iron Fist.
Mike was born and raised in South Carolina, and trained to be an actor from an early age. After earning a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina, Colter then moved onto Rutger’s University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts where he received a MFA in acting from the esteemed institution.Colter’s earliest screen work was in the long running NBC series ER as well as The Parkers starring Mo’Nique in 2002. From there, Colter landed a featured role in the Academy Award winning Clint Eastwood production, Million Dollar Baby. Colter’s next roles found him back on television with roles in Law & Order: Trial by Jury and Law & Order: Criminal Intent before being cast in the film And Then Came Love, starring Vanessa Williams.
Colter’s work on both the small and big screens saw him achieve greater notoriety, eventually leading to a recurring role on the Sarah Michelle series Ringer from 2011-2012. From there, Colter appeared in Men In Black 3 and Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty, both released in 2012.
In 2013, Colter joined the cast of the popular FX anthology series American Horror Story, appearing during the Coven storyline for three episodes. Following his turn on the horror series, Colter was cast as Agent Locke in the Xbox One series Halo: Nightfall, reprising the role in 2015’s Halo 5: Guardians. Mike can be seen in the sci-fi thriller Extinction, and also in the inspirational film Breakthrough.