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* OlderThanTheyLook: He was able to teach a martial arts class at the age of 14 because of this. Due to his [[BadassBaritone deep voice]] and large, imposing figure, most people didn't believe he WASN'T an adult.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: [[invoked]] Was scheduled to play Jax in ''Film/MortalKombatAnnihilation'', but could not due to conflicts with ''Film/{{Spawn}}''. He would eventually land the part in ''WebVideo/MortalKombatRebirth'' and ''WebVideo/MortalKombatLegacy''.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: [[invoked]] Was scheduled to play Jax in ''Film/MortalKombatAnnihilation'', but could not due to conflicts with ''Film/{{Spawn}}''. He would eventually land the part in ''WebVideo/MortalKombatRebirth'' and ''WebVideo/MortalKombatLegacy''.''WebVideo/MortalKombatLegacy''.
* YoungerThanTheyLook: He was able to teach a martial arts class at the age of 14 because of this. Due to his [[BadassBaritone deep voice]] and large, imposing figure, most people didn't believe he WASN'T an adult.


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* LightningBruiser
LightningBruiser: Despite his size, he moves quite quickly.
* MrFanserviceMrFanservice: He's jacked...and usually shows it in most of the movies he's in.
* OlderThanTheyLook: He was able to teach a martial arts class at the age of 14 because of this. Due to his [[BadassBaritone deep voice]] and large, imposing figure, most people didn't believe he WASN'T an adult.


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* ''Android Cop''''Film/AndroidCop''


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* {{Badass Baritone}}
* {{Genius Bruiser}}: His characters in ''[[AdaptiveAbility Undisputed II]]'', ''[[BatmanGambit Blood and Bone]]'' and ''[[TheChessmaster Exit Wounds]]'' are all highly intelligent individuals.
* {{He Cleans Up Nicely}}
* {{Lightning Bruiser}}

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'''Tropes applicable to him:'''
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* {{Badass Baritone}}
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* {{Genius Bruiser}}: GeniusBruiser: His characters in ''[[AdaptiveAbility Undisputed II]]'', ''[[BatmanGambit Blood and Bone]]'' and ''[[TheChessmaster Exit Wounds]]'' are all highly intelligent individuals.
* {{He Cleans Up Nicely}}
* {{Lightning Bruiser}}
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** ShirtlessScene
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* ShirtlessScene



** [[Main/HollywoodCyborg Michael Jai White]] vs. [[Main/BroughtDownToBadass Jean-Claude Van Damme]] in ''Universal Soldier: The Return''.
** [[Main/AntiHero Michael Jai White]] vs. Creator/ScottAdkins in ''Undisputed II Last Man Standing''.
** [[Main/BadassInANiceSuit Michael Jai White]] vs. [[Film/OngBak Tony Jaa]] in ''Skin Trade''.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Was scheduled to play Jax in ''[[Film/MortalKombatAnnihilation Mortal Kombat: Annihilation]]'', but could not due to conflicts with ''{{Film/Spawn}}''.
*** He would eventually land the part in ''{{WebVideo/Mortal Kombat Rebirth}}'' and ''{{WebVideo/Mortal Kombat Legacy}}''.

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** [[Main/HollywoodCyborg [[HollywoodCyborg Michael Jai White]] vs. [[Main/BroughtDownToBadass [[BroughtDownToBadass Jean-Claude Van Damme]] in ''Universal Soldier: The Return''.
** [[Main/AntiHero [[AntiHero Michael Jai White]] vs. Creator/ScottAdkins in ''Undisputed II Last Man Standing''.
** [[Main/BadassInANiceSuit [[BadassInANiceSuit Michael Jai White]] vs. [[Film/OngBak Tony Jaa]] in ''Skin Trade''.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
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WhatCouldHaveBeen: [[invoked]] Was scheduled to play Jax in ''[[Film/MortalKombatAnnihilation Mortal Kombat: Annihilation]]'', ''Film/MortalKombatAnnihilation'', but could not due to conflicts with ''{{Film/Spawn}}''.
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''Film/{{Spawn}}''. He would eventually land the part in ''{{WebVideo/Mortal Kombat Rebirth}}'' ''WebVideo/MortalKombatRebirth'' and ''{{WebVideo/Mortal Kombat Legacy}}''.''WebVideo/MortalKombatLegacy''.



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* ''Film/AccidentMan''


** [[Main/BadassInANiceSuit Michael Jai White]] vs. [[Film/OngBak Tony Jaa]] in ''Skin Trade''.

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** [[Main/BadassInANiceSuit Michael Jai White]] vs. [[Film/OngBak Tony Jaa]] in ''Skin Trade''.Trade''.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Was scheduled to play Jax in ''[[Film/MortalKombatAnnihilation Mortal Kombat: Annihilation]]'', but could not due to conflicts with ''{{Film/Spawn}}''.
*** He would eventually land the part in ''{{WebVideo/Mortal Kombat Rebirth}}'' and ''{{WebVideo/Mortal Kombat Legacy}}''.



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->''"I want to continue to do some great work. I'm nowhere close to where I want to be. I'm a diverse person who's trying to use his art to make the world better."''

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* ''Film/CityOfIndustry''

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* ScaryBlackMan: Most of his roles, no matter if they're not villains.


'''Michael Jai White''' (born November 10, 1967) is an American actor and martial artist who has appeared in numerous films and television series. He is the first African American to portray a major comic book superhero in a major motion picture, having starred as Al Simmons, the protagonist in the 1997 film ''{{Film/Spawn}}''. White is also known for his performances as boxer Mike Tyson in the 1995 HBO television movie ''{{Film/Tyson}}'', Marcus Williams in ''Why Did I Get Married?'', ''Why Did I Get Married Too?'', and on the TBS/OWN comedy-drama television series ''Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse'', Jax Briggs in ''{{WebVideo/Mortal Kombat Legacy}}'' and the title role in ''[[Film/BlackDynamite Black]] [[WesternAnimation/BlackDynamite Dynamite]]''.

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'''Michael
Michael
Jai White''' White (born November 10, 1967) is an American actor and martial artist who has appeared in numerous films and television series. He is the first African American to portray a major comic book superhero in a major motion picture, having starred as Al Simmons, the protagonist in the 1997 film ''{{Film/Spawn}}''. White is also known for his performances as boxer Mike Tyson in the 1995 HBO television movie ''{{Film/Tyson}}'', Marcus Williams in ''Why Did I Get Married?'', ''Why Did I Get Married Too?'', and on the TBS/OWN comedy-drama television series ''Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse'', Jax Briggs in ''{{WebVideo/Mortal Kombat Legacy}}'' and the title role in ''[[Film/BlackDynamite Black]] [[WesternAnimation/BlackDynamite Dynamite]]''.


** [[Main/AntiHero Michael Jai White]] vs. [[Main/MightyWhitey Scott Adkins]] in ''Undisputed II Last Man Standing''.

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** [[Main/AntiHero Michael Jai White]] vs. [[Main/MightyWhitey Scott Adkins]] Creator/ScottAdkins in ''Undisputed II Last Man Standing''.


** [[Main/BadassInANiceSuit Michael Jai White]] vs. [[Film/OngBak Tony Jaa]] in ''Skin Trade''.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Was scheduled to play Jax in ''[[Film/MortalKombatAnnihilation Mortal Kombat: Annihilation]]'', but could not due to conflicts with ''{{Film/Spawn}}''.
*** He would eventually land the part in ''{{WebVideo/Mortal Kombat Rebirth}}'' and ''{{WebVideo/Mortal Kombat Legacy}}''.

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** [[Main/BadassInANiceSuit Michael Jai White]] vs. [[Film/OngBak Tony Jaa]] in ''Skin Trade''.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Was scheduled to play Jax in ''[[Film/MortalKombatAnnihilation Mortal Kombat: Annihilation]]'', but could not due to conflicts with ''{{Film/Spawn}}''.
*** He would eventually land the part in ''{{WebVideo/Mortal Kombat Rebirth}}'' and ''{{WebVideo/Mortal Kombat Legacy}}''.
Trade''.


* ''Skin Trade''

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* ''Skin Trade''''Film/SkinTrade''


As an accomplished martial artist, White (who started training at the age of [[Main/TykeBomb eight]]) holds black belts in [[{{Badass}} seven]] [[{{MyKungFuIsStrongerThanYours}} different]] [[{{Up To Eleven}} styles]]: Shotokan, Tae Kwon Do, Kobudo, Goju Ryu, Tang Soo Do, Wushu and Kyokushin; with a specific focus in Kyokushin (although his style incorporates aspects of many different martial arts forms).

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As an accomplished martial artist, White (who started training at the age of [[Main/TykeBomb eight]]) holds black belts in [[{{Badass}} seven]] seven [[{{MyKungFuIsStrongerThanYours}} different]] [[{{Up To Eleven}} styles]]: Shotokan, Tae Kwon Do, Kobudo, Goju Ryu, Tang Soo Do, Wushu and Kyokushin; with a specific focus in Kyokushin (although his style incorporates aspects of many different martial arts forms).

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* ''Film/TheToxicAvengerPartII''
* ''Film/TheToxicAvengerPartIIITheLastTemptationOfToxie''

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