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Michael Beasley

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Michael is known for his role of Jimmy Clay in HBO's _Eastbound and Down (TV series 2009)_and the Bouncer in Last Vegas. 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.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 Fifth Wave and recurring in both television series Powersand Bloodline.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Michael Beasley -- Rental Porsche 911 Gets Repo'd

Michael Beasley
Rental Porsche 911 Gets Repo'd

It takes a special kind of knucklehead to get a rental car repossessed ... and NBA player Michael Beasley is just that knucklehead. TMZ Sports obtained pics of Beasley's rented Porsche 911… READ MORE >

NBA Star Shoves Fan IN THE FACE During Street Game

NBA Star Michael Beasley
Shoves Fan In Face THE VIDEO

TMZ has obtained VIDEO showing NBA star Michael Beasley shoving a fan in the face during a heated altercation at a playground game in New York last night. The footage shows the Minnesota… READ MORE >

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