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Michael Rainey Jr.

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22, 2000
Louisville, KY
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Louisville, KY


Actor who is known for his recurring roles on the hit Netflix series Orange Is the New Black as Michael as well as on Starz network's hit show Power as Tariq St. Patrick. He also appeared in the 2016 film Barbershop: The Next Cut.

Before Fame

He began his career doing commercials in both print and television. He also was featured as a child on Sesame Street.


He earned his first major film role in the 2010 as Charlie in Un Altro Mondo. In 2013, he was featured as the titular character at age 8 in Lee DanielsThe Butler. He is also a music producer and rapper, performing under the name Whereis22. 

Family Life

He was born in Louisville, Kentucky and raised in Staten Island, New York.

Associated With

He stars opposite Ice Cube in the third installment of the comedy Barbershop.