Michael Jai White (12/14/1967) is an actor & martial artist who has appeared in numerous films and tv series. He is the 1st AA to portray a comic book superhero in a motion picture, having starred as Al Simmons, the protagonist in the "97 film Spawn. White appeared as Marcus Williams in the Tyler Perry films Why Did I Get Married? & Why Did I Get Married Too? He also portrayed boxer Mike Tyson in the '95 HBO tv movie Tyson.