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Michael Copon in competition with the Hollywood Knights celebrity basketball team in Claremont, California on January 30, 2010
|Born||Michael Sowell Copon
November 13, 1982
Chesapeake, Virginia, USA
|Occupation||Actor, model, film producer|
Michael Sowell Copon (born November 13, 1982) is an American actor, model, producer, and singer. He is known for playing Felix Taggaro in the television series One Tree Hill, Vin Keahi in the television series Beyond the Break, and Lucas Kendall in Power Rangers: Time Force.
In 2001, Copon was cast by the Fox Kids Network as the blue Power Ranger, Lucas Kendall, on the Power Rangers: Time Force television series. He reprised this role in two episodes of Power Rangers: Wild Force. In 2004, he appeared in a music video for the song "Backflip" by Raven-Symoné. The video was directed by Sanaa Hamri. Copon portrayed the recurring character Felix Taggaro on the television series One Tree Hill. From 2006 to 2009, Copon starred in the drama series Beyond the Break on The N network. In between that time (in 2005) he appeared (and subsequently won) the competition on VH1's "But Can They Sing?"
On September 8, 2010, Copon released "Let's Get Nasty" on iTunes and in the same year he appeared on a TV commercial ad as a spokesperson for an Asian TV station foundation called Bantay Bata. Copon star in the thriller Killer Holiday in which he also produce the film and did stunts as well. Copon is also a member of the Hollywood Knights celebrity basketball team which raises funds for various schools and charitable organizations in the Greater Los Angeles area.
In the summer of 2012, Copon started co-hosting a weekend radio show on Positive Hit Radio the Current, WJLZ 88.5 FM, in Virginia with Trina Olson called "Saturday Night with Trina & Mike." The show airs Saturday nights from 5PM – 10PM ET and features Christian rock and hip hop music. The show is streamed live on the station's webpage.
Copon is Executive Producer of Michael Copon Studios.
|2006||All You've Got||Artie Sanchez|
|2006||Elevator||Hot guy at party|
|2007||Bring It On: In It to Win It||Penn|
|2008||The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior||Mathayus|
|2010||Night of the Demons||Dex Thrilby|
|2010||A Forgotten Innocence||Andrew|
|2013||Blood on the Border||Sancho|
|2001||Power Rangers: Time Force||Lucas Kendall/Blue Time Force Ranger||Lead Role|
|2002||Power Rangers: Wild Force||Lucas Kendall/Blue Time Force Ranger||Episodes: "Reinforcements from the Future: Part 1" and "Reinforcements from the Future: Part 2"|
|2003||Even Stevens||Boy at beach||Episode: "Surf's Up"|
|2004–2005||One Tree Hill||Felix Taggaro||Recurring (Season 2); 11 episodes|
|2005||Scrubs||Pedro||Episode: "My Big Move"|
|2005||Reno 911!||Kane||Episode: "Dangle's Son"|
|2005||But Can They Sing?||Himself||Won competition|
|2005||That's So Raven||Ricky||Episode: "Boyz 'N Commotion"|
|2006||That's So Raven||Ricky||Episode: "Be Prepared"|
|2006–2009||Beyond the Break||Vin Keahi||Main Role; 21 episodes|
|2008||Greek||Shane||Episodes: "Barely Legal" and "Mr. Purr-fect"|
|2009||CSI: Miami||Walter Leeson||Episode: "Head Case"|
|2010||Finding My Past||Louis Alfred Sunshine|
|2010||Hawaii Five-0||Junior Satele||Episode: "Malama Ka Aina"|
|2011||Kourtney and Kim Take New York||Himself||1 episode|
- Killer Holiday – Producer
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- "Michael Copon – EthniCelebs – Celebrity Ethnicity |What Nationality Background Ancestry Race". Ethnicelebs.com. April 15, 2012. Retrieved October 8, 2013.
- "The Virginian-Pilot Archives". Nl.newsbank.com. Retrieved December 30, 2013.
- "Let's Get Nasty: Michael Copon: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Retrieved October 8, 2013.
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- "The Official Movie Site". Killer Holiday. August 22, 2013. Retrieved October 8, 2013.
- "Hollywood Knights". Hollywood Knights. Retrieved October 8, 2013.
- "Saturday Night with Trina & Mike". Facebook. September 27, 2013. Retrieved October 8, 2013.
- "IMDB". IMDB. Retrieved 14 March 2014.
- Michael Copon at the Internet Movie Database
- Michael Copon's Official Myspace
- Michael Copon on Twitter