Charles Michael Davis
|Charles Michael Davis|
|Born||Charles Michael Davis
December 1, 1984
Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, model, producer, director|
Life and career
Davis was born in Dayton, Ohio. He graduated from Stebbins High School in the Dayton suburb of Riverside and from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He is of African American and Filipino descent. His father is from Kentucky and his mother is from Manila.
Davis got his start with Jake Lang at Wings Model Management in Cincinnati, Ohio and later attended the talent agency Actors, Models, and Talent for Christ (AMTC) event. Davis has done print modeling and commercials for Nike and FootLocker.
Davis has had guest and recurring appearances in several notable television shows, including That's So Raven, Switched at Birth, and Grey's Anatomy. In 2011, he landed a recurring role on BET's The Game as Kwan Kirkland, a quarterback for the San Diego Sabers.
In February 2013, it was announced that Davis was cast in a lead role on The CW's new show The Originals, a spinoff of The Vampire Diaries, centered on the Original Family as they move to New Orleans, where Davis' character (a vampire named Marcel) currently rules.
Davis was in a relationship with choreographer and model Katrina Amato. However, in a September 19, 2014, episode of the CBS talk show The Talk, he disclosed that he is "newly single".
|2014||The Learning Curve||Frank||Short|
|2015||Battle Scars||Ramirez||(formerly Another Stateside)|
|2005||Noah's Arc||Applicant #2||Episode: "Don't Mess with My Man"|
|2005||That's So Raven||Trevor||Episode: "Save the Last Dance"|
|2008||The Big Match||Series Regular||TV film|
|2010||Night and Day||Hicks||TV film|
|2011||Switched at Birth||Liam Lupo||Recurring role, 4 episodes (season 1)|
|2011–2012||The Game||Kwan Kirkland||Recurring role, 5 episodes (seasons 4-5)|
|2012–2013||The Life Genie||N/A||Miniseries; Associate producer (2 episodes)|
|2013||Grey's Anatomy||Dr. Jason Myers||Recurring role, 7 episodes (season 9)|
|2013||The Client List||Ben Dalton||2 episodes (season 2)|
|2013||The Vampire Diaries||Marcel Gerard||Episode: "The Originals"
|2013–present||The Originals||Main role; Also director (2 episodes)|
|2015||Ur in Analysis||Mike||TV film; Also producer|
|2017–present||Younger||Zane Anders||Recurring role season 4, Series Regular season 5|
|2018||Jane the Virgin||Jeffrey Mullins||Episode: "Chapter Seventy-Three"|
|2011||Mi Ricordo||J. Ralph|||
- Katz, Marc (2011-08-14). "Stebbins grad makes transition to the stage". Dayton Daily News. p. D8.
- YouTube interview
- "Actors, Models and Talent for Christ Announces New Audition Sites for Up and Coming Talent of All Ages". prweb.com. 2013-05-16. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
- "Success Stories: Charles Michael Davis". AMTC World. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
- "Charles Michael Davis Lands Key Role In Vampire Diaries Spinoff The Originals". deadline.com. 2013-02-05. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
- "My LA To Z: Charles Michael Davis". Los Angeles Magazine. 2014-02-04. Retrieved 2014-02-04.
- Swift, Andy (February 21, 2018). "Younger: Charles Michael Davis Promoted to Series Regular". TVLine. Retrieved February 21, 2018.