Mitchell in 2016
|Born||January 5, 1987|
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Jason Mitchell (born January 5, 1987) is an American actor. He is best known for portraying rapper Eazy-E in the 2015 biopic Straight Outta Compton. In 2017, he starred in the blockbuster Kong: Skull Island, as well as acclaimed dramas Detroit and Mudbound.
Mitchell had roles in the films Contraband and Broken City, both of which starred Mark Wahlberg. In 2015, Mitchell played Compton rapper Eazy-E in the biopic Straight Outta Compton, with his performance being met with significant praise by critics. In 2016, he appeared in Keanu, which starred Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, and in 2017 starred as a Vietnam War officer in the monster movie, Kong: Skull Island.
|2015||Major Crimes||Twizz||Episode: "Snitch"|
|2017–18||Freedom Fighters: The Ray||John Trujillo / Black Condor (voice)||Web series|
|2018–19||The Chi||Brandon Johnson||13 episodes|
|2018||Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams||Lenny||Episode: "Kill All Others"|
|Forever||Andre||Episode: "Andre and Sarah"|
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- "NWA Biopic Casts Its Dr. Dre, Eazy-E (Sources)". billboard.com. Retrieved June 16, 2014.
- "What does Eazy-E's daughter think of New Orleans actor Jason Mitchell's portrayal of her father in 'Straight Outta Compton'?". NOLA. 17 August 2015.
- "Sundance: 'Mudbound' Premieres to Rapturous Standing Ovation and Oscar Buzz". Variety. January 21, 2017. Retrieved October 26, 2017.
- Otterson, Joe (2019-05-20). "Jason Mitchell Dropped From 'The Chi' Season 3, Netflix Film". Variety. Retrieved 2019-05-21.
- "Jason Mitchell Dropped From 'The Chi' and Netflix Film Amid Misconduct Claims". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2019-05-21.
- John Nugent. "Jameson Empire Awards 2016: Star Wars and Mad Max lead the nominations". Empire.
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