Mike Randal Colter (born August 26, 1976) is an American actor.He was born in Columbia, South Carolina, and grew up in St. Matthews, South Carolina. Colter spent a year at Benedict College in Columbia, SC and transferred to University of South Carolina, from where he received a bachelor's degree in theater in 1999. He obtained an MFA degree in acting from Rutgers University.Colter's highest profile role was in the film Million Dollar Baby, in which he portrayed boxer Big Willie Little. He has also guest starred on Law & Order: Trial By Jury, The Good Wife, ER and The Parkers, as well as several TV movies. He also starred in the series Ringer.In 2014, Colter began portraying the role of Agent Jameson Locke in the Halo franchise. Colter starred in the series Halo: Nightfall and provided the voice and motion capture for Agent Locke in Halo 5: Guardians. He will also be playing Luke Cage in Marvel's A.K.A Jessica Jones.