Michael Blackson was born on 28 November, 1972 in Ghana. He is a Ghanaian-born American Actor and Comedian. Blackson moved to USA in 1987. As he approached adulthood it was a friend of his who recommended Michael through Try Stand Up. They both wrote some material for Michael to perform in the local open mic comedy clubs of Philadelphia.
Blackson moved up the acting ladder with his most notable onscreen performance as “Angry African Man” in the 2000 comedy film produced by Ice Cube’s film production company Cubevision. In 2005 he released his top-selling comedy sketch CD entitled Modasucka: Welcome to America.
Also in 2005, he made an appearance on, TV series 30 Rock, P. Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy on HBO and starred in a commercial for the Chappelle Show on Comedy Central.
Other Television shows and films include; Living With Funny, Meet the Blacks, Judge Joe Brown, Repos, BET Awards.