Mo McRae Biography
Mo McRae is an American actor, writer, and producer. He is recognized for his portrayal of Tyler in the series Sons of Anarchy and as Leon Hayes in the 2006 film Gridiron Gang. He was also cast in Fox Broadcasting Company’s Pitch. Mo has also acted in Wild (2014), Lee Daniels’ The Butler (2013) and The First Purge (2018).
Mo McRae Age | Family
McRae was born on 4 July 1982 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Mo was born under the birth sign of Cancer. The actor does not particularly seem to enjoy revealing any information about his family. Details of his parents and siblings names have not been shared.
Mo McRae Education | Career
He was Raised in South Los Angeles. McRae turned to acting for solace. After enrolling in a drama class at Washington Preparatory High School, McRae opted to forgo his spot on the basketball team, when he landed the lead in the school play. Mo pursued his dream as an artist in the entertainment industry after high school. Immediately after being signed by he began to book national television spots for major corporations such as Visa, Nike, and Reebok, among many others.
These spots landed him to some early primetime guest appearances on shows such as NYPD Blue, Becker and Boston Public. Other television work soon followed with appearances on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, ER and The Shield. He started to build an interest behind the camera. He produced and starred in The Fall which competed at the Cannes Film Festival in 2008.
He later wrote a screenplay No Return with acclaimed movie and television writer Harry Winer. The film is currently set-up at Smash Media. Since 2012 he has had a recurring major guest role in the FX drama Sons of Anarchy. In total, McRae has appeared in over 30 film and television projects over the past decade. He currently resides in Los Angeles.
Mo McRae Dating | Wife | Daughter
He has let only a few details surface about his personal life in social media. McRae is a married man and has a daughter named Miami McRae.
Mo McRae and his daughter
Mo McRae Movies | Tv Shows
- 2019: Adopt a Highway as Wilson
- 2018: This Is Us as Don Robinson
- 2018: The First Purge as 7 & 7
- 2018: Den of Thieves as Gus Henderson
- 2016: Pitch as Blip Sanders
- 2016: All the Way as Stokely Carmichael
- 2015: Empire as J Poppa
- 2015: November Rule as Steve
- 2015: Murder in the First as Anthony “Suger” Cascade
- 2014: Wild as Jimmy
- 2013: The Butler as Eldridge Huggins
- 2013: Ray Donovan as Deonte Frasier
- 2012: Prodigy Bully as Donnie
- 2012: Sons of Anarchy as Tyler
- 2012: Acting Like Adults as Mike
- 2012: CSI: NY as Willis Frazier
- 2011: The Truth About Angels as Christopher Atwell
- 2010: Everyday Blackman as Yousef
- 2010: The Defenders as Rapper
- 2010: Detroit 1-8-7 as Pooch
- 2010: Southland as Sisqo
- 2010: Everyday Black Man as Yousef
- 2009: Just Another Day as Robo
- 2009: Dough Boys as Black
- 2009: Operating Instructions as James “J-40” Manners
- 2008: The Onion Movie as Second Bank Gunman
- 2008: The Deadliest Lesson as Jason Gretch
- 2006: Gridiron Gang as Leon Hayes
- 2005: Dirty as Tiptoes
- 2005: ER as Kevin Hightower
- 2005: Cold Case as Theodore “Cartier” Clausen; multiple episodes
- 2004: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as Leo Plummer
- 2004: Woman Thou Art Loosed as Scootie
- 2004: The Shield as Derwin
- 2004: The Guardian as Kevin
- 2004: The Division as Capone
- 2003: I’m with Her as Neighbor
- 2003: Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood as Shirtless Homey
- 2003: Thirteen as Rapper
- 2003: Fastlane as P-Nut
- 2003: The District as Flick
- 2003: Becker as Guy
- 2002: Boston Public as Kenny Hamilton
- 2002: NYPD Blue as Larry
- 2001: The Blue Diner as Vango
Mo McRae Net Worth
Mo has an estimated net worth of $700,000 USD.
Mo McRae Height | Weight
Mo stands at a height of 6ft 1 ¾ (187.3 cm). His weight is unknown.
Mo McRae Empire
J Poppa is a minor character in the second season of Empire and the current love interest of Becky Williams. He is an artist signed to Lucious Lyon’s Gutter Life Records. The character is portrayed by McRae. V. Bozeman is the singer behind the series soundtrack What Is Love.
Mo McRae Sons Of Anarchy
McRae played the role of Tyler Yost on the FX original series Sons of Anarchy. Making his debut on the episode “Sovereign” in the series’ fifth season, Mo plays the role of the current leader of the One-Niners. Playing a recurring role through the series’ fifth, sixth, and seventh seasons, Mo was last seen in the series’ finale episode, “Faith and Despondency”, in the series’ seventh, and final, season.
Mo McRae Gridiron Gang
Gridiron Gang is a 2006 American sports drama film directed by Phil Joanou, and starring Dwayne Johnson, Xzibit, L. Scott Caldwell, and Kevin Dunn. It is loosely based on the true story of the Kilpatrick Mustangs during the 1990 season. The film was released in the United States on September 15, 2006. It was distributed by Columbia Pictures. Mo plays as Leon Hayes
Mo McRae Den Of Thieves
McRae portrays Gus Henderson in Den of Thieves which is a 2018 American heist film written, directed, and produced by Christian Gudegast. The film stars Gerard Butler, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Pablo Schreiber, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Evan Jones, Dawn Olivieri, Mo McRae, and Max Holloway. The film was released in some countries as Criminal Squad. In the film, an elite group of County Sheriff Deputies looks to stop a gang of thieves planning to rob the Federal Reserve in Los Angeles. The film was released in the United States on January 19, 2018, distributed by STXfilms, received mixed reviews and grossed $80 million worldwide. A sequel is currently in development.
Mo McRae Ray Donovan
Ray Donovan is an American television crime drama series created by Ann Biderman for Showtime. The twelve-episode first season premiered on June 30, 2013. The pilot episode broke viewership records, becoming the biggest premiere of all time on Showtime. On December 20, 2018, Showtime renewed the show for a seventh season. Aaron Staton is also a cast as Greg Donellen (seasons 3–4). Tara Buck as Maureen Dougherty Donovan (seasons 4–5) and Paula Jai Parker as Sylvie Starr (season 4).
Mo McRae This Is Us
McRae plays as Don Robinson in This is Us which is American television series This Is Us continues to follow the lives and connections of the Pearson family across several time periods. The season is produced by Rhode Island Ave. Productions, Zaftig Films, and 20th Century Fox Television, with Dan Fogelman, Isaac Aptaker, and Elizabeth Berger serving as showrunners.
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