Mike Colter

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Colter in 2012, photo by Prphotos

Place of Birth: Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 26, 1976

Ethnicity: African-American

Mike Colter is an American actor. He is known for playing comic book character Luke Cage.

He is married to Iva, with whom he has a daughter. He is a second cousin of actress Viola Davis. His paternal grandmother, Vinnie/Viney Logan, was the sister of her maternal grandfather, Henry Logan.

Mike’s paternal grandfather was named Lewis/Louis Coulter/Colter. Lewis was born in South Carolina.

Mike’s paternal grandmother was Vinnie/Viney Logan (the daughter of John/Johny/Johnie Mintz and Corine/Corrine Revanel/Ravenel/Ravernal/Ravenell). Vinnie was born in South Carolina. John was the son of Edward Mintz and Susan Floyd. Corine was the daughter of William/Rierson Ravenell/Ravenel and Mettie/Mittie/Minty/Mintise Sweitzer.

Sources: Mike’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Mike’s paternal grandmother, Vinnie/Viney (Logan) Coulter – https://thetandd.com

4 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    Grandmother’s obituary:

    Her brother is Viola Davis’ maternal grandfather.

    Mike’s paternal grandfather was Lewis/Louis ‘Bubba’ Coulter/Colter.

    Mike’s paternal grandmother was Vinnie/Viney Logan (daughter of John Mintz and Corine Ravenell). John’s parents were Edward Mintz and Susan. Corine’s parents were William Ravenell and Mettie/Minty Sweitzer .

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