Michael James Shaw

Michael James Shaw (born September 16, 1986) is an American actor and writer from New York City. He is best known for his recurring role as FBI Agent Daryl/"Mike" in the TV series Limitless.[1] Shaw has also had a recurring role in Constantine as Papa Midnite and had a role in several shorts like Don-o-mite and Today _ _ cks. He also had a small role in Roots as Marcellus.[2] Shaw portrayed Corvus Glaive in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame.[3]

Michael James Shaw
Born (1986-09-16) September 16, 1986 (age 35)
EducationHoward University (BFA)
Juilliard School (MFA)
OccupationActor, writer, producer
Years active2008–present

Early lifeEdit

Shaw graduated from Vanguard High School in 2005. Upon graduating from High School, Shaw spent his undergraduate years at Howard University. He then took a masters program at Juilliard School.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Wire Homeless Man Uncredited
2011 Today _ _ cks Carter Short
2012 Brutus Caesar Short
2012 Lispenard Samba Short
2014 Don-o-mite Don-o-mite Short
2014 Roulette Jason Short/Writer
2014–2015 Constantine Papa Midnite 3 episodes
2015–2016 Limitless FBI Agent Daryl/"Mike" 14 episodes
2016 Roots Marcellus Episode: "Part 3"
2016 Desire in New York Jay Television film
2017 Bull FBI Agent Rick Jarvis 2 episodes
2017 Blue Bloods Ronald Lloyd: Warrior Kings Gang Boss Episode: "In and Out"
2019–present Blood & Treasure Aiden Shaw Main role
2019 The Enemy Within Desmond Visser 2 episodes
2021 The Walking Dead Mercer Series regular (season 11)


Year Title Role Notes
2016 Wiener-Dog Fantasy
2018 Avengers: Infinity War Corvus Glaive Motion capture and voice
2019 Avengers: Endgame


  1. ^ Raftery, Liz (February 9, 2016). "Exclusive Limitless Sneak Peek: Brian Gets a New Bodyguard". TVGuide. Retrieved May 1, 2016.
  2. ^ FIENBERG, DANIEL (November 7, 2014). "Interview: 'Constantine' guest star Michael James Shaw on bringing Papa Midnite to TV". HitFix. Retrieved May 1, 2016.
  3. ^ Eisenberg, Eric (April 22, 2018). "We Know Who Is Playing Corvus Glaive In Avengers: Infinity War". Cinema Blend. Archived from the original on April 22, 2018. Retrieved April 22, 2018.
  4. ^ Allen, Rick (November 6, 2014). "Vanguard High grad Michael James Shaw is villain in 'Constantine'". Ocala. Retrieved April 22, 2018.

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