Shameik Moore (born May 4, 1995) is an American actor and rapper of Jamaican descent.
May 4, 1995 |
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
|Other names||King SAM|
|Occupation||Actor, rapper, singer|
|Known for||The Get Down
|Genres||Hip hop, R&B, pop, reggae|
Moore started off with bit roles from shows such as Tyler Perry's House of Payne, Reed Between the Lines, and Joyful Noise. He gained recognition with his portrayal of Malcolm in the 2015 film Dope, which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Indiewire included Moore on its list of "The 12 Major Breakouts of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival" for his performance in the movie. He is also one of the five male leads in the Netflix series The Get Down, which premiered in 2016 and was cancelled in 2017 after two seasons. In 2017, it was announced that Moore would voice Miles Morales in the animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse from Sony.
|I Am Da Beat||
|2011||House of Payne||Dante||1 episode|
|Reed Between the Lines||Blake||1 episode|
|2013||Incredible Crew||Various characters||Main cast|
|2016–2017||The Get Down||Shaolin Fantastic||Main cast|
|2017, 2018||Wild 'N Out||Himself||Guest Star|
|2013||The Watsons Go To Birmingham||James Jr.||TV film|
|2015||Dope||Malcolm Adekanbi||Nominated—Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer|
|Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse||Miles Morales / Spider-Man (voice)||Post-production|
- "Shameik Moore's Jamaican family in Atlanta".
- "Cartoon Network's Shameik Moore Visits Atlanta Schools". AtlantaDailyWorld.com. April 4, 2013.
- Smith, Nigel M (2015-02-02). "The 12 Major Breakouts of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival". Indiewire. Retrieved 2015-02-02.
- McKinney, Jessica (June 29, 2016). "Jaden Smith And Shameik Moore To Star In Netflix Original 'The Get Down'". Vibe.