44 (passed away May. 4th, 2006)
Aug. 23rd, 1961
Michael Taliferro's Main TV Roles[no roles found]
Main Movie Roles2004 - You Got Served
2002 - Half Past Dead
2001 - Blue Hill Avenue
2000 - The Replacements
1999 - Life
1998 - Armageddon
1996 - A Thin Line Between Love and Hate
1995 - Bad Boys
1993 - Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
Guest TV Roles
Delivery Man #1
Michael Taliferro (August 23, 1961 – May 4, 2006) was an American film and television actor, sportsman and singer.
Personal life Taliferro was born in Brooksville, Florida. He has an older brother, James Waldon Taliferro (b. 1961) and two sisters, Olga and Cheryl Taliferro. Taliferro attended Texas Christian University. Taliferro never married but was engaged to Cathey L. Tyree and had four children: Antonio, Miya, Milik, and Brandon. Taliferro was a Christian and went to a religious school.
Taliferro died on May 4, 2006, in Los Angeles, California at the age of 44. He suffered from a fatal stroke. He was interred at Spring Hill Cemetery in Brooksville, Florida. He has a sister named Kiara Taliferro.
Career Known for his intimidating stature, Taliferro was signed by the Washington Redskins in 1984, followed by two seasons in the USFL with the Denver Gold in 1985 and the Arizona Outlaws in 1986, finishing his career with the British Columbia Lions in the Canadian Football League the following year.
His first film appearance was in the film Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit in 1993 playing the role of an 'security guard', he had also made appearances in films like Armageddon, Life which starred Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence, and Half Past Dead; in 2006, he had completed his appearance Crime/Drama film A Day in the Life, later he had died of a stroke in May. Taliferro also directed a film called Steppin: The Movie which was completed in 2007. Bear was best known for his roles in the films Bad Boys, Life, Half Past Dead, Ride or Die and Blue Hill Avenue.
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