|This article is about the actor. For other pages with the same name, see: Michael|
Raymond-James was born in Detroit, Michigan, and graduated Clarkston High School in 1996, where he was a football and track standout. He started out doing theater and studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York.
Following several stage appearances in New York, including 'The Petrified Forest' at the Pantheon Theater, he relocated to Los Angeles to work in movies and TV Series.
- In Once Upon A Time, his character's girlfriend was portrayed by Sonequa Martin-Green.