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Michael Taliferro
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1961
Texas, USA
Death: May 4, 2006
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Taliferro, an African-American, was born in Brooksville, Florida. He has an older brother, James Waldon Taliferro and two sisters, Olga and Cheryl Taliferro. Taliferro attended Texas Christian University. Taliferro never married but was engaged Cathey L. Tyree and had four children: Antonio, Miya, Milik, and Brandon. He was nicknamed as Bear. Taliferro's beliefs were in Christianity and went to a Christian school.
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 known for doing roles in films like Bad Boys, Life, Half Past Dead, Ride or Die and Blue Hill Avenue.

Taliferro died on May 4, 2006, in Los Angeles, California at the age of 45. He suffered from a fatal stroke 
Spring Hill Cemetery
Hernando County
Florida, USA
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Record added: Jul 05, 2009
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