Michael Wright (born April 6, 1956) is an American film and television actor, who is best known for his role as Eddie Kane, Jr. in the 1991 Robert Townsend film The Five Heartbeats. Wrights body of work in television includes the 1983 NBC science fiction miniseries V, the 1984 sequel V: The Final Battle and on V: The Series as Elias Taylor, TV series Miami Vice 1987 episode The Savage, and on the 1997 HBO series Oz as Omar White from 2001-2003. And he played Clinton, the leader of The Del Bombers in the cult film The Wanderers. Wrights film roles include the 1987 drama The Principal as Victor Duncan, also starring James Belushi, and the 1994 film Sugar Hill with Wesley Snipes, his most recent film is 2005s The Interpreter. He has also made guest appearances on other TV shows including New York Undercover. In 1982, he starred in Peter Byrnes production of Barrie Keefes play Barbarians at the SoHo Rep Theater with Gregg Martin and the as yet unknown actor Kevin Spacey. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Wright (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.