Mike Colter & Viola Davis Are Cousins… And Only Just Met!

Did you know that Mike Colter and Viola Davis are cousins?!

The 43-year-old Luke Cage actor, who stars on the new CBS series Evil, opened up about his famous relative during an interview on The Talk on Thursday (September 26) in Los Angeles.

Even though Mike and Viola are second cousins who were both born in the same town, they didn’t meet until April 2019.

“Honestly, we had never met but our families have family reunions, and they talk about us and stuff. They are very proud of us,” Mike said on The Talk. “We’re just very busy… In LA you could be right next to someone, in the same neighborhood, you’re never home; you’re filming somewhere; they’re busy, life happens. And we just never got caught up… I figured we would just work it out, and we connected, and we just made it happen. Took us about a week. We were like, “Let’s get some coffee and talk,” and I met her mom. Good times.”

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