Bullit Michael (Mike) Harvey MBE


  • Name: Michael (Mike) Harvey MBE
  • Born: 30 August 1960 - Kingston, Jamaica
  • Age: 63 years old
  • Star Sign: Virgo
  • Height: 1.88m Weight: 116kg
  • Theme Tune: Unbelievable (EMF)

Bullit joined the Royal Navy after leaving school. He ran for the Navy's Athletics team in the 100 and 200 metres and went on to be selected as one of the team members who competed in the Royal Tournament in the Field Gun Crew for Devonport.

Boxing was also a sport that Bullit competed in. He boxed for his county and the Royal Navy winning the ABA as a middleweight. He left the Navy and became an engineer, going on to take a degree and become a tutor. He progressed onto working in the House of Commons as a researcher. His interest in sports and fitness didn't fade, in 1990 he won two bodybuilding titles.

In the arena Bullit was cool and very competitive. His favourite event during his debut at Gladiators Live in Wembley Arena was Atlaspheres. He was able to display his superb strength, speed and agility.

A competent actor, Bullit has appeared in films such as 'Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels 2', 'Nightbreed the Movie' and 'Ghost in the Darkness'. He has also appeared in the TV chat show series 'Guilty' playing the courtroom bodyguard.

Bullit, who now works in promotion management, also has a famous son - none other than MC Harvey from garage group So Solid Crew and champion of Channel 4's The Games. Harvey also competed in the Celebrity Special of Sky 1's Gladiators in 2008, he was runner-up to actor Anthony Quinlan after struggling to make it up the travelator despite being in the lead.

After watching his son compete on Gladiators in 2008, Bullit decided to return to the arena and compete against the new breed of Gladiators in the special episode 'The Legends Strike Back'. Bullit appeared alongside fellow Gladiator Legends Trojan, Rocket, Scorpio, Lightning, Siren, Cobra and Wolf.

In 2022, he was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for his services to the transport industry.

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