Michael Amador is one of the main antagonists of Season 3 of 24.

He is portrayed by Greg Ellis.

Michael Amador is an international arms dealer who had acquired Cordilla virus from rogue Ukrainian scientists and tried to sell it. Jack Bauer was working undercover as middleman between the Salazar cartel and Amador in order to get ahold of virus. Jack, Ramon Salazar and Hector Salazar met with Amador at a high-security tent he was staging the deal in. However Amador also had made a deal with another potential buyer for Cordilla virus represented by Nina Myers. Amador held an auction for the virus, which Nina won. Jack and Salazars later captured Nina and forced her to retrieve virus from Amador. However Amador had already sold virus to Stephen Saunders and instead of Cordilla virus vial gave her bomb and later escaped authorities.

Amador then traveled to to Los Angeles, where he met with Stephen Saunders. Later Amador was captured by CTU and  interrogated about location of the virus and buyer.

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