Michael is a professional actor in the Los Angeles area. He has performed in TV shows, film, web series, theatre, improv, sketch, and even a Dadaist puppet show. Most recently, he appeared on Jane the Virgin and on Hulu's There's... Johnny!, and can be seen in national ads for Geico and Hulu. Michael also dabbles in writing and music production (as DJ Awkward Silence with Phatal Records), and has a background in singing.
A Washington D.C. native, Michael performed for many years in the D.C. theatre scene and is a founding member and artistic associate of two Helen Hayes award winning theatre companies (Flying V Theatre and The Pointless Theatre Co). He has his B.A. in Theatre from the University of Maryland and has received training from UCB, Lesly Kahn, iO Chicago, Annoyance Theatre, Killian McHugh, Charlie Adler, Woolly Mammoth, and Studio Theatre (among others). He is also a proud graduate of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts.
He lives with his wonderful wife, Kaitlin, and adorable dog, Weasley, and spends his free time fighting a paradimensional alien force that threatens all life in the known multiverse.