Bio

I grew up in a town called Olathe, KS about twenty minutes from downtown Kansas City, MO. Back then there were still plenty of empty fields and lots of woods to play in. For a long time the closest McDonald’s was ten minutes away and I bought Garbage Pail Kids and button candy at Kerr’s pharmacy and comic books from Dillon’s grocery store. It was the type of place where you got to know all the birds by the sounds of their calls during the bus ride home after school.

In high school I experienced an existential crisis through exposure to community theatre, Quentin Tarantino movies and My So-Called Life. I decided I wanted to be an actor and writer. My parents shipped me up to Michigan to attend Interlochen Arts Academy and study the art of classical theatre and dressing for the winter. After a four-year layover in Pittsburgh, PA in the form of attending Carnegie Mellon University, I finally made it out to LA, where I’m working hard to appease the pipe dreams of a despondent 15 year-old still trapped in Kansas circa 1994.

I currently live in Hollywood, CA with my two dogs, Albie (the English bulldog) and Violet (the scrappy one) and some various plant life.

Thanks for stopping by and please stay tuned for the next chapter.

-Michael

TV SERIES
True Blood
Hot in Cleveland
Saved
What I Like About You

MOVIES
The Banshee Chapter
Dorian Blues
Beauty and the Briefcase
The Hills Have Eyes II

SHORT FILMS
Glock (Co-Writer, Producer)
Charlie 13 (Writer, Director)

COMICS
Lucid
True Blood: Tainted Love
True Blood Ongoing

BOOKS
True Blood: Steve Newlin’s Field Guide to Vampires (and Other Creatures of Satan).

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