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Michael Laskin


AFTRA, CAEA, AEA, SAG

Performer Profile


  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5 feet 10 in
  • Weight: 205 lbs
  • Age Range: 45 - 55
  • Physique: Heavyset
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Hair Length: Short
  • Eyes: Brown
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • Voice Type: Baritone

Representation


  • Tufeld Entertainment Group, Bruce Tufeld, Manager
    United States
    818-207-5860 btufeld@hotmail.com
  • Sovereign Talent Group, Peter Young, Agent
    8421 Wilshire Blvd., Suite # 200 Beverly Hills, California 90211 United States
    310-474-4000 peter@sovereigntg.com
  • William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, Erik Seastrand , Agent
    150 El Camino Drive, Voiceover Department Beverly Hills, California 90212 United States
    310-859-4289 . 310-859-4085 ESeastrand@wmeentertainment.com . http://www.wma.com

Michael Laskin has been immersed in the cultures of film, television, theatre, consulting and teaching in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, London, and Minneapolis for many years.

In 21 feature films, 15 made-for-television movies and mini-series, countless guest-star and recurring roles on leading television series he has worked directly with Robert Duvall, Jerry Seinfeld John Sayles, Alec Baldwin, Luke Wilson, James Caan, Paul Mazursky, Jeffrey Tambor, Michael Douglas, Ben Affleck, Stephen Frears, Bpb Raphelson, John Cusack, Barry Levinson, and Tom Stoppard

In the theatre Michael has starred off-Broadway, in London, and at many of the leading regional theatres in the US including The Guthrie Theatre, The Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Seattle Rep., and The Geffen Playhouse. He also won a coveted Fringe First Award at The Edinburgh Festival for his highly praised portrayal of Richard Nixon in THE BASEMENT TAPES.

Michael is the producer of the live event: "Jeffrey Tambor's Performing Your Life" He also produced the west coast premiere of the play "Exit Strategy" at Garry Marshall's Falcon Theatre in Toluca Lake, CA. A respected acting teacher and coach, he has his own ongoing class held at The Michael Laskin Studio (www.michaellaskinstudio.com).

He holds a B.S. degree from Northwestern University, and an M.A. from The University of Minnesota where he received a Bush Fellowship and membership to the prestigious Guthrie Theatre. He was recently awarded a Distinguished Alumni Award from The University of Minnesota.

He is married and has two sons. He considers that his greatest achievment by far.

Performer Skills


  • Performance Skills: Voiceover
  • Athletic Skills: Tennis
  • Accents: Middle Eastern, British, Irish, Midwest, Southern, Russian, German
  • Musical Instruments: Piano

Education


  • Northwestern University, B.S. in theare, Evanston, Illinois, 1973
  • University of Minnesota, M.A., Minneapolis, MN, 1976

Awards


  • The Edinburgh Festival, Fringe First Award, 1976
    This was for the smash hit comedy 'Tea With Dick And Gerry" which ran in Edinburgh, London, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, and off-Broadway. The American productions were under the name "The Basement Tapes"

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