Celebrities with the Name: Michael and other Related Namesby christophershobris | created - 18 May 2017 | updated - 20 May 2017 | Public
Actor | Maybe Tomorrow
Born in Patchogue, New York, Michael studied TV and Film Production at Marist College, graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Communications. While there, he wrote and performed in the sketch/improv comedy troupe, wrote a weekly column for the newspaper, acted for the college TV station and hosted a...
Actor | Vegas
Michael Wiseman is an experienced, versatile actor who is best known for playing Mafia boss "Johnny Rizzo" on the TV Series Vegas (2012). Born on April 12, 1967 in Northern California, USA, he grew up in Lafayette where his mother taught at their local elementary school for 35 years and his ...
Actor | Spaceballs
Michael Winslow was born on September 6, 1958 in Spokane, Washington, USA as Michael Leslie Winslow. He is an actor, known for Spaceballs (1987), Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987) and Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (1994). He has been married to Sharon Larrieu since June 12, 2003. He ...
Actor | The Real McCoys
Michael Winkelman was born on June 27, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Michael Lew Winkelman. He was an actor, known for The Real McCoys (1957), The Indian Fighter (1955) and Mike Hammer (1958). He was married to Diana M. Bustillos. He died on July 27, 1999 in Los Angeles.
Actor | The Wire
Michael Kenneth Williams was born in Brooklyn, to an African-American father from South Carolina and a Bahamian mother from Nassau. He was raised in the Vandaveer housing projects in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York City, and attended George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School....
Actor | The Blair Witch Project
Michael C. Williams was born on July 25, 1973 in The Bronx, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Blair Witch Project (1999), Altered (2006) and The Objective (2008). He has been married to Toni since September 17, 1999. They have two children.
Actor | Black Dynamite
Michael Jai White is an American actor and martial artist who has appeared in numerous films and television series. He is the first African American to portray a major comic book superhero in a major motion picture, having starred as Al Simmons, the protagonist in the 1997 film Spawn. White ...
13. Michael Whaley
Actor | Fair Game
Michael Whaley, a California native, has more than 25 years of experience in the television and film industry as an actor, director, writer and producer. He has appeared in dozens of television series and films, such as NBC's Profiler and BET's LA Friday. He had recurring roles on CSI Miami playing...
14. Michael Whalen
Actor | The Dawn Express
A dark, debonair, mustachioed, slick-looking leading man who cut a fine figure in 1930s Fox movies, Michael Whalen's good looks were interestingly offset by a slightly prominent Romanesque nose. Born Joseph Shovlin on June 30, 1902, in Wilkes-Barre, Penssylvania, he took piano lessons as a child ...
16. Mike Vogel
Actor | The Help
Mike Vogel was born on July 17, 1979 in Abington, Pennsylvania, USA as Michael James Vogel. He is an actor and producer, known for The Help (2011), Cloverfield (2008) and She's Out of My League (2010). He has been married to Courtney Renee Raborg since January 4, 2003. They have three children.
17. Mike Vitar
Actor | The Sandlot
Mike Vitar started acting at age 12, when a casting manager spotted him in line for a ride at a school carnival. After several roles as a child, such as The Sandlot (1993), D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994) and D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996), and a couple guest roles on TV series as a teenager, he ...
Actor | Bite the Bullet
Virile, handsome and square-jawed youthful star of the 1970s and 1980s whose early potential at super-stardom fizzled out. Jan-Michael Vincent originally made a name for himself portraying rebellious young men bucking the system, as in Tribes (1970), White Line Fever (1975) and Baby Blue Marine (...
19. Michael Urie
Actor | Ugly Betty
Michael Urie is a native Texan who was active in Speech and Drama all through high school at Plano Senior High School. He trained in theater studies at Collin County Community College in Plano before going to The Juilliard School where he was recipient of the John Houseman prize for excellence in ...
20. Michael Tucker
Actor | L.A. Law
Baltimore-born actor Michael Tucker developed an interest in performing as a teen, when he made a chorus appearance as a "Lost Boy" in an amateur theater presentation of "Peter Pan". Following high school, he studied drama at Carnegie Tech., then found work in stock shows and in such repertory ...
22. Michael Trucco
Actor | Next
Born and raised in San Mateo, California, he graduated from Santa Clara University with a BA in Theatre Arts and was quickly headed to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of a career in Film and Television. He didn't have to wait long. A recurring role on Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990) brought Michael the...
23. Michael Trevino
Actor | The Vampire Diaries
Michael Trevino (born January 25, 1985) is best known for playing Tyler Lockwood on The Vampire Diaries. Recently, he has appeared on the TV series 90210, The Riches, and The Originals.
Michael Trevino was born on January 25, 1985 in Montebello, California and raised in Valencia, California. He was ...
Actor | Bones
Michael Terry was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of Will Terry, an English teacher at the Germantown Friends School. He studied cinematography and drama at Emerson College in Boston. He is a Germantown Friends School graduate. In the summer of 2002, Michael was an ...
25. Michael Swan
Michael Swan was born on June 11, 1948 in San Jose, California, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986), Hilton Head Island (2017) and As the World Turns (1956). He was previously married to Susan Mariotti.
Actor | A Serious Man
Michael Stewart Stuhlbarg was born in Long Beach, California. He attended UCLA, and then The Juilliard School in New York City, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. His other studies included time at the Vilnius Conservatory in Lithuania, the British American Drama Academy at Baliol and...
27. Michael Strong
Actor | Patton
While never one of the big names on screen, Michael Strong was one of those excellent method actors who were often compelling to watch. Unsurprisingly, many of Michael's screen characters were typical New Yorkers, whether they be cops or thugs, and he imbued them with an edgy 'in-your-face' ...
29. Michael Steger
Actor | 90210
Michael Steger was born on May 27, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Michael Mateus Steger. He is an actor and producer, known for 90210 (2008), Ana Maria in Novela Land (2015) and True Blood (2008). He has been married to Brandee Steger since November 15, 2008.
Actor | Bride by Mistake
Second lead and featured actor Michael St. Angel was born in Rockford, Illinois in 1916, the son of prominent business man Jasper St. Angel. Following high school the darkly handsome youth attended Wisconsin's Beloit College majoring in drama, then later transferred to Iowa's St. Ambrose College ...
32. Michael Spellman
Actor | Hawaii Five-0
Film, television and stage actor Michael Spellman hails from Detroit, Michigan. After discovering his passion for acting at a young age, he attended New York City's American Academy of Dramatic Arts, graduating from the school's Los Angeles campus in 1999. After furthering his skills at Oxford ...
33. Michael Spears
Actor | Into the West
Born in Chamberlain, South Dakota and resides in Montana he has five brothers, one sister and is Lakota Sioux Tribe. His first role was in the film "Dances With Wolves" as Otter. Michael went onto appear in "Skins", "Into The West", "Yellow Rock", guest role on "Longmire" and in Cyril Morin's "The ...
34. Michael Sopkiw
Actor | Shark: Rosso nell'oceano
Although his moment in the acting spotlight was regrettably fleeting, Michael Sopkiw did nonetheless prove to be a delightfully sincere, spirited and enthusiastic asset in the four enjoyably low-rent mid-80s Italian exploitation features he starred in. Born in 1954 in Connecticut, the handsome and ...
35. Michael W. Smith
Soundtrack | Joshua
Michael W. Smith was born in Kenova, West Virginia. His dad worked in an oil refinery and his mom was a caterer and church secretary. His two passions growing up were baseball and music. He became a Christian at the age of 10 and after graduation, moved to Nashville. Unable to get a record deal, ...
Actor | The Hills Have Eyes
Michael Bailey Smith grew up as an Air Force brat, traveling the world, and he graduated from high school in Tehran, Iran. He later served in the renowned 82nd Airborne Division as a paratrooper. He attended college at Eastern Michigan University, where his athletic talents earned him a spot as a ...
39. Michelan Sisti
Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Michelan Sisti was born on May 27, 1949 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is known for his work on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991) and Lost in Space (1998).
Actor | Supernatural
Born and raised in Manhattan, a graduate of Brown University, Michael comes from a long line of filmmakers. His grandfather, Oscar-winning screenwriter Sidney Buchman, ran Columbia Pictures under Harry Cohn throughout the 1930s and 1940s and wrote and produced such films as Mr. Smith Goes to ...
Writer | Wet Hot American Summer
Michael Showalter is a director, writer, and producer who most recently directed the 2017 hit The Big Sick. Previously he directed and co-wrote the 2016 film Hello, My Name Is Doris starring Sally Field. Michael's first film was the The Baxter (2005) starring Michelle Williams and Justin Theroux. ...
42. Michael Shannon
Actor | Midnight Special
Michael Corbett Shannon was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, the son of Geraldine Hine, a lawyer, and Donald Sutherlin Shannon, an accounting professor at DePaul University. His grandfather was entomologist Raymond Corbett Shannon.
Shannon began his professional stage career in Chicago. His ...
Michael was born April 20, 1953 in Whittier, California. He attended the Saint Mary's Catholic School in "uptown" Whittier for 1st through 7th grades. In June of 1966 his family moved to the city of Placentia in Orange County, California, where Michael attended El Dorado. At the time, the school ...
45. Michael Rooker
Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy
Michael Rooker was born on April 6, 1955 in Jasper, Alabama. When he was thirteen, his parents divorced and he went with his mother to live in Chicago. He caught the acting bug while attending college, and began appearing in local stage productions. On first breaking into film, his intensity and "...
46. Michael Rodrick
Actor | Greenleaf
Michael was born and raised in Jersey City. During his junior year of high school, he auditioned for New Jersey's Governor's School of the Arts on a lark to get himself out of the house. He was one of 12 students selected across the state. He went on to receive a full scholarship to the Catholic ...
Actor | Rain Man
Michael D. Roberts was born on December 25, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York. A wealthy Manhattan furniture designer gave the generous gift of cribs, blankets, toys and a year supply of milk to the first ten babies of post war veterans born on Christmas Day; and Michael was one of them.
At twelve years ...
48. Mike Road
Actor | The Roaring 20's
Mike Road was born on March 18, 1918 in Malden, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on The Roaring 20's (1960), Hawaiian Eye (1959) and The Fantastic Journey (1977). He was married to Ruth Brady and Norma Lehn. He died on April 14, 2013 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
50. Michael Rispoli
Actor | The Rum Diary
Michael Rispoli was born on November 27, 1960 in Tappan, New York, USA as Michael Vincent Rispoli. He is an actor and writer, known for The Rum Diary (2011), Kick-Ass (2010) and While You Were Sleeping (1995). He is married to Madeline L Crawford. They have three children.
Actor | Lilo & Stitch
Well-known, king-sized actor and voice artist Kevin Michael Richardson was born in Bronx, New York. He is, perhaps, mostly recognizable for his deep voice, which he uses in many of his works.
Richardson is a classically trained actor. He first gained recognition as one of only eight U.S. high school...
52. Michael Richards
Actor | Seinfeld
Immortalized as Cosmo Kramer on the classic sitcom Seinfeld (1989), L.A. comedy star Michael Richards was born and raised in South Los Angeles, California, to Phyllis (Nardozzi), an Italian-American medical records librarian, and William Richards, an electrical engineer. Michael displayed an early ...
Actor | Victorious
Michael Eric Reid (aka Mikey Reid) was born on a cold winters day in the Bronx, New York. He has always had a burning desire to perform, and as a young child would often imitate characters he saw on TV.
Mikey is now well known and has amassed a large social media following for his role as Sinjin in ...
54. Michael Rapaport
Actor | Deep Blue Sea
A true New Yorker through and through, Michael Rapaport was born in Manhattan, to June Brody, a radio personality, and David Rapaport, a radio program manager. He is of Polish Jewish and Russian Jewish descent. Rapaport moved to Los Angeles to try stand-up comedy following high school graduation (...
59. Michael Pitt
Actor | Funny Games
Michael Carmen Pitt (born April 10, 1981) is an American actor, model and musician. A casting agent, whom Pitt mistook as a police officer attempting to arrest him, noticed him and recommended him for a guest role on the television series Dawson's Creek (1998) (he played Henry Parker in 15 episodes...
60. Michael Peña
Actor | American Hustle
Peña was born and raised in Chicago, to Nicolasa, a social worker, and Eleuterio Peña, who worked at a button factory. His parents were originally from Mexico. After graduating from high school, he went to an open casting call for the Peter Bogdanovich feature To Sir, with Love II (1996), and to ...
62. Don Michael Paul
Writer | Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man
Don Michael Paul attended California State University, Fullerton where he graduated with a Bachelor's degree in theatre arts. He juggled his time acting on stage while working in film and television.
Don's work has taken him around the world from Berlin to Budapest, from Bulgaria to South Africa, ...
63. Michael Pataki
Actor | Rocky IV
Excellent, prolific and versatile character actor Michael Pataki had a long, varied and impressive career in both movies and TV shows, alike, that spanned a little over 50 years. Pataki was born on January 16, 1938 in Youngstown, Ohio. He attended the University of Southern California as a double ...
64. Michael Paré
Actor | Gone
Michael Kevin Paré was born on October 9, 1958 in Brooklyn, New York City, to Joan (Moroney) and Francis Paré, who owned print shops. His father died of leukemia when Paré was five, leaving his mother to raise their large family of children. Paré was working as a chef in New York City when an agent...
65. Michael Papajohn
Actor | Jurassic World
A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Michael graduated from Vestavia Hills High School in 1983.
The Texas Rangers drafted him in 1985, but he chose instead to attend Louisiana State University on a baseball scholarship. He was the starting center-fielder on the first LSU team to go to the College World ...
67. Michael O'Shea
Actor | Lady of Burlesque
His five brothers all became policemen, encouraged on by their father, but Hartford-born Irish-American Michael O'Shea defied family tradition and turned to acting. Born on March 17, 1906, Michael dropped out of school at age 12 and went the vaudeville route, touring with his boxing idol Jack ...
68. Michael Ornstein
Actor | Mob City
Michael Ornstein is an actor and visual artist, best known for his role as Chucky on Sons of Anarchy.
Ornstein's stage acting credits span some 25 years of new plays in NYC and include creating the role of Louis in the 1991 World Premiere of Angels in America at the Eureka Theater in San Francisco. ...
Actor | X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Michael-James Olsen is an Australian/American film actor.
Michael-James Olsen began his career by playing young Victor Creed in the "X-Men" film X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) which was released worldwide on May 1st, 2009.
Michael-James Olsen is an experienced surfer, and trained in Bo ...
73. Michael O'Hare
Actor | Babylon 5
Michael O'Hare was born on May 6, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert Michael O'Hare. He was an actor, known for Babylon 5 (1994), Babylon 5: The Gathering (1993) and The Promise (1979). He was married to Ruth Ivy Ballam. He died on September 28, 2012 in the USA.
Writer | Mr. Mike's Mondo Video
Michael O'Donoghue was born on January 5, 1940 in Sauquoit, New York, USA as Michael Henry Donohue. He was a writer and actor, known for Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979), Saturday Night Live (1975) and Manhattan (1979). He was married to Cheryl Hardwick and Janice Bickel. He died on November 8, 1994 ...
77. Mike Nichols
Director | The Graduate
He, along with the other members of the "Compass Players" including Elaine May, Paul Sills, Byrne Piven, Joyce Hiller Piven and Edward Asner helped start the famed "Second City Improv" company. They used the games taught to them by fellow cast mate, Paul Sills 's mother, Viola Spolin. He later ...
78. Michael Nesmith
Soundtrack | The Monkees
Singer, composer, heartthrob, pioneer - all are accurate descriptions of Robert Michael Nesmith. Most easily identified by his trademark bluish wool hat with pompom, Nesmith fashioned a diversified career within music and also in film. Born in Saint Joseph's Hospital in downtown Houston, Nesmith ...
79. Mike Myers
Michael John Myers was born in 1963 in Scarborough, Ontario, to Alice E. (Hind), an officer supervisor, and Eric Myers, an insurance agent. His parents were both English, and had served in the Royal Air Force and British Army, respectively.
Myers' television career really started in 1988, when he ...
80. Mike Muscat
Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Mike Muscat was an Army brat born in Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, and lived on or near several army bases growing up. His family settled in Gastonia, North Carolina, where he was bitten by the acting bug in a high-school drama class. He fell in love with it and knew that he wanted to be an actor when...
81. Michael Murphy
Actor | Manhattan
Michael Murphy was born in Los Angeles, California, to Georgia Arlyn (née Money), a teacher, and Bearl Branton Murphy, a salesman. After a hitch in the Marine Corps, Murphy attended the University of Arizona, Tuscon, and then went to U.C.L.A. to get his teaching credential. From 1962 to 1964, he ...
82. Michael Muhney
Actor | Veronica Mars
Michael Muhney was born on June 12, 1975 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Veronica Mars (2004), The Young and the Restless (1973) and Columbus Day (2008). He has been married to Jaime Garrison since February 11, 2000. They have three children.
83. Michael Mosley
Actor | Ozark
Michael Mosley has been bringing characters to life in film, television, and on stage for the past decade. Mosley can currently be seen starring on the USA series "Sirens," created by Denis Leary and Bob Fisher. The comedy based on the BBC show of the same name, follows three fast, ball-busting ...
84. Michael Moriarty
Actor | Courage Under Fire
As one of Hollywood's tallest actors standing at 6' 4", he will always be noticed. Michael Moriarty is one of the great character T.V. actors of all time. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1941. Moriarty was to move to London, England, where he built up a name as a great stage actor. It was also...
85. Michael Moore
Director | Bowling for Columbine
Michael Francis Moore was born in Flint, Michigan on April 23, 1954, and was raised in its Davison suburb. He is the son of Helen Veronica (Wall), a secretary, and Francis Richard Moore, who worked on an auto assembly line. He has Irish, as well as English and Scottish, ancestry.
Moore studied ...
86. Mike Mitchell
Actor | Monsters vs. Aliens
Mike Mitchell was born in Oklahoma city to parents, Robert Mitchell, and Julia Baker. He graduated from Putnam City North High School, having been deeply involved with their arts programs. He then left behind his small town and moved to Las Angeles to attend the California Institute of the Arts. ...
87. Michael Milhoan
Actor | Field of Dreams
Michael was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida. He spent most of his youth studying jazz music and attended North Texas State University on a scholarship. He played lead trumpet with Stan Kenton's 1979 Tour and appeared with Woody Herman and his Thundering Heard. After a car accident left ...
88. Mike Faist
Actor | I Can I Will I Did
Mike Faist, is a Tony Nominated actor from Columbus, Ohio. He moved to New York at 17 to pursue acting. Mike dropped out of the conservatory he was attending after two semester and was selling tickets for Off Broadway plays. Now he is a working actor in the Broadway show Dear Evan Hansen.
92. Lorne Michaels
Producer | Saturday Night Live
Lorne Michaels was born on November 17, 1944 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Lorne Michael Lipowitz. He is a producer and writer, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), 30 Rock (2006) and The Kids in the Hall (1988). He has been married to Alice Barry since 1991. They have three children. He was ...
Actor | Falling Down
Michael Paul Chan was born on June 26, 1950 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Falling Down (1993), The Goonies (1985) and Spy Game (2001). He has been married to Christina Ann Chan since January 11, 1975. They have one child.
95. Gregory Michael
Actor | Dante's Cove
Growing up in Pennsylvania he discovered early in life his love of performing. He explored this through school activities. Then, in his early teens Gregory became very active in community theater, landing him leading roles in various musicals and plays; some of which were performed at the famous ...
96. Blake Michael
Actor | Lemonade Mouth
Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Blake Michael is best known for his leading roles in Disney's Dog With a Blog and Lemonade Mouth. He began his career at the age of 3 booking numerous print jobs. When Blake was 5, he enrolled in acting classes with Lisina (Longo) Stoneburner at the Company Acting Studio ...
100. Michael McKean
Actor | This Is Spinal Tap
Michael McKean was born on October 17, 1947 in New York City, New York, USA as Michael John McKean. He is an actor, known for This Is Spinal Tap (1984), Better Call Saul (2015) and Clue (1985). He has been married to Annette O'Toole since March 20, 1999. He was previously married to Susan Russell.