Michael Bakkensen


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Born in Portland, Oregon, Michael earned a BA in English at Yale, studying Shakespeare with the late Harold Bloom. He received an MFA from UCSD, working with directors Les Waters, Steve Cosson, Anne Kaufman, and Andrei Belgrader and actors Marsha Stephanie Blake, Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Ricardo Chavira, Dohn Norwood and Jefferson Mayes. It's also ... See full bio »

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The Americans CIA Officer 1
(2015)
(2019)
Madam Secretary Darren Taylor
(2017)
(2017)

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  The Creator (pre-production)
Gene Roddenberry
 2021 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Guard #1
- It Takes a Village (2021) ... Guard #1
 2019 Alien Warfare
Reed
 2017 The 6th Amendment (Short)
Todd
 2017 Toru (Short)
Ben Kline
 2017 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Darren Taylor
- The Detour (2017) ... Darren Taylor
 2016 The Cobblestone Corridor (TV Series)
Mr. Brown
- The Spring Formal (2016) ... Mr. Brown
- The Time Capsule (2016) ... Mr. Brown
- The Informant (2016) ... Mr. Brown
- The Sting (2016) ... Mr. Brown
- The Information Age (2016) ... Mr. Brown
 2015 The Americans (TV Series)
CIA Officer 1
- I Am Abassin Zadran (2015) ... CIA Officer 1
 2014/X One (Short)
Man 1
 2014 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Dr. Paul Hughes
- The Island (2014) ... Dr. Paul Hughes
- The Haircut (2014) ... Dr. Paul Hughes (uncredited)
 2013 Deception (TV Series)
Reporter #1 / Male Reporter #2
- Stay with Me (2013) ... Reporter #1
- A Drop of Blood and a Microscope (2013) ... Male Reporter #2
 2013 Elementary (TV Series)
Reporter #1
- Details (2013) ... Reporter #1
 2012 Victoriana
Charlie
 2012 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Husband
- Two Girls, One Code (2012) ... Husband
 2012 Royal Pains (TV Series)
Woody Keegan
- About Face (2012) ... Woody Keegan
 2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Guard
- Loyalty: Part 2 (2010) ... Guard
 2003-2006 Law & Order (TV Series)
Jason Rundberg / Paul
- Avatar (2006) ... Jason Rundberg
- Embedded (2003) ... Paul
 2000 The Man Who Came to Dinner (TV Movie)
Prisoner / Expressman (Act II) / Deputy

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First Studio Album "Lionize" released February 14th, 2014. 10 Original songs available on iTunes, Amazon and all streaming sites. See more »

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Spouse:

Tamala Bakkensen  (1 child)
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MFA in Acting from University of California San Diego (UCSD)

Star Sign:

Leo

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