Michael J Benzaia was born on February 15, 1989 in the Hudson Valley, NY, USA as Michael John Benzaia. He is an American whose family has immigrated from Italy, Spain and Jordan. He is an actor, vocalist and dancer best known for Camp (2014), Shameless (2015) , Bella (2016) and How to get away with murder (2017). Michael was theatrically trained on a scholarship through the Stella Adler Academy of Acting School in Los Angeles, CA. Michael has achieved dual degrees in both the arts as well as the medical field. He obtained a MBA and ARRT certification in Radiological Sciences from Nyack College (2012) & Manhattan College. Michael's Father was a NYC firefighter and construction worker, his mother who since has passed a school teacher. Michael is enrolled in spec/pilot television writing courses at UCLA in Los Angeles CA. He appears on the cover of the WebMD ARRT magazine (2018). He explains in this edition how his understanding of the terminology and Emergency room environment has aided him in his role as a television actor and writer. Michael trains dance at Madilyn Clark Studio in North Hollywood. Dialect coaching with Bob Corff. Other skills include, morgue training, forensics, detective shadowing, on set Medical consulting, piano and soccer.
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