A native of Chicago, Michael
began acting as a child, appearing in local TV commercials. He
Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook, Illinois. While in high school,
he studied acting at the Second City Workshop and after graduation he
enrolled in the University of Southern California
prestigious School of Drama. After receiving his B.F.A. in 1984,
Michael landed the role of Dr. Mike Horton on NBC's daytime drama
"Days of Our Lives from 1985 - 1990.
He has worked as a personal
trainer, with many of his clients being fellow actors.
Michael is passionate
about the environment. He is on the Board of ECO. He uses only
minimum electricity and his home is chemical free. He drives a Toyota
Prius, an electric-gas hybrid vehicle.
His Father is an executive in the
Steel Industry and his mother is a homemaker. He has two older sisters.
Presently Michael is not married,
but there was a rumour that he was married and divorced when he was young.
Don't know if it is true or not.
DID YOU KNOW
Michael can accurately name each of the United States in
alphabetical order without taking a break to think about it.
He can wiggle his ears
Likes "Blues" music
And really loves Ice-Cream
He can change his voice pattern to reflect certain accents or
Is a certified scuba diver although he is a bit apprehensive about
going since a psychic once told him he would die scuba diving.
Michael wrote a play called "Streams of Consciousness"