Michael was born and raised in Bergen County, New Jersey. It wasn't until the age of twenty one when he decided to jump right into acting and fell in love with it soon after. Michael started his studies at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and it was there he realized acting had become a passion. Some of Michael's TV/Film credits include co-starring roles on Amazon's ,'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel', Spike Lee's 'She's Gotta Have It', HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire', Hank in 'Last Night Carol' (Harvard Selected) and appearances in 'Hustlers' directed by Lorene Scafaria starring Jennifer Lopez, 'Rebel in the Rye' directed by Danny Strong starring Nicholas Holt, 'First Reformed' directed by Paul Schrader and starring Ethan Hawke, and CBS's 'Braindead'. Stage credits include, Biff in 'Death of a Salesman' at the Elmwood Playhouse NY, 'Nowhere Man' set in London playing a British musician at the Theatre for the New City NYC, and 'Shades of Blue' playing the seething antagonist at the Midtown Theatre Festival NYC.