Michael Landes

Michael Landes

Hooten and the Lady ♦ Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman ♦ Final Destination 2 ♦ Possession ♦ Lake View Terrace

Michael Landes currently stars in Sky1′s “Hooten in the Lady”. Recently he was in the NBC comedy “SAVE ME” opposite Anne Heche from SONY Television and Neal Moritz and the remake of the classic 1970′s hit “Upstairs Downstairs” for the BBC.

Prior to that he worked on “LUMPY”, a comedy directed by Ted Koland and starring Justin Long and Tyler Labine, Darren Lynn Bousman’s (the SAW franchise) religious thriller “11-11-11″, and “THE CONGRESS” written and directed by Ari Folman (WALTZ WITH BASHIR) and starring Robin Wright. In 2010 he starred in the World Premiere of David Mamet’s “HOUSE OF GAMES” at the prestigious Almeida Theatre in London. His performance as the charismatic hustler “Mike” was singled out in every review.

Michael has been known to American audiences for over 20 years. He started his career on the Emmy Award Winning Series “THE WONDER YEARS” playing the cool hunk boyfriend of Winnie Cooper. He then landed the role of Jimmy Olsen in “LOIS AND CLARK THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN” . He has appeared in over 150 hours of television including “BOSTON LEGAL” “CSI”, “CSI MIAMI”, and “Don’t Trust the B** in Apt. 23″ to name a few. He starred in the SciFi action comedy series “SPECIAL UNIT 2″ and David E. Kelly’s “THE WEDDING BELLS’, for FOX, which led to a 2 year deal to develop and/or star in a series for the network.

He has spent the last 8 years working in London in Film, Television and on the West End Stage. He starred in the 6 part BBC mini-series “MATERIAL GIRL” for Carnival Films and the BBC2 film “THE LAST DAYS OF LEHMAN BROS.” He appeared opposite Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson in “LAST CHANCE HARVEY”. He starred in the critically acclaimed BBC Series “LOVE SOUP” from BAFTA winning writer David Renwick, and won amazing reviews as Harry in the West End production of “WHEN HARRY MET SALLY” opposite Molly Ringwald.

On film, he starred opposite Queen Latifah and Common in the FOX Searchlight Romantic Comedy “JUST WRIGHT” . He starred in New Line Cinema’s “FINAL DESTINATION 2″. He’s had roles in Disney’s “COLLEGE ROAD TRIP” with Martin Lawrence, Sony’s “LAKEVIEW TERRACE” with Samuel Jackson, MGM’s “HART’S WAR” with Bruce Willis and Colin Farrell, and the Supernatural Thriller “POSSESSION” with Sarah Michelle Gellar.

Made for Television Movies include “THE RESCUERS” directed by Peter Bogdanovich for Showtime as well as the Agatha Christie film “MISS MARPLE: 4:50 FROM PADDINGTON” for ITV.

He produced and starred in the romantic comedy “GETTING PERSONAL” for Lakeshore Entertainment and produced and starred in the political drama “BEACON HILL”, where he met his wife of 11 years, actress Wendy Benson.

 

 

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