In a professional career spanning almost 45 years, Michael has worked for all the principal theatre companies in Australia, and appeared in many varied television, film and radio productions. Audiences will know him from the successful ABC drama series, “MDA”, as well as the many guest appearances he has made on television programmes such as Blue Heelers, Stingers, Mercury, Good Guys Bad Guys, Homicide, Division 4, Bellbird, 20 Good Years and most recently, Bad Mothers for Nine and in Clickbait for Matchbox/Netflix. On film he has played an assortment of characters, most recently in Winchester with Dame Helen Mirren, Nim’s Island with Jodie Foster, Strange Bedfellows with Paul Hogan, as well as The Devils Playground and The Chant Of Jimmy Blacksmith for Fred Schepisi.
On stage Michael has appeared for the Sydney Theatre Company; The Melbourne Theatre Co; the W.A Theatre Co; the Hole In The Wall Theatre Co; the New Moon Theatre Company and the Victorian Opera Company.
Michael has narrated many audio books, most notably the last four Peter Fitzsimons tomes – Burke & Wills, Mutiny On The Bounty, The Catalpa Rescue and John Monash’s Masterpiece.
At over 70 years of age, Michael believes every young character needs an older figure; every angel needs a devil; every yuppie needs a yokel and every defendant needs a judge! He can play them all!