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Also Known As: Mike Cerveris Died:
Born: November 6, 1960 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA Profession: actor, singer, musician

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Michael Cerveris is an actor best known for his work in a number of hit Broadway musicals, which has led to landing supporting parts in feature films and a pivotal role on the science fiction series "Fringe" as September, The Observer. After graduating from Yale University in 1983, Cerveris played the role of Malcolm in an off-Broadway production of "Macbeth." His career skyrocketed when he played the lead in "The Who's Tommy" in 1993, and took the title role in another rock musical, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," in London a few years later. Besides his theater work, Cerveris can be seen in the films "The Mexican," "Stake Land," and "Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant."

Michael Cerveris is an actor best known for his work in a number of hit Broadway musicals, which has led to landing supporting parts in feature films and a pivotal role on the science fiction series "Fringe" as September, The Observer. After graduating from Yale University in 1983, Cerveris played the role of Malcolm in an off-Broadway production of "Macbeth." His career skyrocketed when he played the lead in "The Who's Tommy" in 1993, and took the title role in another rock musical, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," in London a few years later. Besides his theater work, Cerveris can be seen in the films "The Mexican," "Stake Land," and "Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant."

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Stake Land (2011)
2.
 Meskada (2010)
5.
 Mexican, The (2001) Frank
6.
 Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever (1991) Eaglebauer
8.
 Steel and Lace (1991) Daniel
9.
 Tokyo Pop (1988) Mike
10.
 Doubletake (To Be Deleted) (1985) Gary Prine
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Began playing guitar at age 11
1985:
Began acting in regional theater in such plays as "Romeo and Juliet" and "Tooth of Crime"
1985:
Early TV credit in the CBS miniseries, "Doubletake"
1986:
Played British rock singer Ian Ware on the syndicated series "Fame"
1988:
Film acting debut in "Tokyo Pop"
1992:
Originated the lead role in "The Who's Tommy," a stage musical produced at the La Jolla Playhouse and reprised the part on Broadway in 1993, for which he earned a Featured Actor in a Musical Tony nomination
1993:
Made a memorable guest appearance on HBO's "Dream On" as an expectant father
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Headlined the European tour of "The Who's Tommy"
1997:
Returned to Broadway as the ship's designer Thomas Andrews in the award-winning musical "Titanic"
1998:
Replaced a vacationing John Cameron Mitchell in the Off-Broadway hit "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"
1998:
Acted in the feature "Lulu on the Bridge"
1999:
Succeeded John Cameron Mitchell in the title role of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"
2001:
Cast as a gay postal worker involved with a gangster (played by James Gandolfini) in "The Mexican"
2000:
Reprised his stage role in the London production of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"
2002:
Played a cross-dressing neighbor of an American woman working in London in the short-lived FOX series "The American Embassy"
2004:
Starred as John Wilkes Booth in the revival of Stephen Sondheim's "Assassins"
2005:
Cast in the Broadway revival of "Sweeney Todd" as the bloody barber, for which he earned a Tony nomination
2007:
Earned a Tony nomination for his performance as composer Kurt Weill in the Broadway musical "LoveMusik"
2008:
Had a recurring role on the FOX drama "Fringe" as The Observer
2009:
Cast as Desmond Tiny in the feature adaptation of "Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant"
2011:
Played the recurring role of Marvin Frey on the HBO drama "Treme"
2014:
Nabbed a recurring role as James Castro on CBS's "The Good Wife"
2016:
Landed a supporting role in the comedy-drama "Detours"
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Education

Phillips Exeter Academy: Exeter , New Hampshire - 1979
Yale University: New Haven , Connecticut - 1983

Notes

The address of his official website is www.web-span.com/micheez/

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companion:
Beth Ostrosky. Actor, model. No longer together.

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