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Michael Shulman

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Michael Shulman (born December 31, 1981) is an American stage, television, film actor and co-owner of New York and Los Angeles-based production company Starry Night Entertainment. Born in New York City, New York, Shulman has been acting since childhood where he began his career in theatre and quickly appeared in more than 10 plays and musicals, including a two year run on Broadway in Les Misérables, the original cast of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins, and two plays by John Guare. It was during this time that he began his recording career and has since appeared in more than 5 albums. Shulman next turned to television and film and landed several roles, including Jodie Foster’s Little Man Tate, M. Night Shyamalan’s Wide Awake, Disney's Can of Worms, Fox's Party of Five (1994), and his critically acclaimed performance as Benny in the HBO special, Someone Had to Be Benny (1996) for which he was nominated for a CableAce Award (the youngest nominee in the Award’s history) and won a Daytime Emmy Award. Shulman recently received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University with a major in the History of Art. In 2006, Shulman teamed with Los Angeles-based Craig Saavedra, who directed him in "Rhapsody In Bloom", to form Starry Night Entertainment. In 2009, Shulman produced and starred in the comedy/drama "Sherman's Way" opposite James LeGros, Enrico Colantoni, Brooke Nevin, Lacey Chabert and Donna Murphy. In 2009, Shulman returned to the stage as Alan in J.T. Roger's play "White People" at the Atlantic Theatre Company. In 2009, Shulman appeared as Assistant District Attorney Maxwell Cavanaugh in NBC's "Law & Order". Shulman is an advocate for the arts and serves on the board of The New Wave, a division of The Film Society of Lincoln Center. He resides in New York and rescued a dog named Stevie from the ASPCA. In 2010, Shulman associate produced the New York premiere of Craig Wright's Mistakes Were Made Off-Broadway at the Barrow Street Theatre. The comedy, directed by Dexter Bullard, starred Academy Award nominated actor Michael Shannon as Felix Artifex, a B-list Off-Broadway producer who gets in way over his fast-talking head when he takes on a gargantuan epic about the French Revolution which he thinks is going to be his ticket to professional and personal reclamation. While trying to land a big star for the lead role, he uses all his powers of persuasion, seduction and intimidation to strong-arm the writer into massively rewriting his play. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Shulman licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dec 31, 1981 In New York City, New York, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Murder in Black and White 1990-01-07
Latest Project:
Movie Sherman's Way 2008-02-29
Known For
Poster of Whose Daughter is She?
Poster of Chicago Hope
Poster of Little Man Tate
Poster of Law & Order
Movie Sherman's Way Sherman 2008-02-29
Movie Recess: School's Out Hustler Kid (voice) 2001-01-27
Movie Can of Worms Mike Pilsbury 1999-04-10
Movie Wide Awake Robert Brickman 1998-03-20
Movie The Perfect Daughter Josh Michaelson 1996-08-01
Movie Whose Daughter is She? Brad Eagerton 1995-09-24
Series Party of Five Unknown 1994-09-12
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Movie The Pickle Young Butch 1993-04-30
Movie Little Man Tate Matt Montini 1991-09-06
Movie Murder in Black and White Kid with Boat 1990-01-07
Series Law & Order Kevin Miller 1990-09-13