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Michael Cerveris is a Actor American born on 6 november 1960 at Bethesda (USA)

Michael Cerveris

Michael Cerveris
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Nationality USA
Birth 6 november 1960 (61 years) at Bethesda (USA)

Michael Cerveris (born November 6, 1960) is an American singer, guitarist and actor. He has performed in many stage musicals and plays, including several Stephen Sondheim musicals: Assassins, Sweeney Todd, Road Show, and Passion. In 2004, Cerveris won the Tony Award as Best Featured Actor in a Musical for Assassins as John Wilkes Booth. In 2015, he won his second Tony Award as Best Actor in a Musical for Fun Home as Bruce Bechdel.

He was called, by, "arguably the most versatile leading man on Broadway", playing roles from "Shakespeare's Romeo to The Who's Tommy, from the German transsexual rock diva Hedwig in Hedwig and the Angry Inch to the homicidal title character of Sondheim's Sweeney Todd."

Cerveris' most visible television role to date has been as the Observer code-named September in the FOX science fiction television series Fringe. His character, a mysterious man seen attending many unusual events, has appeared regularly during the series and became one of the main characters to bring the story to its end.


Michael Cerveris est né à Bethesda dans le Maryland et a grandi à Huntington en Virginie-Occidentale. Sa mère, Marsha (née Laycock) était danseuse, et son père, Michael Cerveris était professeur de musique. Ils se sont rencontrés quand ils étaient étudiants à la Juilliard School. Michael a une sœur, Marisa, et un frère, Todd.

En 1979, Michael est diplômé de la Phillips Exeter Academy et en 1983 à l'Université Yale, où il étudie le chant, le lied allemand et les musiques italiennes.

Acteur principal de plusieurs spectacles musicaux à Broadway, Michael Cerveris a interprété le rôle de John Wilkes Booth dans Assassins. Il est apparu dans la comédie musicale Fame et on peut le voir dans le film Tokyo Pop interprétant le rôle d'un chanteur.

Cerveris interprète le rôle principal dans la nouvelle production de Sweeney Todd, du compositeur Stephen Sondheim. La production a eu sa première le 3 novembre 2005.

Il a déjà reçu deux nominations aux Tony Awards. En 2004, il a gagné le prix pour meilleur acteur dans un second rôle pour Assassins. Entre 2008 et 2013, il tient le rôle de l'observateur September dans la série télévisée Fringe. En 2011, il apparait dans un épisode de la série Person of Interest.

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Filmography of Michael Cerveris (10 films)

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Ant-Man and the Wasp, 1h58
Directed by Peyton Reed
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Films about insects, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Children's films
Actors Michael Douglas, Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña, Walton Goggins, Bobby Cannavale
Roles Elihas Starr
Rating69% 3.4995653.4995653.4995653.4995653.499565
Suite aux événements survenus dans Captain America: Civil War, Scott Lang doit trouver le bon équilibre entre sa vie de super-héros et celle de père de famille. C'est alors qu'il est contacté par le Dr Hank Pym et sa fille Hope van Dyne qui le chargent d'une nouvelle mission. Ant-Man, cette fois-ci aidé de la Guêpe, est confronté à un nouvel ennemi : le Fantôme.
Stake Land
Stake Land (2010)
, 1h38
Directed by Jim Mickle
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Horror
Themes Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Vampires in film, Political films, Dystopian films, Disaster films
Actors Connor Paolo, Michael Cerveris, Nick Damici, Sean Nelson, Kelly McGillis, Danielle Harris
Roles Jebedia Loven
Rating63% 3.1985953.1985953.1985953.1985953.198595
When a pandemic of vampirism strikes, humans find themselves on the run from vicious, feral beasts. Large cities are left as tombs and survivors cling together in rural pockets, fearing nightfall. When his family is slaughtered, young Martin (Paolo) is taken under the wing of a grizzled, wayward vampire hunter, called Mister (Damici).
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, 1h20
Directed by John Krasinski
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Julianne Nicholson, Will Arnett, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Cerveris, Josh Charles, Dominic Cooper
Roles Subject #15
Rating54% 2.701882.701882.701882.701882.70188
Sara Quinn (Julianne Nicholson) is interviewing men as part of her graduate studies. Her intellectual endeavor has emotional consequences as the men’s twisted and revealing stories are juxtaposed against the backdrop of her own experience. As she begins to listen closely to the men around her, Sara must ultimately reconcile herself to the darkness that lies below the surface of human interactions.
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant, 1h49
Directed by Paul Weitz
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Circus films, Films about magic and magicians, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Vampires in film, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors John C. Reilly, Ken Watanabe, Josh Hutcherson, Chris Massoglia, Ray Stevenson, Patrick Fugit
Roles Mr. Tiny
Rating58% 2.900072.900072.900072.900072.90007
Darren Shan and his best friend Steve Leonard visit a traveling freak show. Steve believes a performer, Larten Crepsley, is a vampire. Steve talks to Crepsley after the show and asks to become a vampire. Crepsley initially refuses but is talked into testing Steve's blood, that he spits out telling Steve he has bad blood. Steve furiously swears revenge and leaves. Darren overhears everything because he has been hiding in a cupboard after stealing Crepsley's spider, Madam Octa.
The Mexican, 2h
Directed by Gore Verbinski
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Action, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Transport films, LGBT-related films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, James Gandolfini, J. K. Simmons, Bob Balaban, Michael Cerveris
Roles Frank
Rating60% 3.048943.048943.048943.048943.04894
The story follows Jerry Welbach (Brad Pitt) as he travels through Mexico to find a valuable antique gun, The Mexican, and smuggle it into the United States. Five years earlier, Welbach had caused a traffic accident in which he hit the car of local mobster Arnold Margolese (Gene Hackman), who was jailed for five years after the police searched his car following the crash, finding someone tied up in his trunk. In compensation for the jail time, Welbach has been sent on various errands by Margolese's second-in-command, Bernie Nayman (Bob Balaban). Retrieving the gun will be his final errand. Welbach has a girlfriend, Samantha (Julia Roberts), whom he argues with constantly and who leaves Jerry prior to the trip over his lack of commitment to their relationship.
Lulu on the Bridge, 1h43
Directed by Paul Auster
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Harvey Keitel, Mira Sorvino, Willem Dafoe, Gina Gershon, Vanessa Redgrave, Mandy Patinkin
Roles Restaurant Man #3
Rating62% 3.148883.148883.148883.148883.14888
Jazz saxophone player Izzy Maurer (Harvey Keitel) is shot in the chest during a performance at a jazz club by a deranged man. Izzy survives the seven-hour operation, but loses his left lung, ending his music career. A young aspiring actress named Celia Burns (Mira Sorvino) walks into the Chez Pierre restaurant in New York City where she works as a waitress. She and her boss talk about the shooting. Later she purchases Izzy's latest CD.
A Woman, Her Men, and Her Futon
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Jennifer Rubin, Grant Show, Michael Cerveris
Roles Paul
Rating46% 2.3410752.3410752.3410752.3410752.341075
Helen, a divorced, attractive twenty-something Los Angeles office worker, has just broken up with her possessive boyfriend Paul. Living beyond her means, Helen soon loses her car and her apartment, and has to move in with her friend Donald, an aspiring screenwriter. Helen helps Donald with his screenplay, while secretly writing her own. Donald introduces Helen to Max, a producer who takes an interest in her and her screenplay. Feeling cornered by Paul, Max and Donald, who also wants a relationship with her, Helen has a series of casual affairs. These flings and her past relationships end up in her screenplay, which she is successful in selling. The story ends as Helen, now a published screenwriter, moves out of Donald's house, and drives away with her futon in tow.
Steel and Lace
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Horror
Actors Bruce Davison, Clare Wren, Stacy Haiduk, David Naughton, Michael Cerveris, Paul Lieber
Roles Daniel Emerson
Rating50% 2.5082752.5082752.5082752.5082752.508275
Violée et torturée, la paniste Gail Morton se suicide après que ses tortionnaires aient été acquittés. Cinq ans plus tard, son frère, Albert, généticien de génie, a ranimé Gail, alors transformée en cyborg surpuissant. Programmée pour éliminer ses assassins, elle se met en chasse...
Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical
Themes Films about education, Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Corey Feldman, Mary Woronov, Patrick Malone, Liane Curtis, Michael Cerveris, Steven Ho
Rating46% 2.306922.306922.306922.306922.30692
The movie begins on May 14, also known as Rock 'n' Roll High School day at Ronald Reagan High. The students decide to play a prank on the faculty of the staff, flushing all of the toilets in unison and causing the faulty pipes to burst (yet again), causing for widespread mayhem in the school, as other students leave their classrooms and run rampant down the hall with the perpetrators who organized the entire thing: four members of the band known as The Eradicators. During the confusion, their friend (and the fifth band member) rides through the halls on a dirt bike as well.
Steel and Lace, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Horror
Themes Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Rape and revenge films, Robot films
Actors Clare Wren, Bruce Davison, Stacy Haiduk, David Naughton, Michael Cerveris, Paul Lieber
Roles Daniel Emerson
Rating50% 2.5084152.5084152.5084152.5084152.508415
Gaily Morton, a classical concert pianist, is raped by businessman Daniel Emerson. Her brother Albert takes time off from his career as a robot scientist to represent his sister at the criminal trial. However Daniel has gotten several of his friends to provide an alibi for the night of the rape, and he is found not-guilty.
Tokyo Pop
Tokyo Pop (1988)

Directed by Fran Rubel Kuzui
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical
Themes Musical films
Actors Carrie Hamilton, Diamond Yukai, Rome Kanda, Taiji Tonoyama, Masumi Harukawa, Hiroshi Mikami
Rating66% 3.340413.340413.340413.340413.34041
This is the story of a girl named Wendy Reed, who leaves the USA and her boyfriend, a musician played by Michael Cerveris, and travels to Tokyo, Japan. She plans to visit a girlfriend but cannot find her. Instead she meets a young man named Hiro (pronounced hero), who is the leader of an unsuccessful pop band. As Wendy is blonde and tall by local standards, she attracts attention. She falls in love with Hiro and develops a music career as the movie advances. With some tricks they manage to catch the eye of a record label producer and achieve success for a short time. The song, which is played throughout, is a cover version from John Sebastian's Do you believe in magic? While they top the charts, there is some luxury in their lives, but the blossoming relationship of the main couple starts breaking apart.