Michael Cuomo

Official website of actor Michael Cuomo. Check out Michael's current happenings, bio, pictures, reels, social media & contact him about future projects.  Website by Alice Bacon.  

 

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Michael Cuomo co-starred in and produced the dramatic feature film The Light of the Moon , written and directed by Jessica M. Thompson, recent winner of the 2017 SXSW Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature. The film is currently traveling the festival circuit in advance of a late Fall 2017 theatrical release in major cities. Michael also starred in and prod­uced the crit­ic­ally acclaimed feat­ure film Happy New Year, writ­ten and dir­ected by K. Lorrel Manning, ex­ec­utive prod­uced by Iain Smith (Wanted, Children of Men, The Fountain). The film’s prem­iere at the SXSW and Hamptons Inter­national Film Festivals was followed by a succ­essful tour through 16 inter­national film fest­ivals, gar­ner­ing impres­sive rev­iews, win­ning 6 awards includ­ing Cuomo for Best Actor (RIIFF). Happy New Year rec­eived a success­ful theatr­ical en­gage­ment in New York, and is curr­ently play­ing limit­ed en­gage­ments across the country. It is also available on iTunes, all other major digital platforms and DVD, distributed by Snag Films.

Michael can be seen in Bandslam (Summit Enter­tainment/­Walden, dir. Todd Graff), the inde­pendent hit Four-Eyed Monsters (IFC Films), the upcoming Don’t Worry Baby, The Moor, Pure and numerous short films. Next up, he'll star in and produce the dramatic feature films Cleveland and Red House. He recently became a member of the Actor's Center Workshop Company and he has per­formed at Off-Broadway theatres through­out NYC, such as Rattlestick, The Actor’s Studio, Naked Angels, Dixon Place and The Barrow Group. His national on-camera commercial campaigns include: Travelocity; Samsung (with Eli Manning); AT&T; Bailey's; Bank of America, SEAT Ibiza, Levissima and General Electric.

Michael studied writ­ing and theatre at Loyola Univers­ity in his home­town of Balt­imore, MD before moving to New York City. His act­ing teachers include Joseph Chaikin, Bruce Ornstein, Seth Barrish and Lee Brock of the Barrow Group and Brad Calc­at­erra of The Studio. For two years as creat­ive assistant to writer and director Todd Graff (Camp, Bandslam, Joyful Noise) he was fully immersed in the world of film and TV writing and pro­duction at the studio level.

Michael is a proud member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) and Actors' Equity Association (AEA). In his spare time, he reads to children through the SAG Foundation’s BookPals (Performing Artists for Literacy in Schools), mentors inner-city high school film students through the Ghetto Film School’s industry outreach program.

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