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Michael Coleman: An Accomplished Actor

Michael Coleman is a Canadian-born actor who is also a writer, director, filmmaker, and performer. He took memorable roles in action shows such as Once Upon a Time, Smallville, Supernatural, The Doctor’s Case, Fringe, and Stargate. He also lent his voice for animated shows such as Inuyasha, X-Men Evolution, Dragonball Z, Hello Kitty, and Hamtaro.

Accomplished Actor

As a film writer and director, he debuted with the film Best Day Ever: Aiden Kesler 1994-2011, which was a critically acclaimed film released in 2011. After that, he went on to direct his next film entitled Thirty-Seventeen, which was released in 2018. Incidentally, that was also the first project of Rebel West Pictures.

When he’s not acting or directing, Michael is writing scripts. He has written scripts for the sitcom Hipsterverse that runs on the TAG Channel. Incidentally, he also stars in that show. He has written quite a number of scripts for that show.

A Family Man

Michael Coleman is married to Michelle Louise Coleman and is a father to two girls, Maeve Grace and Belle Charisma. In his free time, he plays hockey. They married on October 4, 2003. His previous wife is Lori Duncan, whom he divorced in 2001.

Michael is a fan of the Vancouver Canucks and he watches almost every game of the season. He also plays, as a matter of fact, for at least four times a week. Aside from sports, he is also involved in a number of communities and supports many charitable groups. In fact, he is a regular contributor and advocate for The BC Children’s Hospital, BC Cancer Foundation, and ALS Foundation. The other causes he supports are the BKO, GBS, Stigma Fighters, DTES, and Women in Film.

Accomplishments

Michael Coleman has gotten his share of awards in the film industry. He won the best actor for the film The Doctor’s Case in the Mid Tenn Film Festival in 2018. That story was based on a novel by Stephen King. He is also nominated as best director for the film Panto Wars in the Ovation Awards in 2009. He actually won that award in the previous year for his work for Panto of the Rings. The MainStage Theater also awarded him as best actor in 2007

Michael got his break in the film industry when he started performing as a stand-up comedian in restaurants and night clubs when he was only 15 years old. Since then, he never looked back. He regularly attended the anime conventions in North America because he was doing voice-over work for some of the popular characters.

Trivia

Not a lot of people knew that Michael went to the same high school as writer-director Dan Zachary. Dan is known for his film The Darkest Hour. Michael also opened his own school, the Vancouver Acting School where he teaches film, voice-over, and television to aspiring students.

Michael’s first TV role is Millennium with director Thomas J. Wright. He actually had a brother who is also an actor, Chad Coleman, and he is responsible for that casting. Michael TV debut is for the series The Cult.