Little of Michael's early and personal life is known. However, he was first seen publicly in the 1995 film National Lampoon's Senior Trip. Following the film, he was cast on several other series and movies, before finally receiving the role of Spike Di Zio on the CTV series Flashpoint in 2008. The series ended in 2012, but Michael reprised his role on an episode of The Listener in a special guest role. Since Flashpoint, Michael has been seen in several small roles. Recently, he has expressed interest in joining the After Dark Network.