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Short Info

Date Of Birth1972
MarkRemarkably striking blue eyes
FactAppeared, with Stephanie Courtney, in a Progressive auto insurance commercial. [2010]

Michael Cavanaugh is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He is best known for his work on the Broadway stage, most notably in the musicals Movin’ Out and Billy Elliot the Musical.

Cavanaugh was born in Richfield, Ohio, on May 5, 1976. His parents divorced when he was young, and he was raised by his mother and stepfather. He has two older sisters. Cavanaugh’s interest in music began at an early age; he started playing piano when he was five years old and later took up guitar and drums. He attended Richfield High School, where he was active in the drama club.

After graduation, Cavanaugh moved to New York City to pursue a career in music. He worked as a bartender and a waiter while trying to break into the music business. His big break came in 2002 when he was cast in the lead role of Tony in the Broadway musical Movin’ Out. The show was a critical and commercial success, and Cavanaugh received rave reviews for his performance.

Following Movin’ Out’s run, Cavanaugh starred in a number of other Broadway shows, including The Wedding Singer, All Shook Up, and Billy Elliot the Musical. He has also appeared on television shows such as Law & Order: SVU and 30 Rock. In addition to his work as a performer, Cavanaugh is also a successful songwriter; he has co-written songs for artists such as Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood.

Cavanaugh is married to actress Jennifer Damiano. The couple has one daughter.

Michael Cavanaugh is an American singer, songwriter, and actor with a net worth of $4 million. He is best known for his work on the Broadway stage, most notably in the musicals Movin’ Out and Billy Elliot the Musical.

General Info

Full NameMichael Cavanaugh
Date Of Birth1972
ProfessionActor, Singer, Movin' Out, Captain Jack, Goodnight Saigon, Sarasota, FL, United States, Ocala, FL, United States, Las Vegas, NV, United States


NominationsTony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical
MoviesForced Vengeance, The Gauntlet, Any Which Way You Can, The Haunting, Black Thunder, Crash Dive, Collateral Damage, Holes, Strategic Command, Red Dragon, Heart Like a Wheel, Street of Dreams, All the King's Men, When Billie Beat Bobby, Gideon's Trumpet, 11th Victim, Who's Your Caddy?, Miracle on Ice,...
TV ShowsHunter, Dark Shadows, Starman, C-16: FBI, Joe Bash

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#Marks / Signs
1Remarkably striking blue eyes


1Appeared, with Stephanie Courtney, in a Progressive auto insurance commercial. [2010]
2Began his acting career in children's theater.
3Joined the Navy after graduating from high school and was stationed in Hawaii for three years.
4The eldest of nine children.




T.J. Hooker1983TV SeriesCarl Hines
Forced Vengeance1982Stan Raimondi
One Day at a Time1982TV SeriesGunman
Fitz and Bones1981TV SeriesJoe
Vega$1981TV SeriesVance
Miracle on Ice1981TV MovieGeorge
CHiPs1981TV SeriesTom Dempsey
Any Which Way You Can1980Patrick Scarfe
Diff'rent Strokes1980TV SeriesWoody
Gideon's Trumpet1980TV MovieStocker
Belle Starr1980TV MovieJesse James
Charlie's Angels1980TV SeriesAnthony Felber
The Rockford Files1980TV SeriesJohn Traynor
A Rumor of War1980TV Mini-SeriesCapt. Lake
11th Victim1979TV MovieSteve
Portrait of a Stripper1979TV MovieSteve Vector
The Lady in Red1979Undercover Cop
Dallas1979TV SeriesO'Neill
Gray Lady Down1978Pete (uncredited)
Kojak1978TV SeriesSonny Canavere
The Gauntlet1977Feyderspiel
Over-Under Sideways-Down1977Rich
Visions1977TV SeriesRich
The Enforcer1976Lalo
The Streets of San Francisco1976TV SeriesInspector Meyers
Rules Don't Apply2016Methodist Minister
The Young and the Restless2003-2011TV SeriesJudge Phelps / Franklin J. Becker
Peep World2010Brad Thompkins
Moonlight Serenade2009VideoBeretsky
Flashforward2009TV SeriesSETI Chairman Warren Moore
Without a Trace2008TV SeriesRichard Conlon
Eli Stone2008TV SeriesD.A. Lowell Grayson
Shark2007TV SeriesJudge Newman
The Unit2007TV SeriesCommittee Chair Locke
Who's Your Caddy?2007John Marshall
Monk2005-2007TV SeriesBobby Davenport
All the King's Men2006Mr. Peyton
Down the P.C.H.2006Michael O'Hara
Cold Case2006TV SeriesDavid Poole
Bones2006TV SeriesSenator Alan Corman
Medium2005TV SeriesDefense Attorney
E-Ring2005TV SeriesU.S. Ambassador: Suriname
Just Legal2005TV Series
Point Pleasant2005TV SeriesHarland
Higglytown Heroes2005TV SeriesTailor Hero
Las Vegas2004TV SeriesHeyman
242004TV SeriesJoseph O'Laughlin
Carnivàle2003TV SeriesTalkative Hobo
Boston Public2003TV SeriesJudge Boilings
Mister Sterling2003TV Series
The Agency2002TV SeriesMr. Barnes
Push, Nevada2002TV Series
Red Dragon2002Forensic Dentist
Stranded2002VideoAdmiral Ferrell
Collateral Damage2002Chairman Paul Devereaux
Raptor2001VideoCol. Vandamar
Thy Neighbor's Wife2001VideoIan McMillan
Epoch2001TV MovieWilliams
Ablaze2001Chief Sam Davis
When Billie Beat Bobby2001TV MovieBrother John
Warden of Red Rock2001TV MovieSen. Paul Townsend
The West Wing2000TV SeriesPharmaceutical Executive
Any Day Now2000TV Series
Militia2000Col. Jim Donaman, Ret.
Escape Under Pressure2000Captain
Dancing in September2000Harbor
Romp1999Norman Fase
The Haunting1999Dr. Malcolm Keogh
Mutiny1999TV Movie
In Dreams1999Judge (voice)
Black Thunder1998/IIBarnes
C-16: FBI1997-1998TV SeriesDennis Grassi
The Practice1998TV SeriesPrimate Center Director
Nothing Sacred1998TV Series
Breast Men1997TV MovieHarry
Inferno1997Victor Grayson
The Secret World of Alex Mack1997TV SeriesDean
L.A. Heat1997TV SeriesTimothy Scully
Crash Dive1997VideoCapt. Lange
Strategic Command1997Vice President Charles Baker
NYPD Blue1996TV SeriesLen
The Burning Zone1996TV SeriesPilot
Pacific Blue1996TV SeriesCurtis Bilson
High Tide1996TV Series
Night Hunter1996Roy Ward
Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom1996Video GameTelamon Doctor (voice)
Eye of the Stalker1995TV MovieJudge Warren Curtis
Illegal in Blue1995VideoLt. Lyle
Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story1995TV MovieWalter Wanger
Vanishing Son1995TV SeriesMarcek
A Passion to Kill1994Robinson
ER1994TV SeriesSuzanne's Dad
Tonya & Nancy: The Inside Story1994TV MovieEvy Scotvold
Renegade1994TV SeriesPolice Sgt. Ben Clancy
Hart to Hart Returns1993TV Movie
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1993TV SeriesDr. Carlton
The X-Files1993TV SeriesSheriff Jack Withers
Donato and Daughter1993TV MovieVinnie Stellino
Prophet of Evil: The Ervil LeBaron Story1993TV Movie
Sworn to Vengeance1993TV MoviePete Hall
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman1993TV SeriesCraig Harding
The Fire Next Time1993TV Mini-SeriesSeth
Angel Street1992TV Movie
Somebody's Daughter1992TV MovieAarons
Just Deserts1992TV MovieCampbell Cunningham
FBI: The Untold Stories1992TV Series
False Arrest1991TV MovieDr. Chandler
To the Moon, Alice1991ShortPoliceman
Marilyn and Me1991TV MovieWalter Winchell
Dark Shadows1991TV SeriesSheriff George Patterson Andre du Pres
Matlock1991TV SeriesAl Brown / Marvin Latham
Held Hostage: The Sis and Jerry Levin Story1991TV MovieKaplan
Full Fathom Five1990Garvin
People Like Us1990TV MovieMichael Jordan
Star Trek: The Next Generation1990TV SeriesCaptain Robert DeSoto
Tour of Duty1990TV SeriesMajor General Proctor
Wolf1989TV Series
L.A. Law1989TV SeriesPaul Richardson
Two to Tango1988Dean Boyle
Street of Dreams1988TV MovieLt. Marcus
Promised a Miracle1988TV MovieDetective
Our House1987TV SeriesMac Hoover
Starman1986-1987TV SeriesGeorge Fox
Santa Barbara1985-1986TV SeriesD.A. Tony Patterson
Second Serve1986TV MovieGene Scott
Joe Bash1986TV SeriesLt. Pendleton
Scarecrow and Mrs. King1986TV SeriesGerald Falken
MacGyver1986TV SeriesMichael Donahue
Iron Eagle1986Disclipinary panel colonel (uncredited)
Final Jeopardy1985TV MovieGarage Attendant
Hostage Flight1985TV MovieBill Orfman
Cagney & Lacey1984-1985TV SeriesLt. Johnson / Detective #1
Amazing Stories1985TV SeriesStorekeeper
Airwolf1985TV SeriesPatrick Stoner
A Death in California1985TV Mini-SeriesGene Brooks
Highway to Heaven1985TV SeriesCoach
Matt Houston1983-1984TV SeriesGeorge Davis / Byron Stevens
Hunter1984TV SeriesCaptain Cain
The A-Team1984TV SeriesJoseph King
The Mississippi1983TV Series
Night Partners1983TV MovieRoy Henderson
For Love and Honor1983TV SeriesPelham
For Love and Honor1983TV MoviePelham
Blood Feud1983TV MovieU.S. Marshal
Tales of the Gold Monkey1983TV SeriesAvery Thiel
Heart Like a Wheel1983NHRA Boss


Macy's 4th of July Spectacular2003TV SpecialHimself
The 57th Annual Tony Awards2003TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Featured Actor in a Musical

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Point Pleasant2005TV SeriesHarland

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