New York City born and raised. Also playwright, screenwriter, producer. Studied acting with Herbert Berghof. Playwriting with Lonnie Carter. His first play, "One Another" (a love triangle for two players) was staged in a loft theater on 13th Street in Greenwich Village. "A Friend in Need" opened at the Man in the Moon Theatre in London and ran twenty-eight performances. Among his screenplays "Bleecker Street", "Natural Numbers," "A Roy Named Ray," "It Ain't New Yawk," and "An American Journalist" (co-author). Television debut in 1999 in "The West Wing" as Doctor Steven Colson. Lead actor in more than a dozen independent short films including the award winning "Outside the Window", the American Film Institute's "Eliot and the Universal Constant" (2005), Russ Belli-Estreito's "Convicted for Life" (2006) and "An American Journalist" (2008). Creator of the "Double Espresso Web Series" (2010- ), which satirizes American culture, politics and corporatism.
Name: Michael Arturo
Known for: Double Espresso