Mr. Chieffo, an actor for over four decades was born and raised in New York where he studied acting at The Juilliard School. His credits include working with renowned directors Barry Levinson on Disclosure, Tony Scott on Crimson Tide, Lawrence Kasden on I Love You To Death, Harold Becker on Mercury Rising, Mike Mills on Beginners as well as perhaps his favorite with Curtis Hanson playing the coroner in L.A. Confidential, to name a few.
A sampling of television shows Michael has guest starred are: Better Call Saul, Castle, Mad Men, Criminal Minds, The Closer, The Mentalist, Without a Trace, , Bones as well as West Wing, Boston Legal, CSI, Roswell and a particular "fan favorite", The X-Files as the deranged Carl Wade.
Favorite roles include playing the great Art Carney opposite Brad Garrett's Jackie Gleason in the CBS movie Gleason and playing Dave Madden/Reuben Kincaid in Come On Get Happy, The Partridge Family Story on ABC.
Michael was gratified to play the lead role of "Curtis" an extremely social phobic man in the Independent Feature Unreal Estate, directed by Todd Malkin and Nick Huntington. Unreal Estate premiered at the IFS Film Festival and was honored with Best Dramatic Feature Film award and ultimately won Best Picture of the entire festival.
Mr. Chieffo recently completed roles on the features Ben and Ara, and Ben Affleck's Live by Night, as well as playing Billie Jean King's Dad in Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris' Battle of the Sexes.
Michael is very happily married to actress Beth Grant and they have a daughter Mary Chieffo
Name: Michael Chieffo
Known for: L.A. Confidential