Michael Teh

D.O.B: Apr 17, 1969 |  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Michael came to acting after attaining top MBA and law degrees and an intense corporate career on the East Coast primarily in management consulting and as an Internet start-up executive. After a number of major life challenges and realizations, he quit corporate life and commenced full-time theatre training in New York.

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Michael came to acting after attaining top MBA and law degrees and an intense corporate career on the East Coast primarily in management consulting and as an Internet start-up executive. After a number of major life challenges and realizations, he quit corporate life and commenced full-time theatre training in New York. After three years of training there he moved to Los Angeles to become a professional actor. In his little time on the West Coast, Michael started is career shooting scores of independent films, mostly in lead roles. Dramatic leads included: one opposite Adrian Paul in Lost Colony: The Legend of Roanoke (SyFy prime-time premiere); and as the antagonist in martial arts film White Wall. He played the heroic Queequeg in 2010: Moby Dick opposite Renee OConnor and Barry Bostwick; and the Han Solo-esque Captain Simms in Air Collision with Jordan Ladd & Reginald VelJohnson; he also played Jesus Christ in The 3 Angels Messages and a rock star in Groupie with Academy Award nominee Eric Roberts. A more recent film The Daughter won its category (best thriller) at WorldFest (2013). Episodic work includes Series Regular roles in: the award-winning dramatic series Breaking Point; the pilots Flashing Lives and The Flipside (currently being shopped). Hes also shot episodes for Saints & Sinners (MyNetworkTV); webisodes for Burn Notice (USA); as well as MOWs like Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus (SyFy). Fine teachers such as Larry Moss (master class), Susan Batson (Nicole Kidmans coach) and Austin Pendleton have commended his ability. In fact, Susan wrote a recommendation for him for a lead role opposite Meryl Streep in Dark Matter; and in the 2005 TNT Dramatic Auditions monologue competition, he was named a Semi-Finalist & Prize-Winner out of thousands of nationwide contestants. Since moving to LA he has trained with Margie Haber, UCB and Lesly Kahn.