From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Michael Riley (born February 4, 1962 in London, Ontario) is a Canadian actor and graduate of the National Theatre School in Montreal, Canada in 1984. Rileys first appearance was in the film No Mans Land (1987). He has acted in over 40 films and television series, including This Is Wonderland, for which he received a Gemini Award, and the Emmy-nominated BBC / Discovery Channel co-production Supervolcano. He also portrays a leading character on the 2009 CBC Television series Being Erica. He has voiced the animated title character of Ace Lightning.