Michael Rosenbaum biography
Date of Birth: July 11, 1972
Hailing from Long Island, New York, Rosenbaum spent most of his youth in
Indiana where he first tried out his acting skills in the stage play, The
Heidi Chronicles. He attended Western Kentucky University to study mass
communications and theater, and during his summers he continued to perform
in regional theater.
Following graduation, Rosenbaum moved back to the Big Apple to find work in
television. After working in sketch comedy on Late Night with Conan O'
Brien he found work on Tom Arnold's short lived sitcom, The Tom
Despite poor ratings, the show provided a spring board for Rosenbaum, who
landed a number of roles in feature films like Midnight in the Garden of
Good and Evil (1997), 1999 (1998), and a co-starring role in
Urban Legend (1998). In 1999 he returned to television with a
regular starring gig on the teen series, Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane,
playing Jack Cooper. He went on to voice characters in the popular
animated series Batman Beyond.
At the turn of the century, his career skyrocketed with projects coming at
him from all angles. Following a major role in the feature, Sweet
November (2001), he won the role of Lex Luthor in the popular series,
Smallville. More animation work followed in the series, Justice
League, voicing the character The Flash, and a co-starring role in the
comedy Sorority Boys (2002). He can most recently be seen playing the role of Gil alongside Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell and Bradley Cooper in the comedy Hit & Run (2012).
Living in Los Angeles, Rosenbaum spends his off time playing ice hockey and
cheering on his favorite hockey team, the New York Rangers.
Michael Rosenbaum Filmography