Sean Cameron Michael
Eyes: Blue Hair: Dark Blonde Height: 1.78m
With a career spanning over 30 years, award-winning South African thespian Sean Cameron Michael has performed leading and critical supporting roles in TV and film productions for Universal, HBO, Sony, Warner Bros, BBC, Disney, Fox, CBS and ABC.
With over 30 theater productions under his belt, highlights include the Vita Award-winning On the Open Road and as Father Huddleston in the Naledi award-winning musical-opera, The Mandela Trilogy. Internationally he has performed in over 80 TV series, shorts, music videos and feature films. Highlights include Bryan Singer's Emmy winning The Triangle and Fox's multi-Emmy and Golden Globe nominated feature 24: Redemption (opposite Jon Voight and Kiefer Sutherland), with over 12 million viewers tuning in for the premiere.
Sean worked opposite Games of Thrones' Charles Dance in the Emmy-nominated Strike Back series, as well as Oscar winner William Hurt in BBC Films' award-winning Challenger Disaster.
In 2014/2015 he played the series regular role of Richard Guthrie in two seasons of the hit pirate series Black Sails for producer Michael Bay. Sean was considered for an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, as well as a SAG Award.
A highlight of 2015 was Sean playing the supporting role of Lester in Zentropa/Universal's Western feature The Salvation for director Kristian Levring, alongside Mads Mikkelsen, Jonathan Pryce and Eva Green.
In 2016, Sean played supporting roles in feature films Dis Koue Kos Skat, Double Echo and Lea to the Rescue (Universal).
In 2017 he played the lead in the feature, Broken Darkness, for director Christopher-Lee Dos Santos and won Best Performance by an Actor at the Boston SciFi Film Festival. He also played the lead in the Blade Runner short tribute film Tears in the Rain and won Best Actor at the Underground Film Festival in Germany.
Since relocating to Los Angeles three year ago, his credits include guest starring opposite Gary Sinise in Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, Scorpion with Robert Patrick (CBS), as well as recurring on the Mark Wahlberg-produced Shooter (USA), Of Kings & Prophets (Disney) and Blood Drive (SyFy). He also worked opposite Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe on Alex Kurtzman’s The Mummy for Universal (grossing over $450M globally).
He will next be seen playing the lead in the feature The Last Victims for director Maynard Kraak. He is also attached as the lead in the AST film franchise (USA/Canada) and Midas (USA/UK).
|Film||Role||Director / Production Company|
|THE MUMMY||Supporting||dir. Alex Kurtzman ,Tom Cruise, Universal|
|THE LAST VICTIMS||Lead||dir. Maynard Kraak, West 5 Films|
|BROKEN DARKNESS||Lead||dir. Chris dos Santos, Karoo Films|
|LEA TO THE RESCUE||Supporting||dir. Nadia Tass,Universal|
|THE SALVATION||Supporting||dir. Kristian Levring, Zentropa|
|THE CHALLENGER DISASTER||Supporting||dir. James Hawes, BBC Films|
|SAFEHOUSE||Supporting||dir. Daniel Espinosa; Universal|
|DIS KOUE KOS,SKAT||Supporting||dir. Etienne Fourie, Karoo films|
|NATALEE HOLLOWAY||Supporting||dir. Mikael Salomon, Sony|
|ALBERT SCHWEITZER||Supporting||dir. Gavin Millar; Warner Bros|
|LOST BOYS , THE THIRST||Supporting||dir. Dario Piana, Warner Bros|
|DEATH RACE III INFERNO||Supporting||dir.Roel Reine, Moonlighting Films|
|INVICTUS||Supporting||dir. Clint Eastwood; Warner Bros|
|Series||Role||Director / Production Company|
|BLOOD DRIVE( Eps. 105, 106,107, 110, 111, 112)||Recurring||dir. Roel Reine,Universal|
|SHOOTER||Recurring||dir. Simon Jones, Mark Wahlberg.(USA)|
|SCORPION||Guest Star||dir. Omar Madha, CBS|
|CRIMINAL MINDS, BEYOND BORDERS||Guest Star||dir. Laura Belsey,CBS|
|BLACK SAILS I and II||Series Regular||dirs. Alik Zakharov, Michael Bay, prod. STARZ|
|THIS LIFE (South African version)||Series Regular||dir. Maynaard Kraak, Fremantle|
|OF KINGS AND PROPHETS||Recurring||dir. Duane Clark, Romeo Tirone, ABC|
|ORIGINS||Guest Star||dir. Celso Garcia, National Geographic|
|THE TRIANGLE||Recurring||dirs. Craig Baxley, Dean Devlin, prod,SyFy|
|SWARTWATER||Guest Star||dir. Jozua Malherbe, SABC|
|24, Redemption (TV movie)||Guest Star||dir. Jon Cassar, Fox,Imagine|
|WHEN WE WERE BLACK||Guest Star||dir. Khalo Matabane, SABC|
|CRUSOE||Guest Star||dir. Michael Robison, NBC|
|OUTCASTS||Guest Star||dir. Andy Goddard, Kudos Film, BBC|
|Production||Role||Director / Venue|
|Full list available on request|
|FULL CIRCLE (PANSA award)||Lead||dir. Steven Pillemer; Kalk Bay Theatre|
|PILLOW TALK||Lead||dir. Karen Jeynes,Intimate|
|MANDELA TRILOGY (Naledi award)||Supporting||dir.Michael Williams, National Tour|
|ON THE OPEN ROAD (Vita award)||Supporting||dir. Ilse van Hemert , Tesson Theatre, Civic Theatre|
|BABY||Supporting||dir.Alfred Rietmann, Artscape|
|VERS and KABARET||Supporting||dir. Alfred Rietmann, Artscape|
Training / Experience
|Rita Maas Phillips (RADA)||Speech & drama|
|Peter Kelley (New York)||Scene Study|
|Prof. Pamela Christian||American dialects|
|Paul Weber (Los Angeles)||Scene Study|
|Joe Bill (Chicago)||Improvisation|
|Matt Ryan & Martin Koch||Les Miserables workshop|
|Liz Wright & Zandi Casan & Jazz Workshop||Vocal Coaching (lyrical tenor)|
Afrikaans, Standard American, Southern American, Australian, British RP, Cockney, German, French, Russian, South African English (various)
Singing (Lyrical Tenor)
2 years Infantry training (South African Defense Force), weapon training, hand-to-hand combat, Basic stunts
Varies from instructor (formal), to real person (informal), spokesperson (authoritative),narrator (omniscient storyteller) to announcer (movie trailers).Soft Sell, Medium Sell, Warm, Straight
Southern American , Standard American, British RP, Cockney, French, Polish, South African English
Over the past 30 years, seasoned actor Sean Cameron Michael has performed in over 80 local and international television series and feature films, as well as doing numerous commercials and voice-overs. In the nineties he was a regular voice-artist for Mnet Movie Magic and since 2012 has been the voice of LG’s Smart TV, 3D TV and Green Health Plus global TV and cinema campaigns. Sean has also worked as the narrator and voice artist on a number of documentaries and corporate videos, including Miglio Jewelery (2010), Nelson Mandela Rhodes Hotel & Spa (2011), Cape Times (2012), Sanlam Glacier (2012), Sygnia Asset Management (2013), as well as international dubbing work for a Lebanese animated series (2013).
- Sean Michael - Hard Sell - Remax
- Sean Michael - Soft Sell - Dial Undirect Insurance
- Sean Michael - Straight Read - Corporate Liberty
- Sean C Michael - Corporate Capitec Bank
- Sean C Michael - ACCENT - American Movie Trailer Voice
- Sean C Michael - ACCENT - British Movie Trailer Voice
- Sean C Michael - ACCENT - Standard American, Russian, British RP, Afrikaans, Southern American,