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Film actor

Michael Shulman

Years active

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Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer In A Children/Youth/Family Special

Organizations founded
Starry Night Entertainment

Movies and TV shows
Sherman's Way, Little Man Tate, Can of Worms, Recess, Recess: School's Out

Similar People
Craig Saavedra, Jodie Foster, M Night Shyamalan, Chuck Sheetz, Paul Germain

31 December 1981 (age 38), Manhattan, New York, United States

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Michael Shulman is an American film, stage, television actor and co-owner of New York and Los Angeles-based production company Starry Night Entertainment alongside Craig Saavedra . Shulman received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University with a major in the History of Art.

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Born in New York City, Shulman has been acting since childhood where he began his career in theatre and quickly appeared in more than 10 plays and musicals, including a two-year run on Broadway in Les Misérables, the original cast of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins, and two plays by John Guare. He was a member of the cast of Recess, and played the role of the Hustler Kid. It was during this time that he began his recording career and has since appeared in more than five albums. Shulman next turned to television and film and landed several roles, including Jodie Foster's Little Man Tate, M. Night Shyamalan's Wide Awake, Disney's Can of Worms, Fox's Party of Five (1994), and his critically acclaimed performance as Benny in the HBO special, Someone Had to Be Benny (1996) for which he was nominated for a CableAce Award (the youngest nominee in the Award's history) and won a Daytime Emmy Award.

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In 2009, Shulman produced and starred in the comedy/drama Sherman's Way opposite James LeGros, Enrico Colantoni, Brooke Nevin, Lacey Chabert and Donna Murphy.

In 2009, Shulman returned to the stage as Alan in J.T. Roger's play White People at the Atlantic Theatre Company.

In 2010, Shulman appeared as Assistant District Attorney Maxwell Cavanaugh in NBC's Law & Order.

In 2010, Shulman associate produced the New York premiere of Craig Wright's Mistakes Were Made Off-Broadway at the Barrow Street Theatre. The comedy, directed by Dexter Bullard, starred Academy Award-nominated actor Michael Shannon as Felix Artifex, a B-list Off-Broadway producer who gets in way over his fast-talking head when he takes on a gargantuan epic about the French Revolution which he thinks is going to be his ticket to professional and personal reclamation. While trying to land a big star for the lead role, he uses all his powers of persuasion, seduction and intimidation to strong-arm the writer into massively rewriting his play.

In 2013, Shulman appeared in the film The Word which opened in theaters August 15, 2014.

In 2013, Shulman guest-starred on CBS's police drama Unforgettable.

In 2014, Shulman and Saavedra's production arm Starry Night Entertainment earned two Tony nominations as producers on Broadway's "After Midnight" and "The Cripple of Inishmaan" with Daniel Radcliffe.


Shulman and Saavedra ramped up their theatrical slate with shows including Tony winner "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" both on Broadway and on National Tour, "The Elephant Man" starring Bradley Cooper both on Broadway and in London, "Photograph 51" in London starring Nicole Kidman, "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" on Broadway starring Liev Schreiber, and "Labour of Love" with Martin Freeman and Sarah Lancashire.

A passionate supporter of the arts, Shulman serves on the board of the Young Partners at The Public Theater as well as volunteers for Meet Me at MoMA a special access program for people with dementia. He has also spoken of his affiliation with The Aspen Institute


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