|Name Michael Wiseman|
Role Television actor
|Spouse Caroline Keenan (m. 2001)|
|Children Dalilah Wiseman, Olivia Wiseman|
Movies The Wicker Man, Judgment Night, The Stoned Age, Planet of the Apes, Hiding Victoria
Similar People Jonathan Winfrey, Caroline Keenan, Stephen Hopkins, Neil LaBute, Emilio Estevez
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Michael Wiseman (born April 12, 1967) is an American television and film actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Johnny Rizzo in the 2012 CBS series Vegas.
Early life and career
Wiseman grew up in Lafayette, California. He knew as a boy that he wanted to be an actor; the caption of his eighth grade yearbook picture said, "Career Goal: football player or famous actor". He graduated from Saint Mary's College High School in Berkeley, California, in 1985.
Wiseman spent two decades working in Hollywood before landing the part of Rizzo, during which he played an outspoken student in the PBS series French in Action, performed supporting roles in Tim Burton's remake of Planet of the Apes and Surviving Gilligan's Island. He has acted in over 65 television series, including Cheers, ER, Melrose Place, NYPD Blue, and The X-Files.
Wiseman is married to Caroline Keenan-Wiseman, an Emmy-nominated hairstylist and makeup artist. The couple have two daughters. In 2011, Wiseman and his family moved back to his childhood city of Lafayette, California.