About Michael Joseph Pierce
Michael Joseph Pierce is a member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA), The Television Academy and studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles. He is an actor that has lived his entire life in Southern California and is a 2nd generation San Diegan.
His roles in front of the camera started in his teens with small appearances in films, commercials and Television. Early acting jobs included appearances in popular TV Movies and a frequent Disco Dancer on the Soap Opera ‘General Hospital’ in the 1980’s, during the Luke and Laura story line. He can currently be seen in many character roles in Short Films, Festival Films, Music Videos and on TV. TV Shows in the past few years include; 'Believers', 'Very Important Person', 'Killing Time', ‘Declassified’, ‘People Magazine Investigates', 'American Gangster; Trap Queens', 'Unusual Suspects' and Americas Most Wanted'.
He can be seen in dozens of commercials for a myriad of companies including Riverside Metro Volkswagen, Augustine Casino, Kaiser and Montclair Radiology. He has been a commercial spokesman/TV husband for Glucose Health/Glucodown Ice Tea Drink Mix since 2016.
In 2019 he portrayed a Priest in Season One of the Horror Mini Series 'Confessions' from Serrano Studios, currently streaming on Amazon Prime. 'Confessions' WON the Grand Jury Award for BEST WEB SERIES from the ONIROS FILM AWARDS in 2020 and continues to win awards for Best Web Series at Major Festivals including BEST ACTOR AWARDS from the Hollywood Blood Horror Fest, The Oniros Film Awards and the Rome International Movie Awards Film Festival.
in 2020 he started writing a Comedy Web Series, 'A Barman's Aperitif' which came to fruition and six episodes were filmed at the beginning of 2021. He not only wrote it, he directed it and acts in it. It is currently in post production and will be released later in 2021.
In 2020 Michael also wrote a short Noir Comedy, 'Memento' which he filmed in February of 2021, that has been released and is currently on the short Film Festival Circuit.
His theater resume spans as many years, beginning with the San Diego Repertory Theater in 'Mother Courage' with Whoopi Goldberg. Recent Theater Projects have been 'Mack and Mabel', 'The Bad Seed' and 'To Kill a Mockingbird' to name a few.
He is currently represented by ENGAGE ARTISTS AGENCY on the West Coast and DEVISE TALENT AGENCY on the East Coast as well as ARTISTS MANAGEMENT in San Diego.
He is managed by Brent Paxton at KREATIV ARTISTS.
Michael currently studies method acting at
THE REHEARSAL ROOM with Carey Scott.IMDb