About Michael Joseph Pierce
Michael Joseph Pierce is a member of Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) and The Television Academy. He is a classically trained actor that studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles. He 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 on the Soap Opera ‘General Hospital’ in the 1980’s. He can currently be seen in many character roles in Festival Films, Music Videos and on TV in such shows as 'Very Important Person', ‘People Magazine Investigates' and 'Unusual Suspects.'
He filmed two pilots for Karga 7 Pictures. One of them was about the Nuremberg Trials. The other, 'Killing Time', a reality docudrama was sold to the ID Channel and aired in the Spring of 2019. He was seen in the first episode as well as the Series Opening Credit Sequence throughout the Season.
He can be seen in dozens of commercials for a myriad of companies including Riverside Metro Volkswagen, Augustine Casino, Kaiser and Montclair Radiology. He was the spokesman/husband for Glucose Health/Glucodown Ice Tea Drink Mix from 2016 - 2018.
Recent Projects include several Industrial films for the California Commission on Police Officer Standards and Training (POST), a series of commercials called Fashion Films for the Elena Bryantsalova Censored Thoughts Fashion line, the Music Video 'Let You Down', from Machineheart and four episodes as a Detective for the upcoming TV Series, 'Wicked Enigma'. Additionally in 2019 he portrayed the character of Father Michael King in the upcoming horror TV Mini Series 'Confessions' in all five episodes. He was recently cast in a supporting role as Danny in the 1960's/1970's period piece, 'Muscle Dragger', an independent feature film based on Frank Cantu's book of the same name. In the summer he will film his role as Walter, the father of a troubled teen in the film, 'Loyd', an urban modern day drama.
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.