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 in such shows as 'Very Important Person', 'Killing Time', ‘Declassified’, ‘People Magazine Investigates' and 'Unusual Suspects.'
He has filmed two pilots for Karga 7 Pictures. One of them was about the Nuremberg Trials. The other, 'Killing Time', a reality docudrama which 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. Recently he just filmed a Guest Star role on another TV Show for Karga 7 called ‘Believers’ which will air on the Travel Channel in 2020.
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 commercial spokesman/husband for Glucose Health/Glucodown Ice Tea Drink Mix from 2016 - 2018 in which the commercials aired nationwide during this time on Hallmark, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries & Game Show Network.
Recent Projects include several Industrial films for the California Commission on Police Officer Standards and Training (POST), an Industrial for Bemer Cardio Vascular Health, a series of five commercials called Fashion Films for the Elena Bryantsalova Censored Thoughts Fashion line, the Music Video 'Bruised Not Broken' for Matoma, MNEK and Kiana Lede and four episodes as a Detective for the TV Series, 'Wicked Enigma'.
In the spring of 2019 he portrayed a Priest in the short form content Horror Mini Series 'Confessions' from Serrano Studios which he was also a producer, and is now streaming on Amazon Prime. Additionally he was cast in a Co-Star role as Danny in the 1960's/1970's period piece, 'Catch the 57', an independent feature film starring Ryan Ochoa from Disney's 'Pair of Kings', also streaming on Amazon Prime.
In the summer of 2019 he filmed his role as Walter, the father of a troubled teen in the film, 'Loyd', an urban modern day drama, being released in 2020, starring Danny Royce from 'Inside the Black Actors Studio'. In the fall he also filmed a Proof of Concept Pilot for a TV Show called 'Cyclone Country'.
He can also be seen in the short Festival film ‘New York State of Mind’ on Amazon Prime.
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 and is Managed by LEFT FIELD MANAGEMENT on both coasts.IMDb