Michael Landes recently starred in the NBC comedy “Save Me” opposite Anne Heche, from Sony Television and Neal Moritz. On film, he starred alongside Justin Long and Tyler Labine in the comedy Best Man Down. Prior to that, he worked on the remake of the classic 1970s hit “Upstairs Downstairs” for the BBC; Darren Lynn Bousman’s religious thriller 11-11-11, and The Congress, written and directed by Ari Folman and starring Robin Wright. In 2010 he starred in the world premiere of David Mamet’s “House Of Games” at the prestigious Almeida Theatre in London. His performance as the charismatic hustler Mike was singled out in every review. Michael has been known to American audiences for over 20 years. He started his career on the Emmy Award-winning series “The Wonder Years” playing the cool hunk boyfriend of Winnie Cooper. He then landed the role of Jimmy Olsen in “Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.”
He has appeared in over 150 hours of television including “Boston Legal,” “CSI,” “CSI: Miami,” “Boston Legal,” and “Don’t Trust the B** in Apt. 23” to name a few. He starred in the sci fi action comedy series “Special Unit 2” and David E. Kelly’s “The Wedding Bells,” for FOX, which led to a two year deal to develop and/or star in a series for the network. He has spent the last eight years working in London in film, television and on the West End stage. He starred in the six-part BBC mini-series Material Girl for Carnival Films and the BBC TWO film The Last Days of Lehman Bros. He appeared opposite Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson in Last Chance Harvey. He starred in the critically acclaimed BBC series “Love Soup” from BAFTA-winning writer David Renwick, and won amazing reviews as Harry in the West End production of “When Harry Met Sally” opposite Molly Ringwald.
On film, he starred opposite Queen Latifah and Common in the FOX Searchlight romantic comedy Just Wright. He starred in New Line Cinema’s Final Destination 2. He’s had roles in Disney’s College Road Trip with Martin Lawrence, Sony’s Lakeview Terrace with Samuel Jackson, MGM’s Hart’s War with Bruce Willis and Colin Farrell, and the supernatural thriller Possession with Sarah Michelle Gellar. Made for television movies include The Rescuers directed by Peter Bogdanovich for Showtime as well as the Agatha Christie film Miss Marple: 4:50 From Paddington for ITV. He produced and starred in the romantic comedy Getting Personal for Lakeshore Entertainment and produced and starred in the political drama Beacon Hill, where he met his wife of 11 years, actress Wendy Benson.