Cera, Michael 1988–

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CERA, Michael 1988–


Full name, Michael Austin Cera; born June 7, 1988, in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.

Addresses: Agent—Paradigm Talent Agency, 360 North Crescent Dr., North Building, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Rozon Mercer Management, 345 North Maple Dr., Suite 376, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actor. Also appeared in commercials.

Awards, Honors: Young Artist Award nomination, Young Artist Foundation, best performance in a television movie or special—supporting young actor, 2002, for My Louisiana Sky; Future Classic Award (with others), TV Land awards, 2004, and Screen Actors Guild Award nomination (with others), outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series, 2005, both for Arrested Development.


Television Appearances; Series:

Voice of Little Gizmo, Rolie Polie Olie (animated), The Disney Channel, beginning 1998.

Larrabe Hicks, I Was a Sixth Grade Alien! (also known as My Best Friend Is an Alien), Fox Family, 1999–2000, YTV, 1999–2001.

Voice of Josh Spitz, Braceface (animated; also known as Sourire d'enfer), TeleToon and Fox Family Channel (later ABC Family Channel), beginning 2001.

Charles, Exit 9, The WB, beginning 2003.

George Michael Bluth, Arrested Development, Fox, 2003—.

Voice of Brother Bear, The Berenstain Bears (animated), PBS, beginning 2003.

Appeared as Mitch Grubb in the unaired series The Grubbs, Fox.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Buzzer, I Was a Rat (also known as Un bon petit rat), BBC, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Dorry Carr, What Katy Did (also known as La revanche de Katy), 1999.

Taylor, Switching Goals, ABC, 1999.

Johnny Raphael, Custody of the Heart, Lifetime, 2000.

Brandon McKinley, Stolen Miracle, Lifetime, 2001.

Crying kid, Walter and Henry, Showtime, 2001.

Jesse Wade, My Louisiana Sky, Showtime, 2001.

Young Ted Welsh, The Familiar Stranger (also known as My Husband's Double Life), Lifetime, 2001.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself, Joan & Melissa Live and the Golden Globes, TV Guide Channel, 2005.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Himself, The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2004.

Himself, The TV Land Awards, TV Land, 2004.

Himself, The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Skateboarder, "The Blame Game," Twice in a Lifetime, CTV and PAX TV, 1999.

Butch, "Big Bullies," Noddy (also known as Noddy and Friends), TVOntario and PBS, 2000.

Jerome, "He Came from Four," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita), USA Network, 2000.

Michael Adkins, "Stuck in a Swamp: The Michael Adkins Story," Real Kids, Real Adventures, CanWest Global Television, 2000.

Max, "Garbage In, Garbage Out," Doc, PAX TV, 2001.

Max, "I've Got a Secret," Doc, PAX TV, 2001.

Voice of Boy Boy, "Man Man and Boy Boy," The Ripping Friends (animated), Fox, 2001.

Appeared as the voice of Benjamin, Anne of Green Gables (animated), TVOntario and PBS; as a voice, "The Drifter," The Seventh Portal (animated; also known as The 7th Portal), broadcast online; as a voice, Mini–Man; and in The Gavin Crawford Show, The Comedy Network (Canada).

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Mitch Grubb, The Grubbs, Fox, 2002.

George Michael Bluth, Arrested Development, Fox, 2003.

Film Appearances:

America Hoffman at the ages of seven and eight, Steal This Movie (also known as Abbie!), Lions Gate Films, 2000.

Gordy, Jr. at the age of ten, Frequency, New Line Cinema, 2000.

Zac Bernier, Ultimate G's (also known as Ultimate G's: Zac's Flying Dream), IMAX Corporation, 2000.

Chuck as a child, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (also known as Confessions d'un homme dangereaux), Artisan Entertainment, 2002.

Voice of Young Gizmo, Rolie Polie Olie: The Great Defender of Film (animated; also known as William Joyce's Rolie Polie Olie: The Great Defender of Fun), Walt Disney Home Video, 2002.