Easton, Michael 1967–

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EASTON, Michael 1967


Born February 15, 1967, in Long Beach, CA; son of Stewart (an engineer) and Joan Easton. Education: Studied English and history at the University of California, Los Angeles, and film at New York University. Avocational Interests: Martial arts, gymnastics, and motorcycles.

Addresses: Manager Allman/Rea Management, 141 Barrington Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90049.

Career: Actor, director, and writer. Also worked as a waiter, bartender, and attack dog trainer.

Member: Writers Guild of America.

Awards, Honors: Gemini Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a continuing leading dramatic role, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1999, for Total Recall 2070; Special Fan Award notation, America's favorite villain, Daytime Emmy Awards, 2002, Soap Opera Digest Award nomination, outstanding younger lead actor, 2003, both for Port Charles.


Film Appearances:

The Killing Zone (also known as Encuentro final ), PM Entertainment Group, 1991.

Bobby, The Art of Dying, PM Entertainment Group, 1991.

Daedalus Is Dead (short film), 1996.

Film Work:

Director, producer, and editor, Daedalus Is Dead (short film), 1996.

Television Appearances; Series:

Tanner Scofield, Days of Our Lives (also known as DOOL and Days ), NBC, 19911992.

Duncan, VR.5 (also known as VR ), Fox, 1995.

Gus McClain/Booth Hubbard, Two, syndicated and CBC, 1996.

Nick Carrington, 413 Hope St., Fox, 1997.

David Hume, Total Recall 2070 (also known as Total Recall: The Series ), Showtime, 1999.

Caleb/Michael Morely, Port Charles (also known as Port Charles: Miracles, Port Charles: Tainted Love, and Port Charles: Time in a Bottle ), ABC, 2001.

Caleb Morely, also known as Stephen Clay, Port Charles (also known as Port Charles: Desire, Port Charles: Naked Eyes, Port Charles: Secrets, Port Charles: Superstitions, Port Charles: Surrender, Port Charles: The Gift, and Port Charles: Torn ), ABC, 20022003.

John McBain, One Life to Live, ABC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Nick, Dazzle (also known as Judith Krantz's "Dazzle "), CBS, 1995.

Nick, The '70s, NBC, 2000.

Benedict Van der Byl, Diamond Hunters, syndicated, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Jake Edwards, Coldfire, Sundance Channel, 1990.

Shawn, Shadow of a Stranger, NBC, 1992.

David Hume, Total Recall 2070 (also known as Total Recall 2070: Machine Dreams ), Showtime, 1999.

Charlie, What We Did That Night (also known as Murder at Devil's Glenn ), ABC, 1999.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Tanner Scofield, One Stormy Night (also known as Days of Our Lives: One Stormy Night ), NBC, 1992.

Presenter, The 19th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1992.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Rick Bennett, "Shaker," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1994.

Glenn, "CroMagnon," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1998.

Glenn, "The Blame Game," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1998.

Glenn, "Being There," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1998.

Helen's blind date, "The Battlefield," The Practice, ABC, 1998.

Glenn, "CroMagnon," Ally, Fox, 1999.

Glenn, "The Blame Game," Ally, Fox, 1999.

The View, ABC, 2002.

Gabriel Ashlocke, "A Breed Apart," Mutant X, syndicated, 2002.

Gabriel Ashlocke, "Past as Prologue," Mutant X, syndicated, 2002.

Gabriel Ashlocke, "Time Squared," Mutant X, syndicated, 2002.

Gabriel Ashlocke, "The Future Revealed," Mutant X, syndicated, 2002.

Also appeared as Timothy Alter, "Visit," and in "He Stoops to Conquer," both episodes of Bull, TNT.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in The Door, Tamarind Theater, Los Angeles.



Daedalus Is Dead (short film), 1996.

Monty, 1997.

Also wrote Hunting Icarus.

Television Episodes:

Wrote "A.D." and "The Reckoning," both episodes of Two, CBC and syndicated.

Poetry Collections:

Eighteen Straight Whiskeys, Bowery Press, 1997.