Hayden, Michael 1963–

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HAYDEN, Michael 1963–


Born July 28, 1963, in St. Paul, MN; married Elizabeth Sastre (an actress); children: one daughter. Education: Graduated from St. John's University, Jamaica, NY; Juilliard School, M.F.A. Avocational Interests: Travel, animals, sports, family activities.


Actor. Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, DC, member of company, 1999–2000.

Awards, Honors:

Theatre World Award, Drama Desk Award nomination, and Laurence Olivier Award nomination, Society of West End Theatre, all c. 1994, for Carousel; Best Actor Award, AFI Fest, 1999, for Charming Billy; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best featured actor in a play, 2001, for Judgment at Nuremberg.


Stage Appearances:

Ambrose/August, The Matchmaker, Roundabout Theatre Company, Union Square Theatre, New York City, 1991.

Dean Swift, Nebraska, Theatre Row Theatre, New York City, 1992.

Billy Bigelow, Carousel (musical), Royal National Theatre, London, 1993, then Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1994–95.

Easter Bonnet Competition: A Salute to 100 Years of Broadway, Minskoff Theatre, New York City, 1994.

Chris Keller, All My Sons, Roundabout Theatre Company, Laura Pels Theatre (now Criterion Theatre), New York City, 1997.

Chance Wayne, Sweet Bird of Youth, Shakespeare Theatre, Lansburgh Theatre, Washington, DC, 1998.

Christy Mahon, Playboy of the Western World, Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, 1998.

Lieutenant Sparky Watts, Far East, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, New York City, 1999.

Burning Blue (reading), Westside Theatre, New York City, 1999.

Clifford Bradshaw, Cabaret (musical), Roundabout Theatre Company, Studio 54, between 1999 and 2001.

Title role, Coriolanus, Shakespeare Theatre, 2000.

Kilroy, Camino Real, Shakespeare Theatre, 2000.

Oscar Rolfe, Judgment at Nuremberg, National Actors Theatre, Longacre Theatre, New York City, 2001.

Camila, Philadelphia, PA, 2001.

Franklin Shephard, Merrily We Roll Along (musical), Eisenhower Theatre, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC, 2002.

The Enchanted Cottage (musical), National Alliance for Musical Theatre, New York City, 2002.

Sondheim Concert Spectacular, Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City, 2002.

Antony Wilding, Enchanted April, Belasco Theatre, New York City, 2003.

Henry (Prince Hal), Henry IV, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center, 2003–2004.

110 Stories (staged reading), Public Theatre, New York City, 2004.

Paris Bound (staged reading), Bleecker Street Theatre, New York City, 2004.

Adam Nehemiah, Dessa Rose (musical), Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, 2005.

Also appeared in End of the Day, Hello Again, and Off–Key.

Television Appearances; Series:

Chris Docknovich, Murder One, ABC, 1995–97.

Also appeared in Another World, NBC, and As the World Turns.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Chris Docknovich, Murder One: Diary of a Serial Killer, ABC, 1997.

Michael Luciano, Bella Mafia, 1997.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Henri Girard, "Soldier of Fortune," Law & Order, NBC, 2001.

Dr. Walt Massey, "Angels," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, NBC, 2002.

Nick Bennett, "Husbands and Wives," Hack, CBS, 2002.

Kenneth Rayfield, "Suite Sorrow," Law & Order: Criminal Intent, NBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Some Enchanted Evening: Celebrating Oscar Hammerstein II (also known as Celebrating Oscar Hammerstein II), PBS, 1995.

Sparky Watts, Far East, PBS, 2001.

Television Appearances; Other:

Luke Constable, In the Name of Love: A Texas Tragedy (movie; also known as After Laurette and Texas Heat: Love and Murder), Fox, 1995.

Witt Porter, Glory, Glory (pilot), CBS, 1998.

Film Appearances:

Jeremiah William "Billy" Starkman, Charming Billy, WinStar Cinema, 1998.