Michael Ray Bower has established himself over the past decade as an actor of considerable talent and accomplishment. His diverse and eclectic resume ranges from hilarious roles in such comedies as “Dude Where’s My Car” and “Evolution,” to hauntingly dramatic performances in intense Television Shows such as “Dark Angel”, “CSI” and His breakthrough performance as a young Soldier Of A futuristic War in James Cameron’s “Dark Angel” was Submitted For A possible Emmy Nomination.Michael Has Won Numerous Awards Through Out His Career. Young Artist Award, Teen People’s Choice, ACE Award Nominee
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Bower landed his first role at the age of eleven on the popular motion picture Moonwalker alongside World idol Michael Jackson. He soon recurred on the award-winning “The Wonder Years” For 3 seasons. Bower soon turned recurring roles into series regulars on 3 Primetime shows. With his fan following and critical acclaim he led “Nickelodeons Best Comedy Show “Salute Your Shorts” (cult-like following now). Michael has guest-starred on over 30 Primetime Television shows .
He made his Lead feature film debut in DreamWorks Summer Hit “Evolution” For director Ivan Reitman He Starred alongside such heavy weights as David Duchovney, Sean William Scott, Orlando Jones, Dan Akroyd, and academy award winner Julianne Moore. Rumor is Michael beat out the likes of Jack Black, and Dane Cook for the role…More recent credits include “Marilyn Hotchkiss Ballroom Dancing and Charm School” again he starred along greats john Goodman, Sean Astin, Marissa Tomei, Mary Steenburgen & Danny Devito.
Bower showcased his impressive acting chops in many indie & festival shorts that have showed many in Hollywood that he is not only a comedy genius but a very powerful dramatic actor. He has aspirations of directing as well and is soon to start directing his first short. Bower leads a cast of comedians in a mock musical show touring nationwide with network interest.
For the big screen, Michael will next be seen starring in “Two Dudes & a Dream”, and he recently completed work for Jersey Films “Community College” In his spare time, Bower enjoys writing, technology, and film and TV watching with a new found passion for Tournament Poker.