Michael Urie

Michael Urie
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Michael Urie Biography

Michael Lorenzo Urie (born August 8, 1980) is an actor, producer and director. He is best known for his portrayal of Marc St. James on the ABC dramedy series Ugly Betty.

Urie attended Plano Senior High School, Vines High School and Haggard Middle School, all in Plano, Texas.

In 1998, he won a Dramatic Interpretation award for Confessions of a Nightingale by Charlotte Chandler at the National Forensic League National Tournament in St. Louis, Missouri. Urie graduated from the Juilliard School, class of 2003. Read Full Bio >>

Michael Urie Awards

2009 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Fab-u-lous "Ugly Betty" (2006). Nominated
2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series "Ugly Betty" (2006). Nominated
2008 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actor: Comedy "Ugly Betty" (2006). Nominated
2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series "Ugly Betty" (2006). Nominated

Michael Urie Trivia

  • Michael graduated from the Juilliard School of Drama in 2003. He was the recipient of the prestigious John Houseman prize in 2002.
  • Michael began his collegiate studies at the acclaimed Quad C Theater program at Collin County Community College in Plano, Texas.
  • Born in Houston, Texas; raised in Plano, Texas.
  • He is a huge fan of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and Neil Diamond.
  • He was mauled by a pit-bull named Jenny and needed 17 stitches to his face.
  • On the Conan O'Brien show last year, Michael revealed that he is half Italian. His middle name is Lorenzo.
  • Has an elder sister named Laura.
  • Raised in Plano, Texas.


Michael Urie Photos

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    "Cinderella" Broadway Opening Night - Arrivals

  • Brandon Routh, Michael Urie, Sophia Bush, David Krumholtz, David Kohan, Max Mutchnick

    2012 PaleyFest: Fall TV Preview Party - "Partners" TV Series

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    2012 OutFest Film Festival - "Petunia" Premiere - Arrivals

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    Rogers Media Upfront 2012 in Toronto on May 29, 2012

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    2012 CBS Upfronts - Arrivals

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    Sony and Google Unveil the World's First Internet Television at Espace in New York City on October 12, 2010

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