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February 10, 1971 |
Allison Park, Pennsylvania
|Occupation||Actor, Producer, Board Game Inventor|
|Spouse(s)||Paige Rowland (2002-Present)|
As an actor, Dietz had guest stints on prime time shows Wasteland, Charmed, Beverly Hills, 90210, The Drew Carey Show and Baywatch, and starring roles as Alan-Michael Spaulding Guiding Light July 1996-February 1997 and Joe Scanlon on Port Charles and guest appearances on House and CSI.
In 2005, Michael formed Lucky Butterfly Productions, a film and television company.
As a producer, Michael is currently the Co-Executive producer for the Apprentice. He most recently was the Co-Executive producer for NBC/Mark Burnett's "Stars Earn Stripes". He was also a co-executive producer for Tru TV's "Killer Karaoke" hosted by Steve O and as a show runner for Travel Channel's "Scream If You Know The Answer". In addition, he was supervising producer for NBC'S "Minute To Win It" and Discovery Channel's "One Man Army". He also worked as a producer for FOOD Network's "Chefs vs City" and NBC'S "Great American Road Trip" as well as a challenge consultant for ABC'S Wipeout and a challenge producer for season ten of Big Brother. He also produced the feature film Born that showed at the Cannes Film Festival and was released by Lionsgate.
Michael is also the co-inventor of the board game Bubblebrain which has won several awards including Family Fun Magazine's Toy Of The Year. His latest game, "Life's A Pitch" was released last year.
- Lucky Butterfly Productions
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- "MobyGames - Matt Wolf profile". Retrieved February 24, 2010.
- "About the Actors:Michael Dietz". Soaps.com. Retrieved February 24, 2010.