September 22, 1979 |
Life and career
Graziadei was born in Germany. He returned to the United States and began acting at the age of 5 in a production of The King and I. On stage, he also appeared in The Servant of Two Masters and History of the Devil. In 2004, he was cast as Daniel Romalotti, the Phyllis Summers' son, in the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless. He is 14 years younger than the actress who plays his mother on the show, Michelle Stafford. In 2013 he left from soap for career in primetime television. In 2005 and in 2006, he was nominated an Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series. In film, Graziadei starred in Boogeyman 2 (2007), Into the Blue 2: The Reef (2009), and The Outside.
Graziadei guest-starred in number of television series, including NCIS, Criminal Minds, 90210, Castle, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. He had a recurring roles on FX's American Horror Story as Travis Wanderley, a young boyfriend of Jessica Lange's character, and on The CW's The Secret Circle. In 2013, after leaving daytime, Graziadei was cast as series regular in ABC pilot Westside. The pilot not was picked up to series. Later, he was cast as male lead in Lifetime drama series The Lottery, opposite Marley Shelton.
|2009||Into the Blue 2: The Reef||Mace|
|2009||The Outside||Ned Blakey|
|2011||Halfway to a Blackout||Chas Knopfler||Short film|
|2012||Transspecular||Bobby Brovado||Short film|
|2013||The Blackout||Chas Knopfler|
|2004–13||The Young and the Restless||Daniel Romalotti||Series regular
Nominated-Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Male Newcomer
Nominated-Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (2005, 2006)
|2004||Grounded for Life||College Guy||Episode: "Communication Breakdown"|
|2004||NCIS||Chuck||Episode: "Split Decision"|
|2008||Criminal Minds||Steven||Episode: "In Heat"|
|2008||The Cleaner||Aaron||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2009||Castle||Brent Johnson||Episode: "Nanny McDead"|
|2009||Crash||Gavin Buckley||3 episodes|
|2010||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Kurt Francis||Episode: "Blood Moon"|
|2010||CSI: NY||Keith Borgese||Episode: "Sanguine Love"|
|2010||Miami Medical||Scott||Episode: "Golden Hour"|
|2010||Saving Grace||Kaz||Episode: "Let's Talk"|
|2010||Ghost Whisperer||Kyle/Seth||Episode: "Dead Ringer"|
|2011||Necessary Roughness||Tyler Paxton||Episode: "Dream On"|
|2011||American Horror Story: Murder House||Travis Wanderley||5 episodes|
|2012||The Secret Circle||Callum||4 episodes|
|2013||Justified||Mason Goines||Episode: "Truth and Consequences"|
|2013||Westside||Josh Nance||TV pilot|
|2013||The Client List||Bobby||Episode: "Unanswered Prayers"|
|2013||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.||Jakob Nystrom||Episode: "The Well"|
|2014||The Lottery||Kyle||Series regular|
|2014||Grimm||Ken||Episode: "My Fair Wesen"|
- "Michael Graziadei 411". Retrieved June 26, 2012.
- "Daytime Emmy Award Nominations". TVWeek. New York: Crain Communications. Archived from the original on June 28, 2013. Retrieved May 6, 2013.
- "The 33rd Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Nominations". New York: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. February 8, 2006. Archived from the original on June 28, 2013. Retrieved May 5, 2013.
- Valby, Karen (2013-11-01). "'Agents of SHIELD' doing 'Thor' crossover | Inside TV | EW.com". Insidetv.ew.com. Retrieved 2014-01-04.
- "'American Horror Story' adds Michael Graziadei to cast - US TV News". Digital Spy. 2011-08-09. Retrieved 2014-01-04.
- "Exclusive: The Secret Circle Lands Two New Bad Boys - Today's News: Our Take". TVGuide.com. 2011-11-16. Retrieved 2014-01-04.
- "Michael Graziadei Joins ABC's 'Venice'". Hollywoodreporter.com. 2013-02-28. Retrieved 2014-01-04.
- Andreeva, Nellie. "Lifetime Casts Trio In Pilot 'The Lottery', Duo In 'Deliverance Creek'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2014-01-04.