Michael Riley

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This article is about the Canadian actor. For the Australian artist, see Michael Riley (artist). For the English film producer, see Michael Riley (film producer). For the Canadian curler, see Michael Riley (curler).
Michael Riley
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Riley in June 2012
Born (1962-02-04) February 4, 1962 (age 53)
London, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 1987–present
Spouse(s) Laura Riley (1994- )

Michael Riley (born February 4, 1962) is a Canadian actor.[1] From 1998 to 2000, he portrayed Brett Parker in Power Play. He has acted in over 40 films and television series, including This Is Wonderland, for which he received a Gemini Award, and the Emmy-nominated BBC / Discovery Channel co-production Supervolcano. He also portrays a leading character in the 2009 CBC Television series Being Erica.

Riley was born in London, Ontario, and graduated from the National Theatre School in Montreal, Canada in 1984. Riley's first screen appearance was in the film No Man's Land[1] (1987).

As a stage actor, he received a Dora Mavor Moore Award nomination for his performance as Arkady in George F. Walker's Nothing Sacred in 1988.

He has voiced the animated title character of Ace Lightning.[1]




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