Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)
- Northwestern University
– B.S. in theare
- University of Minnesota
Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)
- The Edinburgh Festival
– Fringe First Award
Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)
- * Michael Laskin has been immersed in the cultures of film, television, theatre,
consulting and teaching in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, London, and
Minneapolis for many years.
In 21 feature films, 15 made-for-television movies and mini-series,
countless guest-star and recurring roles on leading television series he
has worked directly with Robert Duvall, Jerry Seinfeld John Sayles, Alec Baldwin, Luke Wilson, James Caan, Paul Mazursky, Jeffrey Tambor, Michael Douglas, Ben Affleck, Stephen Frears, Bpb Raphelson, John Cusack, Barry Levinson, and Tom Stoppard
In the theatre Michael has starred off-Broadway, in London, and at many of the leading regional theatres in the US including The Guthrie Theatre, The Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Seattle Rep., and The Geffen Playhouse. He also won a coveted Fringe First Award at The Edinburgh Festival for his highly praised portrayal of Richard Nixon in THE BASEMENT TAPES.
Michael is the producer of the live event: "Jeffrey Tambor's Performing Your Life" He also produced the west coast premiere of the play "Exit Strategy" at Garry Marshall's Falcon Theatre in Toluca Lake, CA. A respected acting teacher and coach, he has his own ongoing class held at The Michael Laskin Studio (www.michaellaskinstudio.com).
He holds a B.S. degree from Northwestern University, and an M.A. from The
University of Minnesota where he received a Bush Fellowship and membership
to the prestigious Guthrie Theatre. He was recently awarded a Distinguished Alumni Award from The University of Minnesota.
He is married and has two sons. He considers that his greatest achievment by far.