Michael Antonakos

Michael Antonakos

Actor, Director, Performance Coach, Dialect Coach and Screenwriter

Vancouver, Canada

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About Michael

Born in Athens Greece, Michael moved to Canada at the age of three. He spent his early years performing with The Rocky Mountain Shakespeare Company, and later at The Banff Centre of Fine Arts. Michael studied theatre and musical theatre under the guidance of the Canadian icon Sylvia Hosie.
He has over six years formal voice training with world-renowned Russian Master, Nikoli Kolesnicov, and is a graduate of the Citadel/Robbin’s Academy for Actors.

In theatres across Canada, Michael has performed in such shows as the world premier of Ga Ting, the first Canadian productions of In the Heights, Fiorello, The Wild Party, Forty Deuce, and All Shook Up. Other theatre credits include A MidSummer Night’s Dream, The Buddy Holly Story, A Chorus Line, West Side Story, Sweeny Todd, Annie, and John & Jen.

Michael has received two nominations for Best Actor and an Ovation Award for Best Musical.

His television credits range from shows such as: Supernatural (CW), Arrow (CW), Continuum (Shaw/SyFy), Falling Skies (TNT), Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (ABC), Hiccups (CTV), Fringe (Fox), Reaper (The CW), Psych (NBC), The Guard (Global), Blood Ties (Sci Fi), Men in Trees (Warner Bros.), Intelligence (CBS), Young Blades (Pax), The Troop (Nic).

His film roles Include:
WarCraft, Odysseus: and the Isle of the Mist, Pants on Fire, Postal, Dungeon Siege 2 , The Sandlot 2&3, Blood Brothers, Storm Cell, Postal, Criminal Intent, and more.

Between acting he is teaching and coaching at Shoreline Studios in Vancouver BC, where he lives with his wife Tara.

Unique traits: Strong facial features, and ability to morph into other people (voices and ethnicity's).

Credits

  • Warcraft

    Warcraft (2016)
    Film by Duncan Jones (Action, Adventure and Fantasy) Actor The film portrays the origin story of the initial encounters between the humans and the orcs, with an emphasis upon both the Alliance's and the Horde's sides of their conflict. Featuring characters such as Durotan and Lothar, the film will take place in a variety of locations established in the video game series. Written by antonyboy

  • Motive

    Motive (2015)
    Television by Derek Moore (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor A Vancouver based murder has just occurred and been discovered. At the beginning of each episode, not only is the victim(s) identified to the viewer, but also the killer(s). The disparate group of Vancouver Homicide detectives, with help from the Coroner's office, have to wade through the evidence which will lead them through the more often than not less than straightforward path to discovering the killer(s) and his/her/their motive. That motive often is not fully understood by the detectives until they catch the killer(s). One of those detectives, quick witted and acerbic tongued Angie Flynn, often has the competing priority of raising her son, Manny, as a single mother. Written by Huggo

  • Narrow Lines

    Narrow Lines (2014)
    Film (short) by Veronika Kurz (Drama and Mystery) Actor A woman searches for the truth when a body washes up on the river and everything points to her younger autistic brother.

  • The Battle of Burgledorf

    The Battle of Burgledorf (2014)
    Film by Richard Olak (Adventure, Comedy and Fantasy) Actor During a routine Graveyard shift at the local Super Gas station employee Erik Matheson is thrown into the middle of an underground war - disguised as Live Action Role Playing - filled with mighty heroes, mystical creatures and magic... After meeting a young woman fighting to save a small stronghold called Burgledorf, Erik embarks on a quest to find a magical weapon that is said to wield the power to end the war and bring peace to the world. With the help of a lonely Wood Elf, a Dwarf named Stump and the local guild of hardcore gamers Erik will discover a greater evil more perilous than the war at hand, and realize that he must make a final stand in order to save the world from being obliterated by chaos. The Battle of Burgledorf has begun. Written by Brotherhood

  • Pants on Fire

    Pants on Fire (2014)
    TV Movie by Jonathan A. Rosenbaum (Comedy) Actor When a boy lies to get fame, all of his lies come true.

  • Arrow

    Arrow (2014)
    Television by Marc Guggenheim (Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama and 2 More) Actor Oliver Queen and his father are lost at sea when their luxury yacht sinks, apparently in a storm. His father dies, but Oliver survives for five years on an uncharted island and eventually returns home. But he wasn't alone on the island where he learned not only how to fight and survive but also of his father's corruption and unscrupulous business dealings. He returns to civilization a changed man, determined to put things right. He disguises himself with the hood of one of his mysterious island mentors, arms himself with a bow and sets about hunting down the men and women who have corrupted his city. Written by Anonymous

  • Soldiers of Earth

    Soldiers of Earth (2014)
    Film (short) by Michael Antonakos (Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi) Director Five individuals are brought together by Earth herself to be activated with an elemental charge in order to rectify an urgent unbalance threatening humanity.

  • Supernatural

    Supernatural (2014)
    Television by Eric Kripke (Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery and 1 More) Actor This television drama is about two brothers, Sam and Dean, who were raised by their father, John, to hunt and kill all things that go "bump in the night" after his wife, Mary, was murdered by evil supernatural being when the boys were young. 22 years later the brothers set out on a journey, fighting evil along the way, to find their recently missing father who, when they finally meet up with, reveals he knows what killed their mother, a demon, and has found a way to track and kill it. Meanwhile, Sam starts to develop frightening abilities that include death visions, visions of people dying before it actually happens. These visions are somehow connected to the demon who murdered his mother and its mysterious plans that seem to be all about Sam. When their father dies striking a deal with the very same devil that had killed his wife, the brothers, now alone and without their mentor, are determined to finish the crusade their father started. But disturbing revelations about Sam's part in... Written by Rachel B.

  • Falling Skies

    Falling Skies (2014)
    Television by Robert Rodat (Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actor The chaotic aftermath of an alien attack has left most of the world completely incapacitated. In the six months since the initial invasion, the few survivors have banded together outside major cities to begin the difficult task of fighting back. Each day is a test of survival as citizen soldiers work to protect the people in their care while also engaging in an insurgency campaign against the occupying alien force. Written by Deeww

  • Continuum

    Continuum (2014)
    Television by Simon Barry (Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actor A detective from the year 2077 finds herself trapped in present day Vancouver and searching for ruthless criminals from the future.

  • Forbidden Fruit

    Forbidden Fruit (2013)
    Film (short) by Michael Antonakos (Drama) Director

  • Once Upon a Time in Wonderland

    Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (2013)
    Television by Edward Kitsis (Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery and 1 More) Actor In Victorian England, the young and beautiful Alice tells a tale of a strange new land that exists on the other side of a rabbit hole.

  • Alcatraz

    Alcatraz (2012)
    Television by Bryan Wynbrandt (Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery and 1 More) Actor On March 21, 1963, the inmates and guards at Alcatraz prison mysteriously disappear. To cover up the problem, the government reports to the public that the prison has been closed because of unsafe conditions. A secret government unit was set-up to find the prisoners. Now, in the present-day, the inmates begin returning - unaged and unaware of where they have spent the missing decades - and continue their criminal ways. They are acting out of character and appear to be searching for specific objects. A federal agent employs a police officer and a conspiracy theory novelist to help track them down. Written by Kad

  • In the Name of the King 2: Two Worlds

    In the Name of the King 2: Two Worlds (2011)
    Film by Uwe Boll (Action, Adventure, Drama and Fantasy) Actor Granger - a warrior in medieval times - is sent on a quest to fulfill an ancient prophecy. Venturing through the now war torn Kingdom of Ehb, he teams up with an unlikely band of allies with the goal of slaying the leader of the "Dark Ones". Fighting against all odds, they must free the land from the grasp of the evil tyrant Raven and save the world. Written by Phase 4 Films

  • Good Morning, Killer

    Good Morning, Killer (2011)
    TV Movie by Maggie Greenwald (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor follows FBI Special Agent Ana Gray as she hunts for a kidnapper. As Ana develops a rapport with the kidnapper's latest victim, the suspect suddenly changes his pattern. Now Ana must race to find him before he strikes again.

  • Hiccups

    Hiccups (2011)
    Television by David Storey (Comedy) Actor

  • Fang Hunters

    Fang Hunters (2010)
    Film (short) by Marcus Sim (Drama, Horror and Thriller) Actor Bruce, a fearless, money-motivated vampire poacher, and his sidekick, Lucas, a vengeful vampire killer, encounter their toughest challenge to date - Jack, a 720 year old vampire.

  • When You Give of Yourself

    When You Give of Yourself (2010)
    Film (short) by Lynne Stopkewich Actor

  • The Beast of Bottomless Lake

    The Beast of Bottomless Lake (2010)
    Film by Craig March (Adventure, Comedy and Fantasy) Actor Life's a beast...until you find one.

  • The Assistants

    The Assistants (2009)
    Television by Chris Viscardi (Comedy) Actor A comedy that revolves around the lives of four young Hollywood assistants and college students who compete for the approval of their eccentric boss.

  • Reaper

    Reaper (2009)
    Television by Michele Fazekas (Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy and 1 More) Actor On his 21st birthday, Sam discovers his parents sold his soul to the devil before birth and he must now be a bounty hunter for the devil until he dies.

  • Barbie and the Three Musketeers

    Barbie and the Three Musketeers (2009)
    Video by William Lau (Animation and Family) Visual effects It's "all for one and one for all" in this action-filled adventure as Barbie stars as Corinne, a young country girl headed to Paris to pursue her big dream - to become a musketeer!

  • Fringe

    Fringe (2009)
    Television by Roberto Orci (Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actor The FBI teams up with a formerly-institutionalized scientist - who was performing experiments on the fringe of real science - and his son to investigate weird crimes that are seemingly part of a larger pattern, and may be connected with a global company called Massive Dynamic. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

  • Storm Cell

    Storm Cell (2008)
    TV Movie by Steven R. Monroe (Action, Drama, Horror and Thriller) Actor

  • That One Night

    That One Night (2008)
    Film by Rick Alyea (Comedy) Actor That One Night is an exciting comedy about dating, nearing 30, and the re-unification of five college friends who have drifted apart since entering the workforce. The film centers around Chauncey, a social animal whose best friend, Adam has recently been dumped. Chauncey takes it upon himself to not only cure Adam's heartache, but reunite his other college buddies once more for a night of fun-filled hijinks while exploring and discussing the inner-workings of dating. Written by Rick Alyea

  • Odysseus: Voyage to the Underworld

    Odysseus: Voyage to the Underworld (2008)
    Film by Terry Ingram (Action, Adventure, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Actor ODYSSEUS, The Warrior King, has been away from Ithaca for twenty years. The first ten he spent fighting the Trojan War; the last ten he spent fighting to get home. Among his adventures is the tale Homer felt was too horrific to tell; the missing book of The Odyssey known as... THE ISLE OF THE MISTS. Written by Reel One Entertainment

  • The Guard

    The Guard (2008)
    Television by Raymond Storey (Drama) Actor

  • Free Style

    Free Style (2008)
    Film by William Dear (Drama) Actor Cale Bryant is determined to win a coveted spot on the Grand National motocross racing team. With the support of his loving mother, precocious little sister and new girlfriend, Cale proves against all odds that he has the heart, the willpower and the courage never to give up on his dream. Written by Anonymous

  • Psych

    Psych (2008)
    Television by Steve Franks (Comedy, Crime and Mystery) Actor Think you are psychic? Well so does Shawn Spencer. Shawn and his best friend Gus own a business called Psych. They are able to stay in business only because of the cases they work with Santa Barbara police department as psychics. Shawn and Gus go through many ups and downs trying to keep the ruse up. Can they pretend forever? Or is the world they built going to come crumbling down?

  • Blood Ties

    Blood Ties (2007)
    Television by Peter Mohan (Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery and 1 More) Actor This gritty supernatural drama centers on Vicki Nelson a former homicide cop turned private investigator and Henry Fitzroy a 470 year old vampire. Together they form a unique team solving cases and dealing with the supernatural world.

  • Blood Brothers: Reign of Terror

    Blood Brothers: Reign of Terror (2007)
    Film by Richard Faraci (Horror and Thriller) Actor Notorious serial killer Jack Nichols is led to his final sentencing, to be confronted by his previous victims and the two detectives who tracked him down. Detectives Paul and Vincent Francesco have made it their mission to hunt down the worst offenders, and Jack Nichols was their hardest case. As they watch the proceedings, this case is far from over.. It's just beginning... Jack's final ride to incarceration turns out to be his ticket to freedom. In a daring daylight escape, Jack is freed by his brothers.. Paul and Vincent, lost in the woods, race against time. They need to catch Jack and his brothers, before the body count gets higher. Using their experience and know how, not only to catch the villains, but to keep from becoming villains themselves... Enjoy this romp through the underside of sanity, and the abyss of the human mind..

  • The Sandlot: Heading Home

    The Sandlot: Heading Home (2007)
    Video by William Dear (Family and Fantasy) Actor Sucessful, arrogant baseball superstar Tommy "Santa" Santorelli travels back in time to 1976 and relives his boyhood days on the sandlot baseball team, and has the chance to this time choose friendship over glory.

  • Postal

    Postal (2007)
    Film by Uwe Boll (Action, Comedy and Thriller) Actor The story begins with a regular Joe who tries desperately to seek employment, but embarks on a violent rampage when he teams up with cult leader Uncle Dave. Their first act is to heist an amusement park, only to learn that the Taliban are planning the same heist as well. Chaos ensues, and now the Postal Dude must not only take on terrorists but political figures as well. Written by cgw@mac.com

  • Intelligence

    Intelligence (2006)
    Television by Chris Haddock (Crime, Drama and Mystery) Actor Jimmy Reardon and Mary Spalding head their respective organizations, Mary as Director of the Organized Crime Unit, Jimmy the boss of his family's organized crime business. Unexpectedly, Mary successfully recruits Jimmy to act as her star individual in the OCU's underground intelligence network on organized crime. However, it's a two-way street as she needs to provide Jimmy with inside information on police knowledge of his businesses. Both Mary and Jimmy need to tread lightly in their relationship while they try and maintain a grip hold on their respective businesses. Written by Huggo

  • Men in Trees

    Men in Trees (2006)
    Television by Jenny Bicks (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actor A relationship-advice guru, upon learning that her fiancé is cheating on her, decides to stay in a small town in Alaska, the most recent stop on her book tour. It's in this remote town, where the ratio of men to women is ten to one, she realizes she can truly learn about the subject she thought she knew so well -- how to find, and keep, a good man.

  • The Hard Corps

    The Hard Corps (2006)
    Video by Sheldon Lettich (Action and Thriller) Actor Jean-Claude will be playing a Combat Vet who's just spent the last 3 years fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq, who is hired to be a bodyguard to a former World Heavyweight Boxing champ to protect him and his family against a Rap Music Mogul. He sets up a team called "The Hard Corps", complications arise when the boxer suspects that his sister may be in love with the bodyguard. Written by Brunnen Matt

  • Romeo!

    Romeo! (2006)
    Television by Fracaswell Hyman (Comedy and Family) Actor Romeo finds out what it means to be a good friend, even if it means breaking the law.

  • Sleepover Nightmare

    Sleepover Nightmare (2005)
    Video by Boon Collins (Horror) Actor A couple of friends party wildly at a vacation house. While they're drinking and having the time of their lives, an escaped mental patient stalks the party, killing anyone who parts from the gang. As the night falls, the remaining partyers find themselves trapped inside the house with a mad serial killer outside, just waiting to kill the rest of them off. Written by Anonymous

  • Young Blades

    Young Blades (2005)
    Television by Billy Brown (Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama and 1 More) Actor The young blades are French royal 'musketeer' guards (despite the name sword-fighters, not sharpshooters) of the generation after the legendary, now knighted Gascon hero D'Artagnan and his three mentors. They include his son, now known as D'Artagnan, and his companions in arms, stationed in the Bastille, under captain Duvall's command: Siroc the erudite inventor and Ramon, a romantic, poetically gifted Spaniard who deserted the Habsburg camp, France's arch-rival. They are joined by a late musketeer's daughter Jaqueline, who masquerades (only D'Artagnan junior knows) as her imaginary brother Jacques (the real one being no good at fighting and fled to America), looking for revenge and glory. Louis XIII's son Louis XIV, the future Sun king, is now on the French throne although a mere boy, ruled in name by his vain and useless mother, Queen-regent Ann, and in fact by cardinal Richelieu's hand-picked, Italian-born successor, cardinal Mazarin. In this series, the power-hungry prime minister... Written by KGF Vissers

  • The Sandlot 2

    The Sandlot 2 (2005)
    Video by David M. Evans (Comedy, Family and Sport) Actor In the 12-years-since comedic sequel to 1993's The Sandlot, a new group of kids have moved into the sandlot: David Durango (Max Lloyd-Jones), Mac McKing (Brett Kelly), Saul (Cole Evan Weiss), his deaf brother Sammy "Fingers" (Sean Berdy), Tarquell (Neilen Benvegnu), Scotty's younger brother Johnnie Smalls (James Willson), and a surprise for The Sandlot 2, a girl in the group Hayley Goodfarier ('Samantha Burton'). When Johnnie mistakenly sends a model rocket over the junk fence in The Great Fear's yard, the gang must retrieve it. Even with the help of The Retriever (Griffin Reilly Evans, the director's son), a kid who steals dog tags and finds The Great Fear's a challenge. Yes, complete with another psychotic name-calling scene with Mac and little league captain Singleton (Reece Thompson). And, of course, with James Earl Jones as Mr. Mertle. Written by Alex Madison <SouthParkFan1-2905>

  • It Haunts Me

    It Haunts Me (2005)
    Film (short) by Richard Olak (Drama) Actor A man, lost in sadness from the tragic loss of the girl he loves, sets out on a journey to the places and moments they shared together in hopes of finding her once again.

  • Criminal Intent

    Criminal Intent (2005)
    TV Movie by George Erschbamer (Crime and Thriller) Actor Although he was the one to make the 911 call alerting the authorities to the situation, high profile businessman Devon Major is charged in the stabbing death of his ex-wife, Angela Major, the two who only recently got divorced. His story is that he received a telephone call from her to visit - he hoping that it was to reconcile - when he found her in her new home with a knife in the abdomen. Devon makes the surprise move of asking Angela's friend and divorce attorney Susan Grace, a former criminal lawyer, to defend him. His rationale is that he wants her to believe his story and as such when she tells the world of his innocence, it will truly absolve him in the eyes of the world without public skepticism. Although she still does see many of the reasons that Angela divorced him including that he uses his charm on women to do what he wants, Susan does believe him and does agree to defend him, largely to protect Angela's memory. District Attorney Kirsten Sorensen decides to try the case ... Written by Huggo

  • Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical

    Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005)
    TV Movie by Andy Fickman (Comedy, Drama, Horror and Musical) Actor This film tells the tale of the Harper Affair, in which young Jimmy Harper finds his life of promise turn into a life of debauchery and murder thanks to the new drug menace marijuana. Along the way he receives help from his girlfriend Mary and Jesus himself, but always finds himself in the arms of the Reefer Man and the rest of the denizens of the Reefer Den. Written by Anonymous

  • Trollz

    Trollz (2005)
    Television by Andy Heyward (Animation and Family) Actor The story about five trollz that learn about The Magic of the Five, and only they can use it to fight evil and protect their beloved city

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age

    The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age (2004)
    Video Game by Nuno Miranda (Action, Adventure and Fantasy) Miscellaneous Crew Travel throughout Middle-earth, forming a fellowship of heroes as you go (or, unlock areas where you can fight for Sauron). As you fight to destroy the one ring, you will interact with the different characters on your team, take individual assignments, and travel through familiar and little-seen lands -- utilizing the unique turn-based fight system all the while. ESRB Rating: T Written by Anonymous

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