Michael Anthony Spady was born in New Rochelle, New York and began acting at the age of nine. Best known for his outstanding performance in the film The Hammer, opposite Russell Harvard and Shoshannah Stern, Spady is one of Hollywood’s most talented, motivated, determined and notable young Deaf actors working in film and television today.
Spady has also appeared in numerous films, including Sympathy For Delicious, opposite his good friend and mentor Mark Ruffalo, which also starredrenowned actors Juliette Lewis, Orlando Bloom and Laura Linney. Spady most recently completed a cameo role in John Maucere’s SuperDeafy, No Ordinary Hero and will soon be seen in the Award-Winning filmThe Championship Roundswith actors Harold Perrineau, and Rutina Wesley, “Tara Thornton” on HBO’s hit show True Blood. Spady’s future projects include a role in an upcoming film called The Dutch Book.
Possessing the skills for both dramatic and comedic acting, Spady has also been featured in music videos, commercials and television shows including The New Normal, Love That Girl, Cold Case and True Blood.
A graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology with a degree in Business, Spady has honed his acting skills by training at the Actor’s Academy, Weist-Barron Hills, Deaf West Theater, and was awarded a full scholarship at the prestigious Stella Adler School in Hollywood.