Michael Park Biography, Age, Parents, Wife, Dear Evan Hansen And Net Worth

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Michael Park Biography

Michael Park is an American actor.  He is best known for his role as Jack Snyder on As the World Turns (1997– 2010). In 2010 and 2011 he won back-to-back Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. 

Michael Park Photo
Michael Park Photo

On stage, Michael has originated roles in three Broadway musicals: Michael in Smokey Joe’s Cafe (1995), Angus Tuck in Tuck Everlasting (2016), and Larry Murphy in Dear Evan Hansen (2016), as well as Monty in the Off-Broadway production of Violet (1997).

For his work in Dear Evan Hansen, Michael  earned a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album and a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program in 2018 .

Michael Park Age

Michael was born on July 20, 1968 in Canandaigua, New York, U.S. He is 55 years old as of 2023.

Michael Park Family | Michael Park Parents

Michael was born in Canandaigua, New York, but spent a year of his childhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has not yet disclosed any information regarding her parents and siblings. He attended Nazareth College, Rochester, New York, originally intending to become an architect, before deciding to become an actor.

Michael Park Wife | Michael Park Married

He has been married to music therapist Laurie Nowak since January 6, 1996. They are the parents to three children; Christopher Michael (b. 6/21/97), Kathleen Rose (b.2/14/00) and Annabelle Jayne (b.4/05/04). Michael and his wife Laurie,  live with their children in upstate New York. Laurie is a musical therapist. In his free time, Michael enjoys playing golf and softball.

Michael Park Dear Evan Hansen

 He created the role of Larry Murphy in the world premiere of the stage musical Dear Evan Hansen at Washington, DC’s Arena Stage in 2015. The musical opened off-Broadway at the Second Stage Theater in the Spring of 2016. Although he was not in the cast as he was appearing in the Broadway musical, Tuck Everlasting. He returned back to Dear Evan Hansen in the Fall of 2016 when the musical made its debut on Broadway. For his work in Dear Evan Hansen, Michael earned the 2018 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album and his third Daytime Emmy Award, this one a Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program for his and the rest of the cast’s Today Show performance that was broadcast on April 25, 2017. Rachel Bay Jones won for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Heidi Hansen and  Ben Platt won for Best Actor in a Musical.

Michael Park The Sound of Music Live!

Michael  participated as a cast member of the NBC telecast production of The Sound of Music Live! starring Carrie Underwood on December 5, 2013. Michael also played Cecco, one of Captain Hook’s pirates, in the NBC presentation of Peter Pan Live! starring Allison Williams and Christopher Walken; the musical was broadcast on December 4, 2014.

Michael Park Supercapitalist | Michael Park Broadway

Michael appears as Morris Brown in the 2012 independent financial thriller film Supercapitalist.  He  co-starred along with Linus Roache, Kenneth Tsang, Derek Ting, Richard Ng, Kathy Uyen, and Darren E. Scott.

Michael made his Broadway debut in 1995 in Smokey Joe’s Cafe.  In 1997, Park played Monty in the Playwrights Horizons production of Violet.

The day after Violet opened was Michael’s first day in the long-running daytime soap opera As the World Turns as Jack Snyder, joining in April 1997. He received three Emmy nominations and several other soap-opera acting awards, including winning the 2010 and 2011 Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

In his 13-year tenure in As the World Turns, Micheal continued to work in the theatre, playing Lucky Malone in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Little Me (1998).  He made two New York City Center Encores! appearances: Bloomer Girl in 2001 as Jeff Calhoun, and Applause in 2008 as Bill Sampson.

Michael returned to the stage With As the World Turns coming to an end in June 2010.  He played the role of Pete’s ghost father who appeared to his son as three “Alamo” characters in the coming-of-age musical The Burnt Part Boys at Playwrights Horizon.  He appeared as Lord Capulet in the musical The Last Goodbye at Williamstown Theatre Festival in the summer of 2010. Michael then appeared as the cop in Will Eno’s play Middletown at the off-Broadway Vineyard Theatre (2010).

In the Broadway revival How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (2011) Michael performed in the role of Bert Bratt, starring Daniel Radcliffe and John Larroquette.

Michael Park Net Worth

Michael has not yet disclosed his estimated net worth.

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