Michael Stahl-David is perhaps best known for his starring role in JJ Abrams’ hit film “Cloverfield.” His additional feature credits include Rob Reiner’s LBJ biopic, “LBJ,” as Bobby Kennedy; “The Light of the Moon,” directed by Jessica M. Thompson and starring opposite Stephanie Beatriz; and Terry George’s “The Promise,” opposite Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac and Charlotte Le Bon. Also, Stahl-David co-starred in the independent film “In Your Eyes,” with Zoe Kazan.
Stahl-David’s recent TV appearances include the series “Almost Family,” “Chambers,” and season three of the hit drama series “Narcos,” as DEA Agent Chris Feistl. Previously, he co-starred opposite Oscar Isaac in the David Simon miniseries “Show Me a Hero,” and had starring roles in “The Deuce,” “The Black Donnellys” and “My Generation.” Notable guest-starring roles include “Evil” on Paramount+, “The Good Wife” on the Network, “New Girl” and “Law & Order: Criminal Intent.”
Stahl-David was nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Play for Neil Simon’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “Lost in Yonkers.” Also, he starred in Amanda Peet’s acclaimed play “Commons of Pensacola,” opposite Sarah Jessica Parker and Blythe Danner for Manhattan Theatre Club. Other theater credits include “The Overwhelming,” directed by Max Stafford-Clark for the Roundabout Theatre, and “Buzzer,” directed by Anne Kaufman for the Public Theatre.
A native of Chicago, Stahl-David’s birthday is Oct. 28. Follow him on Twitter @mstahldavid and Instagram @michaelstahldavid.