Michael Cudlitz is a graduate of the California Institute of the Arts. He is married to actress Rachael Cudlitz, and they have two children. His career in Hollywood began in 1988 as a carpenter on the set of Tales from the Darkside. His first acting role was in Crystal Ball (1989), in which he portrayed Scottie.
Michael's most memorable role was Sgt. Denver "Bull" Randleman in Band of Brothers, the hugely successful mini-series for HBO. Subsequently, he has had roles in numerous films and popular series on television. Michael currently stars as Officer John Cooper on Southland for TNT.