Michael Hartney

Michael Hartney



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Michael Hartney received a BFA in acting from the University of Buffalo, and has studied at the American Comedy Institute and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. For two years, Michael co-wrote and performed with sketch group Skeeger, and currently is playing to sold-out houses with his current sketch…more


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  • Trivia

    • His Myspace says he doesn't smoke.

    • His influences are: Mike Myers, Lorne Michaels, The Kids in the Hall, The Second City, Upright Citizens Brigade, Robert Smigel, David Cross, Sarah Silverman, Kathy Griffin, Ricky Gervais, and Stephen Merchant

    • His occupation is: actor/writer/comedian/waitor.

    • He is 5' 9" and athletic.

    • His favorite music groups are: U2, Robbie Williams, Gavin DeGraw, Counting Crows, REM, David Gray, Ben Folds, The Police, Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Scissor Sisters, and David Usher.

    • His favorite TV shows are: Saturday Night Live, The Simpsons, The Office, 30 Rock, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Friday Night Lights, Heroes, Smallville, Late Night With Conan O'Brien, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Colbert Report, Weeds, Desperate Housewives, and Gray's Anatomy.

    • Superman is a hero for him.

    • His favorite books are: "East of Eden", "The Corrections", "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius", "Like Water For Chocolate", "Wuthering Heights", "Everything is Illuminated", "Dry", "Live From New York", "Invisible Monsters", "American Psycho", "Tales of the City", and "Watchmen".

    • His favorite movies are: Superman, Pulp Fiction, Moulin Rouge, Fight Club, Boogie Nights, Airplane!, Drop Dead Gorgeous, and 2001: A Space Odyssey.

    • Michael Hartney's interests are: Comic books, movies, music, theatre, working out, comedy, traveling, eating, kayaking with runaway teens, throwing origami parties, and collecting decorative spoons.

    • He resides in Astoria, New York.

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