Michael Landes was born on September 18, 1972, in Bronx, NY. Landes' first major television role was as Jimmy Olson in Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, in 1993. Due to Landes' resemblence to the lead actor in the series, Dean Cain, Landes was not asked to return for the rest of the series. As a teenager and young adult, Landes appeared in guest roles on the television shows The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, The Wonder Years, and the Torkelsons. Movie fans might recognize Landes for his roles as Major M. F. Gianetti in Hart's War, Thomas Burke in Final Destination 2, and Greg in Burlesque. While in his thirties, Landes starred as David Conlon in the television series, The Wedding Bells and as Marco Keriliak in Material Girl. He has even branched out to British TV by appearing in the popular series Upstairs Downstairs as Casper Landry. Landes has two children; a daughter, Mimi, and a son, Dominic.