American actor Michael Easton was born on February 15, 1967 in Long Beach, California. He got his preparatory education in Ireland and England, and later studied English and history at the University of California. He decided to pursue his interests in acting, continuing his studies in film at New York University. He later gained fame as the writer, producer, director and editor of the award-winning festival film Daedalus is Dead, released in 1996. His stage credits include a role in The Door, which was performed at the Tamarind Theater. Easton is also credited for writing numerous screenplays, including the bio-pic Monty, which is about the late actor Montgomery Clift. Other than acting, Easton has dabbled in poetry as well. He published an acclaimed book of poems, titled “Eighteen Straight Whiskeys.”
Michael Easton has risen to fame as a familiar face on television. He became known for his roles in Ally McBeal, The Practice, and as a recurring character on the sci-fi series Mutant X. He is, however, renowned for his appearances on soap operas. He played Tanner Scofield in Days of Our Lives, and had a two-year stint as vampire Caleb Morley on Port Charles. He has also been popular for playing John McBain on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live. He joined the cast in 2003, and is even a contributor in the show’s text CD. Because of his work as a photographer, he worked on the portfolio to support the victims of the Hurricane Katrina. In addition to this, Easton has also authored the comic Soul Stealer, illustrated by Christopher Shy under DMF Comics. Some of Easton’s other projects include roles in They’re Just My Friends, Diamond Hunters, Bull, What We Did That Night and several other TV series like Diagnosis Murder, VR.5, 413 Hope Street, and Total Recall 2070.