Actor Michael Gladis is known to be a graduate of the State University of New York, with seven years of theatrical experience under his belt. A member of Partial Comfort Productions, he has been seen on several stage plays. He worked with the Maverick Theater for the production of Trublinka, and is known for having roles in productions of Shakespeare’s works. He has acted in Much Ado About Nothing and Romeo & Juliet. He also had roles in the SOHO Playhouse’s Dog Sees God, before he worked with the South Coast Repertory in Princess Marjorie. He later got the lead role in the play The Importance of Being Orson, performed at the O’Neill Playwrights Center.
Gladis has also appeared on numerous television shows and films. He has been seen on historical thriller K-19: The Widowmaker in 2002, and got a role in Hack in 2003. At the same time, he had a recurring role in the series Third Watch, playing the character Eugene Rossi for about four episodes. The next year, he got a role in the short film Press Gang. He later worked with the NBC network and made an appearance in Law & Order: Criminal Intent in 2005. Soon, he joined the cast of the AMC series Mad Men, playing the character Paul, a young advertising man climbing the corporate ladder at Sterling Cooper advertising agency. He and the rest of the cast were nominated for were nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2008.
Michael Gladis has also been seen on the EMT series Hope & Faith, before portraying the character Dean Gill on the NBC series Life. He has also made an appearance on the film Disgruntled, playing Roy in the Black Dog Productions movie.
In 2011, Gladis was cast on the series Eagleheart as Chief. He currently stars on the series Reckless.
2014: Reckless (TV Series) - Holland Knox
2013: Knights of Badassdom - King Diamond
2013: Devil's Knot - Dan Stidham
2013: Revolution (TV Series) - Militia Boat Captain
2013: In Security - Bruce
2013: The Mentalist (TV Series) - Curtis Wiley
2013: Justified (TV Series)
2012: J. Edgar - Stork Club Owner
2011: Knights of Badassdom - King Diamond
2011: Eagleheart (TV series) - Chief
2011: House M.D. (TV series) - Jaimie
2010: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV series) - Bill Dixon
2010: Medium (TV series) - Dave Anderson
2005-2010: Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV series) - Donny/Randall
2009: The Good Wife (TV series) - Mark Richardson
2007-2012: Mad Men (TV series) - Paul Kinsey
2009: Xavier: Renegade Angel (TV series) - Co-Worker
2008: The Captive (TV movie) - The Interrogator
2007: Life (TV series) - Dean Gill
2005: Hope & Faith (TV series) - EMT
2004: Press Gang (short) - Brian
2003: Third Watch (TV series) - Eugene Rossi
2003: Hack (TV series) - Dan Kelley
2002: K-19: The Widowmaker - Yevgeny Borzenkov