Actor Michael McGrady is best known for guest roles on several popular series, including 24, Day Break, and more recently, as Daniel Salinger on the NBC series Southland. He made his acting debut in the 1984 biographical drama The Bear. This was followed by guest spots on several series, such as Murder, She Wrote, JAG, The X Files, CSI: Miami, 24, CSI, Day Break, Criminal Minds, Grey’s Anatomy, Bones, The Mentalist, Eleventh Hour, and Prison Break. In 2009, he was cast in the NBC series Southland that replaced ER when it wraps up its 15th and final season.
McGrady holds black belts in two different styles of Karate, that explains the string of action-themed series that he has appeared on. He is a co-founder along with his wife Ilka of the Balanced Life Company, an international organization dedicated to helping people develop and maintain a more balanced and sustainable lifestyle, in addition to McGrady Fine Art.