Canadian Michael Weaver was born on February 17, 1971 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Before pursuing an acting career in, he was seriously trying to find his fame in the Canadian music industry, singing in a local pub in Vancouver. An agent advised him to go into acting, and after some classes, Weaver got to act in one scene with the legendary Jack Lemmon. The experience motivated Weaver and he moved to New York in order to study acting more seriously. He joined the New Actors Workshop and thereafter saw himself performing in different off-Broadway productions like Geography of a Horse Dreamer and Urban Empire's Worldly Acts.
Michael Weaver soon garnered several television credits to his name. In 1998, he got a role in the TV movie In the Doghouse, and was seen on an episode of Millennium. He had a small role on The Sentinel, and continued to appear on other television productions like The Long Way Home and Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story. In 2000, Weaver got a guest spot on the series Law & Order, and played a doctor in Now and Again. After an appearance on The Beat, he was cast on the comedic crime film Super Troopers. His next role was in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and he later played a recurring character on the series Providence. In 2004, he landed a part on the thriller Club Dread, and made several appearances on episodes of The Mullets. He was soon seen on Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service before he was cast in the sport drama The Greatest Game Ever Played. He was given the role of John McDermott, acting alongside Jonathan Higgins, Amanda Tilson, and Elias Koteas. Weaver was next seen on Cold Case and Monk, as well as on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. In 2007, he joined the cast of the ABC comedy Notes from the Underbelly, playing the character Danny. He later worked on the 2008 series Suburban Shootout and the film The Slammin’ Salmon. Michael Weaver's Hot List Profile