Mike Vogel is an American actor and former fashion model best known for his roles in the highly noted films The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Grind, Poseidon, and Cloverfield.
Mike Vogel was born on July 17, 1979 in Abington, Pennsylvania. Together with his two other siblings, Mike Vogel, grew up in Warminster, Pennsylvania, where he attended William Tennent High School. He started out as a contestant on the Nickelodeon TV show GUTS, after which he began modeling for Levi’s. He was then subsequently cast on FOX Network’s Grounded for Life, doing a recurring role from 2001 to 2004.
Mike Vogel had his big screen debut when he starred in the 2003 skateboard-themed film Grind. This was then followed by his appearance in the made for television version of Wuthering Heights, as Heath. That same year, he co-starred with Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker, Erica Leerhsen and Eric Balfour in the horror film remake The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. In the movie, Vogel played Andy, whose leg was cut off right below the knee by psychotic killer Leatherface.
In 2005, Vogel once again returned in the big screen when he co-starred with Amber Tamblyn, Alexis Bledel, Blake Lively and America Ferrera in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. In the film, Vogel played Eric Richman, the love interest of Bridget Vreeland, played by Blake Lively. He then followed this with his starring role in the low-budgeted film Supercross. That same year, Vogel co-starred with Anne Hathaway in the Barbara Kopple film Havoc.
In 2005, Vogel did a supporting role in the comedy film Rumor Has It, as the son of Kevin Costner’s character. The film also stars Jennifer Aniston, Shirley Maclaine, Marc Ruffalo, and Mena Suvari. He then started his year 2006 with a major role as Christian in the disaster film Poseidon.
Vogel’s other films include Caffeine, The Deaths of Ian Stone and Cloverfield. He also appeared on Blue Valentine and She’s Out of My League. After his role on Miami Medical , he was cast as Dean on the ABC series Pan Am in 2011.
2011: What's Your Number? - Dave Hansen
2011: Pan Am (TV series) - Dean
2011: The Help - Johnny Foote
2010: Heaven's Rain - Brooks
2010: Miami Medical (TV series) - Dr. Chris Deleo/Dr. Chris DeLeo
2010: She's Out of My League - Jack
2010: Blue Valentine - Bobby
2009: Open Graves - Jason
2009: Across the Hall - Julian
2009: Empire State (TV movie) - Sam Cochrane
2008: Cloverfield - Jason Hawkins
2007: The Deaths of Ian Stone - Ian Stone
2006: Caffeine - Danny
2006: Poseidon - Christian
2005: Rumor Has It... - Blake Burroughs
2005: Havoc - Toby
2005: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants - Eric
2005: Supercross - Trip Carlyle
2001-2004: Grounded for Life (TV series) - Dean/Dean Piramatti/Dea
2003: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre - Andy
2003: Wuthering Heights (TV movie) - Heath
2003: Grind - Eric Rivers