Michael Vartan Biography

BornFebruary 27, 1968
Age55 years
Early Life
Michael Vartan was born on November 27, 1968, in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France. He was born to a French dad, Eddie Vartan, a Bulgarian-born artist and producer, and an American mother, Doris Vartan (née Pucher), a painter and artist. Due to the nature of his moms and dads' professions, Michael was exposed to the world of arts from an early age, which would eventually direct him towards a profession in acting.

When Michael was 5, his parents separated, and he moved with his mom and stepfather to the United States. They settled in Los Angeles, California, where Michael was raised and informed. He participated in several schools, consisting of the prestigious Lycée Français de Los Angeles.

As a teen, Michael invested summers in France, apprenticing at a French butcher shop and acquiring fluency in both English and French languages. His dual-culture training permitted him to find acting chances both in America and France as he started his profession.

Acting Career
Michael Vartan's acting profession began in France after he completed his school studies. His early acting work included appearances in little French movies such as "Un homme et deux femmes" (1991) and "Promenades d'été" (1992). He quickly gathered acknowledgment for his acting skills and decided to move back to Los Angeles to pursue larger acting opportunities.

Vartan's breakthrough role was available in 1993 when he appeared in the American film "Fiorile", directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani. He acquired more recognition when he starred along with David Schwimmer in the 1996 film "The Pallbearer". His other noteworthy movie appearances throughout the 1990s include "Never Been Kissed" (1999), in which he played Drew Barrymore's love interest, and "The Curve" (1998).

Among Michael's most significant roles came in 2001 when he was cast as Agent Michael Vaughn in the hit television series "Alias", along with Jennifer Garner. Vartan's efficiency was seriously well-known, and the program ran for five seasons till 2006. The appeal of "Alias" propelled Vartan into the general public eye, and he ended up being a widely known actor on both tv and movie.

Post-"Alias", Michael Vartan continued to appear in films and television programs. In 2007, he starred in the widely-successful romantic funny "Monster-in-Law", along with Jennifer Lopez and Jane Fonda. He likewise appeared in the medical drama series "Hawthorne" (2009-2011), starring Jada Pinkett Smith.

Vartan continued to showcase his acting expertise in numerous tv and movie jobs, consisting of films like "Jolene" (2008), "Small Town Saturday Night" (2010), and "Columbiana" (2011), together with TV series such as "Bates Motel" (2013) and "The Arrangement" (2017-2018).

Personal Life
Being a personal individual, Michael Vartan has handled to keep his individual life mainly out of the spotlight. He was romantically linked to his "Alias" co-star Jennifer Garner in 2003, however their relationship was brief.

Michael Vartan wed Lauren Skaar in 2011 after dating for 2 years. However, the couple divorced in 2014. Vartan has no children and has actually maintained a reasonably low profile in recent years.

Though he initially started his profession in France, Michael Vartan has made a substantial effect in Hollywood. With his bilingual abilities, great acting skill, and appealing on-screen existence, he has developed himself as a versatile actor and continues to check out amazing roles in movie and tv.

Our collection contains 5 quotes who is written / told by Michael.

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5 Famous quotes by Michael Vartan

Small: Im not a bling-bling guy I cant pull it off. I just look like an idiot
"I'm not a bling-bling guy; I can't pull it off. I just look like an idiot"
Small: I would rather do movies because Im very lazy and the hours are much easier
"I would rather do movies because I'm very lazy and the hours are much easier"
Small: I wish I were a character actor. Of course, if I played hockey without a mask, I could become one
"I wish I were a character actor. Of course, if I played hockey without a mask, I could become one"
Small: I hate gold. Im sort of a sterling-silver guy
"I hate gold. I'm sort of a sterling-silver guy"
Small: Every actor will tell you its so much more fun to play the bad guy because usually those characters are
"Every actor will tell you it's so much more fun to play the bad guy because usually those characters are more complex and more broad and more interesting, and have more sides to them"