Michael Damianis most widely known for his acting part in the daytime soap opera, The Young and the Restless. He played the role of Danny Romalotti. His worldwide audience has been as many as one hundred million and more. He made his film debut when he starred in Young Doctors In Love. He also had a recurring role for two seasons in NBC’s, The facts of Life. Michael wanted to spread his wings a little so he ventured out and landed the starring role in the Broadway production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The production was the highest grossing revival in Los Angeles history. Then it hit Broadway and it broke box office records there also. It also won Michael a Grammy nomination.
Michael also has musical talent and has released 5 albums and has had 8 Top 40 Hits which include the number 1 single, Rock On. This single earned him his first gold record. He won the BMI Song Writing Award for his hit single, Was It Nothing At All. In the producers world, Michael made his debut with the feature film Hot Tamale, which became an award winning indie comedy. Michael co-wrote the film as well as directing it. The other co-writer was his wife, Janeen.
Michael also co-produced the telefilm, Death’s handwriting, with the Turkish production company Media Films. He co-wrote, produced, and directed the the action spy tv pilot, Red Eye for TF1 in Paris. The family drama film, Cheistmas At Castlebury Hall, is now in development by Riviera Films and Michael co-wrote ir, The film is to be shot in Rhode Islland in the fall and Michael will be the director for it.
It looks like this guy is a man of many talents and has been successful at everyone of them. As a producer, he has produced or co-produced Moondance in 2007 Hot Tamale 2006, Red Eye in 2001, and Finder’s Keepers in !998. As a writer or co-writer he has dubbed to his name, Moondance, Hot Tamale, Red Eye, and Finders keepers. In his producing world as a producer or co-producer he has worked with Moondance, Hot Tamale, Red eye, Death’s Handwriting, and Finders Keepers. In the television shows he starred in as a successful actor, he was Danny Romalotti in The Young and the restless, and played the part of Julien Decker in the show Red Eye. Michael will be remembered as one of those who was the jack of all trades and succeeded at every one of them. He certainly has left his mark in the acting, directing, writing, and singing world.
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