|Date of Birth||June 22, 1970 (age 43)|
|Working for||Movies, TV Shows|
|Spouse||Sandra Hess (wife)|
|Name on Birth||Edward Michael Trucco|
|Weight||77 kg (approx.)|
American actor Michael Trucco was born on June 27, 1970 in San Mateo and attended Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo, California. He is the son of a police officer, and was once interested in becoming a police officer himself. But when he was in college, he was attracted to theatrical performance. While he was studying Criminal Justice, he took a theatre course for non-majors. But he did so well that he was asked to consider changing majors. He completed his bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts at Santa Clara University after changing his major to theatre arts. Michael Trucco is known for his role as Samuel T. Anders on Battlestar Galactica and as Justin Patrick on the USA Network television series Fairly Legal. He also appeared on Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a regular guest star.
In the late 1990s, Trucco became active in television with appearances in episodes of Touched by an Angel, Silk Stalkings, Beverly Hills, 90210, Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman, and Pensacola: Wings of Gold among others. In the 2000s, he continued appearing in shows of similar genres like CSI, Heartbeat, Strong Medicine, CSI: Miami, and others. He also played as Cooper Lee in six episodes of One Tree Hill from 2005 to 2006. Trucco starred in Wishmaster 4: The Prophecy Fulfilled in 2002. He joined the drama Battlestar Galactica in the role of Samuel T. Anders in 2005. He guest-starred on NBC's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and The Big Bang Theory, both in 2008. Trucco was cast as a series regular in the USA Network series Fairly Legal in 2010. In 2011, Trucco guest starred in a season 6 episode of How I Met Your Mother, and he even had a recurring role in the show's eighth season. He is starring in this season of Revenge as Kenny's brother. Trucco is also working as the lead guitarist of the band Simpleworld.
Trucco was involved in a car accident on Sunday, December 2, 2007, with a friend who was driving a Ferrari 360 on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, California. The vehicle flipped on an embankment, landed upside-down, and impacted Trucco's side of the car. Trucco was badly injured in the accident, fracturing four of his vertebrae. Luckily his friend walked away uninjured. He has stated that he initially lost feeling in his arms. He was finally able to get out of the vehicle after regaining the feeling in his hands and he used his cell phone to call for emergency help. He was airlifted to UCLA Medical Center for surgery by a team led by renowned spine surgeon Dr. Nick Shamie. The surgery was successful and doctors consider him lucky to have survived the incident. He was discharged from the hospital on 10th December and made a full recovery. He focused in his career after that.
With a significant height of 6 feet and 3 inches, he has a nice and pleasant personality and looks attractive. His voice is pleasant and suits on any type of role. His pictures are viewed frequently and he has gone shirtless on many occasions. About his married life, he has been married to Sandra Hess since July 11, 2009. When asked about the alternative plans he would have acknowledged if he weren’t an actor, Michael answered that he would have loved to become a competitive race car driver, or policeman.