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Michael Chernus Biography

Birth Name:
Michael Louis Chernus
Birth Place:
Rocky River, Ohio, United States

Fast Facts

  • Of Hungarian and German descent
  • Played basketball in his school team
  • Started attending drama classes while in middle school
  • In 2011, won an OBIE Award and was nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award for his work in Lisa Kron's In the Wake
  • A member of Juilliard School's Drama Division, Group 28
  • In 2019, was inducted in Rocky River City School District's Hall of Fame as Distinguished Alumni


  • Richard Louis Chernus -- Father
  • Barbara Jo -- Mother
  • Emily Simoness -- Wife