American actor Michael Zegen is prominent for his role of probie firefighter Damien Keefe on the American comedy-drama series, Rescue Me. He is also known for his recurring portrayal as Dwight - the troubled teen on the Late Show with David Letterman in more than 50 of its episodes.
Michael's Family - Married, Wife
Michael dated American actress Emily Kinney in 2012. He co-starred with Emily in The Walking Dead, and they started their romantic ride during their time on the set. However, the two split up after a short while and never disclosed the actual reason behind the break-up.
Ever since then, Michael wasn't romantically involved with anyone. But, since November 2017, he is thought to be dating the American actress, Rachel Brosnahan. Michael and Rachel play the characters of Joel Maisel and Miriam "Midge" Maisel, respectively in the series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Interestingly, they are the married couple in the story.
Michael and Rachel arrive at LAX airport after their big wins at Emmys on 20 September 2018 (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)
Despite their on-screen relationship as husband and wife are estranged, their chemistry is so beautiful that they are believed to be in an affair in real life as well.
Moreover, Michael and his on-screen wife make appearances together at several events. Their together appearances can also be for professional purpose but, people are already speculating that they’re dating.
However, all his dating rumor with Rachel turned out to be false because apparently, Rachel had been secretly married to her longtime boyfriend, Jason Ralph. Rachel referred to Jason as her husband at work, which hints that she is now married.
While Michael has not been linked with anyone as of now. He might be enjoying his singlehood and might be more focused on his career.
Michael Zegen Bio, Movies / TV Shows
The Ridgewood native was born as Michael Jonathan ‘Mike’ Zegen on 20 February 1979 to his teacher mother and lawyer father. Michael comes from a Jewish family, whose grandparents are the Holocaust survivors.
The handsome hunk who stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.72 meters) has maintained his health and body physics.
It was in 2001 when he graduated from Skidmore College. During his time at college, Michael was a member of the New York City sketch comedy group, Hottie$ Galore. The 39-year-old actor played on many TV shows, including Rescue Me. He played the role of the lead character Tommy Gavin's nephew in the first three seasons of Rescue Me.
His other TV shows credits include Boardwalk Empire, How To Make It In America, The Walking Dead, and Bad Jews. Michael didn’t limit himself to just TV shows, as he heightened his career by doing several movies. He starred on famous movies like The Girl Next Door, Assassination of a High School President, Taking Woodstock, Frances Ha, Brooklyn, Tyrel, and The Seagull among several others that add to his budding net worth.
As of 2018, Michael is preparing to film the second season of the Golden Globe-winning series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, where he plays Midge’s husband, Joel Maisel.
He has appeared in the series Stand-In where he played the character of Steve, an aspiring novelist, and internet dater. The series is about a disaffected comedy actress whose ambition is to stand-in trading places. Sam Bain wrote the series, the British comedy writer behind Chris Morris feature Four Lions and Channel 4's Long-running series Peep Show.
Due to his all hard work and dedication, he has successfully made a name for himself in the entertainment industry. Recently he won The Screen Actors Guild Awards.