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Michael Robert DeLuise
August 4, 1969
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Other names||Michael R. DeLuise|
|Occupation||Actor, director, producer|
|Relatives||Peter DeLuise (brother)
David DeLuise (brother)
Michael Robert DeLuise (born August 4, 1969) is an American actor, film director, and film producer. Best known as Tony Piccolo in ‘’seaQuest DSV’’ (1994-1996), Officer Joey Penhall in ‘’21 Jump Street’’ (1990-1991), TJ in ‘’Gilmore Girls’’ (2004-2007).
Early life, family, and education
Michael DeLuise was born in Los Angeles, California, the second son of actor and comedian Dom DeLuise and actress Carol Arthur, and the brother of actor, writer, director Peter DeLuise and actor David DeLuise.
DeLuise made his film debut in 1979 opposite his father in the 1979 comedy Hot Stuff.
In 1990 Michael DeLuise landed his first major role, on the Fox TV series 21 Jump Street. He played Officer Joey Penhall, the younger brother of his brother Peter DeLuise's role, Officer Doug Penhall. He and Peter were also on SeaQuest DSV, where Michael played Tony Piccolo from 1994 to 1996. He made recurring appearances as TJ on the TV series Gilmore Girls and as Andy Sipowicz's older son on the TV series NYPD Blue. He has also made guest appearances on CSI: NY, Lost, and Stargate SG-1.
He played Alan, one of Wayne's headbanger friends in Wayne's World. He also played Matt, the school bully and primary villain in Encino Man.
|1979||Hot Stuff||Boy with Fish|
|1991||Little Secrets||Pizza Delivery Boy|
|Encino Man||Matt Wilson||Alternative title: California Man|
|1993||The Man Without a Face||Douglas Hall|
|1994||Midnight Edition||Darryl Weston|
|1996||The Shot||Bob Mann|
|1999||Hard Time: The Premonition||Dee||Alternative title: The Premonition|
|2002||The Master of Disguise||Businessman|
|2003||Between the Sheets||The Real Director||Director, producer|
|2007||He Was a Quiet Man||Detective Soreson|
|2009||The Shift||The Film Maker|
|1985||Amazing Stories||Boyfriend||1 episode|
|1986||One Big Family||Brian Hatton||Unknown episodes|
|1988||Eisenhower and Lutz||Jay Warner||2 episodes|
|My Two Dads||Mitch||1 episode|
|1989||One of the Boys||Luke Lukowski||1 episode|
|TV 101||Stoner No. 2||1 episode|
|Class Cruise||Boz Crenshaw||Television movie|
|1988 and 1990–1991||21 Jump Street||Teenage Doug Penhall and Officer Joey Penhall||12 episodes|
|1990||L.A. Law||Keith Haas||1 episode|
|Sunset Beat||Officer Tim Kelly||Television movie|
|Sunset Beat||Officer Tim Kelly||2 episodes|
|1993||Rio Shannon||Patrick Cleary||Television movie|
|Tales from the Crypt||Sparks||1 episode|
|1993–2000||NYPD Blue||Andy Sipowicz, Jr.||12 episodes|
|1994–1996||seaQuest DSV||Tony Piccolo||34 episodes|
|1997||Boys Will Be Boys||Skip Larue||Television movie|
|1997–1998||Brooklyn South||Officer Phil Roussakoff||22 episodes|
|1998||3rd Rock from the Sun||Paulie Pollone||1 episode|
|2001||Some of My Best Friends||Pino Palumbo||3 episodes|
|Stargate SG-1||Nick Marlowe (Colonel Danning)||1 episode|
|2003||The Dan Show||Patrick Kennedy||Television movie|
|2004||Las Vegas||Harry||1 episode|
|Lost||David||1 episode "Confidence Man"|
|2004–2007||Gilmore Girls||T.J.||13 episodes|
Alternative title: Vampire Wars: Battle for the Universe
|2005–2006||CSI: NY||Sonny Sassone||2 episodes|
|2013||Bunheads||Jo Jo Deline||1 episode|
|2000||Goodbye Earl||Cop||By the Dixie Chicks|
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