Michael A. Goorjian

Michael A. Goorjian

Highest Rated: 75% The Wizard of Lies (2017)

Lowest Rated: 12% Broken (2006)

Birthday: Feb 04, 1971

Birthplace: Oakland, California, USA

A dark-haired, intense actor of Armenian descent, Michael Goorjian first got hired as a dancer for the short-lived musical comedy series "Hull High" (NBC, 1990) and the forgettable feature musical "Newsies" (1992). He also appeared in "Chaplin" (as Charles Chaplin Jr.) and "Forever Young" (both 1992) and earned a measure of success with a recurring role during the 1991-1992 season on the acclaimed ABC series "Life Goes On." He achieved his highest profile, however, for his Emmy-winning turn as an autistic teenager in the CBS telefilm "David's Mother" (1994), starring Kirstie Alley. Goorjian's commitment to the role was so complete that most of the crew believed he truly was autistic, and his amazingly authentic creation enabled him to beat out established pros like Alan Alda, Richard Gere, Ian McKellen and Matthew Broderick for the coveted statue. Added to the cast of the Fox drama "Party of Five" (1994-1999) as a suitor to Julia Salinger (Neve Campbell), he was popular enough to receive an upgrade from "recurring" character to series regular for the 1995-96 season. Goorjian harbored mixed feelings over the experience and opted not to sign a lucrative contract to become a series regular, relegating the character of Justin to and infrequent guest spots thereafter.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
75% 63% The Wizard of Lies Dan Horwitz (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet 35% Punk's Dead: SLC Punk 2 Bob (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Green Thumb Dad (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 84% Ambition to Meaning: Finding Your Life's Purpose Director - 2009
No Score Yet 84% Around June Mr. Lewis (Character) $11.9K 2008
12% 32% Broken Thomas (Character) - 2006
36% 87% Illusion Christopher Baines (Character),
Director,
Writer
$9.3K 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Happily Even After Stuart (Character) - 2004
No Score Yet 90% Go for Broke Rome/Romie (Character) - 2002
No Score Yet 29% The Mesmerist Writer - 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Amerikana Peter (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Art House Danny Farthing (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet 44% The Invisibles Jude (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet 14% Deal of a Lifetime Unknown (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Life in a Day Dr. Peter Hamilton (Character) - 1999
63% 89% SLC Punk Bob (Character) $299.2K 1999
No Score Yet 38% Do Not Disturb Billy Boy Manson (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet 45% Something More Sam (Character) - 1999
30% 34% Hard Rain Kenny (Character) $19.9M 1998
No Score Yet 62% David's Mother David Goodson (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Flood: Who Will Save Our Children? Scott Chapman (Character) - 1993

TV

Credit
86% 82% Lucifer Unknown (Guest Star) 2016
No Score Yet 91% Code Black Emanuel (Guest Star) 2016
93% 76% Covert Affairs Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
No Score Yet 87% Lie to Me Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet 66% CSI: Miami Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
90% 96% House Sean Randolph (Guest Star) 2005
91% 90% Monk Jacob Carlyle (Guest Star) 2005
85% 88% Alias Andre Sterescu (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Without a Trace Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet 84% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet 96% Party of Five Unknown (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
1994-2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Chicago Hope Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Touched by an Angel Unknown (Character) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Under Suspicion Unknown (Guest Star) 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Growing Pains Unknown (Guest Star) 1991

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