Johnny Meyer (John Charles Meyer II)
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This curiously shy Johnny Meyer may be a Hoosier by birth but he was raised in Beverly Hills, MI, and is the only son of George and Sandra Meyer. He has two older sisters named Julie and Karen. His mother died in 1990 of liver failure. His father is a barbershop quartet singer and runs Commissions Express of Southeastern Michigan. Meyer graduated W.E. Groves High School (1990) and went on to attend Ferris State University and Michigan State University, majoring in Journalism and Telecommunications, respectively. He left college in 1992 to pursue acting and writing full time in Los Angeles. Read more... acting with Geraldine Baron, C.S.A., in 1994. Cast as the lead in M.S.U.'s student-produced TV show "The Show" in 1991-92, his two episodes garnered a "Best Comedy" award at the "U" College Newspaper festival in 1992 in L.A. He appeared in an episode of ER (1994) as dying, seizuring, hand-breaking Michael Clifford, cast and directed by Mimi Leder and was #1 rated. He briefly wrote for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) in 1992. He frequently can be heard on Chicago-based radio show "Mancow's Morning Madhouse" as a "voice". He also does stand-up comedy but, "purely as a hobby...". Johnny enjoys traveling, tennis and Libertarian politics. He describes himself as a cross between James Dean and Crispin Glover. His favorite actresses are Tiffani Thiessen, Alyssa Milano and Kim Cattrall. His favorite performer is Morrissey and his favorite entertainment reporter is Toni Senecal. He currently lives alone in North Hollywood with his little gray cat, Calyx Mo Frippins. Favorite quote: "L.A. is like 8 million people in group therapy" by Taylor Negron.