Photos with Michael Hardy
Of Filipino and African American descent, Michael Hardy was born on Clark AFB in The Philippines. He spent his early childhood living around the world, in Korea, Germany, Oklahoma, and Italy. At the age of 8 his family decided to make Hawaii home. Being very active in every new activity he can try, he decided to focus on basketball, which took him to playing on scholarship at North Idaho College. This is where he had taken his first Theatre course and fell in love with the art of acting. Read more... Paul Cravath. Paul told Michael of the Theatre program at The University of Hawaii at Manoa, and Michael instantly decided to major in it. The theatre program opened his world past acting and into costume, puppetry, lighting design, set design, directing, writing, make up, marketing, and everything involved in the production of theatre. While studying at UHM, he received his first role as Floyd on the hit TV show Lost. In January 2012, he decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career. You may notice him in the background on some TV shows, music videos, movies, and commercials. His first commercial was for American Career College. He also appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live with Will Smith. In mid 2013 he decided to train with Rick Seaman for stunt driving. Michael still continues to pursue his acting and stunt driving career in Los Angeles, while occasionally performing stand-up or improv.