Mikael Ayele (Michael Wolde-Yohannes)
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Mikael Ayele is an actor and filmmaker of Swedish and Ethiopian descent. He earned his first acting role at the age of eleven in "The Story of Jesus for Children," a film that was dubbed into over 1,000 languages and viewed by millions worldwide. He went on to study Communication and Theatre at the University of Southern California, where he collaborated on several thesis films that garnered praise from faculty and peers alike. In 2011 he made his lead role debut in the award-winning independent feature film, "Train to Stockholm", which he also co-produced with writer/director Erik Reese of The Sabi Company. Read more... He has since appeared in a variety of independent and studio pictures, including Peter Berg's "Lone Survivor." He currently resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he is beginning to make a name for himself onstage.