Michael Urie Biography

Actor (1980–)
Michael Urie is an award-winning theater and television actor best known for his role as the catty Marc St. James on Ugly Betty.


Born on August 8, 1980, in Dallas, Texas, actor Michael Urie attended the Juilliard School in New York City and, in 2002, won the prestigious John Houseman Prize for Excellence in Classical Theatre. Urie's big break came in 2006, when he landed a role on the popular ABC show Ugly Betty. He played Marc St. James, Betty's flamboyantly gay and impeccably dressed nemesis and fellow staff member of Mode magazine. The series ran until 2010 and garnered wide acclaim, including Golden Globe and Emmy awards. Urie resides in New York City. 

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