Michael Landes

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Michael Landes
BornMichael Christopher Landes
(1972-09-18) September 18, 1972 (age 40)
Bronx, New York, United States
OccupationActor
Years active1989–present
SpouseWendy Benson (2000-present)
 
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Michael Landes
BornMichael Christopher Landes
(1972-09-18) September 18, 1972 (age 40)
Bronx, New York, United States
OccupationActor
Years active1989–present
SpouseWendy Benson (2000-present)

Michael Christopher Landes[1] (born September 18, 1972) is an American actor. He is known for his roles of Jimmy Olsen in the first season of Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Detective Nicholas O'Malley in Special Unit 2, and Officer Thomas Burke in Final Destination 2.

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Career

Michael Landes' first major role was Jimmy Olsen in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman in 1993. Michael Landes was able to bring the role of Jimmy more up to date and more modern than he had previously been depicted in other Superman media.

Landes was not invited to continue the role of Jimmy Olsen after the first season. The creator of the series explained in DVD commentary that this was because the producers perceived him to resemble lead actor Dean Cain too much. Justin Whalin took over the role for the remaining three seasons of the program.

He is also known for his roles as Detective Nicholas O'Malley in Special Unit 2, Officer Thomas Burke in Final Destination 2, and David Conlon in The Wedding Bells.

Personal life

Landes was born in the Bronx, New York, the son of Patricia, an interior decorator, and Bernard Landes, a marketing consultant.[1] He married actress Wendy Benson on October 21, 2000.[1] Together, the couple have two children, Mimi Landes and Dominic Landes.

Filmography

As a film producer:

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