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Michael Shapiro (actor) : biography

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Michael David Shapiro (born 1966) is an American voice actor, actor and director.


Michael Shapiro is most famous for voicing Barney Calhoun and the G-Man in the computer games Half-Life, Half-Life: Opposing Force, Half-Life: Blue Shift, Half-Life: Decay, Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode One, and Half-Life 2: Episode Two.  Games in which he is credited as “Mike Shapiro” are Freddi Fish 4: The Case of the Hogfish Rustlers of Briny Gulch, Blood II: The Chosen, its expansion pack, and Torin's Passage. He has also voiced many radio and TV commercials. Michael is a director of television shows and theater productions, with some of his shows being shown on Strike.TV. In 2007, his TV pilot Family Values, starring Rob Riggle, was screened at the New York Television Festival.

Early life

Michael Shapiro was born in Springfield, Mass, 1966. In 1987 he helped launch the Annex Theater and performed in many of their productions. For a time he lived in Seattle until moving to Brooklyn, New York in 2000.

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