Michael Bofshever is an accomplished actor, director, teacher, author and moderator in the entertainment field for over forty years. He made his first professional stage appearance in Al Pacino’s RICHARD III for Theatre Company of Boston. While training with legendary acting teacher Michael Howard in New York City, he was a co-founding member of the Actors Producing Company. Michael has acted on stage at the Actors Studio, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Circle Repertory Company, regional theatre and on Los Angeles stages. Television credits include Jesse Pinkman’s father on BREAKING BAD, Larry Lighter on Disney’s THE JERSEY, and scores of episodic guest star roles including SCANDAL, Private Practice, True Blood, The Shield, 24, and Rake. Michael recently completed filming director Lasse Halstrom’s, A Dogs Purpose for Dreamworks Pictures. Other film credits include United 93, The Fan, Certifiably Jonathan Winters, Housebroken, and Crime of the Century. He is the author of Your Face Looks Familiar… How To Get Ahead as a Working Actor, from Heinemann Drama Press; and in cooperation with the Screen Actors Guild Foundation has conducted his seminar, “The Journey of the Working Actor,” in union branches throughout the United States, as well as at university theatre and film programs. He has served on the adjunct faculty of USC School of Cinematic Arts and Chapman University.