Guest host Alex Aldea takes over this week to speak with actor Michael McGlone. They discuss how Michael got his start in the award-winning film, The Brothers McMullen, and how he prepares for roles by tapping into his personal experiences.
Michael McGlone (born August 10, 1972 in White Plains, New York) is an American actor, singer, songwriter, and comedian. He is perhaps best known as the film noiresque spokesman for GEICO insurance posing rhetorical questions in the vein of Robert Stack or Rod Serling, which are then acted out in humorous fashion.
McGlone’s best-known movie credits include two castings as writer/actor/director/producer Edward Burns‘s brother in the 1995 movie The Brothers McMullen and 1996’s She’s the One with Jennifer Aniston. He’s also had large supporting roles in One Tough Cop and The Bone Collector.
On TV, McGlone’s credits include Crash on the Starz and The Kill Point on Spike TV, as well as a recurring role on CBS‘s very well received Person of Interest. He also guest starred in an episode of Psych. Voice-over credits include The Learning Channel‘s Trauma: Life in the E.R., Court TV‘s I, Detective, and The History Channel series Dead Reckoning. McGlone has also acted on stage. His writing credits include the novels CAL, ″And All the Roses Dying…″, Dice, Hourigan’s Song and THE SOFT DRIVE. He has recorded and produced four albums, Hero (1999) and To Be Down (2002), SPEED (2016) and The Center EP (2017), as well as various singles, including The Other Side, The Hammer and Thank you again….