Oct. 6th, 1982
Midland, Texas, USA
Michael Arden's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2011 - Source Code
2009 - Bride Wars
2006 - The Good Shepherd
Guest TV Roles
Reverend Steve Stewart
Michael Jerrod Moore known professionally as Michael Arden, is an American stage actor, singer, and composer. Growing up in Midland, Texas, he was active in the Pickwick Players, Midland's youth performing company. He was a student at Trinity School, a college preparatory school in Midland. A Presidential Scholar in the arts, he received a scholarship to Interlochen Arts Academy as a theatre student, where he graduated in 2001. He was accepted on a full scholarship to the Juilliard School, where he was in the Drama Division's Group 34 (2001–2005). He left Juilliard in 2003 to join the Broadway revival company of the musical Big River.Arden is openly gay, and as of 2013 in a relationship with Smash star Andy Mientus.
- Sang alongside and with Barbra Streisand on her 2007 First Ever European Tour.
- In 1998 he was awarded the Lola Wilson Fine Arts Scholarship
- Trained as an actor and later dropped out of The Juilliard School in Manhattan after his second year of study to continue his run in "Big River" on Broadway.
- In 1999 he received the Interlochen Arts Academy "Maddy" Summer Artist Award
- He was one of only 12 Presidential Scholars in the Arts (2001).
- Attended St. Luke's United Methodist Church in his hometown of Midland, Texas.