|Born:||April 12, 1967|
|Birthplace:||Lafayette, California, U.S.A.|
|Also known for:||Role as Rizzo on Vegas TV series|
|Series:||Surviving Gilligan's Island TV movie|
|Character played:||Russell Johnson / The Professor|
Born on April 12, 1967 in Lafayette, California, Michael Wiseman is an American actor best known for roles in the 2001 remake of the "Planet of the Apes," "The Wicker Man" and "Judgment Night." A graduate of Saint Mary's College High School in Berkeley, California, he has had bit roles in the movies "Caged Fury" and "Predator 2," moving on to roles in "Tales From The Crypt," "Cheers," "Melrose Place," "Renegade," "ER," "NYPD Blue" and "The X Files." Today, he is best known for his portrayal of Johnny Rizzo in the 2012 CBS series "Vegas."
Since 2011, Wiseman has been living in his childhood city of Lafayette, Californi, with his wife, Caroline Keenan Wiseman, an Emmy-nominated makeup artist, and their daughters, Dalilah and Olivia.