Mike Vogel Biography
Michael James Vogel (born July 17, 1979) is an American actor and former fashion model. Vogel began modeling jeans for the iconic Levi Strauss & Company. He was subsequently cast in the television series Grounded for Life, appearing in a recurring role between 2001 and 2004. His first film role was in the skateboarding-themed Grind (2003). In 2003, he starred as Heath in the made-for-television remake of Wuthering Heights, which premiered on MTV, and filmed his role in the remake of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.
In 2005, after Grounded for Life was canceled, Vogel appeared in four films, with the most notable roles as Eric Richman, the romantic interest of Blake Lively's character in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, and a supporting role in Rumor Has It..., as Blake Burroughs, the son of Kevin Costner's character. He co-starred as Christian, the fiancé of Emmy Rossum's character in the disaster film Poseidon (2006), a remake of the 1972 film The Poseidon Adventure.
Vogel was originally offered the role of Angel in X-Men: The Last Stand, but backed out to appear in Poseidon. From 2007 to 2009, he starred in the films The Deaths of Ian Stone, Across the Hall, and the horror film Open Graves. He co-starred as Jason Hawkins in Cloverfield (2008), Jack in She's Out of My League (2010), Bobby in Blue Valentine (2010), Johnny Foote in The Help (2011), and Dave Hansen in What's Your Number?.
He had starring roles in several TV series as Chris Deleo on Miami Medical (2010), pilot Dean Lowrey on Pan Am (2011), Deputy Zack Shelby on Bates Motel (2013), Dale 'Barbie' Barbara on Under the Dome (2013), and Ricky Stormgren on the Syfy mini-series Childhood's End (2015). He starred in the Hallmark movie In My Dreams (2015), and the films Adult Interference (2017), The Case for Christ (2017), The Amendment (2018), and Secret Obsession (2019).
He again had starring TV roles as Adam Salton on The Brave (2017) and Cooper Connelly on Sex/Life (2021). He co-starred as Lt. Sullivan in the film Fantasy Island (2020), a horror spin on the original 80's TV show.