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Over the past thirty years South African-born actor Sean Cameron Michael has become a respected veteran in his home country, having performed in over 80 local and international television series, shorts, music videos and feature films.
Sean's credits include Dean Devlin’s Emmy-winning series The Triangle and Fox’s multi Emmy and Golden Globe nominated feature 24:Redemption based on their hit 24 series. Sean played the controversial role of UN worker Charles Solenz, while over 12 million viewers tuned in for the premiere.
In 2011 Sean played Thomas Edison in the Emmy-winning America:The Story of Us, scoring the highest viewership ratings in network history, while the following year he played the lead in Animal Planet’s TV special Mermaids:The Body Found. This was followed by the Golden Globe nominated feature The Girl and HBO’s Emmy-nominated Strike Back series. He also worked opposite Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds in Universal’s global hit Safe House.
In 2013 Sean starred opposite Oscar winner William Hurt in BBC Films’ award-winning The Challenger Disaster and then started work on season 1 of Michael Bay's pirate adventure series Black Sails for Starz Entertainment. With over 57 million subscribers, the show premiered in January 2014 to the highest ratings for original series in the cable channel’s history and garnered 4 Emmy nominations. As a 2014 Emmy nomination contender for Best Supporting Actor, Sean returns in season 2 as series regular Richard Guthrie.
He most recently played the supporting role of Lester in Zentropa Entertainment/Universal's feature The Salvation for director Kristian Levring. The Danish western premiered at Cannes to a six-minute standing ovation and is presently screening worldwide. Sean stars opposite Mads Mikkelsen, Jonathan Pryce and Eva Green. Sean's next feature film is director Christopher-Lee Dos Santos' Last Broken Darkness. He plays the lead role of Sam.