Michael Gaston started his acting career more than 20 years ago as an actor in The Wedding Banquet (1993).
He has a B.A. in History from UC Davis and an M.F.A. from NYU. He currently lives in New York and has two children.
He has since played roles in multiple movies and TV series including
- One Life to Live (episode in 1996)
- The Sopranos (1999)
- Spin City (1998)
- Law and Order (1994-2009)
- Inception (2010)
- The Mentalist (2010-2013).
- He was the producer for the documentary Tending Fires that released in 2012.