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<b>Michael McGee</b> as Joey
Michael McGee as Joey

Michael McGee began his acting work in San Francisco where he studied with Wendell Phillips and Jean Shelton. He appeared on stage in many plays there including productions of LYSISTRATA, THE ADDING MACHINE, TANGO, GEMINI, BLEACHER BUMS, DREYFUS IN REHEARSAL, THE BRIDGE, CRIMES OF THE HEART and also appeared in his first independent film "THE METHOD". He also taught acting at the Jean Shelton Acting School in San Francisco where he met long time friend Kevin Keresey.

After returning to Los Angeles where he spent most of his youth he continued doing theatre, both acting and directing. Most notably, he directed a critically acclaimed production of Maxim Gorky's classic THE LOWER DEPTHS set in current time on Skid Row where he cast and coached homeless artists to play alongside of actors, and as an actor in a production of HAMLET where he played Polonius with a cast including notable actors Don Cheadle and Jesse Borrego. He appeared in several independent films playing featured roles including BLACK written and directed by Bruce Beatty. THE RAT THING marks his first lead role in a film.

McGee also writes screenplays and has plans to direct his first film of a screenplay adaptation entitled, "El Entierro del Mal Humor"(Burying the Ill Humor), that he wrote based on three short stories from a book written by his brother Tom McGee. He wrote the screenplay adaptation in English and translated it with Jaime Bermudez into Spanish. He plans to shoot the film set in Mexico.

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