Birth Name: Michael Urie
Birth Place: Plano, Texas, USA
Born on Aug. 8, 1980 in Dallas, TX, Urie was raised in the nearby suburb of Plano, where he attended Plano Senior High School. While there, he played in the marching band and was heavily involved in his school's speech and drama program. After a starring role in the school's production of William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," Urie fell in love with theater. Shortly after high school, he trained at the prestigious Quad C Theatre where he appeared in student productions of "Sylvia" (1998) and "Locked Away" (1999). While attending the famed Juilliard School, he starred in the world premiere of "Love and Happiness" in 2001, portraying a 16-year-old who plots to get rid of his mother...
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