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Zegen's role on Rescue Me began as a recurring character in seasons 1–3, playing the nephew of series lead Tommy Gavin (Denis Leary). In seasons 5–6, he was promoted to the main cast when his character began probationary firefighter school to become a firefighter.

In 2010, Zegen was cast as gangster Bugsy Siegel for the second, third, and fifth season of the HBO series, Boardwalk Empire. In 2011, Zegen, along with James Ransone, was cast in supporting roles in the HBO comedy series How To Make It In America. In mid-2011, Zegen was cast in a recurring guest role in the second season of the AMC series The Walking Dead.

In 2014 he created the role of Liam off-Broadway in the dark comedy Bad Jews. Zegan made his Broadway debut in A View from the Bridge in 2015. In 2017, Zegen played Joel Maisel in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. For the role he has won two Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series awards from the Screen Actors Guild. He returned to Broadway in 2021 to star in Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress.

Michael Zegen Photos


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The New Group's Off-Broadway Production, 2020

Broadway Revival Production, 2015

World Premiere New Group Production, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2013

Red Bull Theater Production, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Production, 2012

Michael Zegen Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Scenic Designer
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Lighting Designer
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Production Stage Manager

Michael Zegen Movies

Bittersweet Place
[ 2005 ] Todd
The Girl Next Door
[ 2007 ] Eddie
Assassination of a High School President
[ 2008 ] Steven Loman
[ 2009 ] Eric
The Box
[ 2009 ] Garcin
Taking Woodstock
[ 2009 ] Young Man #1
Frances Ha
[ 2012 ] Benji
[ 2012 ] The Blogger
[ 2015 ] Maurizio
[ 2017 ] Pete
[ 2018 ] Eli
The Seagull
[ 2018 ] Medvedenko
The Stand In
[ 2020 ] Steve

Michael Zegen TV Shows

Boardwalk Empire
Benny Siegel
Rescue Me
Damien Keefe
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Joel Maisel

Michael Zegen Videos

Michael Zegen News

Video: Watch Max's New Teaser For THE PENGUIN Starring Colin Farrell

Catch the latest teaser for THE PENGUIN, featuring Colin Farrell in the title role. Released by Max, this new glimpse is sure to excite fans of the iconic character. The cast includes Colin Farrell, Cristin Milioti, Rhenzy Feliz, Michael Kelly, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Deirdre O'Connell, Clancy Brown, and Michael Zegen. Watch the video!

Andrew Rannells Joins Lena Dunham's New Netflix Series

Andrew Rannells is reuniting with Girls creator Lena Dunham for her new Netflix series. Rannells will be joining Megan Stalter, Will Sharpe, and Emily Ratajkowski in Too Much, also starring Michael Zegen, Richard E. Grant, Stephen Fry, Janicza Bravo, Rhea Perlman, Rita Wilson, and more. Get the scoop on the new show.

Photos: Eddie Redmayne, Gayle Rankin, and More Arrive at Opening Night of DOUBT

See photos of Eddie Redmayne, Gayle Rankin, Rupert Friend, Nathan Lane, and more arriving on the red carpet of the opening night celebration of Doubt here!

Michael Zegen, Julie Benko, Danny Kornfeld & More Join NYTF's Summer Soirée

This coming Monday, June 19, the award-winning National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) presents a Summer Soirée, a star-studded event celebrating the students, educators and supporters of NYTF's new Education Initiative aimed at combatting anti-Semitism through the performing arts.

Video: Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer Plays Carol Burnett in MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL Finale; Watch Her Perform 'Shy' From ONCE UPON A MATTRESS

Watch a video of Leslie Kritzer playing Carol Burnett in the finale of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. See her perform 'Shy' from Once Upon a Mattress now! Leslie Kritzer has been seen on Broadway in Beetlejuice, Hairspray, Legally Blonde, and more.

Megan McGinnis & More Sing on MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL Soundtrack

Listen to the first 5 songs from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Season 5. The first songs released are Dinah Washington, “Relax Max”; Doris Day with The Page Cavanaugh Trio, “I Love The Way You Say Goodnight”; Cast, “Everything Grows!”; Megan McGinnis, “Make My Kitchen Dream Come True”; Cast, “Your Personal Trash Man Can.”

Alex Borstein Wants a MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL Broadway Musical

Alex Borstein and Rachel Brosnahan have shared their thoughts on a potential Marvelous Mrs. Maisel stage musical adaptation! Borstein shared t she would love to reprise her role as Susie in the potential musical, also suggesting the musicals format. Brosnahan revealed that Laura Benanti would be her choice to star as Midge.

Photos: Sutton Foster, Rachel Brosnahan & More Attend THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL Premiere

Attendees included creator Amy Sherman-Palladino, Executive Producer Daniel Palladino, and stars Rachel Brosnahan, Tony Shalhoub, Alex Borstein, Marin Hinkle, Sutton Foster, Gideon Glick, Michael Zegen, Kevin Pollak, Caroline Aaron, Alfie Fuller, Reid Scott and Jason Ralph. Check out photos from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel premiere now!

Video: Watch THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL Season Five Official Trailer

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel revealed the official trailer for the groundbreaking series' fifth and final season. The epic, hilarious, and emotional final season of this beloved series takes us through time for a spectacular send-off, featuring the return of some familiar faces—including Milo Ventimiglia and Kelly Bishop. Watch the video trailer now!

Photos: Go Inside the 2023 Roundabout Gala with Sutton Foster & More

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company celebrated its 2023 Gala, which featured a very special performance from two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster. Check out photos from inside the big night!

Photos: Stars Gather to Honor Amy Sherman-Palladino, Daniel Palladino, Scott Ellis, and Black Theatre United at Roundabout Gala

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company celebrated its 2023 Gala honoring Amy Sherman-Palladino, Daniel Palladino, Scott Ellis, and Black Theatre United. Check out photos from the red carpet!

VIDEO: Prime Video Drops THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL Season Five Teaser & Premiere Date

Prime Video's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel revealed the official teaser and premiere date for the groundbreaking series' fifth and final season. In the fifth and final season, Midge finds herself closer than ever to the success she's dreamed of, only to discover that closer than ever is still so far away. Watch the video teaser now!

Photos: On the Red Carpet for THE SEAGULL/WOODSTOCK, NY at The New Group

Check out photos from the red carpet of The New Group's world premiere production of The Seagull/Woodstock, NY!

Photos: Darren Criss & The House Of Suntory's Host After, After Tony's Celebration

Another Tonys has come and gone! Before DeBose took the stage, Darren Criss and Julianne Hough hosted The Tony Awards: Act One on Paramount+.  And after the Tonys, the party moved from Radio City Music Hall to The House Of Suntory's for a star-studded celebration. Check out photos!

Photos: Broadway Stars Align on the 2022 Tony Awards Red Carpet

We're taking you to the red carpet for a look at all of the stars (and what they're wearing) at them 2022 Tony Awards!

YouTube Announces RECIPE FOR CHANGE: STANDING UP TO ANTI-SEMTISM Special Ahead Of Passover

In “Recipe for Change: Standing Up to Antisemitism” hosts Ilana Glazer, Moshe Kasher and Idina Menzel partner with Skylar Astin, Michael Ian Black, Rachel Bloom, Alex Edelman, Hannah Einbinder, Jordan Firstman, Lori Gottlieb, Bryan Greenberg, ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt, Hari Nef, Josh Peck, Zac Posen, Ruth Reichl, Rachel Sumekh, and Michael Zegen.

LISTEN: THE MARVELOUS MRS MAISEL Season Four Soundtrack Out Today

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Season Four (Music From The Amazon Series) features original songs 'They Came, They Danced,' 'City Lights,' and 'Maybe Monica'—written for the series by Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore as well as compositions by Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Leonard Bernstein/Betty Comden/Adolf Green, George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin.

BWW Interview: THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL Songwriters Tom Mizer & Curtis Moore Talk Season 4!

Season 4 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Amazon Prime Video is out now! BroadwayWorld spoke with The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel's original songwriters/lyricists Tom Mizer and Curtis Moore about creating the music for one of the most popular TV shows out there today!

Broadway Actors You Should Know in THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL

Check out BroadwayWorld's guide to Broadway actors in the fourth season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and how you know them! The series features an impressive amount of Broadway talent, including returning cast members Tony Shalhoub, Stephanie Hsu, and Jane Lynch, and new guest stars like Gideon Glick, Kelly Bishop, and more.

Wake Up With BWW 2/18: MISCAST Casting, MACBETH Ticket Initiative, and More!

Today's top stories: Miscast22 will take place in-person, at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Monday April 4. This year's cast will include Aaron Tveit, Uzo Aduba, Joshua Henry, and more! Plus, the upcoming Broadway production of MACBETH has announced MACBETH 2022: Ticket Initiative, a program developed to provide students free tickets to the show.


How many Broadway shows has Michael Zegen been in?

Michael Zegen has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Michael Zegen been in?

Michael Zegen has not appeared in the West End.

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