Michael Arden portrays Patrick in the new FX networks TV show Anger Management. Recently, Arden recurred on ABC’s GCB. Additional television credits include Nurse Jackie, The Good Wife, Off The Map, Grey’s Anatomy, Kings, The Quickening and The Return of Jazebel James. Film credits include: Underground, Bride Wars, Source Code and the upcoming film The Odd Life of Timothy Green.
In addition to his film and television appearances, Arden has starred on Broadway in Twyla Tharp and Bob Dylan’s The Times They Are A-Changin’ and as “Tom Sawyer” in the Deaf West/Roundabout production of Big River. Off-Broadway credits include; Swimming in the Shallows, BARE: A Pop Opera and It’s Only Life: The Music of John Bucchino. Arden was also seen as Alex in Aspects of Love at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory directed by Trevor Nunn and in the title role in Pippin (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Nomination).
Arden launched the “Young Voices” Concert Series at Feinstein’s at the Regency Hotel and has given numerous concerts in New York and Los Angeles. Training: Interlochen and The Juilliard School (Drama). Michael is also a Presidential Scholar in the arts.
The star of the the FX series Anger Management – Michael Arden was born born October 6, 1982. He is an American stage actor, singer, and composer. He was born in Midland, Texas. He takes the part of Patrick in Anger Management.
He has appeared in television on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy (episode “17 Seconds” as Neal Hannigan) and in Numb3rs for CBS. He has also been seen co-starring with Donald Trump in a Domino’s Pizza television commercial, and with Regis and Kelly in a 2006 Commerce Bank commercial.
He was cast in the Fox show The Return of Jezebel James, which aired and was cancelled after three episodes in the spring of 2008. Arden recently had a recurring role in the NBC series Kings as Joseph, the secret boyfriend of the closeted gay heir to the throne, Prince Jack Benjamin. He also guest starred in an episode of The Closer as James Clark, a schizophrenic murder suspect, as well as guest starring in an episode of Bones as Harold Prescott.
He will be starring alongside Radha Mitchell, Jeffrey Nordling, and John Heard in the new A&E drama The Quickening. Producers of The Good Wife announced in August 2011 that Arden had been cast in a recurring role as a potential love interest for the recurring character Owen Cavanaugh (Dallas Roberts).
Having also done work in film, he is a featured actor in director Colin Spoelman’s independent effort “Underground”, the story of five friends who become trapped inside a cave system deep below a mountain ridge in central Kentucky. He is also in the movie Bride Wars. Arden’s more recent work included the 2011 movie Source Code, starring Jake Gyllenhaal.