Michael Trucco (born Edward Michael Trucco on June 22, 1970) is an actor. A native of San Mateo, California, he attended Junipero Serra High School. The son of a police officer, he was interested in being one himself until college, when he was attracted to theatrical performance. He took a theatre course for non-majors while he was studying Criminal Justice, but he did so well that he was asked to consider changing majors. He changed majors and completed his bachelors degree in Theatre Arts at the University of Santa Clara.