Son of Mexican immigrant farmworkers, Miguel Angel grew up both in the U.S. and in Mexico traveling back and forth each year and attending school in both countries. He received his bachelor’s degree in Theater from UCLA.
Miguel Angel is an an award winning writer/ director/ producer. He has won four awards and has been nominated 4 other times including ‘Best Screenplay’ for his film ‘Broken Sunflower Hearts.’ The film has screened at over a 20 festivals internationally. He co-wrote the critically acclaimed play ‘Melancholia,’ which had a successful run in Los Angeles and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland where it was nominated for an 'Amnesty International Award.’
Miguel Angel has produced and starred in the feature film ‘Cry Now.’ He also produced and starred in the short film ‘The Invitation,’ which premiered at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival and aired on the Showtime Network. He wrote and produced the PSA ‘Know Your Rights’ for the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) which became one of the most widely distributed and viewed tool for Immigrant Rights in the U.S.
As an actor, he has the leading role for the recently released feature film ‘Sleeping Dogs Lie,’ and has worked on the American crime drama ‘Too Old To Die Young’ starring Miles Teller for Amazon Studios. Previously he’s had a recurring role in the long running soap ‘General Hospital’ as Orlando Brooks and has appeared the film ‘We Have Your Husband’ for Lifetime. Miguel Angel has also appeared on many other TV shows including NCIS Los Angeles (CBS) and CSI:NY (CBS).