Michael Dorame grew up in Hollywood as a bit actor & extra for such films as Big Top Pee Wee, Pee Wee's Big Adventure, 12 Monkeys, Return of the Living Dead, Angus, Strange Days, Knott's Landing
Michael won an Irene Ryan nomination for his portrayal of Arnie in the stage play "Better Days," directed by the late Donna Breed as well as other productions like West Side Story, As You Like It, The Enchanted, and School for Wives.
As a college student Michael directed his first film entitled "Meatball."
Michael had a brush with death due to his drug addiction that inspired him to make his first documentary short called "Rock-A-Holic," a story about how rock climbing saved the lives of 3 recovering addicts. Christopher Alstrin, Filmmaker of the award winning "Wide Boyz" directs.