Michael Cerveris (born November 6, 1960) is an American singer, guitarist and actor.
Cerveris was raised in Huntington, West Virginia by a professor of music father and a dancer mother who met while students at the Juilliard School. He is a 1979 graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and a 1983 cum laude graduate of Yale University.
The star of multiple Broadway shows, Cerveris has played roles ranging from Tommy in The Who's Tommy, Thomas Andrews (designer of the R.M.S. Titanic) in Titanic: The Musical to John Wilkes Booth in Assassins. He first came to national attention as Ian Ware in the television series FAME. Around that time he began his film career with a few scenes as a singer in the movie Tokyo Pop. He offers his song from that film on his web page for free. He costarred in the film The Mexican alongside Julia Roberts and James Gandolfini, and guest starred in the hit tv shows CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (as Syd "Booth" Goggle aka The Strip Strangler) and 21 Jump Street, among others.