Acting veteran and horror genre icon Michael Berryman was born in Los Angeles, California. He was born prematurely with Hydrochrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia, a rare condition leaving him with no sweat glands, hair, fingernails or teeth. Michael's father was renowned neurosurgeon Sloan Berryman and his mother, Barbara, was a Registered Nurse. Michael as a young child had extensive cranial reconstruction @ Children's Hospital in Los Angeles. Michael took all these challenges and turned them into a golden career in film and television, thanks to legendary film director George Pal discovering Michael, who at the time owned and worked at a gift shop/art gallery in Venice, California.
George Pal cast Michael in the Western DOC SAVAGE, then shortly after that Milos Forman discovered and cast Michael in ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST.
Berryman went on to star as PLUTO in Wes Craven's cult classic THE HILL'S HAVE EYES. Additionally, Berryman has appeared in such films as WEIRD SCIENCE, STAR TREK IV, ARMED RESPONSE, CUT AND RUN, SOLAR CRISIS, THE DEVIL'S REJECTS, etc. He also has appeared in more main-stream roles such as the comedy SPY HARD and family favorite SCOOBY DOO. Michael's many television credits include TALES FROM THE CRYPT and X FILES. Michael Berryman portrays a gamut of characters, ranging from evil, dangerous and creepy to wise, gentle, sage, mystical, whimsical, comedic and even angels. Michael is an adored favorite of horror and sci-fi movie fans worldwide.
Michael and his wife Patty own and run a farm in Northern California where he and his wife have walnut, apple, pear, cherry and plum orchards and raise their beloved horses. Michael loves to bake pies.
Most recently, Michael stars with Edward Furlong in the soon-to-be-released feature film BELOW ZERO, the horror/ thriller EREBUS. This year Michael is slated to film THE DEVIL’S ROAD (an homage to the popular horror films of the 1970’s and 1980’s), as well as the paranormal/thriller THE SUM OF NINE: THE CHOSEN ONES. Michael will also star in the television series HELL HUNTERS (based on the popular comic book.)