Michael Muhney

Michael Muhney ( born June 12, 1975 in Chicago, Illinois ) is an American actor and screenwriter.


Muhney was born on June 12, 1975 in Chicago ( Illinois). He went to Trinity High School in River Forest and DePaul University in Chicago in 1997 and made her a Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Muhney is a registered member of Mensa and is fluent in English and sign language ASL nor German, his mother tongue.

On 18 December 2007 he and his wife had their first child together - a girl.

His first appearance on television had Muhney should have in the television series Real Life 1998, but the pilot was never aired. Therefore, he made his debut only in the same year in A Will of Their Own, a mini-series of the NBC Networks. A year later, in 1999, Muhney starred as Paul Turk his first starring role in the set after 13 episodes CBS television series Turks. In the years 2000 and 2001, he starred as Detective Mark Farrell in a supporting role in the USA Network cable television series The Huntress. From 2004 to 2007 Muhney played the role of Sheriff Don Lamb in 40 of 64 episodes of The CW television series Veronica Mars.

Since 25 June 2009, he played the role of Adam Newman, which he took over from Chris Engen, in the longstanding CBS soap opera Young and the Restless.

Moreover, had Muhney guest appearances ( for one episode ) in the series ER - Emergency Room (ER), Boomtown, JAG - The Call of Duty ( JAG ), Charmed - Magical Witches ( Charmed ), Without a Trace - Vanishing ( Without a Trace ) Numbers - the logic of the crime ( NUMB3RS ) and CSI: Miami.

Filmography (selection)


  • 2000: Love 101
  • 2000: Virtual Nightmare - you can not escape (Virtual Nightmare )
  • 2001: Nicolas ( TV)
  • 2001: Everything But the Girl
  • 2006: Lovers, Liars and Lunatics
  • 2007: One Night
  • 2008: Act Your Age
  • 2008: Family Practice
  • 2008: No Man's Land: The Rise of Reeker
  • 2008: Columbus Day - A game of life and death ( Columbus Day )
  • 2009: Disconnect
  • 2009: The Portal

TV series