|Starring Cast Member|
|Birthdate:||June 22, 1970 (age 43)|
|Birthplace:||San Mateo, California, U.S.|
|First appearance:||"La Sicaria"|
A native of San Mateo, California, Michael Trucco attended Junipero Serra High School. He is the son of a police officer, and was once interested in becoming one himself until college, when he was attracted to theatrical performance. He changed majors and completed his bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts at Santa Clara University
Trucco became active in television in the late 1990s with appearances in episodes of Touched by an Angel, Beverly Hills, 90210, Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman, and Pensacola: Wings of Gold among others. He continued appearing in shows of similar genres like CSI, Heartbeart, Strong Medicine. He played Cooper Lee in six episodes of One Tree Hill from 2005 to 2006. In 2002, Trucco starred in Wishmaster 4: The Prophecy Fulfilled. In 2005, he joined the drama Battlestar Galactica in the role of Samuel T. Anders. In 2008, he guest-starred on NBC's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and The Big Bang Theory. In 2010, he guest-starred on ABC's series Castle as Detective Tom Demming. Trucco guest starred in a season 6 episode of How I Met Your Mother in 2011, and had a recurring role in the show's eighth season. He is starring in this season of Revenge as Kenny's brother.
In 2013 he will be one of the main character in ABC´s Killer Women, which will be a remake of Argentinean drama Mujeres Asesinas, with producer Sofia Vergara.
- On Sunday, December 2, 2007, Trucco was involved in a car accident with a friend who was driving a Ferrari 360 on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, California
- Trucco was badly injured in the accident, fracturing four of his vertebrae, He has stated that he initially lost feeling in his arms.
- Trucco is also the lead guitarist of the band Simpleworld.