Michael Drayer (born March 19, 1986)[1] is an American actor.[2] He is best known for his recurring role as Cisco on the television drama–thriller series Mr. Robot,[3] Gabe on the television drama series Deception,[4] and for his supporting role as Eddie in Sneaky Pete.[5] Drayer also took part on other TV series such as Vinyl, The Sopranos, The Following,[6]Aquarius,[7] Timeless,[8] and a main role on the episode "Bully" of the comedy-drama television series Louie.[9] In addition to the TV series, he also acted in small roles in films as The Wrestler, August Rush, and Before I Disappear.

Michael Drayer
Born (1986-03-19) March 19, 1986 (age 33)
Years active2004–present



Year Title Role Notes
2007 August Rush Mannix
2008 The Wrestler Strip Club Bachelor
2009 Camp Victory Pete the Pistol Short (12 minutes)
2010 Treasure of the Black Jaguar Shlomo
2010 White Irish Drinkers Dennis
2012 Sharkproof Freddy Krebs
2013 All Is Bright Bobby, who comes to buy a tree
2013 Grandma's Not a Toaster Eddie Short (10 minutes)
2014 God's Pocket Danny
2014 Before I Disappear Jordan
2014 The Gift Bud Short (16 minutes)
2015 Condemned Officer Thomas
2016 Nerve Officer McMillan
2017 The Vanishing of Sidney Hall Max


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Third Watch Tony Terror Episode: "Rat Bastard"
2005 Jonny Zero White Kid Episode: "No Good Deed"
2005–2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Nicky Sims; Shawn 2 episodes
2007 The Sopranos Jason Parisi 4 episodes
2008 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Jamie Stephens Episode: "Neighborhood Watch"
2009 Law & Order Kyle Chase Episode: "Promote This!"
2009 The Unusuals Ralph Chapelle Episode: "The Apology Line"
2009 Mercy Dale Episode: "We All Saw This Coming"
2010 Royal Pains Policeman Episode "Keeping the Faith"
2010 Louie Sean Episode: "Bully"
2011 Person of Interest Anton O'Mara Episode: "Pilot"
2012 NYC 22 Jerry Williams 2 episodes
2012 Made in Jersey Albert Garretti 6 episodes
2013 The Following Rick Kester 3 episodes
2013 Deception Gabe 9 episodes
2014 Believe Pat 'Patty' Farnsworth Episode: "Sinking"
2015 Aquarius Jimmy Too Butano 3 episodes
2015–2017 Mr. Robot Francis "Cisco" Shaw 12 episodes
2015–present Sneaky Pete Eddie 10 episodes
2016 Blue Bloods Marcus Beale Episode: "Friends in Need"
2016 Shades of Blue Joaquin Foster 4 episodes
2016 Vinyl Detective Renk 5 episodes
2016 Difficult People James Episode: "Hashtag Cats"
2017 Timeless Harry Houdini Episode: "The World's Columbian Exposition"
2017 NCIS Carlo Hackett Episode: "A Bowl of Cherries"
2017 Wisdom of the Crowd Ryan Booth Episode: "Machine Learning"
2018 Blindspot Michael Ganzman Episode: "Galaxy of Minds"
2018 Claws Clint 3 episodes
2018 Manifest Ronnie Wilcox Episode: "S.N.A.F.U."
2018 Bull Chris Coleman Episode: "But for the Grace"


  1. ^ "Michael Drayer - Biographical Summaries of Notable People". MyHeritage. Retrieved 2016-10-19.
  2. ^ "Michael Drayer". TVSA. Retrieved 2016-10-19.
  3. ^ Matt Webb Mitovich (21 November 2016). "NBC's Timeless Casts Harry Houdini With Mr. Robot's Michael Drayer". TVLine.com. Yahoo Sports. Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Who Is Harry Houdini on 'Timeless'?". 2paragraphs.com. 16 January 2017. Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  5. ^ Ken Tucker (13 January 2017). "'Sneaky Pete': A Sneaky, Surprising Delight". Yahoo!. Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  6. ^ "'Mr. Robot' Casts 'Gotham, Sopranos' Actors". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2016-10-19.
  7. ^ Shane Olga Ocampo (22 November 2016). "Timeless Episode 10 Airdate, Spoilers: 'Mr. Robot' actor Michael Drayer cast as illusionist Houdini". ASZ News. Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  8. ^ "Who Is Harry Houdini on 'Timeless'?". 2Paragraphs. 16 January 2017. Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  9. ^ "Louie - Bully_ War, huh_ What is it good for_". HITFIX. Retrieved 2016-10-19.

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