Michael Goorjian, born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, is an American actor, filmmaker, and writer. As an actor, Michael won the Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the television movie David’s Mother with Kirstie Alley. He is also known for his role as Justin, Neve Campbell’s love interest on the Golden Globe winning series Party of Five (1994 – 2000), as well as Heroin Bob in the film SLC Punk! (1998). As a director, Michael achieved widespread recognition for his first major independent film, Illusion (2006), a film he directed, and starred in alongside Hollywood-legend Kirk Douglas. His Debut Novel What Lies Beyond the Stars was released by Hay House Publishing in October 2016.