Mike and Erika Christensen starred together for the first time in the MTV Adaptation of Wuthering Heights (2003) as love interests, and reunited 14 years later on screen as Husband and Wife in The Case For Christ (2017)

Was originally considered for a supporting role in Wuthering Heights (2003), but he impressed the film team so much with his acting and musical talent that he was ultimately cast in the lead male role

He is not a fan of salty licorice

Actor Kurt Russell helped teach him how to fly

Mike loves DIY projects like chopping down trees and re-shingling his roof

He has a great singing voice, but has said that he would never do a singing career, because he’s just in for the acting

Mike went to the same High School as Brian Baker, the guy who does the sprint commercials (in the trench-coat). He lived a few blocks away, but never knew him

His pug Orlando was the ring bearer at his wedding

He played music growing up

The Vogel family has one pug, Olivia, 2 horses, Benjamin Buttons and Ghost, 2 hens and 25 chickens

Orlando, who used to be Mike’s other pug, lives with brother Daniel and his Wife

He does not like sushi

Loves all things cars

Mike has two younger siblings, Daniel Aaron and Kristin

Mike and his wife, Courtney, got married in the same church as his parents

For the Seventeen Magazine, Mike had borrowed a friend’s dog, Tex to be on the cover shoot with him when he couldn’t bring his pugs

He was a Wrestler in High School

Mike is a Licensed Pilot

Mike loves to hunt

His last name Vogel, means bird in German and Dutch

Started out his acting career as a model

Studied at the Lynette Sheldon Actor’s Studio in New York

Was offered the part of Angel in the film X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), but declined in order to star in Poseidon (2006) instead

Worked as a plumber at his father’s plumber business before his model and acting days

He served as chair of the VA National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans in 2008

Mike was the runner up to Chris Pine for the role of Kirk in Star Trek (2009)

Both of his grandfathers fought in World War II

He were supposed to star in Love Wrecked (2005) with Amanda Bynes, but decided to go with The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants (2005)

He was supposed to guest star in The O.C (2003-2007) but wasn’t muscular enough, so the role was given to another actor

Mike were close to being one of the main leads of a TV show, but he decided he was more of a film actor, so he turned down the offer

Likes to combine either cookies and cream, or mint chocolateship with Sprite

Buddy TV ranked Mike #96 on their list of TV’s Sexiest Men of 2011

Buddy TV ranked Mike #5 on their list of TV’s Sexiest Men of 2013

Mike is left handed

In 2000 he was an extra on the TV show Young Americans (2000)

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