He has appeared in TV series like Axe Cop, Miami Vice, Golden Boy, Blue Bloods, Special Bulletin, CSI: Miami, Hawaii Five-0, Bob's Burgers, Jake and the Fatman, War and Remembrance, 24, St. Elsewhere, Crime Story, Big Apple, Cagney & Lacey, Tilt, Gabriel's Fire, The Mob Doctor and Tour of Duty. He also appeared in such films as Reservoir Dogs, Frankenstein, The Inspectors 2: A Shred of Evidence, ICE Agent, L.A. Dicks, Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home, Sin City Crash and Burn, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Free Willy. He has also appeared in a few other games such as Reservoir Dogs, Mob of the Dead, The Walking Dead: Season Two, Yakuza, True Crime: Streets of LA, Narc and Driv3r.
His grandparents moved from Denmark to America, which is the only explanation of his names Michael SØREN MADSEN since "Søren" and "Madsen" are Danish names. He has still relatives in Denmark.