Michael Carbonaro is an American actor, magician, and improv artist, who was born in New York, New York. Michael is most known for his unique hidden-camera "Magic Clerk" segments on The Tonight Show, in which he tricks unsuspecting customers at a convenience store. His series The Carbonaro Effect was picked up by TruTV and premiered on April 1, 2014.
In 2003, he kicked off his film career starring as Mikey Falcone in A Tale of Two Pizzas, alongside Vincent Pastore and Frank Vincent, and a year later was featured in the Chappelle's Show on Comedy Central. He has also starred in the successful Off-Broadway hit comedy, Jewtopia, as the lead character Adam. Following that, Carbonaro took on the bold role of Andy Wilson, a somewhat innocent, fresh-faced teen, in the 2006 comedy, Another Gay Movie. For his work, he was recognized with an OUTfest "Best Actor in a Feature Film" award. Carbonaro has also taken to the television screen playing diverse soap opera characters in All My Children, The Guiding Light and as Jeff Trapido in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.