Michael Cudlitz (born (1964-12-29)December 29, 1964) is an American actor known for portraying John Cooper in the NBC/TNT drama series Southland for which he won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2013, Sergeant Denver "Bull" Randleman in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, and Sergeant Abraham Ford in the AMC horror series The Walking Dead.
Cudlitz is married to Rachel Cudlitz. They met while students at CalArts. Their twins, Max and Mason, were born on February 12, 1997 in Los Angeles.
Cudlitz was born on (1964-12-29)December 29, 1964 in Long Island, New York, and raised in Lakewood Township, New Jersey. He is a 1982 graduate of Lakewood High School. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the California Institute of the Arts, where he graduated in 1990.