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Michael J. Knowles        

Actor & Conservative Political Commentator

Michael J. Knowles is an actor and conservative political commentator.

Knowles began training as an actor with the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, as part of its Advanced Teen Conservatory. He then attended Yale University, graduating with a B. A. in History, and winning the Seymour L. Lustman Prize for contributions "to the artistic and cultural aspects of the life of the College."

Before graduating from Yale, Knowles participated in the web series, "Never Do Business with Friends" and "Survive". Upon graduation, Knowles participated in various short films and web series, as well as appearances in television shows, such as The Knick and New York-based films, such as "Clipped Wings" and "They Do Fly".

After moving to Los Angeles, he acted in the TV Pilot "Blend In", the TV movie "I'm Back!", and the comedy "HollyWeird".

In 2016, Knowles was invited to join The Daily Wire, beginning as a regular guest and cultural correspondent for "The Andrew Klavan Show" podcast.

Knowles released an empty book called Reasons to Vote for Democrats: A Comprehensive Guide in 2017. The book contains 266 empty pages, it became a Number 1 best-selling book on Amazon and was praised by President Donald Trump.

Knowles began is a host of The Daily Wire's third podcast, The Michael Knowles Show.


Trump quips about low Oscars ratings | Fox News

Academy Awards reaction from author Michael J. Knowles. Viewership for the 90th annual Academy Awards was at an all-time low following Sunday's broadcast ...

What Sat on Trump's Nightstand This Year? - The New York Times

Forty-five days later at 5:13 in the morning, he called “Reasons to Vote for Democrats: A Comprehensive Guide,” by Michael J. Knowles, an American actor and ...

Inside the Beltway: Democrats once loved a military parade ...

With an exasperated shudder, Michael J. Knowles, managing editor of the Daily Wire, recalls that in 2014, none other than Senate Minority Leader Chuck ...

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