Actor, writer and producer Michael Godere was born in New Haven, CT and is of Portuguese and Italian descent. He studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Godere's career began on the stages of New York theater in the late 90s. Since then, he has been working in film and television, appearing in episodes of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (NBC 1999- ), "The Sopranos" (HBO 1999-2007), "Blindspot" (NBC 2015-) and other series. He co-wrote and acted in the arthouse thriller "Daylight" (2010), which became a New York Times Critics' Pick. He co-wrote, produced and starred in the autobiographical comedy "Loitering With Intent" (2014). The film also starred Marisa Tomei and Sam Rockwell. Godere appeared regularly as Caleb Lockhart on the award-winning drama "The Affair" (Showtime 2014- ). His recent film credits include the mob thriller "Clover" (2020) and conversely, as Fran Drescher's responsible son in the Daniel Schechter comedy "After Class" (2019).