Michael Villar



As his diverse list of credits attests, Michael Villar has always been drawn to the unconventional, showing depth and range in every role he plays. Villar played the role of Slayer, in the 2019 Oscar Winning, Best Live Action Short Film, SKIN. He is one of two actors credited in performing in both, the short and feature length films.

One of Villar’s first roles was playing Leo Cottrell, opposite Isla Fisher, in the movie VISIONS. A year later his versatility as an actor was exposed at the Sundance Film Festival with two Feature Films: SLEIGHT¬†and CARNAGE PARK.

As a character actor, he has had multiple credits in film and television in both drama and comedy. Villar’s performances exhibit a range of focus, truth, and vulnerability. He has discovered his voice working with some of the most credited and influential artists of today.

  • Drama Reel

  • Comedy Reel

  • Scene from "Skin" (TIFF 2018)

  • Scenes from "Sleight" (Sundance 2016)