Michael Welch is an American actor best known for his role as Luke Girardi on the television drama series Joan of Arcadia, from 2003-2005.
Welch's first acting role was as young Niles in the series Frasier in 1998.
His television credits have since included lead roles in the movies Personally Yours and The Ballad of Lucy Whipple and guest-starring roles in the series Malcolm in the Middle, The X-Files, Stargate SG-1 and The Norm Show, as well as Chicago Hope, CSI, Judging Amy and Ladies Man.
His ability to perform believable accents landed him such parts as a British boy in 7th Heaven, a southerner in the independent film Angel Doll and a New Zealander in the animated television movie Rocket Power Race Across New Zealand.
He was the voice of Pinocchio in the animated productions of House of Mouse and the special Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed In at the House of Mouse, and he had recurring roles in the animated series Fillmore, Hey Arnold! and Lloyd in Space.
His additional film credits include Star Trek: Insurrection and The United States of Leland.
He was born and is being raised in Los Angeles.