Learn more about Mike Siegel, host of What You Get for the Money.
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Mike Siegel is a professional standup comedian, host and actor. He can be seen nationally every week as host of What You Get For the Money, as well as The Movie Break on TBS. But his TV appearances hardly stop there: He began his TV hosting career as a VH-1 on-air personality, and followed up as host of the NBC hidden-camera special, Payback.
He has performed standup on numerous television shows, including Late Friday (NBC), Comedy Showcase with Louie Anderson (NBC), Stand-up, Stand-up (Comedy Central), and Friday Night (NBC).
Mike's also been seen on the small screen as an actor. He was a recurring guest star on the CBS drama "JAG", and had supporting roles in such shows as 24 (FOX), Less Than Perfect (ABC), Eve (UPN), Strong Medicine (Lifetime), Andy Richter Controls the Universe (FOX) and Sabrina (WB).
He made his transition to movies with a bang by landing a role in the highly acclaimed Steven Soderbergh drama Traffic, starring Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones. He also appeared in the independent feature The Godfather of Green Bay with Lauren Holly, and played a lead in Inside Out, a short film directed by L. Zane.
When not plying his trade, he enjoys foreign travel, good food, good wine and playing just about every sport. A Chicago native now based in Los Angeles, Mike continues to support all his Chicago teams--no matter how painful that may be at times.