Mike Vogel was born in Abington Township, Pennsylvania and raised in nearby Warminster Township. He began his career as a model for Levi's and was subsequently cast in the TV series "Grounded for Life." His first feature was the skateboarding-themed "Grind." Subsequent films include the remake of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre," "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants," "Havoc," Rumor Has It…," "Poseidon," "Blue Valentine," and "The Help." Mike Vogel appeared in the first seven episodes of "Bates Motel" and stars on the hit series "Under the Dome."