Actor, activist, and self-proclaimed adventurpreneur, Michael is devoted to the mastery of
storytelling through mediums of film, television, print, photography, and social media. He is also a travel enthusiast and expert at location scouting for current and future productions located in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia.

Over the course of four years he starred in Operation Adventure, hosting the documentary travel series. Tolbert appeared as the no nonsense Detective Aaron Kennedy in Underground 13. He also starred in science fiction horror film Alienography a film that he wrote and co-directed. Most recently, Tolbert starred as Officer Jeremy Conners in What Matters.

Tolbert is a graduate of the University of South Carolina from the College of Information and Communication with a Bachelors Degree in Journalism and Mass Communications.

Currently, Tolbert works as the Creative Director at Carolina Film Network a nonprofit organization, which serves as a link between entrepreneurs and industry professionals to stimulate economic growth. Tolbert is also the founder for Operation Adventure a multimedia site that has a concentration of telling stories about real people, places, and adventures throughout the south.