Michael Dobson was born and raised in London, England and immigrated to Canada with his family when he was sixteen. Upon arrival in Toronto, Ontario, they settled in Georgetown. Inspired by his Theater Arts teacher, Michelle Mole, he became in the high school theatrical productions; he wrote, produced and performed his own show. He joined and performed with the Georgetown Little Theater Company and Bramalea theater company The New Generation Players. He created the curriculum and taught an after-school theater program to grades seven and eight.
Michael moved west to Victoria, BC, where he studied performing arts and art history at The University of Victoria. He auditioned and became a member of The Corner Store Theater Company and Edna Browns Dinner Theater Company. Michael moved to Vancouver to pursue a film career. He continued to hone his craft at The Gastown Actors Studio and attended regular classes with veteran actor Claire Kaplan. Michael attended a voice-over workshop by renowned voice actor and director Sue Blu.
Michael resides in Vancouver, BC with his wife and four children.