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Michael Madsen's long career spans 25 years and more than 170 films in which he has played memorable characters in myriad box office hits, including: Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) Sin City (2005), Hell Ride (2008), Die Another Day (2002), Donnie Brasco (1997), Species (1995), The Getaway (1994), Thelma & Louise (1991), and ... See full bio »

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Known For

Reservoir Dogs
Reservoir Dogs Mr. Blonde - Vic Vega
(1992)
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
(2003)
Donnie Brasco
(1997)
The Hateful Eight
(2015)

Filmography

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 2018 Arctic Justice (filming)
Duke (voice)
 2018 South of Hope Street (filming)
Benjamin
 2018/I The Bend (pre-production)
Sheriff Kegan
 2018 Dead on Time (post-production)
Mike McGuirk
 2018 Papa (completed)
Ivan
 2018 Rock Paper Dead (completed)
Doyle Dechert
 2017 A Night in Jail (Short) (post-production)
Captain
 2017/I Puppy Love (post-production)
Wesley
 2017 Angels Fallen (filming)
Balthazar
 2017 CobraGator (completed)
Layton
 2017 Garlic & Gunpowder (completed)
Jason
 2017 The American Connection (completed)
John Lebaron
 2017 Unbelievable!!!!! (completed)
President Ben Dover
 2017/II Until We Meet Again (completed)
Det. Morrison
 2016/I The Witching Hour (completed)
The Detective
  Egill: The Last Pagan (announced)
Egil (voice)
  Spatss! (Short) (post-production)
Gang Leader
 2017 Dirty Dealing 3D
Dean
 2017 The Broken Key
Tully DeMarco
 2017 Real Rob (TV Series)
Michael
- Authentic Self (2017) ... Michael
 2017 Dishonored: Death of the Outsider (Video Game)
Daud (voice)
 2017 Unfallen
General McCallister
 2017 The Wrong Neighbor (TV Movie)
Coach Jaworski
 2016 Dishonored 2 (Video Game)
Daud (voice, uncredited)
 2016 Talons
George Fitzgerald
 2016 Powers (TV Series)
Patrick / SuperShock
- Legacy (2016) ... Patrick
- Slain Dragons (2016) ... Patrick
- Chasing Ghosts (2016) ... Patrick
- Origins (2016) ... Patrick
- Requiem (2016) ... Patrick (credit only)
 2016 Back in the Day
Enzo
 2016 Magi
Lawrence Irlam
 2016/II Beyond the Game
 2016 Kidnapped in Romania
Mihai
 2016 Those Who Can't (TV Series)
Officer Callahan
- Wet Dreams May Come (2016) ... Officer Callahan
 2016 The Lost Tree
John
 2016 Vigilante Diaries
Moreau
 2016 Real Detective (TV Series documentary)
Phil Ryan, Texas Ranger
- Damage (2016) ... Phil Ryan, Texas Ranger
 2016 The Boonies (TV Series)
Narrator
 2016 Devil's Domain
Bill
 2015 American Dream (TV Series)
Sheriff (2015)
 2015 The Hateful Eight
Joe Gage
 2015 Flipped
Casey
 2015 Lumberjack Man
Dr. Peter Shirtcliff
 2015 Sacred Blood
Detective Brennan
 2015 Death in the Desert
Ray Easler
 2015 Big Time in Hollywood, FL (TV Series)
Harvey Scoles
- Separate But Equal (2015) ... Harvey Scoles
- A Night In (2015) ... Harvey Scoles
- To Catch a Paparazzi (2015) ... Harvey Scoles
- Rehabilitation (2015) ... Harvey Scoles
- Intervention (2015) ... Harvey Scoles
 2015 No Deposit
Peter Shay
 2015 The Just (Short)
Mitchell
 2015 Skin Traffik
The Boss
 2015 A Turn in the Sun
Corozco
 2015 Hope Lost
Manol
 2014 Turn Around Jake
Russell O'Malley
 2014 2047: Sights of Death
Lobo
 2014 Water Wars
Bane
 2014 The Ninth Cloud
Bob
 2014 Skoryy 'Moskva-Rossiya'
Agent (as Maykl Medsen)
 2014 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Roy Parrish
- Na hala a ka makua (2014) ... Roy Parrish
 2014 Iggy Azalea Feat. Rita Ora: Black Widow (Video short)
Boyfriend
 2013 63lbs (Short)
Mr. Johnston
 2013 Alien Battlefield
Wolf
 2013 Paulie (TV Movie)
Michael
 2013 The Walking Dead: The Game - Season 2 (Video Game)
Carver (voice)
 2013 Axe Cop (TV Series)
Baby Man
- No More Bad Guys (2013) ... Baby Man (voice)
 2013 I'm in Love with a Church Girl
Frank Harris
 2013/I Ashley
Bill
 2013 Lionhead
Walter Powell
 2013/I Gabrielle
Edward Sheehan
 2013 ICE Agent
Carlos Garcia
 2013 Golden Boy (TV Series)
Walter Clark Sr.
- Next Question (2013) ... Walter Clark Sr.
- Beast of Burden (2013) ... Walter Clark Sr.
 2013 A Sierra Nevada Gunfight
Sheriff Sawyer
 2013 Mob of the Dead (Video Game)
Michael 'Finn' O'Leary (voice)
 2013/II Infected
Louis
 2013 Along the Roadside
Jerry
 2013 The Banksters, Madoff with America
Agent Kennedy
 2012-2013 The Mob Doctor (TV Series)
Russell King
- Resurrection (2013) ... Russell King
- Confessions (2012) ... Russell King
- Fluid Dynamics (2012) ... Russell King
 2013 Day of Redemption
Lou
 2012 Prince of the City
Ben Carlton
 2012 Magic Boys
Terence
 2012 Terrible Angels
Ben Nolan
 2012 Dishonored (Video Game)
Daud (voice)
 2012 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Benjamin Walker
- Family Business (2012) ... Benjamin Walker
 2012 Beyond the Trophy
Cole Lambert
 2012 As pik
 2012 Piranhaconda (TV Movie)
Lovegrove
 2012 Bob's Burgers (TV Series)
Kevin Costner
- Moody Foodie (2012) ... Kevin Costner (voice)
 2012 Sins Expiation
Don Mancino
 2012 Refuge from the Storm
Steve Grecco
 2012 Eldorado (Video)
Ted
 2012 Missiya: Prorok
Tyler
 2011 A Matter of Justice
Leo Ibiza
 2011 Loosies
Lt. Nick Sullivan
 2011 Dirty Little Trick
Vito
 2011 Amsterdam Heavy (Video)
Martin Keele
 2011 Not Another Not Another Movie
Lester Storm
 2011 A Cold Day in Hell
U.S. Marshal Stallings
 2011 The Lion of Judah
Boss (voice)
 2011/I The Forest
Lt. Brandon Ross
 2011 Klyuch salamandry
Rik
 2011 Joshua Tree
Lou
 2010 Corruption.Gov
Senator John Mordire
 2010 No Clean Break (TV Series)
The Associate
 2010/I Now Here
Leblanc
 2010 The Brazen Bull
The Man
 2010 Federal
Sam Gibson
 2010 Terror Trap
Carter
 2010 Krach
William
 2010 24 (TV Series)
Jim Ricker
- Day 8: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (2010) ... Jim Ricker
- Day 8: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. (2010) ... Jim Ricker
- Day 8: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. (2010) ... Jim Ricker
- Day 8: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (2010) ... Jim Ricker
 2010 The Big I Am
Martell
 2010 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Cooper 'Coop' Daly
- L.A. (2010) ... Cooper 'Coop' Daly
 2010 Let the Game Begin
Dr. Turner
 2010 Deep Winter
Dean
 2010 Money to Burn
John Lawson
 2010 Six Days in Paradise
Rich McShane
 2010 The Killing Jar
Doe
 2010/I The Portal
Dr. Azirra
 2009 Dead Man Running (Video)
Kal McNeil
 2009 Christmas Crash (Video)
Joseph Johnson
 2009 The Tomb
George
 2009 The Bleeding
Father Roy
 2009 Creepshow Raw: Insomnia (Video short)
Barry
 2009 The Kid: Chamaco
Willie
 2009 Lost in the Woods
Stuart Bunka
 2009 Serbian Scars
Dreq
 2009 Green Lantern: First Flight (Video)
Kilowog (voice)
 2009/II Outrage: Born in Terror
Farragut
 2009 Put
Komandir avianostsa (as Maykl Medsen)
 2009 Shannon's Rainbow
Dave Blair
 2009 Hired Gun
Dan Moeller
 2009 Road of No Return
J. Marcone
 2009 A Way with Murder
Vic Donovan
 2009 Clear Lake, WI
The Reverend
 2009 You Might as Well Live
Clinton Manitoba
 2008 House
Tin Man / Officer
 2008 Coma (Video short)
 2008 45 R.P.M.
Major Baxter
 2008 No Bad Days
Lester
 2008/III Break
The Associate
 2008 Vice
Max Walker
 2008 Last Hour
Monk
 2008 Eyes Front (Video)
 2008 Hell Ride
The Gent
 2007 Cosmic Radio
Senator Atwood
 2007 Tooth and Nail
Jackal - Rover
 2007 Crash and Burn (TV Movie)
Vincent Scaillo
 2007 Croc (TV Movie)
Croc Hawkins
 2007 Strength and Honour
Sean Kelleher
 2007 Afghan Knights
Cooper
 2007 Boarding Gate
Miles Rennberg
 2007 Living & Dying
Agent Lind
 2007 Machine
Ray
 2006 UKM: The Ultimate Killing Machine
Major Blevins
 2006 Reservoir Dogs (Video Game)
Mr. Blonde (voice)
 2006 Canes
Guillermo List
 2006 Hoboken Hollow
J.T. Goldman
 2006 The Last Drop
Col. J.T. Colt
 2006 Scary Movie 4
Oliver
 2006 All In
Seal
 2005 Yakuza (Video Game)
Futoshi Shimano (English version, voice)
 2005 BloodRayne
Vladimir
 2005 Chasing Ghosts
Kevin Harrison
 2005 L.A. Dicks
Steven Miller
 2005 Sin City
Bob
 2005 Narc (Video Game)
Detective Jack Frozenski (voice)
 2005 Tilt (TV Series)
Don 'The Matador' Everest / Donovan 'The Matador' Everest
- The Last Hand (2005) ... Donovan 'The Matador' Everest
- Nobody Ever Listens (2005) ... Don 'The Matador' Everest
- Shuffle Up and Deal (2005) ... Don 'The Matador' Everest
- Gentleman Jim (2005) ... Don 'The Matador' Everest
- Rivered (2005) ... Don 'The Matador' Everest
 2004 Jacked$
Boss
 2004 Frankenstein (TV Movie)
Detective Harker
 2004 Driv3r (Video Game)
Tanner (voice)
 2004 Kill Bill: Vol. 2
Budd
 2004 Renegade
Wallace Sebastian Blount
 2003 True Crime: Streets of LA (Video Game)
Don Rafferty / Additional Voices (voice)
 2003 Vampires Anonymous
Geno
 2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Budd
 2003 My Boss's Daughter
T.J.
 2003 44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out (TV Movie)
Frank McGregor
 2003 Where's Angelo? (Short)
Producer
 2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead
Michael Madsen
 2002 Welcome to America
Special Agent Leon Fogel
 2002 The Real Deal
Baker Jacks
 2002 Die Another Day
Damian Falco
 2002 Love.com
Russ
 2001 Outlaw
Conner
 2001 Extreme Honor
Sparks
 2001 Grand Theft Auto III (Video Game)
Toni Cipriani (voice)
 2001 42K
Narrator (uncredited)
 2001 L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve
Lt. Alexander
 2001 Michael Jackson: You Rock My World (Video short)
Thug
 2001 Choke
Will
 2001 Pressure Point
Jed Griffin
 2001 The Ghost
Dan Olinghouse
 2001 Big Apple (TV Series)
Terry Maddock
- Episode #1.8 (2001) ... Terry Maddock
- Episode #1.7 (2001) ... Terry Maddock
- Follow the Blender (2001) ... Terry Maddock
- A Ministering Angel (2001) ... Terry Maddock
- A Passport to the Universe (2001) ... Terry Maddock
 2001 Fall: The Price of Silence
Jeremy Banes
 2000 Bad Guys
Jay Peters
 2000 Ultimate Target
Uncle
 2000 The Thief & the Stripper
Jimmie D.
 2000 The Price of Air
Mr. Ball
 2000 High Noon (TV Movie)
Frank Miller
 2000 Sacrifice (TV Movie)
Tyler Pierce
 2000 The Alternate
Agent Jack Briggs
 2000 Luck of the Draw
Zippo
 2000 The Stray
Ben
 1999 Flat Out
Gene
 1999 Ballad of the Nightingale
Giovanni
 1999 The Florentine
Whitey
 1999 Supreme Sanction (TV Movie)
Dalton
 1998-1999 Vengeance Unlimited (TV Series)
Mr. Chapel
- Friends (1999) ... Mr. Chapel
- Legalese (1999) ... Mr. Chapel
- Critical (1999) ... Mr. Chapel
- Clique (1999) ... Mr. Chapel
- Judgment (1999) ... Mr. Chapel
 1998 Fait Accompli
Frank Barlow
 1998 Detour (Video)
Burl Rogers
 1998 Species II
Press
 1998 Surface to Air
Gunnery Sgt. Zach Massin
 1998 The Sender
Dallas Grayson
 1998 Papertrail
FBI Agent Brad Abraham
 1998 Rough Draft
Haynes
 1997 Catherine's Grove
Joe Mason
 1997 Executive Target
Nick James
 1997 The Girl Gets Moe
Donnelly
 1997 The Maker
Skarney
 1997 Donnie Brasco
Sonny
 1996 Almost Blue
Morris Poole
 1996 The Winner
Wolf
 1996 Mulholland Falls
Eddie Hall
 1995 Man with a Gun
John Wilbur Hardin
 1995 Red Line (Video)
Mr. Lawrence
 1995 Species
Preston Lennox
 1994 Season of Change
Randy Parker
 1994 Felidae
Bluebeard (english version)
 1994 Wyatt Earp
Virgil Earp
 1994 Dead Connection
Det. Matt Dickson
 1994 Blue Tiger
Gun salesman (cameo) (uncredited)
 1994 The Getaway
Rudy Travis
 1993 A House in the Hills
Mickey
 1993 Money for Nothing
Detective Laurenzi
 1993 Free Willy
Glen Greenwood
 1993 Beyond the Law
Blood
 1993 Trouble Bound
Harry Talbot
 1992 Inside Edge
Richard Montana
 1992 Fatal Instinct
Cliff Burden
 1992 Baby Snatcher (TV Movie)
Cal Hudson
 1992 Straight Talk
Steve
 1992 Reservoir Dogs
Mr. Blonde - Vic Vega
 1991 Thelma & Louise
Jimmy
 1991 The Doors
Tom Baker
 1991 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series)
Stan Frankel
- Finger on the Trigger (1991) ... Stan Frankel
 1990 The End of Innocence
Earl
 1990 The Outsiders (TV Series)
Mick Jenkins
- The Beat Goes On (1990) ... Mick Jenkins
 1990 Montana (TV Movie)
Pierce
 1989 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Blue
- Jimmy - October 14, 1964 (1989) ... Blue
 1989 Kill Me Again
Vince Miller
 1989 Blood Red
Enzio
 1989 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Chase
- Snowfall (1989) ... Chase
 1989 Tour of Duty (TV Series)
Sergeant Greg Block
- Sleeping Dogs (1989) ... Sergeant Greg Block
 1989 Almost Grown (TV Series)
Walter Zmuida
- Take It Slow (1989) ... Walter Zmuida
 1988 War and Remembrance (TV Mini-Series)
Lt. 'Foof' Turhall (Devilfish)
- Part I (1988) ... Lt. 'Foof' Turhall (Devilfish)
 1988 Shadows in the Storm
Earl
 1988 Iguana
Sebastián
 1987 The Killing Time
Stu
 1986 Crime Story (TV Series)
Johnny Fosse
- The War (1986) ... Johnny Fosse
- St. Louis Book of Blues (1986) ... Johnny Fosse
 1985-1986 Our Family Honor (TV Series)
Augie Danzig
- Crimes of Passion: Part 2 (1986) ... Augie Danzig
- Crimes of Passion: Part 1 (1985) ... Augie Danzig
- End of the Line (1985) ... Augie Danzig
- Lone Justice (1985) ... Augie Danzig
- Mark of Cain (1985) ... Augie Danzig
 1985 The Hitchhiker (TV Series)
John Hampton
- Man at the Window (1985) ... John Hampton
 1984 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Sally Alvarado
- Give a Little, Take a Little (1984) ... Sally Alvarado
 1984 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Boyd Evans Strout
- Heat (1984) ... Boyd Evans Strout
 1984 The Natural
Bump Bailey
 1984 Racing with the Moon
Frank
 1983 Diner (TV Short)
Boogie
 1983 WarGames
Steve
 1983 Special Bulletin (TV Movie)
Jimmy Lenox
 1983 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Mike O'Connor
- Monday, Tuesday, Sven's Day (1983) ... Mike O'Connor
- Remission (1983) ... Mike O'Connor
 1982 Against All Hope
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Alternate Names:

Maykl Medsen

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I like to diversify. And I am all about longevity. I want to be doing this for as long as I can. I have made, I think, 72 pictures now. And I have made a lot of studio stuff and I have made a lot of low-budget stuff. The fun of making independent films is that they are a lot more open and it is a lot easier to ad-lib and create a character and collaborate with the director. With a studio picture,... See more »

Trivia:

He points to Robert Mitchum as his idol and role model. Many similarities are apparent, as both are large, intimidating "tough guys" who are generally underrated and Madsen (as did Mitchum) doesn't always appear in films for their artistic merit. They both shared a love for poetry. He and Mitchum also both appeared in War and Remembrance (1988), though they never had any scenes together. See more »

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Star Sign:

Libra

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