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Michael Wincott

Over more than thirty years, Michael Wincott has gained the reputation of a respected and uncompromising actor. Born in Scarborough, Ontario, he eventually moved to New York City where he graduated from Juilliard in 1986 and began a relationship with Joseph Papp's Public Theatre beginning with his creation of the role of Kent in Eric Bogosian's ... See full bio »

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 2012 Darksiders II (Video Game)
Death (voice)
 2012 Infex (Video Game)
Griffin (voice)
 2012 Syndicate (Video Game)
Jules Merit (voice)
 2011 The Farewell (Short)
 2008 Sketches from Great Gull (Short)
Seafaring Poet (voice)
 2005 Narc (Video Game)
Mr. Big (voice)
 2004 Halo 2 (Video Game)
Prophet of Truth (voice)
 2002 The Red Phone: Manhunt (TV Movie)
Van Eyck
 2002 Disney's Treasure Planet (Video Game)
Scroop (voice)
 2002 Treasure Planet
Scroop (voice)
 1996 Dead Girl
Mark in the Park
 1996 Strangers (TV Series)
- Leave (1996) ... Arnaud
 1995/I Panther
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July
Vet - Villa Dulce
 1987-1989 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Jarrow / Jordan
- The Caper (1989) ... Jarrow
- High Performance (1987) ... Jordan
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
- Intensive Care (1989) ... Wilcox
 1988 Talk Radio
Kent / Michael / Joe
 1988 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Wilson Cook
- Blood & Roses (1988) ... Wilson Cook
 1985 Night Heat (TV Series)
Jack Tenelli
- Mother's Day (1985) ... Jack Tenelli
 1983 Curtains
 1981 Clown White (TV Movie)
Street Punk
 1979-1981 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series)
Jeff / Charlie
- Wolf Hunt (1981) ... Jeff
- Stand-in (1979) ... Charlie
 1981 Circle of Two
 1979 The Family Man (TV Movie)
 1979 An American Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
Choir Leader
 1979 Title Shot
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On "Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud", the 1995 album by Julian Schnabel, he contributes to two songs -- "Carey Come Back" (harmonica) and "Apartment #9" (guitar). See more »

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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You have to be careful so you don't make your character dull and predictable. Sometimes you have to bend the script a little... The bad guys are mostly the same on the paper... A bad guy wouldn't think of himself as bad. The guy I'm playing in Metro (1997) thinks of himself as a responsible and nice guy, since he is taking care of his retarded cousin. That is what I try to keep in mind, when I'm ... See more »


He plays a multitude of instruments including drums, harmonica, guitar and piano. See more »


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