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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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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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It's not what's underfoot but in your veins. My father was a working man. He did all manner of things to house and feed his wife and three boys: sold encyclopedias, insurance, was a steamfitter. One day, at thirty-four years of age, on a construction site in twenty below zero, he decided to change his life. He labored by day and, two or three nights a week, placed his safety helmet in a locker at... See more »


In the late 90s he was going to star in a project called "Cousin Joey" together with Mickey Rourke and Martin Landau. The movie was about two cousins, one an ex con named Joey (Wincott) who aspires to become a major player in the New York underworld and the other just released from prison (Rourke). Rourke's character tries to hook up with Joey and agrees to work as a loan shark to build up enough... See more »


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