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Michael Paré

Michael Kevin Pare was born on October 9, 1958 in Brooklyn, New York City to Francis and Joan Pare. His father died of leukemia when Pare was five, leaving his mother to raise their large family of children. Pare was working as a chef in New York City when an agent, Yvette Bikoff, convinced him to try acting. Pare's first starring role was as Tony... See full bio »

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 2016 Worth Avenue (TV Mini-Series) (announced)
Richard Madison
- Digging Up the Past ... Richard Madison (rumored)
 2016 Infiltrator (post-production)
Barry Seal
 2016 Weaponized (filming)
 2016 WEAPONiZED (post-production)
Captain Doug Rice
 2015 Povratak (post-production)
Michael Shreder
 2015 Scream for Me (post-production)
Detective Lancaster
 2015 The Cask of Amontillado (Short) (completed)
 2015 Starhunter Transformation (TV Mini-Series) (pre-production)
Dante Montana
 2015 Sicilian Vampire (completed)
 2015 The Shelter (completed)
 2015/I Operator (completed)
 2015 La Trattoria Sitcom (TV Movie) (completed)
Mikey Valentino
 2015 Decommissioned (completed)
Detective Weston
 2015 Evil Within (post-production)
Detective Lancaster
 2015/II Hunted
Karl Kess
 2015 Bone Tomahawk
Mr. Wallington
 2015 4Got10
Sheriff Olson
 2015 The Vatican Tapes
Det. Harris
 2015/I Checkmate
Captain Raymond Mitchell Howard
 2015 No Deposit
Mickey Ryan
 2015 Awaken
 2015 SWAT: Unit 887
Captain Mike Ryan
 2014 The Big Fat Stone
Detective Farinelli
 2014 Wings of the Dragon
Jackson Lee
 2014/II Snapshot
 2014 The Last Outlaw (Video)
Sheriff Atherton
 2013 Suddenly
 2013 Assault on Wall Street
 2013 Real Gangsters
Frank D'Cecco 'Frankie'
 2013 How Sweet It Is
 2013 Jet Set
 2012 The Come Up (Short)
Ron Zimmermann
 2012 Maximum Conviction
Chris Blake (as Michael Pare)
 2012 The Philadelphia Experiment (TV Movie)
 2012 Leverage (TV Series)
FBI Special Agent Dennis Powell
- The Radio Job (2012) ... FBI Special Agent Dennis Powell
 2011 House M.D. (TV Series)
Warden Delaire
 2011 Memphis Beat (TV Series)
Dave Hargrove
- The Things We Carry (2011) ... Dave Hargrove
 2011 The Lincoln Lawyer
Detective Kurlen
 2010 Cool Dog (Video)
 2009 Direct Contact
Clive Connelly
 2009 The Perfect Sleep
Officer Pavlovich
 2008 Far Cry
Paul Summer (as Michael Pare)
 2008 Alone in the Dark II (Video)
 2008 1968 Tunnel Rats
Sergeant Vic Hollowborn
 2008 Dark World
 2007 Furnace
Detective Michael Turner
 2007 Postal
 2006 Seed
Detective Matt Bishop
 2006 Saurian (TV Movie)
Jace Randall
 2005 BloodRayne
 2005 Komodo vs. Cobra (TV Movie)
Mike A. Stoddard
 2005 Crash Landing
Captain Williams
 2004 Gargoyle (Video)
Ty "Griff" Griffin
 2004 Cold Case (TV Series)
Randy Price
- Greed (2004) ... Randy Price (as Michael Pare)
 2003 Red Serpent
Steve Nichols
 2003 Fate
Detective Cody Martin
 2002 Heart of America
Will Prat
 2001 Blackwoods
Sheriff Harding
 2001 A Month of Sundays
Tomas McCabe
 2001 Peril
 2000 Sanctimony
Jim Renart (as Michael Pare)
 1999 Space Fury (Video)
 1999 Men of Means
Rico 'Bullet' Burke
 1999 The Virgin Suicides
Adult Trip Fontaine (as Michael Pare)
 1998 October 22
Gary (as Michael Pare)
 1998 Back to Even
 1997 Merchant of Death
Jim Randell
 1997 Falling Fire
Daryl Boden
 1997 Strip Search
Robby Durrell
 1997 2103: The Deadly Wake
 1996 Bad Moon
Uncle Ted (as Michael Pare)
 1996 Carver's Gate (TV Movie)
 1996 The Colony (TV Movie)
Alec Harken
 1996 Coyote Run
Pershing Quinn
 1995 Raging Angels
 1995 Triplecross (TV Movie)
 1995 Lunarcop
Joe Brody
 1995 The Dangerous
 1994 Warriors
Colin Neal
 1993 Deadly Heroes
Brad Cartowski
 1993 Point of Impact
Jack Davis
 1992 Blink of an Eye
Sam Browning
 1992 Sunset Heat
Eric Wright
 1991 Empire City (TV Movie)
Joey Andre
 1991 The Last Hour
 1991 Killing Streets
Chris / Craig Brandt
 1990 Dragonfight
 1990 The Closer
Larry Freed
 1990 Moon 44
Felix Stone
 1990 Il sole buio
Ruggero Brickman
 1987 World Gone Wild
George Landon
 1987 The Women's Club
 1986 Instant Justice
Sgt. Scott Youngblood
 1985 Space Rage
 1984 Undercover
 1981 Crazy Times (TV Movie)
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Voice of Ian Sparks in the comic Sparks.

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[on his favorite movie role] I always say it was Eddie and the Cruisers (1983) because the director had come to me and said, "Listen, if you fuck this up we're gonna fire you. We'll get Rick Springfield, he's waiting to do the role." So there was a tremendous amount of pressure. See more »


Best known for his role as 1960s rock icon Eddie Wilson in Eddie and the Cruisers (1983) and Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! (1989). See more »


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