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Michael Chiklis


Educated at Boston University's School for the Arts, majoring in acting, before moving to New York City. Michael has numerous theater credits including the roles of Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire and Touchstone in Shakespeare's As You Like It. See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Shield
The Shield Vic Mackey
(2002-2008)
Fantastic Four
Fantastic Four Ben Grimm
(2005)
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
(2007)
Spirited Away
Spirited Away Chihiro's Father
(2001)

Filmography

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 2018 1985 (filming)
 2018 Riptide (pre-production)
Donnie
 2015-2017 Gotham (TV Series)
Nathaniel Barnes
- Heroes Rise: Destiny Calling (2017) ... Nathaniel Barnes (credit only)
- Heroes Rise: Heavydirtysoul (2017) ... Nathaniel Barnes (credit only)
- Heroes Rise: Pretty Hate Machine (2017) ... Nathaniel Barnes (credit only)
- Heroes Rise: All Will Be Judged (2017) ... Nathaniel Barnes
- Heroes Rise: Light the Wick (2017) ... Nathaniel Barnes
 2016 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Boston American's Quarterback
- The Town (2016) ... Boston American's Quarterback (voice)
 2016/I Rupture
Bald Man
 2016 The Do-Over
Carmine
 2015 Cuckoo (TV Movie)
Ken
 2015 Axe Cop (TV Series)
- Heads Will Roll (2015) ... (voice)
 2014-2015 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Dell Toledo
- Curtain Call (2015) ... Dell Toledo (credit only)
- Show Stoppers (2015) ... Dell Toledo (credit only)
- Magical Thinking (2015) ... Dell Toledo
- Orphans (2014) ... Dell Toledo
- Tupperware Party Massacre (2014) ... Dell Toledo
 2014 Sons of Anarchy (TV Series)
Milo
- Papa's Goods (2014) ... Milo
- Red Rose (2014) ... Milo
 2014 When the Game Stands Tall
Terry Eidson
 2014 Tough Justice (Video short)
 2012-2013 Vegas (TV Series)
Vincent Savino
- Sons of Nevada (2013) ... Vincent Savino
- Unfinished Business (2013) ... Vincent Savino
- Past Lives (2013) ... Vincent Savino
- Scoundrels (2013) ... Vincent Savino
- Hollywood Ending (2013) ... Vincent Savino
 2013/I Pawn
Derrick
 2013 Parker
Melander
 2011 Vince Uncensored (TV Movie)
Vince Uncensored
 2010-2011 No Ordinary Family (TV Series)
Jim Powell
- No Ordinary Beginning (2011) ... Jim Powell
- No Ordinary Future (2011) ... Jim Powell
- No Ordinary Animal (2011) ... Jim Powell
- No Ordinary Love (2011) ... Jim Powell
- No Ordinary Proposal (2011) ... Jim Powell
 2010 The Legend of Secret Pass
Calabar (voice)
 2010 High School
Dr. Leslie Gordon
 2002-2008 The Shield (TV Series)
Vic Mackey
- Family Meeting (2008) ... Vic Mackey
- Possible Kill Screen (2008) ... Vic Mackey
- Petty Cash (2008) ... Vic Mackey
- Party Line (2008) ... Vic Mackey
- Moving Day (2008) ... Vic Mackey
 2008 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Detective Vic Mackey / The Thing / Jerome 'Doc' Christian / ...
- Monstourage (2008) ... Detective Vic Mackey / The Thing / Jerome 'Doc' Christian / ... (voice)
 2008 Eagle Eye
Defense Secretary Callister
 2007 The Fantasticar: State of the Art (Video short)
 2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
The Thing / Ben Grimm
 2007 Rise: Blood Hunter
Clyde Rawlins
 2007 The Shield (Video Game)
Detective Vic Mackey (voice)
 2005/I Fantastic Four
Ben Grimm
 2005 Fantastic Four (Video Game)
Ben Grimm (voice)
 2003 Stuart Little (TV Series)
Tiger
- No Job Is Too Little (2003) ... Tiger
 2002 The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina (Video)
Roman / King Webster (voice)
 2001 Heavy Gear: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Lt. Jan Augusta (voice)
 2000-2001 Family Guy (TV Series)
Henessy / Cartoony Crewman / Mechanic / ...
- A Fish Out of Water (2001) ... Henessy (voice)
- The Kiss Seen Around the World (2001) ... Cartoony Crewman / Mechanic (voice)
- Lethal Weapons (2001) ... Bronx Guy #1 (voice)
- There's Something About Paulie (2000) ... Big Fat Paulie (voice)
 2001 Spirited Away
Chihiro's Father (English version, voice)
 2000 Daddio (TV Series)
Chris Woods
- Tender Is the Night Out (2000) ... Chris Woods
- A Tale of Two Daddies (2000) ... Chris Woods
- To Kill a Rocking Band (2000) ... Chris Woods
- The Big Sleepover (2000) ... Chris Woods
- Rod's Head Revisited (2000) ... Chris Woods
 2000 Body and Soul
Tiny O'Toole
 2000 The Three Stooges (TV Movie)
Jerome 'Curly' Howard
 2000 Godzilla: The Series (TV Series)
Colonel
- Where Is Thy Sting? (2000) ... Colonel
 1999 Carlo's Wake
Marco
 1999 Last Request (Short)
Victim
 1999 St. Michael's Crossing (TV Series)
Benjamin Arensen
 1999 Do Not Disturb
Hartman
 1999 Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles (TV Series)
Lt. Ross
- Sole Survivor (1999) ... Lt. Ross
 1998/I Soldier
Jimmy Pig
 1998 Taxman
Andre Rubakov
 1998 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Matt Colletti
- Breaking Bread (1998) ... Matt Colletti
 1991-1996 The Commish (TV Series)
Tony Scali
- Redemption (1996) ... Tony Scali
- Father Image: Part 2 (1995) ... Tony Scali
- Father Image: Part 1 (1995) ... Tony Scali
- In the Shadows of the Gallows (1995) ... Tony Scali
- Off Broadway: Part 2 (1995) ... Tony Scali
 1995 Nixon
TV Director
 1991 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Steve Pocatello
- The Stranded (1991) ... Steve Pocatello
 1991 The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage (TV Series)
Otis
- Deals Are Made to Be Broken (1991) ... Otis
 1990-1991 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Jimmy Hoffs
- Good to the Last Drop (1991) ... Jimmy Hoffs
- Watts a Matter? (1990) ... Jimmy Hoffs
 1990 Maverick Square (TV Movie)
Fat Nicky
 1990 The Rain Killer
Reese
 1990 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Tony Rocket
- Brown and Blue (1990) ... Tony Rocket
 1989 Wiseguy (TV Series)
Carlo Spoletta
- Heir to the Throne (1989) ... Carlo Spoletta
- Sins of the Father (1989) ... Carlo Spoletta
- Battle of the Barge (1989) ... Carlo Spoletta
- A Rightful Place (1989) ... Carlo Spoletta
 1989 Wired
John Belushi
 1989 B.L. Stryker (TV Series)
Brother Powell
- Blues for Buder (1989) ... Brother Powell
 1989 Miami Vice (TV Series)
NYPD Det. Jeffrey Whitehead
- The Lost Madonna (1989) ... NYPD Det. Jeffrey Whitehead
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Winner of "The Lexus Challenge" with Raymond Floyd. NBS. December 1996. The AT&T National Pro-Am. CBS 1996.

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

When something that occupies a giant space in your life comes to an end, then you have to go through a mourning period. I loved 'The Shield.' It was one of the hardest and one of the greatest experiences of my life. But having said that, I'm always thinking about what's next. See more »

Trivia:

After his series Daddio (2000) went off the air, his wife suggested that Chiklis slim his weight down and change his self image with a different look and a totally different acting part, even if they have to create one themselves for him. He then shaved his head, lost more than 40 pounds, worked out vigorously and the two of them started to write a "rogue cop" movie role for him. Chiklis ... See more »

Trademark:

Rasping voice See more »

Nickname:

Chick or Chicky

Star Sign:

Virgo

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