Appeared in various U.S. regional theatre productions, including critically acclaimed leading roles in Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" (Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 1990) and Peter Shaffer's "Amadeus" (Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 1995).
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It worries me a little bit the reach and power of TV. More people saw me in The Practice
(1997) than will ever see me in all the stage plays I ever do. Which is sort of humbling. Or troubling. Or both.
Michael Emerson met his now-wife, Carrie Preston
, during the mid-1990s, when they both appeared in a production of "Hamlet" at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Preston played "Ophelia" and Emerson played "Guildenstern" in the production.
Frequently works with wife Carrie Preston (e.g. mother and son in 'Lost' (though not in the same scenes), doomed fiances in 'Person of Interest', neighbors in 'Ready? OK!', and numerous appearances together on stage).