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Michael Gilden Poster

Biography

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 22 September 1962Los Angeles, California, USA
Date of Death 5 December 2006Los Angeles, California, USA  (suicide)
Height 4' 6" (1.37 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Michael Gilden was born on September 22, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on Pulp Fiction (1994), Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) and Snow White: The Fairest of Them All (2001). He was married to Meredith Eaton and Elena Bertagnolli. He died on December 5, 2006 in Los Angeles.

Spouse (2)

Meredith Eaton (20 May 2001 - 5 December 2006) (his death)
Elena Bertagnolli (30 May 1992 - 1994) (divorced)

Trivia (8)

Has worked with his wife, Meredith Eaton, on several occasions: once on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) on an episode called "A Little Murder" and twice on Family Law (1999).
Worked with Mark Povinelli on an episode of Charmed (1998) called "Lucky Charmed". His wife, Meredith Eaton, worked with Povinelli on an episode of Dharma & Greg (1997) called "Pride & Prejudice".
Michael was a little person, also married to another famous little person, Meredith Eaton. Aside from acting, he was a stockbroker.
Committed suicide by hanging at his Los Angeles residence. Buried in Mission Hills, California.
Made his film debut as an Ewok in the Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), and did various stunt and appearance work on TV.
Was a recurring actor in the TV series Family Law (1999).
Was previously married to Verne Troyer's manager, Elena Bertagnolli.
Discovered his friend Martin Klebba, and ultimately introduced him into the acting profession.

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