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Michael Gross was born in 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, to Virginia Ruth (Cahill), a telephone operator, and William Oscar Gross, a tool designer. He was involved with a gang for a couple of years during high school before becoming a better student. He went on to be senior class president. Received an M.F.A. from the Yale University School of Drama. ... See full bio »

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Known For

Family Ties
Family Ties Steven Keaton
(1982-1989)
Tremors
Tremors Burt Gummer
(1990)
Tremors 3: Back to Perfection
(2001)
Tremors 4: The Legend Begins
(2004)

Filmography

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 2017 Power of the Air (post-production)
Chairman
 2015 He Said (Short) (post-production)
Walter Elling
 2016 C Street
Governor Appalachia
 2002-2016 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Jeffrey Prince / Arthur Esterman
- Assaulting Reality (2016) ... Jeffrey Prince
- Lust (2002) ... Arthur Esterman
 2016 Camp Cool Kids
Grandpa Norman
 2016 Holidays
Father
 2016 Togetherness (TV Series)
Mr. Pierson
- Advanced Pretend (2016) ... Mr. Pierson
 2016 Last Call at Murray's
Murray
 2016 Quackerz
Duckmus
 2015-2016 The Stanley Dynamic (TV Series)
Grandpa / Lawrence Sr.
- The Stanley Cruise (2016) ... Grandpa
- The Stanley Grandpa (2015) ... Lawrence Sr.
- The Stanley Birthday ... Grandpa
- The Stanley Start-Up ... Grandpa
- The Stanley Wild Weekend ... Lawrence Sr.
 2015 Becoming Santa (TV Movie)
Nick Claus
 2015 Rosemont
Dr. Molina
 2015 Grace and Frankie (TV Series)
Jeff
- The Bachelor Party (2015) ... Jeff
- The Secrets (2015) ... Jeff
 2014/III Our Father (Short)
John
 2014 Anger Management (TV Series)
Dr. Randy
- Charlie & the Warden's Dirty Secret (2014) ... Dr. Randy
- Charlie Does Time with the Hot Warden (2014) ... Dr. Randy
- Charlie and the Psychic Therapist (2014) ... Dr. Randy
 2014 Partners (TV Series)
J.P. Buchanan
- The Law School Reunion (2014) ... J.P. Buchanan
 2014 Last Man Standing (TV Series)
Mr. Hardin
- Hard-Ass Teacher (2014) ... Mr. Hardin
 2013 Call Me Fitz (TV Series)
Pat Childs
- A Very Special Fitzmas - Part 2 (2013) ... Pat Childs
- A Very Special Fitzmas - Part 1 (2013) ... Pat Childs
- Brotherly Love (2013) ... Pat Childs
- O-Rigins (2013) ... Pat Childs
- Pulling a Polanski (2013) ... Pat Childs
 2013 Guest House (Short)
Lou Wesley
 2011-2013 Dan Vs. (TV Series)
Don
- Dan Vs. Chris (2012) ... Don (voice)
- Dan Vs. The Family Thanksgiving (2011) ... Don (voice)
- Dan Vs. The Family Camping Trip (2011) ... Don (voice)
- Dan Vs. Elise's Parents (2011) ... Don (voice)
 2012 Meant to Be
Mr. Trantham
 2012 The Dog Who Saved the Holidays (TV Movie)
Ned
 2012 Naughty or Nice (TV Movie)
Walter Kringle
 2012 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
President Rob Austin
- Pick and Roll (2012) ... President Rob Austin
 2012 NTSF:SD:SUV (TV Series)
Huck Jingles
- Family Dies (2012) ... Huck Jingles
 2012 Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike
Ted 'Buzz' Killman
 2012 Adopting Terror (TV Movie)
Dr. Ziegler
 2012 Blue-Eyed Butcher (TV Movie)
Ron Wright
 2011 Just Like Her (Short)
Paul Marston
 2011 12 Wishes of Christmas (TV Movie)
Harry
 2011 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Dr. Rivkin
- The Smiley Face (2011) ... Dr. Rivkin
 2011 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Principal Blake
- Prom (2011) ... Principal Blake
 2011 Family Guy (TV Series)
Steven Keaton
- Brothers & Sisters (2011) ... Steven Keaton (voice)
 2011 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series)
Edward LeMonde
- The One That Got Away (2011) ... Edward LeMonde
 2006-2011 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Alfred Mosby
- Last Words (2011) ... Alfred Mosby
- How Lily Stole Christmas (2006) ... Alfred Mosby (voice, uncredited)
- Brunch (2006) ... Alfred Mosby
 2011 Pizza Man
Professor Tucker
 2011 You're a Wolf (Short)
Dad
 2010 Psych (TV Series)
Cody Blair
- Dead Bear Walking (2010) ... Cody Blair
 2010 Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (TV Series)
Robin
- Crows (2010) ... Robin
 2010 Parks and Recreation (TV Series)
Michael
- Summer Catalog (2010) ... Michael
 2009 Stay Cool
Mr. McCarthy
 2008-2009 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
River Baldwin
- Episode #1.9075 (2009) ... River Baldwin (credit only)
- Episode #1.9073 (2009) ... River Baldwin (credit only)
- Episode #1.9067 (2009) ... River Baldwin (credit only)
- Episode #1.9064 (2009) ... River Baldwin (credit only)
- Episode #1.9063 (2009) ... River Baldwin (uncredited)
 2008 Broken Windows
Teddy
 2008 100 Million BC (Video)
Dr. Frank Reno
 2008 An American in China
Manny Braddock
 2008 Medium (TV Series)
Peter Barrister
- To Have and to Hold (2008) ... Peter Barrister
 2008 El Sonoma
Mr. Goreman
 2006 Frühlingsgefühle (Short)
 2005 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Tom Endecott
- Manhattan Manhunt (2005) ... Tom Endecott
 2005 Mrs. Harris (TV Movie)
Leslie Jacobson
 2004 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Don Newmark - Kellie's Father
- Finale (2004) ... Don Newmark - Kellie's Father
- Knot in the Mood (2004) ... Don Newmark - Kellie's Father
- House of the Rising Son-in-Law (2004) ... Don Newmark - Kellie's Father
- At Your Cervix (2004) ... Don Newmark - Kellie's Father
 2004 Combustion (TV Movie)
Talbot
 2004 Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (Video)
Hiram Gummer
 2003 Tremors (TV Series)
Burt Gummer
- Water Hazard (2003) ... Burt Gummer
- The Key (2003) ... Burt Gummer (credit only)
- The Sounds of Silence (2003) ... Burt Gummer (credit only)
 2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Dr. Charles Webb
- Crazy (2002) ... Dr. Charles Webb
 2000 Family Law (TV Series)
Anthony Jacobs
- Affairs of the State (2000) ... Anthony Jacobs
 2000 Spin City (TV Series)
Dr. Peterson
 2000 Law & Order (TV Series)
Carl Braddock
- Trade This (2000) ... Carl Braddock
 1999 Norm (TV Series)
Councilman Krantz
- Norm and Shelley (1999) ... Councilman Krantz
- Laurie Runs for Office (1999) ... Councilman Krantz
 1999 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Mr. Volpe
- Only the Lonely (1999) ... Mr. Volpe
 1999 Batman Beyond (TV Series)
Warren McGinnis
- Rebirth: Part 1 (1999) ... Warren McGinnis (voice)
 1999 Batman Beyond: The Movie (TV Movie)
Warren McGinnis (voice)
 1998 Ground Control
Murray
 1997 True Heart
Dick
 1997 The Hunger (TV Series)
Professor Frank Ingram
- But at My Back I Always Hear (1997) ... Professor Frank Ingram
 1997 Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Heatwave (TV Movie)
Lt. Peter Byrnes
 1996 Kounterfeit (Video)
Captain Evans
 1996 Promised Land (TV Series)
Greg Smith
- The Expatriate (1996) ... Greg Smith
 1996 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Stanley
- Inconstant Moon (1996) ... Stanley
 1996 Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Ice (TV Movie)
Lt. Peter Byrnes
 1996 Hijacked: Flight 285 (TV Movie)
Ben Horner
 1995 Deceived by Trust: A Moment of Truth Movie (TV Movie)
Gordon Powell
 1995 Awake to Danger (TV Movie)
Ben McAdams
 1994 Avalanche (TV Movie)
Brian Kemp
 1994 Dream On (TV Series)
Father Sherman McKigney
- The Second Coming (1994) ... Father Sherman McKigney
 1994 Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story (TV Movie)
Kevin Mulligan
 1993 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Lloyd Ventrix
- See No Evil (1993) ... Lloyd Ventrix (voice)
 1993 Firestorm: 72 Hours in Oakland (TV Movie)
 1992 With a Vengeance (TV Movie)
Frank Tanner
 1992 Alan & Naomi
Sol Silverman
 1991 Cool as Ice
Gordon
 1991 In the Line of Duty: Manhunt in the Dakotas (TV Movie)
Agent Richard Mayberly
 1990 Vestige of Honor (TV Movie)
 1988 Day by Day (TV Series)
Steven Keaton
 1988 In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I. Murders (TV Movie)
William Russell Matix
 1987 Right to Die (TV Movie)
Bob Bauer
 1987 Night Court (TV Series)
Arthur Thursby
- Caught Red Handed (1987) ... Arthur Thursby
 1985 Finder of Lost Loves (TV Series)
Tom Lindsay
- Last Wish (1985) ... Tom Lindsay
 1984 Summer Fantasy (TV Movie)
Ben Brannigan
 1983 Cook & Peary: The Race to the Pole (TV Movie)
James Troth
 1982 Little Gloria... Happy at Last (TV Movie)
Gilchrist
 1982 The Neighborhood (TV Movie)
Jack Wolfe
 1981 Dream House (TV Movie)
Julius 'J.J.' Jacobson
 1980 F.D.R.: The Last Year (TV Movie)
Dr. Howard Bruenn
 1975 A Girl Named Sooner (TV Movie)
Jim Seevey
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Other Works:

He acted in Paula Vogel's play, "How I Learned to Drive," in a Bonnie Franklin's Classic Contemporary American Plays production at The Alex Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Shelly Cole, Mimi Kennedy, Mackenzie Phillips, and Jerry Sroka in the cast. Bonnie Franklin was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his pierced left ear] I had led a very conservative, lower middle class, straight-arrow kind of existence and, somewhere around 40 years of age, I thought I had to shake things up a bit. Call it male menopause.

Trivia:

Both he and his younger sister Mary Gross have made guest appearances on Boston Legal (2004). See more »

Trademark:

Often plays family men See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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