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Michael Jace

Michael Jace was born on July 13, 1962 in Paterson, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor, known for The Shield (2002), Forrest Gump (1994) and Planet of the Apes (2001). He was previously married to April Denise Laune and Jennifer Bitterman. See full bio »

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Known For

The Shield
The Shield Julien Lowe
Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump Black Panther
Planet of the Apes
Planet of the Apes Major Frank Santos
Boogie Nights
Boogie Nights Jerome


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 2009-2013 Southland (TV Series)
- Heroes (2013) ... Terrell
- Under the Big Top (2013) ... Terrell
- Thursday (2012) ... Terrell
- Mozambique (2009) ... Terrell
 2011 Nikita (TV Series)
Captain Tony Merrick
- Game Change (2011) ... Captain Tony Merrick
 2011 The Mentalist (TV Series)
- Rhapsody in Red (2011) ... Lawrence
 2011 Private Practice (TV Series)
Randy Hatcher
- A Step Too Far (2011) ... Randy Hatcher
 2010 Burn Notice (TV Series)
Jeff Taylor
- Brotherly Love (2010) ... Jeff Taylor
 2010 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Security Director
- Field Mice (2010) ... Security Director (uncredited)
- Irradiator (2010) ... Security Director
 2009 Real Heroes: Firefighter (Video Game)
Lt. Dylan Scott (voice)
 2007 Bats: Human Harvest (TV Movie)
 2007 Safe Harbour (Video)
 2007 The Shield (Video Game)
Officer Julien Lowe (voice)
 2006 Gridiron Gang
Mr. Jones
 2006 Cold Case (TV Series)
Andre Tibbs - 1994 / 2006
 2005 Bathsheba (Short)
 2005 Fair Game
 2003 Jonah (Short)
King of Nineveh
 2003 Cradle 2 the Grave
 2000-2002 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Mr. Rhymers
- Cause for Alarm (2002) ... Mr. Rhymers
- Zero to Sixty (2000) ... Mr. Rhymers
 2002/I Scorcher
 2001 Planet of the Apes
Major Frank Santos
 2001 Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man (TV Movie)
Samuel Pinkney
 1993-2001 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
ADA Vernon Shore / A.D.A. Vernon Shore
- Personal Foul (1993) ... A.D.A. Vernon Shore (as Michael Jayce)
 1999 Ryan Caulfield: Year One (TV Series)
- Pilot (1999)
 1999 Any Day Now (TV Series)
- Heads or Tails (1999)
 1999 L.A. Doctors (TV Series)
Mr. Simms
- Baby, It's Cold Outside (1999) ... Mr. Simms
 1999 Thick as Thieves
 1998 Kings (Short)
Dane Washington
 1998 Pensacola: Wings of Gold (TV Series)
Cpt. Greg Wilner
- Broken Wings (1998) ... Cpt. Greg Wilner
 1997 Bombshell
Det. Jefferson
 1997 ER (TV Series)
Bill Nelson
- Friendly Fire (1997) ... Bill Nelson
 1997 Boogie Nights
 1996 Maximum Surge (Video Game)
 1996 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
- Night Train (1996)
 1996 Dangerous Minds (TV Series)
Jerome Griffin
 1996 The Fan
 1996 The Great White Hype
Marvin Shabazz
 1995 Strange Days
Wade Beemer
 1995 Tyson (TV Movie)
Mitch Green
 1995 Under One Roof (TV Series)
- Daddy's Girl (1995) ... Roger
 1994 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
- You Gotta Have Heart (1994) ... Resident
 1994 Clear and Present Danger
Coast Guardsman
 1994 Forrest Gump
Black Panther
 1994 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
1st Officer
- The Jem'Hadar (1994) ... 1st Officer
 1994 The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (TV Series)
- High Treason: Part 1 (1994) ... Sgt.-at-Arms
 1994 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Male Officer
- Three on a Patch (1994) ... Male Officer
 1992 Law & Order (TV Series)
Otis Cooke
- Conspiracy (1992) ... Otis Cooke (as Michael Jayce)
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On June 10, 2016 Jace was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 40 years for murdering his wife. He was convicted of second degree murder in May of 2016 after a trial that only lasted a week.

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