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Michael Ontkean


Michael Ontkean, the Cando-American actor best known for playing the minor league hockey player Ned Braden in the cult classic Slap Shot (1977), was born on January 24, 1946 in Vancouver, British Columbia. His parents Leonard and Muriel (née Cooper) Ontkean were actors. Michael appeared on the Canadian TV series Hudson's Bay (1959), which ran for ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Descendants
The Descendants Cousin Milo
(2011)
Twin Peaks
Twin Peaks Sheriff Harry S. Truman
(1990-1991)
Slap Shot
Slap Shot Ned Braden
(1977)
The Rookies
The Rookies Officer Willie Gillis / Willie Gillis
(1972-1974)

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 2008 Sophie (TV Series)
Victor Hearst
- Bad Back to the Future (2008) ... Victor Hearst
- The Casting Couch (2008) ... Victor Hearst
- Robbing the Grave (2008) ... Victor Hearst
 2004-2005 North Shore (TV Series)
Gordon Matthews / Gordy Matthews
- Shark (2005) ... Gordon Matthews
- Burned (2004) ... Gordy Matthews
- Pilot (2004) ... Gordy Matthews
 2004 Mrs. Ashboro's Cat (TV Movie)
Wes Merritt
 2002 A Killing Spring (TV Movie)
Tom Keaton
 2000 Green Sails (TV Movie)
John Scott
 1997-2000 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Dr. Field / Dr. Charles McCamber
- Inner Child (2000) ... Dr. Field
- New Lease (1997) ... Dr. Charles McCamber
 1999 PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (TV Series)
John Doe / Wesley Addison
- John Doe (1999) ... John Doe / Wesley Addison
 1998 A Chance of Snow (TV Movie)
Matthew 'Matt' Parker
 1996 The Stepford Husbands (TV Movie)
Mick Davison
 1996 The Man Next Door (TV Movie)
Eli Cooley
 1994 Family Album (TV Series)
Ward Thayer
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Ward Thayer
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Ward Thayer
 1993 Vendetta II: The New Mafia (TV Movie)
Hank Parnell
 1993 Whose Child Is This? The War for Baby Jessica (TV Movie)
Jan DeBoer
 1993 Rapture (TV Movie)
Jeff Lisker
 1992 Legacy of Lies (TV Movie)
Zach Resnick
 1991 In a Child's Name (TV Mini-Series)
Kenneth Taylor
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Kenneth Taylor
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Kenneth Taylor
 1990 In Defense of a Married Man (TV Movie)
Robert
 1989 The Hitchhiker (TV Series)
Gordon Brooks
- Square Deal (1989) ... Gordon Brooks
 1986 The Right of the People (TV Movie)
Christopher Wells
 1985 Kids Don't Tell (TV Movie)
John Ryan
 1981 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Summer (1981)
 1979 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Tommy
- The Man from the South (1979) ... Tommy
 1971 Longstreet (TV Series)
David De Carie
- So, Who's Fred Hornbeck? (1971) ... David De Carie
 1971 The Partridge Family (TV Series)
Lester Braddock
- Not with My Sister, You Don't! (1971) ... Lester Braddock
 1971 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Alcide
- Bayou Boy: Part 2 (1971) ... Alcide
- Bayou Boy: Part 1 (1971) ... Alcide
 1971 The Boy from Dead Man's Bayou (TV Movie)
 1970 Dan August (TV Series)
Mike Foschke
- The Soldier (1970) ... Mike Foschke
 1970 Ironside (TV Series)
Man
- Noel's Gonna Fly (1970) ... Man
 1960 Encounter (TV Series)
 1960 Heritage (TV Series)
 1959 Hudson's Bay (TV Series)
Jeremy Warrant
- Pierre's Three Evils (1959) ... Jeremy Warrant
 1957 Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans (TV Series)
Cochea Brent
- The Wild One (1957) ... Cochea Brent
 1955 Folio (TV Series)
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Played Right Wing for the University of New Hampshire ice hockey team for 3 seasons (1966-1967 thru 1968-1969). career totals were 63 goals, 48 assists, 118 points and 44 penalty minutes in 85 games. See more »

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