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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 13 January 1965Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth NameMichael Troy Worth
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born in Philadelphia, Michael came from a line of German sailors on one side and American Delaware Indians on the other. As a 10 year old Michael directed his first film entitle The Tire. It was shot with a super-8 camera his mother bought him. He continued making short films into his late teens. During his early teens, Michael had a few small parts in film and television. Living with his dog in a truck for six months in Los Angeles to save money, he worked odd jobs and construction work, taking whatever small parts he could as he climbed the Hollywood ladder. His first lead came with the film Final Impact (1992) for which Variety deemed him "a promising newcomer." He worked in a series of low-budget films before landing a part in the TV series Acapulco H.E.A.T. (1993). He had a close call with greater fame from being second choice for the role of Robin in Batman Forever (1995). Michael wrote and directed the independent Killing Cupid (2005) which gained him a Best Director nomination at the Action On Film Film Festival in 2005 as well as winning Best Fiction Film at the Hollywood Fiction Film and Video Festival in 2006. He wrote and recently completed appearing the psychological thriller/western Dual (2008) which won Best Independent Action Film. His second directorial work is the drama God's Ears (2008).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trivia (5)

Earned a black belt in Tang Soo Do Karate under former Chuck Norris master Joey Escobar.
Trained in Escrima (a Filipino martial arts) and Jeet Kune Do under former Bruce Lee student Dan Inosanto.
He was the body model for Charlton Heston for Planet of the Apes (1968) re-issue poster.
Spending many years living on a ranch, he had a pet rooster named "Sonny" who would walk around his house and follow him around the ranch like a dog.
Studied acting with Charlize Theron from Ivana Chubbuck.

Personal Quotes (1)

Some of my greatest strides as a person have come from exploring myself through my writing or purging some demon in my acting. The beauty and power contained in these visions of light and human expression has been a huge source of fascination for me and I have only begun to wrap my head around all of its magic

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