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Michael Wincott


Over more than thirty years, Michael Wincott has gained the reputation of a respected and uncompromising actor. Born in Scarborough, Ontario, he eventually moved to New York City where he graduated from Juilliard in 1986 and began a relationship with Joseph Papp's Public Theatre beginning with his creation of the role of Kent in Eric Bogosian's ... See full bio »

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Known For

Basquiat
Basquiat Rene Ricard
(1996)
Talk Radio
Talk Radio Kent / Michael / Joe
(1988)
What Just Happened
What Just Happened Jeremy Brunell
(2008)
Westworld
Westworld Old Bill
(2016)

Filmography

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 2017 Veni Vidi Vici (TV Series)
Georgina
- Episode #1.10 (2017) ... Georgina
- Episode #1.9 (2017) ... Georgina
- Episode #1.8 (2017) ... Georgina
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... Georgina
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Georgina
 2017 Ghost in the Shell
Dr. Osmond (uncredited)
 2016 Westworld (TV Series)
Old Bill
- Contrapasso (2016) ... Old Bill
- The Original (2016) ... Old Bill
 2015/I Forsaken
Dave Turner
 2015 Knight of Cups
Herb
 2014 24: Live Another Day (TV Mini-Series)
Adrian Cross
- 9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. (2014) ... Adrian Cross
- 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (2014) ... Adrian Cross
- 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (2014) ... Adrian Cross
- 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (2014) ... Adrian Cross
- 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (2014) ... Adrian Cross
 2014 Grand Street
Reuben
 2012 Hitchcock
Ed Gein
 2012 Darksiders II (Video Game)
Death (voice)
 2012 Infex (Video Game)
Griffin (voice)
 2012 Syndicate (Video Game)
Jules Merit (voice)
 2011 The Farewell (Short)
He
 2009 A Lonely Place for Dying
Anthony Greenglass
 2008 Sketches from Great Gull (Short)
Seafaring Poet (voice)
 2008 What Just Happened
Jeremy Brunell
 2007 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Fashion Photographer
 2006 Seraphim Falls
Hayes
 2005 Narc (Video Game)
Mr. Big (voice)
 2004 Halo 2 (Video Game)
Prophet of Truth (voice)
 2003 Remembering Charlie (TV Movie)
Richard Aiken
 2002 The Red Phone: Manhunt (TV Movie)
Hans Peter Van Eyck
 2002 Treasure Planet (Video Game)
Scroop (voice)
 2002 Treasure Planet
Scroop (voice)
 2002 The Count of Monte Cristo
Armand Dorleac
 2001 Along Came a Spider
Gary Soneji
 2000 Before Night Falls
Heberto Zorilla Ochoa
 1999 Hidden Agenda
Larry Gleason
 1998 Gunshy
Frankie / Mobster
 1997 Alien: Resurrection
Elgyn
 1997 Metro
Michael Korda
 1996 Strangers (TV Series)
Arnaud
- Leave (1996) ... Arnaud
 1996 Dead Girl
Mark in the Park
 1996 Basquiat
Rene Ricard
 1995 Strange Days
Philo Gant
 1995 Dead Man
Conway Twill
 1995/I Panther
Tynan
 1994 The Crow
Top Dollar
 1993 The Three Musketeers
Rochefort
 1993 Romeo Is Bleeding
Sal
 1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Guy of Gisborne
 1991 The Doors
Paul Rothchild
 1990 The Tragedy of Flight 103: The Inside Story (TV Movie documentary)
Ulrich Weber
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July
Vet - Villa Dulce
 1989 Suffering Bastards
Chazz
 1989 Bloodhounds of Broadway
Soupy Mike
 1987-1989 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Jarrow / Jordan
- The Caper (1989) ... Jarrow
- High Performance (1987) ... Jordan
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
Wilcox
- Intensive Care (1989) ... Wilcox
 1988 Talk Radio
Kent / Michael / Joe
 1988 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Wilson Cook
- Blood & Roses (1988) ... Wilson Cook
 1987-1988 Crime Story (TV Series)
Bobby Meeker
- Femme Fatale (1988) ... Bobby Meeker
- The Senator, the Movie Star, and the Mob (1987) ... Bobby Meeker
 1987 The Sicilian
Cpl. Silvestro Canio
 1985 Night Heat (TV Series)
Jack Tenelli
- Mother's Day (1985) ... Jack Tenelli
 1983 Curtains
Matthew
 1981 Clown White (TV Movie)
Street Punk
 1979-1981 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series)
Jeff / Charlie
- Wolf Hunt (1981) ... Jeff
- Stand In (1979) ... Charlie
 1981 Ticket to Heaven
Gerry
 1981 Circle of Two
Paul
 1980 Nothing Personal
Peter
 1979 Wild Horse Hank
Charlie Connors
 1979 The Family Man (TV Movie)
Charlie
 1979 An American Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
Choir Leader
 1979 Title Shot
Robber
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Personal Details

Other Works:

On "Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud", the 1995 album by Julian Schnabel, he contributes to two songs -- "Carey Come Back" (harmonica) and "Apartment #9" (guitar). See more »

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

You have to be careful so you don't make your character dull and predictable. Sometimes you have to bend the script a little... The bad guys are mostly the same on the paper... A bad guy wouldn't think of himself as bad. The guy I'm playing in Metro (1997) thinks of himself as a responsible and nice guy, since he is taking care of his retarded cousin. That is what I try to keep in mind, when I'm ... See more »

Trivia:

He's the youngest of three brothers. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays villains. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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