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Michael Burgess was born on August 2, 1964 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA. He is an actor, known for Forrest Gump (1994), Death Sentence (2007) and Days of Thunder (1990). He is married to Susan Gilmour. See full bio »

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Known For

Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump Cleveland
Death Sentence
Days of Thunder
Days of Thunder Young Doctor
Black Knight
Black Knight Ernie


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 2011-2013 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Carl Wentworth
- Surrogates (2013) ... Carl Wentworth
- Back from the Dead (2013) ... Carl Wentworth
- Freak Show (2012) ... Carl Wentworth
- Bride-a-Palooza (2011) ... Carl Wentworth
- You Bet Your Life (2011) ... Carl Wentworth
 2009 A Peacock-Feathered Blue (Short)
The Fireman
 2007 Death Sentence
Cop #1
 2007 Who's Your Caddy?
Carolina Cop
 2006 One Tree Hill (TV Series)
 2005 Surface (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... Detective
 2002 Friends (TV Series)
Mr. Squiggles
- The One with the Male Nanny (2002) ... Mr. Squiggles (uncredited)
 2001 Black Knight
 2000 The Color of Love: Jacey's Story (TV Movie)
Dr. Rose
 2000 Takedown
Security Officer
 1999 CI5: The New Professionals (TV Series)
Major Nicholls
- First Strike (1999) ... Major Nicholls
 1999 Holy Joe (TV Movie)
Dr. Simmons
 1998 Carriers (TV Movie)
Arthur Fields
 1998 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Mr. Lewis
- Ruby Bridges (1998) ... Mr. Lewis
 1997 Love's Deadly Triangle: The Texas Cadet Murder (TV Movie)
Air Force Officer
 1996 The Lottery (TV Movie)
First Policeman
 1995-1996 American Gothic (TV Series)
Dan Truelane / Dr. Daniel Truelane
- To Hell and Back (1996) ... Dan Truelane
- Eye of the Beholder (1995) ... Dan Truelane
- A Tree Grows in Trinity (1995) ... Dr. Daniel Truelane
- Pilot (1995) ... Dan Truelane
 1996 Race the Sun
 1996/I Kiss and Tell (TV Movie)
E.R. Doctor
 1995 Dare to Love (TV Movie)
 1995 Inflammable (TV Movie)
Dr. Nance
 1995 Murderous Intent (TV Movie)
Jacksonville detective
 1992-1994 Matlock (TV Series)
Police Officer / Security Guard / Officer #2
- Dead Air (1994) ... Police Officer
- The Crook (1994) ... Security Guard
- The Vacation (1992) ... Officer #2
 1994 Bionic Ever After? (TV Movie)
Delta Commando
 1994 Against Her Will: The Carrie Buck Story (TV Movie)
Black Man
 1994 Forrest Gump
 1994 Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics (TV Movie) (segment "Theater, The")
 1994 Leave of Absence (TV Movie)
 1994 Bandit: Bandit's Silver Angel (TV Movie)
FBI Agent
 1994 In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness (TV Movie)
Surveillance Cop
 1993 Amos & Andrew
Black Reporter
 1993 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Horace Durham
- Simple Justice (1993) ... Horace Durham
 1990-1992 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Tyrell Gibson
- Last Rights (1992) ... Tyrell Gibson
- Ruda's Awakening (1991) ... Tyrell Gibson
- Family Matters (1990) ... Tyrell Gibson
 1992 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series)
Inmate #2
- Germany, Mid-August 1916 (1992) ... Inmate #2
 1992 Strictly Ballroom
 1992 I'll Fly Away (TV Series)
Billy Joe
- Cool Winter Blues (1992) ... Billy Joe
 1992 My Cousin Vinny
Prison Van Driver
 1991 Brother Future (TV Movie)
 1991 Fried Green Tomatoes
Wingo, Man at BBQ (uncredited)
 1991 Golden Years (TV Series)
Soldier No. 1
- Time and Time Again (1991) ... Soldier No. 1
 1991 Night of the Hunter (TV Movie)
 1990 Days of Thunder
Young Doctor
 1989 Night Walk (TV Movie)
Deputy Kove
 1989 Staying Together
 1989 Terror on Highway 91 (TV Movie)
 1987 3 Men and a Baby
Handsome Man at Party
 1987 The Bedroom Window
Assistant State Attorney
 1986 North and South, Book II (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Jim
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Jim
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Jim

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Michael L. Burgess

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