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Michael Patrick Thornton

Co-founder & artistic director of The Gift Theatre, Michael was recently seen as Fr. Flynn in The Gift's production of DOUBT at Steppenwolf, Judge Danforth in Steppenwolf's The Crucible, as King Richard in The Gift's RICHARD III at Steppenwolf, and in fellow Gift ensemble member Will Eno's Title And Deed (Lookingglass) directed by Gift ensemble ... See full bio »

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Private Practice Dr. Gabriel Fife
The Exorcist Dr. John Rexroth
Elementary Eli Kotite


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  Away (TV Series) (pre-production)
Dr. Putney
- Episode #1.1 ... Dr. Putney
 2019 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Evan Moore
- Hail To The Chief (2019) ... Evan Moore
- Episode #6.4 ... Evan Moore
 2019 Magnum P.I. (TV Series)
Charlie Owens
- Payback for Beginners (2019) ... Charlie Owens
 2019 The Red Line (TV Series)
Jim Evans
- One Day We May Be More Than a Body (2019) ... Jim Evans
- We Need Glory for a While (2019) ... Jim Evans
 2019 Counterpart (TV Series)
- Shadow Puppets (2019) ... Brody
 2018 Jeri's Grill (Short)
Angry Man
 2017 Elementary (TV Series)
Eli Kotite
- Wrong Side of the Road (2017) ... Eli Kotite
 2016 The Exorcist (TV Series)
Dr. John Rexroth
- Chapter Six: Star of the Morning (2016) ... Dr. John Rexroth
 2016 The View from Tall
 2016 The Jamz (TV Series)
- A New Hope (2016) ... Stanton
- Saturday (2016) ... Stanton
- The Gig (2016) ... Stanton
- Pilot (2016) ... Stanton
 2014 Unknown Unknown (Short)
 2012 Liquors (Short)
 2009-2011 Private Practice (TV Series)
Dr. Gabriel Fife
- ...To Change the Things I Can (2011) ... Dr. Gabriel Fife
- God Bless the Child (2011) ... Dr. Gabriel Fife
- Something Old, Something New (2011) ... Dr. Gabriel Fife
- Love and Lies (2011) ... Dr. Gabriel Fife
- The End of a Beautiful Friendship (2010) ... Dr. Gabriel Fife
 2011 The Chicago Code (TV Series)
Kent Eschelman
- St. Valentine's Day Massacre (2011) ... Kent Eschelman
 2011 The Dilemma
B & V Worker
 2007 Counting Backwards
Joe's Father (voice)
 2003 Shut-Eye (Video)
Mac (as Mike Thornton)

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(January 21 to February 9, 2014) He acted in Thornton Wilder's play, "Our Town," in a Brown-Forman Series production at the Pamela Brown Auditorium, the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Rebekah Brockman, Julia Bynum, Ann Hodapp, Dathan Hooper, Donald Sage Mackay, Gregory Maupin, David McElwee, Bruce ... See more »

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Mike Thornton


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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He was nominated for a 2010 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play for his performance in "Suicide, Incorporated", at the Gift Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »



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