Michael Patrick Thornton


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Michael Patrick Thornton is the co-founder of Chicago's acclaimed The Gift Theatre and served as its artistic director for twenty years. He has appeared on stages throughout the country, most recently in The Gift's production of Doubt at Steppenwolf. Other select productions: Will Eno's Title and Deed (Lookingglass Theatre-Time Out "Best Actor" ... See full bio »

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Private Practice Dr. Gabriel Fife
(2009-2011)
(2016)
The Exorcist Dr. John Rexroth
(2016)
Elementary Eli Kotite
(2017)

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 2022 Let the Right One In (TV Series)
Priest
- Episode #1.8 ... Priest
- Episode #1.6 ... Priest
 2022 61st Street (TV Series)
Judge Fitzpatrick
- Man on Fire (2022) ... Judge Fitzpatrick
- The Two Trials (2022) ... Judge Fitzpatrick
- Over the Wall (2022) ... Judge Fitzpatrick
- Barefoot and Dangerous (2022) ... Judge Fitzpatrick
 2021 A Million Little Things (TV Series)
Russ
- Stay (2021) ... Russ
- Crystal Clear (2021) ... Russ
- Pinocchio (2021) ... Russ
- Game Night (2021) ... Russ
- Not the Plan (2021) ... Russ
 2020 Grow Old with Me (Short)
Shane O'Kane
 2020 Away (TV Series)
Dr. Fred Putney
- Home (2020) ... Dr. Fred Putney
- Goodnight Mars (2020) ... Dr. Fred Putney
- Space Dogs (2020) ... Dr. Fred Putney
- Excellent Chariots (2020) ... Dr. Fred Putney
- Go (2020) ... Dr. Fred Putney
 2020 All Rise (TV Series)
Paul Gordon
- Prelude to a Fish (2020) ... Paul Gordon
 2019 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Evan Moore
- Deepfake (2019) ... Evan Moore
- Daisy (2019) ... Evan Moore
- Valor (2019) ... Evan Moore
- Hail to the Chief (2019) ... 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)
Brody
- 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
Douglas
 2016 The Jamz (TV Series)
Stanton
- A New Hope (2016) ... Stanton
- Saturday (2016) ... Stanton
- The Gig (2016) ... Stanton
- Pilot (2016) ... Stanton
 2014 Unknown Unknown (Short)
Security
 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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August 2011. Played the role of The Mechanic in the Chicago premiere of Will Eno's "Middletown" at Steppenwolf. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mike Thornton

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)

Spouse:

Lindsey Barlag Thornton
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He won a Joseph Jefferson Award for Solo Performance in Conor McPherson's "The Good Thief", at The Gift Theatre. See more »

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