Michael Chiklis

Michael Chiklis

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Aug. 30th, 1963
Born in
Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
5' 8

Michael Chiklis' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
American Horror Story TV Show
American Horror Story
The Shield TV Show
The Shield
No Ordinary Family TV Show
No Ordinary Family
Vegas TV Show
The Commish TV Show
The Commish
Daddio TV Show

Main Movie Roles

2014 - When the Game Stands Tall
2013 - Parker
2010 - High School
2010 - The Legend Of Secret Pass
2008 - Eagle Eye
2007 - Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
2007 - Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
1999 - Do Not Disturb
1995 - Nixon

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Captain Nathaniel Barnes
Henessy (Voiced)
Carlo Spoletta
Jimmy Hoffs
Himself - American Horror Story: Freak Show
Himself - Celebrity Player
Detective Vic Mackey (Voiced)
[Complete List]


Michael Chiklis was educated at Boston University's School for the Arts, majoring in acting, before moving to New York City. Chiklis has numerous theater credits including the roles of Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire and Touchstone in Shakespeare's As You Like It.

  • Growing up, he liked the heroic comic book character Ben Grimm, aka The Thing of the Fantastic Four. In fact, at the age of 18, he told his brother that if a Fanatastic Four movie was ever made, he would play Ben Grimm. He lived his fantasy and got to play what he called "my dream role" in 2005 when he played the character in _Fantastic Four (2005)_ (qv).
  • He loves classic rock.
  • He is very proud of his Greek heritage and encourages his daughters to learn about Greece.
  • His real daughter, 'Autumn Chiklis' (qv), plays his character, Vic Mackey's, daughter Cassidy on _"The Shield" (2002)_ (qv) He has said that his daughter is not to witness any violence on the show and is to be kept apart from all scenes except for the scenes she is in.
  • Chosen over 200 other candidates for the role of 'John Belushi' (qv) in the fantasy biopic _Wired (1989)_ (qv).
  • Shares a birthday with baseball legend, Ted Williams
  • Has a brother called Peter.
  • His father owns a beauty salon.

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