Michael Chiklis

Michael Chiklis

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Age
52
Birthday
Aug. 30th, 1963
Born in
Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Height
5' 9

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
Vegas
The Commish TV Show
The Commish
Daddio TV Show
Daddio
 

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
Nathaniel Barnes
19
Henessy (Voiced)
4
Carlo Spoletta
4
Jimmy Hoffs
2
Himself - Panelist
2
Himself - American Horror Story: Freak Show
2
Detective Vic Mackey (Voiced)
1
Tiger
1
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BIOGRAPHY:

Michael Charles Chiklis (born August 30, 1963) is an American actor, director, and television producer. Some of the roles for which he is best known; for include Commissioner Tony Scali on the ABC police drama The Commish, LAPD Detective Vic Mackey on the FX police drama The Shield, The Thing in the Fantastic Four film series, and Jim Powell on the ABC science-fiction comedy-drama No Ordinary Family. He also co-starred as Vincent Savino in the CBS crime drama Vegas. In 2014 Chiklis joined the cast of American Horror Story for its fourth season, American Horror Story: Freak Show.

Born in Lowell, Massachusetts.

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.


TRIVIA:
  • Daughter, Odessa, was born in 1999.
  • Always knew he wanted to be an actor even when advised against it by his parents who still supported him when he chose to act.
  • Is the only actor from _Fantastic Four (2005)_ (qv) that is actually a fan of the comic book series.
  • His worst job was "unloading 18 wheel trucks for 12 hours a day".
  • He loves classic rock.
  • He does charity work pertaining to autism, as Vic's son on _"The Shield" (2002)_ (qv) suffers from the condition.
  • He is 3/4 Greek and 1/4 Irish and English.
  • After his show _"Daddio" (2000)_ (qv) went off the air, his wife suggested that Chiklis slim his weight down and change his self image with a different look and a totally different acting part, even if they have to create one themselves for him. He then shaved his head, lost more than 40 pounds, worked out vigorously and the two of them started to write a "rogue cop" movie role for him. Chiklis eventually read _"The Shield" (2002)_ (qv)'s pilot script (originally called "Rampart"), which was similar to his "rogue cop" movie script, and aggressively pursued the part of Vic Mackey until he got it. When he read for the the part, he channeled "anger" by being furious at the prospect of not getting it.


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