Aug. 30th, 1963
Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
5' 8 1/2"
Michael Chiklis' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - High School
2008 - Eagle Eye
2007 - Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
2005 - Fantastic Four
1999 - Do Not Disturb
1995 - Nixon
Guest TV Roles
NYPD Det. Jeffrey Whitehead
Educated at Boston University's School for the Arts, majoring in acting, before moving to New York City. Michael has numerous theater credits including the roles of Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire and Touchstone in Shakespeare's As You Like It.
- Moved to New York City the day of his graduation to pursue his career.
- 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.
- Is a huge fan of the New England Patriots, Boston Bruins and Boston Red Sox.
- He is very proud of his Greek heritage and encourages his daughters to learn about Greece.
- His worst job was "unloading 18 wheel trucks for 12 hours a day".
- He does charity work pertaining to autism, as Vic's son on _"The Shield" (2002)_ (qv) suffers from the condition.
- As a kid, Michael was fiercely competitive in sports as he excelled in baseball, football, swimming, hockey and karate.
- Shares a birthday with baseball legend, Ted Williams