May. 8th, 1969
Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland, UK
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Michael Ethan Rodgers is a Scottish film, television, voice and theatre actor.And Acting coach
He began his film career with a role in Gia with Angelina Jolie. Shortly thereafter, he went to work with Sir Nigel Hawthorne and Minnie Driver in feature film Uncorked and renowned director Allison Anders in Sugar Town. Following success in both, he later played alongside Mel Gibson in the box office smash The Patriot and with Alec Baldwin and Peter Fonda in Thomas and the Magic Railroad in which he played Mr C. junior. He is best known for playing the acerbic Richard Dawson in the Bob Crane biopic, Auto Focus, directed by Paul Schrader.He Currently owns A Studio called "Michael Rodgers studios"
He has appeared on various television series including NYPD Blue, Bones, CSI: Miami, Veronica Mars, American Dreams, Windfall, Will & Grace and the 2010 series Leverage (TV series) and Mysterious Ways (TV series). He also provided the English voice of Judge Gabranth in Final Fantasy XII.
He moved to Los Angeles in 1990 where he currently resides.
- In Los Angeles he took lessons from Larry Moss who is also a disciple of Stella Adler, Lee Strasberg, and Sanford Meisner to fine-tune his craft. These same mentors of his also became the personal coach to acting great Leonardo Di Caprio in the movie " The Aviator " and in " Blood Diamond". Hillary Swank in "Boys Don't Cry" and "Million Dollar Baby", Helen Hunt in "As Good As It Gets", Michael Duncan in " The Green Mile".
- Is a very talented barber.
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