Michael Moriarty Biography

Birthday: 1941-04-05
Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan
Height: 6' 4" (1.93 m) Mini Biography As o
Wiki Biography: As one of Hollywood's tallest actors standing at 6' 4", he will always be noticed. Michael Moriarty is one of the great character T.V. actors of all time. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1941. Moriarty was to move to London, England, where he built up a name as a great stage actor. It was also here he attended London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts as a Fullbright Scholar and as a student of Stella Adler. Michael Moriarty also had early employment selling encyclopedias and tyres. Moriarty from 1971 was to star in a number of successful movies, like Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) and The Last Detail (1973), but his biggest success was to follow when he won a Golden Globe for his performance as the cruel, old, vicious Erik Dorf in "Holocaust" (1978) (a 1978 mini series), which also stars James Woods. IMDb Mini Biography By: Ian Doyle Mini Biography Michael Moriarty was born in Detroit, attended the University of Detroit High School and then matriculated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, in 1963. His parents were Dr. George Moriarty, a Detroit police surgeon, and Eleanor Paul of North Dakota. Both attended the University of Minnesota where they met and married. Mr. Moriarty debuted on Broadway in "The Trial of The Catonsville Nine" in which he portrayed George Mische. Michael's biggest breakthrough was his portrayal on Broadway of Julian Weston in "Find Your Way Home" in 1974. He is, however, most widely acclaimed for his role in "Law & Order" (1990), Ben Stone.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Living With The Dead 2002 Drama
The Link Keith Mannings / Craig Mannings 2011
The Town That Never Retired Senator Hank Rose 2012 Documentary
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Children of My Heart 0000
Bang the Drum Slowly Henry 'Author' Wiggen 1973
The Last Detail 1973
Who'll Stop the Rain John Converse 1978
Holocaust Erik Dorf 1978 Drama, History, Romance
Pale Rider Hull Barret 1985 Action
Troll Harry Potter Sr. 1986 0
It's Alive III: Island of the Alive Jarvis 1987
A Return to Salem's Lot Joe Weber 1987 Horror
The Hanoi Hilton 1987 Drama
The Secret of the Ice Cave Manny Wise 1989
Dark Tower Dennis Randall 1989 Thriller, Horror
Full Fathom Five 1990 Action, Adventure
Shiloh Ray Preston 1996
Courage Under Fire General Hershberg 1996 0, Game Show, Romance
Broken Silence Mulligan 1996 Drama
Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season Ray Preston 1999
Woman Wanted 2000
Becoming dick 2000 Comedy
House of Luk Mr. Kidd 2001 Drama, Family, Comedy
Out of Line Larry Frank 2001 Action, Drama, Thriller
Mindstorm Schmidt 2001 Action, Horror, Mystery
Along Came a Spider Senator Hank Rose 2001 Crime, Mystery, Thriller
James Dean 2001 Drama
Cold Blooded Mark Solomon 2003 Drama, Crime, Thriller
Neverwas Dick 2005 Game Show, 0
Fugitives Run Callohan 2005 Comedy
Hitler Meets Christ Hitler 2007 Drama, Fantasy
Deadly Skies 2007 Sci Fi
The Yellow Wallpaper Mr. Isaac Hendricks 2012 Thriller
The Sons of Summer Old Man 2014 Action, Drama, Sport