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Michael Chiklis is a Actor and Producer American born on 30 august 1963 at Lowell (USA)

Michael Chiklis

Michael Chiklis
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Birth name Michael Charles Chiklis
Nationality USA
Birth 30 august 1963 (55 years) at Lowell (USA)

Michael Charles Chiklis (born August 30, 1963 in Lowell, Massachusetts) 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.

Biography

Chiklis married Michelle Moran on June 21, 1992, and they have two daughters: Autumn, born on October 9, 1993, and Odessa, born in 1999. Autumn played Vic Mackey's daughter Cassidy on The Shield.


A lifelong comic book fan, he rarely turns down an autograph request from children. In fact, according to the DVD commentary for the Fantastic Four film, his voice has been going hoarse from doing The Thing's voice so many times; in Chiklis's own words: How do you say "no" to an 8-year-old?
Chiklis is a fan of both the Boston Red Sox and the Boston Bruins, was interviewed for the HBO documentary The Curse of the Bambino about the Red Sox's long struggle to win the World Series, and narrated the video introduction of the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXXIX.

Chiklis is also an accomplished musician, specializing in drums and vocals but also playing guitar and bass. He is a member of several performing bands in the Boston area such as The Surgeon General, Best Kept Secret and Double Talk. He has starred and produced films through his own production company called Extravaganza.

In 2011, Michael Chiklis and his band MCB released their first single "Til I Come Home", a tribute song to the soldiers overseas. The song has been critically acclaimed world wide and was used in the TV series Modern Family in 2011. MCB's prior music was another single, Make Me High written for the independent film High School, starring Chiklis, Adrien Brody, Colin Hanks and Matt Bush, single released spring 2011.


Philanthropy
Chiklis has participated in celebrity Texas Hold 'Em tournaments to benefit comedian Brad Garrett's charity foundation, Maximum Hope.
Michael has worked closely with many different charities over the years including The Children's Lifesaving Foundation, Alzheimer's Association, Autism Speaks and the Revlon Run Walk.

Best films

Fantastic Four (2005)
(Actor)
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
(Actor)
Eagle Eye (2008)
(Actor)

Usually with

Stan Lee
Stan Lee
(2 films)
Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone
(1 films)
Tim Story
Tim Story
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Michael Chiklis (19 films)

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Actor

The Legend of Secret Pass, 1h32
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Animation
Actors Ron Perlman, Joe Pantoliano, Frankie Muniz, David Cross, Cheryl Hines, Christy Carlson Romano
Roles Calabar (voice)
Rating49% 2.4731852.4731852.4731852.4731852.473185
The film takes place in the mountains of the American Southwest and involves Thunderbirds of Indian mythology and an animal refuge of mystical proportions. An unlikely troop of animals and humans are caught up in a clash of ageless magic. In this moment of crisis, the barest chance to avoid cataclysm falls into the hands of an Indian boy, Manu. With the help of his cousin Nika and aunt Nitika, Manu must face a terrifying trial if the family is to survive and he is to embrace his special destiny.
The Do-Over
Directed by Steven Brill
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Actors Paula Patton, Adam Sandler, David Spade, Nick Swardson, Luis Guzmán, Kathryn Hahn
Roles Carmine
Rating57% 2.8501552.8501552.8501552.8501552.850155
Two down-on-their-luck guys decide to fake their own deaths and start over with new identities, only to find the people they're pretending to be are in even deeper trouble.
Rupture
Rupture (2016)
, 1h42
Directed by Steven Shainberg
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Actors Noomi Rapace, Peter Stormare, Kerry Bishé, Lesley Manville, Michael Chiklis, Ari Millen
Roles Bald Man
Rating48% 2.4047352.4047352.4047352.4047352.404735
Renée est une mère célibataire qui vit avec son jeune garçon Evan et s'avère être terrifiée par les araignées. Un jour, lorsque sa voiture tombe en panne, elle est kidnappée par un groupe d'étrangers. Elle se réveille ligotée dans un laboratoire où elle est interrogée par ces derniers à propos de son parcours médical et notamment sa peur des arachnides. Tout en apprenant qu'elle a en elle une nature extraterrestre, ils lui injectent des produits chimiques censés la révéler.
When the Game Stands Tall, 1h55
Directed by Thomas Carter
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about religion, Sports films, American football films
Actors Jim Caviezel, Laura Dern, Michael Chiklis, Alexander Ludwig, Clancy Brown, Stephan James
Roles Terry Eidson
Rating66% 3.349093.349093.349093.349093.34909
Bob Ladouceur, the coach of the De La Salle Spartans, watches his team win the championship of their undefeated 2003 season. Following tradition, the seniors share their stories about what the team means to them. The juniors, including Ladouceur's son Danny, celebrate with team captain Chris Ryan who has a chance of breaking the California state record for the highest career number of touchdowns. During an argument about whether to accept a coaching offer at the college level, Ladouceur's wife Beverly tells him that he does not spend enough time with his family. A division meeting between coaches arranges to have De La Salle play against Long Beach Polytechnic High School, a team with a similar reputation.
Parker
Parker (2013)
, 1h58
Directed by Taylor Hackford
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Psychologie, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte, Michael Chiklis, Wendell Pierce, Clifton Collins, Jr.
Roles Melander
Rating61% 3.0965153.0965153.0965153.0965153.096515
Parker (Jason Statham) is a professional thief, specializing in big robberies, who follows a unique code—he doesn't steal from the poor or hurt innocent people. His mentor Hurley (Nick Nolte) asks him take charge of a job with a crew he doesn't know, consisting of Melander (Michael Chiklis), Carlson (Wendell Pierce), Ross (Clifton Collins Jr.), and Hardwicke (Micah Hauptman). The job, taking the gate money from the Ohio State Fair, is successful, but Hardwicke ignored instructions, resulting in him needlessly killing a man in a fire that was set as a distraction.
Pawn
Pawn (2013)
, 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Noir, Crime
Actors Forest Whitaker, Nikki Reed, Sean Faris, Ray Liotta, Deborah Twiss, Michael Chiklis
Roles Derrick
Rating57% 2.850252.850252.850252.850252.85025
An old gangster, with a hard drive containing records of who he paid off, is targeted by a competition between dirty cops, internal affairs, etc. The dirty cops hire a thug to get into the safe (in the back of a diner) at midnight. But he brings his friends and goes too early for the time-release lock. Another crooked cop shows up (for uncertain reasons). The shooting ensues and during hostage negotiations the thug tries to put the blame onto an ex-con who just got out of jail, so that no one notices the real target is the hard drive.
High School, 1h39
Directed by John Stalberg, Jr.
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Adrien Brody, Michael Chiklis, Matt Bush, Adhir Kalyan, Sean Marquette, Colin Hanks
Roles Dr. Leslie Gordon
Rating58% 2.9005752.9005752.9005752.9005752.900575
High school valedictorian-to-be Henry Burke (Matt Bush) takes his first hit of pot with his ex-best friend Travis (Sean Marquette), only to learn that, due to a spelling bee champion's recent use of marijuana, their high school is conducting a drug test where anyone caught under the influence of anything will be expelled. Travis knows of a psychotic drug dealer, known as Psycho Ed (Adrien Brody), who carries an exclusive kind of pot called "kief", and the two boys steal the stash and intend on getting the whole school high, to invalidate the drug test and save Henry's future. But Psycho Ed is right on their trail and so is Dr. Gordon, the school dean.
Eagle Eye
Eagle Eye (2008)
, 1h58
Directed by D.J. Caruso
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Themes Films about computing, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Films based on science fiction novels, Road movies, Chase films, Jumeaux ou jumelles
Actors Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson, Julianne Moore, Michael Chiklis, Anthony Mackie
Roles Defense Secretary Callister
Rating65% 3.299023.299023.299023.299023.29902
Jerry Shaw (Shia LaBeouf) is a Stanford University dropout who learns his identical twin brother Ethan, a first lieutenant in the US Air Force, has been killed. Following the funeral, Jerry is surprised to find $750,000 in his bank account. Later he finds his Chicago apartment filled with weapons, ammonium nitrate, classified DOD documents, and forged passports. He receives a phone call from a woman (Julianne Moore) who warns that the FBI is about to arrest him and he needs to run.
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, 1h32
Directed by Tim Story
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Superhero films, Political films, Dystopian films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films about extraterrestrial life, Disaster films
Actors Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis, Julian McMahon, Kerry Washington
Roles Ben Grimm / The Thing
Rating55% 2.7990352.7990352.7990352.7990352.799035
As Reed Richards and Sue Storm prepare for their wedding, a silver object enters Earth's atmosphere, creating 1 mile wide craters across the Earth. General Hager asks Reed to track and identify its movements. He initially refuses, to appease Sue, who feels he is again neglecting her for his work. However, he secretly builds a radar tracker to locate the object, as the Army requests.
Rise: Blood Hunter, 1h34
Directed by Sebastian Gutierrez
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Films about sexuality, Vampires in film, Political films, Buddy films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Lucy Liu, Michael Chiklis, Carla Gugino, Margo Harshman, Marilyn Manson, James D'Arcy
Roles Clyde Rawlins
Rating49% 2.4511552.4511552.4511552.4511552.451155
Reporter Sadie Blake has just published a notable article featuring a secret Gothic party scene. The very night following the publication, one of Sadie's sources, Tricia Rawlins, is invited by her friend Kaitlyn to an isolated house in which such a party is to take place. Tricia is reluctant to enter with the curfew set by her strict father, so Kaitlyn goes alone. When she does not return, Tricia becomes worried and enters the house as well. To her horror, she finds Kaitlyn in the basement with two vampires hanging onto her and drinking her blood. She tries to hide, but the vampires find her quickly. The next day, Sadie learns of the girl's death and decides to investigate the matter. She soon attracts the interest of the vampire cult, who kidnap her and bring her in for questioning. Following that, she is raped and murdered by the vampires.
Fantastic Four, 1h45
Directed by Tim Story
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis, Julian McMahon, Kerry Washington
Roles Ben Grimm / The Thing
Rating57% 2.850022.850022.850022.850022.85002
Physicist Dr. Reed Richards is convinced evolution was triggered millions of years ago on Earth by clouds of cosmic energy in space, and has calculated that one of these clouds is soon going to pass near Earth. Together with his friend, astronaut Ben Grimm, Reed convinces Dr. Victor Von Doom, his former classmate at MIT and now CEO of Von Doom Industries, to allow him access to his privately owned space station to test the effects of a biological sample of exposure to the cloud. Doom agrees in exchange for control over the experiment and a majority of the profits from whatever benefits it brings. Reed brings aboard his ex-girlfriend and Von Doom's chief genetics researcher Susan Storm and her ex-astronaut brother Johnny.
The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina, 1h14
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Themes Children's films
Actors Elijah Wood, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Peter Gallagher, Jon Stewart, Rachel Griffiths, Robert Guillaume
Roles Roman / King Webster (voice)
Rating52% 2.6169052.6169052.6169052.6169052.616905
After being raised by a normal-sized man, tiny Tom Thumb (voiced by Elijah Wood) sets out to find others of his diminutive stature. He happens upon Thumbelina (Jennifer Love Hewitt), a former circus performer, who is not only his size and age, but is also looking for others like her. But just as they meet, Thumbelina is taken prisoner by the comically sinister Mole King (Peter Gallagher), who wants to make her his bride.
Spirited Away, 2h4
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Origin Japon
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Transport films, Films about dragons, Witches in film, Political films, Children's films
Actors Rumi Hiiragi, Miyu Irino, Mari Natsuki, Yasuko Sawaguchi, Bunta Sugawara, Takashi Naitō
Roles Chihiro's Father (voice: English Version)
Rating85% 4.299294.299294.299294.299294.29929
Ten-year-old Chihiro Ogino and her parents are traveling to their new home when her father takes a wrong turn. They unknowingly enter a magical world that Chihiro's father insists on exploring, believing it to be an abandoned amusement park. Her parents sit at an empty, but seemingly-operational, restaurant stall, and begin to devour the fresh food in a piggish manner; meanwhile, Chihiro discovers an exquisite bathhouse across a bridge, where a young boy named Haku warns her to get out before the impending sunset. Frantically, Chihiro returns to her parents, only to discover that they have literally transformed into pigs. She attempts to escape, but the way by which they came has since become submerged. Frightened and alone, she observes as the world she ventured into reveals itself as a luxurious retreat for spirits to revitalize themselves.
The Three Stooges, 1h32
Directed by James Frawley
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Documentary
Themes Buddy films
Actors Paul Ben-Victor, Evan Handler, John Kassir, Michael Chiklis, Joel Edgerton, Marton Csokas
Roles Curly Howard
Rating69% 3.496153.496153.496153.496153.49615
The film is a biography of the Three Stooges following their careers and rise to fame as shown through the eyes of their leader, Moe Howard.