Michael Chiklis

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Lowell, MA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/30/1963, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor
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Michael Chiklis Fast Facts:
  • First lead role, as a ninth grader, was as Hawkeye Pierce in a high-school stage adaptation of M*A*S*H.
  • Has acted professionally since the age of 13, when he earned his Actor's Equity card for appearing in a Massachusetts stage production of Romeo and Juliet.
  • Turned down hockey and football scholarships to study drama at Boston University's School of Fine Arts.
  • Made his TV debut (as a cop) on a 1989 episode of Miami Vice.
  • Played "Curly" Howard in the 2000 TV-biopic The Three Stooges.
  • Real-life daughter Autumn played his character Vic's daughter, Cassidy, on The Shield.
  • Michael Chiklis Relationships:
  • Charlie Chiklis - Father
  • Peter Chilkis - Brother
  • Autumn Chiklis - Daughter
  • Odessa Rose Chiklis - Daughter
  • Katherine Chiklis - Mother
  • Michelle Epstein - Wife
  • Michael Chiklis Awards:
  • 2005 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2002 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2003 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2003 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Winner
  • 2004 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • College:
  • Boston University, Boston, MA (BFA, 1986)

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