Michael Madsen


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  • Birth Name: Michael Soren Madsen
  • Birth Place: Chicago, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/25/1958, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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Exclusive Sneak Peek: Why Is Nick Offerman's Axe Cop Selling Fruit?!

Something tells us that the meat-loving Ron Swanson would not approve.

On Saturday's episode of Axe Cop (11/10c on Fox), Axe Cop (voiced by Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman) and...read more

5 Things That Could Revive The Mob Doctor

The Mob Doctor, Fox's struggling freshman drama, has shown signs of improvement — both in its overall quality and in ratings -- since returning last week from a month-long hiatus. But it's got a long way to go before getting a clean bill of health. Here are five things we think the show could do to make its prognosis a little more positive:

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Exclusive: Michael Madsen Heads to The Mob Doctor

Michael Madsen has booked a two-episode arc on Fox's The Mob Doctor, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

Madsen will play Russell King, a veteran criminal whose crimes require a certain flair and professional expertise. On the night of a big job, King has a flare-up of back pain and discovers he requires immediate surgery. We're guessing The Mob Doctor herself, Jordana Spiro's Grace Devlin, will be called on to help.

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Sin City Premiere 2005
The Getaway
The Ghost
Free Willy

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Boarding Gate
Die Another Day
The Killing Jar
Hell Ride

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Na hala a ka makua
Michael Madsen, Linda Dano, Joanna Cassidy, Rae Dawn Chong
Fluid Dynamics

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Year Title Description
2011 No Clean Break TV Show Series, Actor - The Associate
2010 The Killing Jar Movie, Actor - Doe
2008 Vice Movie, Exec. Producer
2008 Vice Movie, Actor - Walker
2008 Hell Ride Movie, Actor - The Gent

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Kill Bill’s Michael Madsen Arrested for Child Endangerment

Michael Madsen, best known for appearing in Quentin Tarantino films Reservoir Dogs and Kill Bill: Vol. I and II, was arrested Friday for child endangerment, People reports.

Madsen, 54, was booked at a Los Angeles County Sheriff's station following a fight with his teenage son. He was charged with a... read more

CSI Miami Explores New Boundaries — Geographic and Cinematic

CSI: Miami is exploring new boundaries — geographic and cinematic.

Monday's episode (10/9c, CBS) stretches its borders as Horatio (David Caruso) and Delko (Adam Rodriguez) leave Miami to investigate an old case involving team member Jesse Cardoza (Eddie Cibrian) in Los Angeles.

Adam Rodriguez returning to CSI: Miami full-time next season

And the episode also pushes the boundaries of network television, thanks to director Rob Zombie, co-executive producer Barry O'Brien tells TVGuide.com.

"It's a very, very cinematic episode," says O'Brien, who wrote the episode... read more

David Carradine's Manager Says He Died of "Foul Play"

David Carradine's manager says there is no way the actor, found dead in Thailand, would have committed suicide — and that he believes his death was "foul play."

"He was great," said Chuck Binder, the star's manager of six years. "He was doing a bunch of films, he was coming back to do more films, it was all great. He'd just bought a brand-new car. I think he was in a really great place. He was in a really happy marriage. And so none of it makes sense.

"This is foul play," he said. read more


Go ahead and sing along if you know the words to this holiday classic: "People bleedin' when they open fire, Uma shootin' off your nose...." Nobody? Huh. Well, nonetheless, from noon to midnight ET on Dec. 25, Encore will broadcast A Very Quentin Christmas, a veritable orgy of auteur Tarantino's five flicks airing back-to-back for the first time, unedited and commercial-free. Even weirder, the marathon is being hosted by an eggnog-swilling Michael Madsen. I'm sorry, but I just can't see him remaining conscious past the 4:40 pm showing of Jackie Brown.

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As previously reported by TVGuide.com,...

As previously reported by TVGuide.com, Guiding Light is recasting Cassie Winslow, Reva's ex-stripper sister who married into Caribbean royalty. The role was abruptly vacated when Laura Wright jumped ship to play General Hospital's new Carly. As a result, Nicole Forester will make her daytime debut as NuCassie on Nov. 4. Who the heck is she? Well, Forester has previously guest-starred on prime-time shows like Two and a Half Men, Monk, Will & Grace and Beverly Hills, 90210. She also costarred with Michael Madsen and Michelle Stafford (Phyllis, The Young and the Restless) in the 2003 straight-to-DVD fright-flick Vampires Anonymous. Keep reading for another juicy nugget of Cassie-related casting news.... read more


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