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Michael McGrady Biography

Birth Place:
Federal Way, Washington, United States
Actor, artist

Fast Facts

  • At 19, he was diagnosed with malignant melanoma (skin cancer), the same disease that had claimed his father a year earlier
  • Moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting when he was 23
  • Met his wife while filming a movie in Berlin, Germany
  • With his wife, founded an organization called Balanced Life, geared at helping people improve their lives
  • Is a self-taught artist who was inspired to get back into painting after a visit to the Sistine Chapel
  • Owns several galleries across the country where he shows his art
  • Is a black belt in two different forms of karate


  • Ilka McGrady -- Wife