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Michael Moriarty Biography

Birth Place:
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Profession
Actor, writer, musician

Fast Facts

  • Both of his parents attended the same college, University of Minnesota, which is where they met
  • Worked selling encyclopedias and tyres
  • College roomate of actor and director Stephen Macht
  • Moved to Canada after leaving Law & Order in 1994
  • A former student of Stella Adler
  • Has had poems published in the New York Quarterly
  • A semi-professional jazz pianist and singer

Awards

  • 2002Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: winner
  • 1994Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1994Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 1993Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1992Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1991Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1979Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: winner
  • 1974Emmy-Supporting Actor of the Year: winner

Relationships

  • Anne Hamilton Martin -- Ex-wife
  • Suzana Cabrita -- Ex-wife
  • George Moriarty -- Father
  • George Joseph Moriarty -- Grandfather
  • Elinor (née Paul) Moriarty -- Mother
  • Matthew Moriarty -- Son
  • Margaret Helen Brychka -- Wife