Aug. 30th, 1963
Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
5' 8 1/2"
Michael Chiklis' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - High School
2008 - Eagle Eye
2007 - Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
2005 - Fantastic Four
1999 - Do Not Disturb
1995 - Nixon
Guest TV Roles
NYPD Det. Jeffrey Whitehead
Educated at Boston University's School for the Arts, majoring in acting, before moving to New York City. Michael has numerous theater credits including the roles of Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire and Touchstone in Shakespeare's As You Like It.
- The _Fantastic Four (2005)_ (qv) co-star is a lifelong comic book fan, and rarely turns down an autograph request from children.
- He is 3/4 Greek and 1/4 Irish and English.
- His worst job was "unloading 18 wheel trucks for 12 hours a day".
- Daughter, Odessa, was born in 1999.
- He does charity work pertaining to autism, as Vic's son on _"The Shield" (2002)_ (qv) suffers from the condition.
- Daughter, 'Autumn Chiklis' (qv) , was born on October 9, 1993.
- His real daughter, 'Autumn Chiklis' (qv), plays his character, Vic Mackey's, daughter Cassidy on _"The Shield" (2002)_ (qv) He has said that his daughter is not to witness any violence on the show and is to be kept apart from all scenes except for the scenes she is in.
- Is the only actor from _Fantastic Four (2005)_ (qv) that is actually a fan of the comic book series.