Michael Fairman

Michael Fairman

actor, writer, director

Michael Fairman was born on Feb 25, 1934 in USA. Michael Fairman's big-screen debut came with The Anderson Tapes directed by Sidney Lumet in 1971, strarring Sergeant Claire. Michael Fairman is known for Benched directed by Eric Appel, Eliza Coupe stars as Nina Whitley and Jay Harrington as Phil Quinlan. The upcoming new movie Michael Fairman plays is Father Stu which will be released on Apr 15, 2022.

Michael Fairman is a veteran of film, stage and television, with a career spanning more than 40 years. He has portrayed Adlai Stevenson in the political thriller Treize jours (2000) starring Kevin Costner, was featured in David Lynch's Academy Award-nominated Mulholland Drive (2001) and played Ben Affleck's father in Dreamworks' Un vent de folie (1999). This versatile actor can be seen regularly on television, having guest appearances on popular shows such as Urgences (1994), The practice: Bobby Donnell & associés (1997), X Files: aux frontières du réel (1993), Boston Public (2000), Associées pour la loi (1999) and Dharma & Greg (1997), to name just a few.He started out his career as a navigator in the U.S. Air Force. While stationed at Tachikawa Air Force Base near Tokyo, he joined a theater group and has been acting ever since. After the Air Force, he enrolled in the Dramatic Arts Department of New York University. Beginning with Oedipus in Sophocles Oedipus Rex, he played leads throughout college, including a series of classical roles at the Oregon Shakespearean Festival. He has played everything from Stanley Kowalski in "A Streetcar Named Desire" to Pozzo in "Waiting for Godot" to his critically acclaimed "The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" and was in numerous productions off-Broadway.This extensive stage experience led Michael to numerous recurring roles in such hit TV shows as La loi de Los Angeles (1986), Capitaine Furillo (1981) and Cagney et Lacey (1981), and extended runs on the soap operas Hôpital central (1963), Ryan's Hope (1975) and Love of Life (1951). Fairman is in the soon-to-be-released feature film comedy Wheelmen (2005).

  • Birthday

    Feb 25, 1934
  • Place of Birth

    New York City, New York, USA
  • Also known

    Michael Eugene Fairman

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