Michael Madsen

Michael Madsen

actor, producer, writer

Michael Madsen was born on Sep 25, 1957 in USA. Michael Madsen's big-screen debut came with Against All Hope directed by Edward T. McDougal in 1982, strarring Cecil Moe. Michael Madsen is known for Dying Is Easy directed by Aaron Schoenke, Kevin Porter stars as Batman and Aaron Schoenke as Joker. Michael Madsen has got 14 awards and 7 nominations so far. The most recent award Michael Madsen achieved is New York Independent Cinema Awards. The upcoming new movie Michael Madsen plays is Legend of the White Dragon which will be released on Sep 04, 2023.

Michael Madsen's long career spans nearly 40 years and more than 170 films in which he has played memorable characters in myriad box office hits, including: Kill Bill: Volume I (2003), Kill Bill: Volume II (2004) Sin City (2005), Hell Ride (2008), Meurs un autre jour (2002), Donnie Brasco (1997), La Mutante (1995), Guet-apens (1994), Thelma & Louise (1991), and Sauvez Willy (1993). Michael is notably recognized for his role as Mr. Blonde, in Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs (1992).Michael was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Elaine Madsen (née Melson), an Emmy-winning writer, producer, and poet, and Calvin Madsen, a firefighter. He is the brother of actress Virginia Madsen. His paternal grandparents were Danish.In recent years, Madsen has received Best Actor awards for his role in the Irish boxing film Strength and Honour, from the New York International Film Festival, the Boston Film Festival and the Downtown Los Angeles Film Festival. Madsen received the Golden Dolphin Award at the 25th Festroia Festival in Portugal, an award also given to veterans Kirk Douglas and Robert Mitchum. In 2012, Madsen was named President of the first annual Champs Elysees Film Festival in France which honored producer Harvey Weinstein. Recent television appearances include guest starring roles on The Mob Doctor (2012), Un flic d'exception (2013)and Blue Bloods (2010).Madsen is well recognized as an accomplished poet. His first book "Burning In Paradise" with a Foreword by Dennis Hopper, won the Independent Firecracker Award and was later translated into Norwegian. He has a world-wide following with his work, honored at International Poetry Festivals in Genoa, Italy and Mexico . He was recently the Guest of Honor at the Crossing Border Festival in Netherlands. His "The Complete Poetic Works" is an international bestseller. This was followed by his "Signs of Life" dedicated to Chris Penn. This unique work combined his new poetry with his own original photography. His next book of poetry "American Badass"was dedicated to the memory of the late David Carradine, his friend and Kill Bill co-star. His newest book "Expecting Rain" has a Foreword by Jerry Hopkins.

  • Birthday

    Sep 25, 1957
  • Place of Birth

    Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Also known

    Maykl Medsen, Майкл Медсен, Michael Søren Madsen

Known For


14 wins & 7 nominations

New York Independent Cinema Awards
U.S Documentary Feature
Winner - New York Cinema Award
The Jewels of the Salton Sea (2019)
Cannes World Film Festival
Best Producer
Winner - Monthly Award
The Jewels of the Salton Sea (2019)
Winner - Monthly Award
The Jewels of the Salton Sea (2019)
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