Michael Sacks

Michael Sacks

actor, soundtrack

Michael Sacks was born on Sep 11, 1948 in USA. Michael Sacks's big-screen debut came with Slaughterhouse-Five directed by George Roy Hill in 1972, strarring Billy Pilgrim.

As Billy Pilgrim in the classic adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s Abattoir 5 (1972), Michael Sacks left a mark on his brief career as an actor. Right with his first on-screen performance he received a Golden Globe nomination as the Most Promising Newcomer in the Male category - losing out to Edward Albert. Through the 1970's he had an extensive body of work with films such as Sugarland Express (1974), where he plays a kidnapped trooper; as Melvin Purvis in The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977), Guerre et passion (1979) and the horror classic Amityville : La Maison du diable (1979). He worked under the direction of Steven Spielberg, George Roy Hill, Stuart Rosenberg and Peter Hyams. He's a Bachelor of Arts in Social Relations from Harvard College.In the 1980's he made a few TV movies and his two theatrical roles were in Split Image, l'envoûtement (1982) alongside James Woods and Peter Fonda; and The House of God (1984), which marked his retirement from acting. After the movies, he had a long and successful career as a technology industry executive with positions on Morgan Stanley, Salomon Brothers, Inc. and IBM (Research Division), thanks to his knowledge on Computer Science from Columbia University.

  • Birthday

    Sep 11, 1948
  • Place of Birth

    New York, USA
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