Date of Birth:
30 August 1963
Michael Chiklis played in 10 movies in the Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music, Mystery, Crime, Animation, Romance, Thriller, Sport genres.
Michael Chiklis got succeed with average imdb rating 6.8.
Daughter, Autumn Chiklis , was born on October 9, 1993.
Daughter, Odessa, was born in 1999.
Chosen over 200 other candidates for the role of John Belushi in the fantasy biopic Wired (1989).
After his show "Daddio" (2000) went off the air, his wife suggested that Chiklis slim his weight down and change his self image with a different look and a totally different acting part, even if they have to create one themselves for him. He then shaved his head, lost more than 50 pounds, worked out vigorously and the two of them started to write a "rogue cop" movie role for him. Chiklis eventually read "The Shield" (2002)'s pilot script (originally called "Rampart"), which was similar to his "rogue cop" movie script, and aggressively pursued the part of Vic Mackey until he got it. When he read for the the part, he channeled "anger" by being furious at the prospect of not getting it.
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