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Michael Wincott Biography

Michael Wincott
  • Age: 59 years old
  • Birth Nation: Canada
  • Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
  • Name: Michael Wincott
  • Birth Name: Michael Anthony Claudio Wincott
  • Father: William Wincott
  • Mother: Lucia Wincott
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Birth Place/City: Toronto
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Film actor
  • Net Worth: $68 million
  • Salary: N/A
  • Eye Color: N/A
  • Hair Color: Dark-Brown
  • Weight in KG: 102 kg
  • Affair with: Elizabeth Jagger
  • Married: Not Yet
  • Education: Juilliard School (1986)
  • Movies: The Crow 199
  • TV Show: 24: Live Another Day
  • Siblings: Jeff Wincott
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Michael Wincott is an actor, best-known for his raspy villain voice. He was born on January 21, 1958, in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. He is the youngest son of Lucia Wincott, and Italian immigrant from North Italy and William Wincott, an English. His birth name is Michael Anthony Claudio Wincott. He is the younger brother of Director, Producer and Actor Jeff Wincott and Bill Wincott. He is a Canadian nationality and white ethnically.

Michael attended elementary school at Techumseh Senior Public and high school at Cedarbrae Collegiate Institute. Before moving to New York to attended  The Juilliard School (Drama Division) in 1982, he had already taken roles in Canadian films. He eventually graduated in 1986. As his bio has drafted Wincott began working in the public theater, Joseph Papp's Public Theatre after graduation.

He well-established himself on stage in the 1987 's"Talk Radio" and on appeared in Oliver Stone's big screen in the following year.Wincott worked regularly on stage and television, appearing in two more back-to-back films for Oliver Stone, 'Born on the Fourth of July' of 1989 and 'The Doors of 1991. However, his fan base starts when he appeared for the movie 'Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves' (1991) as  a Guy of Gisborne, which introduces Wincott to his then largest audience.

His capability to play both menacing and seductive made him cast as villains in a number of movies every now and then, most particularly in 'The Three Musketeers' of 1993, 'The Crow', 'Alien: Resurrection  of 1997, 'Along Came a Spider' and 'The Count of Monte Cristo'. His strong growl voice, using as his trademark open his career. He also became a voice actor for such blockbuster video games such as 2004's 'Halo 2' and 'Darksiders 2' (2012).  Wincott is a talented, versatile and adaptable actor on stage and on screen, this made him one of the most memorable villains on screens during the 1990s and 2000s. He also appeared several tv shows including 'Live Another Day.'

Wincott's classmates recall him as a good boy from early school. He was friendly and always ready with a smile and had a great sense of humor. One of his classmates recalls how he and Michael would always get into trouble in high school because they were always joking and laughing. He used to be a poster boy for the “Got Milk” campaign because Mike used to drink it by the gallon.

He loves watching Barbara Striesand movies, and drummer Buddy Rich was his inspiration for playing the drums. He played the drums in a jazz band as a kid, as well as on his desk at school. Michael was always a bit ”out there”, and definitely different, being one of the few people in his class to have long hair. But he was warm and friendly, and very funny and was considered a genuinely nice guy once you got to know him.

As of 2016, Wincott's age is 58. He once dated a model named Elizabeth Jagger. They first met in New York. However, the couple broke up about a month later. Miss Jagger claims that Wincott was too boring for her and mention that they have a huge age gap. To be precise, their age gap is 26 years senior to her. We have no information who he is dating currently. Wincott seems to be sexually straight, as we do not find any report regarding his sexual orientation.

Many people enjoyed sharing rumors and gossip about celebrities. Some websites rumored that he is married and has a child, but we don't know for sure that Wincott in married nor we don't know who his wife is?As we lack proof. Michael Wincott has faced several interviews but never mentioned about his marital life. Anyway, one can watch his interview on YouTube.

Michael is 5 feet  10 inches in height. There is no exact information about is net worth and how much is his salary. As of 2016, he already earned about $68 million dollars. Wincott first love is music, he plays drums and his favorite musician is Keith Richards.

Michael Wincott has an official website, anyone interested can visit.

  • Last modified : 05 July, 2016
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