Michael Harney Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 08 Aug, 2021
Facts of Michael Harney
Date of Birth: 1956 , March-27
Age: 65 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Michael Harney
Birth Name Michael J. Harney
Nationality American
Birth Place/City The Bronx
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $1 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Light brown
Face Color White
Married Yes
Married to Notdiscoled
Awards Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
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American Michael Harney is an American actor of theater, television, and movies who has graced the stages of many popular TV series. Similarly, he has grown to be particularly known for playing as Sam Healy in the hit Netflix series; Orange is the New Black. His earliest major role in NYPD Blue as Detective Mike Roberts. 

Early Life And Education Of Michael Harney 

Michael Harney was born Michael J. Harney on 27th March 1956 in The Bronx, New York City, the United States, under the birth sign Aries. He belongs to a white ethnicity/race and holds an American nationality.

Harney began acting career since his early age. Firstly, he studied acting with legendary teachers, Phil Gushee, and William Esper for seven years.

After that, Harney established Michael Harney Acting Studio where he performed & directed over 80 plays.

Michael Harney's Career

Michael Harney first made a television appearance in an American police procedural and legal drama, Law & Order. Later, he played for TV series, L.A. Law, NYPD Blue, The Cosby Mysteries subsequently.

Besides television career, Harney also made an appearance in the Movies including Turbulence, Gone in the Night, Erin Brockovich, Sonic Impact, and Bad Hurt. 

Harney gained a huge appreciation from his admirers after appearing in the TV series, Orange is the New Black as Sam Healy. He was alongside actress, Laura Prepon, and Taylor Schilling.

Moreover, Harney played the role of Darth Marr in a massively multiplayer online role-playing game, Star Wars: The Old Republic. He was cast along with Athena Karkanis, Grey DeLisle, Bertie Carvel, Kari Wahlgren, and others.  

Michael Harney's Net worth

Till the date, Michael Harney has appeared in various TV series as well as movies. He has made a decent amount of money from his work. As of 2017, his net worth is calculated to be around $1million. He won a Screen Actors Guil Award in 2015, for his significant work in Orange Is the New Black.

Michael Harney's Personal life

Michael Harney, 61 might be married. He has played a defensive role in his private life. Despite the popularity, he has managed to keep his personal life low profile. 

Harney has not disclosed about having a wife in life. He has not mentioned about having an affair or girlfriend in the past. Neither the fact about his marriage nor divorce has been confirmed yet.  

As per some notable online sources, he has a son, but information has not revealed yet.  

Let's check about the short video of Michael Harney, he revealed a deep Catholic faith and passion for acting, as well as his struggles with alcoholism, joys as a father, and long-lasting ties to the Jesuits.


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