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Michael Harney

Michael J. Harney born in the Bronx, New York went on to intensive study with legendary acting teachers William Esper and Phil Gushee , both of whom studied and taught with Sanford Meisner for many years at The Neighborhood Playhouse School Of The Theater. After studying acting for 7 years he went on to run The Michael Harney Acting Studio in New York City for 8 years. During his time in New York City Michael acted in and/or directed over 80 plays and one acts and starred in On The Waterfront on Broadway playing the role of Charlie Malloy.He landed the recurring role of Detective Mike Roberts on NYPD Blue while still living in New York City, a role that recurred for six seasons. In addition he has appeared in over 60 television and film projects here in Los Angeles since his arrival in 1995.His credits in film include Erin Brockovich, Turbulence, The Warden, Sonic Impact, Shade and the soon to be released Captivity directed by Roland Joffe. He has also just finished shooting Ocean's 13 directed by Steven Soderbergh which will open in theaters this June.In television Michael played for two seasons on Deadwood playing Steve Fields for HBO. Deadwood marks his second association with legendary producer David Milch, the first being NYPD Blue where he recurred for six seasons as Detective Mike Roberts. He also recently recurred this past season on Fox's hour long drama Vanished. He has played recurring roles on many hit shows over the years and has over 60 guest star credits including turns on Law And Order, Bull, Cold Case, The Practice, Boston Public, ER, Crossing Jordon, The Fugitive, Touched By An Angel, JAG and The Division among others. Television movies include Dead By Sunset on NBC and Gone In The Night for CBS.

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Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series L.A. Law 1986-09-15
Latest Project:
Series True Detective 2014-01-12

1 win.

Known For
Poster of Orange Is the New Black
True Detective Steve Geraci 3 episodes, 2014 2014-01-12
Orange Is the New Black Sam Healy 67 episodes, 2013-2019 2013-07-11
Vegas Unknown 2012-09-25
Suits Unknown 2011-06-23
The Defenders Unknown 2010-09-22
Persons Unknown Sam Edick 7 episodes, 2010 2010-06-07
Lie to Me Unknown 2009-01-21
NCIS: Los Angeles Unknown 2009-09-22
Raising the Bar Unknown 2008-09-01
Saving Grace Unknown 2007-07-23
K-Ville Unknown 2007-09-17
Lincoln Heights Unknown 2006
The Unit Unknown 2006
Vanished Robert Rubia / ... 2006-08-21
Smith Unknown 2006-09-19
Numb3rs Unknown 2005
Weeds Unknown 2005-08-07
Criminal Minds Unknown 2005-09-22
Deadwood Unknown 2004-03-21
Tremors Unknown 2003-03-28
Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
The Division Unknown 2001-01-07
Crossing Jordan Unknown 2001-09-24
The Invisible Man Unknown 2000-06-09
Boston Public Unknown 2000-10-23
Strong Medicine Unknown 2000-07-23
Vengeance Unlimited Unknown 1998-09-29
Seven Days Unknown 1998-10-07
Brimstone Unknown 1998-10-23
The Visitor Unknown 1997
NightMan Unknown 1997-09-30
The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Unknown 1996-06-01
The Pretender Unknown 1996-09-19
Nash Bridges Unknown 1996-03-29
Profiler Unknown 1996-09-21
Viper Unknown 1996-09-23
JAG Unknown 1995-09-23
Space: Above and Beyond Unknown 1995-09-24
ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Unknown 1993-01-03
Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
NYPD Blue Unknown 1993-09-21
Diagnosis Murder Unknown 1993-10-29
Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15