Michael T. Weiss

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Michael T. Weiss
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BornMichael Terry Weiss
(1962-02-02) February 2, 1962 (age 52)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1980–present
 
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Michael T. Weiss
Michael T. Weiss.png
BornMichael Terry Weiss
(1962-02-02) February 2, 1962 (age 52)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1980–present

Michael Terry Weiss (born February 2, 1962) is an American actor.

Early life[edit]

Weiss was born in Chicago, Illinois. His father was a steel-industry executive and his mother was a homemaker.[1] He has a sister, Jamie Sue Weiss, who became a make-up artist for television and films. He went to Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook, Illinois.

Career[edit]

Weiss began acting when he was a child, where he appeared in local TV commercials in Chicago. In 1980, at the age of 18, he had his first movie role as an extra in the movie Ordinary People. Shortly after his college graduation, he obtained his first major role as Mike Horton on Days of our Lives. Weiss also starred in The Pretender as Jarod. Weiss also had roles in the movie Jeffrey, the animated series The Legend of Tarzan, and a recurring role on Crossing Jordan. He voiced "The Nameless One", the protagonist of computer game Planescape: Torment.


In February 2006, Weiss attended a benefit with his former Pretender co-stars Andrea Parker and James Denton for Cure Autism Now.[2]

Weiss joined the cast of Impressionism, a play by Michael Jacobs and directed by Jack O'Brien.[3] It opened at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on 12 March 2009.

Weiss appeared in A Perfect Future, Off-Broadway at the Cherry Lane Theatre. The production was directed by Wilson Milam.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Directing[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

Theatre[edit]

Video Games[edit]

References[edit]

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
Alex D. Linz / Tony Goldwyn
Actors to portray Tarzan
2001-2003
Succeeded by
Travis Fimmel