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Michael Madsen

Michael Madsen's biography

Michael Madsen is 65 years old television actor born at Chicago. He was born on Wednesday 25th of September 1957. According to year of birth 1957 he belongs to Boomers. Birthday on 25th of September means he is Libra. Libra sign depicts that it is all about “Balance”. It seems that their life is very balanced, however, things are way opposite as they always face unstable situations in order to balance it further.

He is native english speaker. He is citizen of United States of America. His primary profession is to be television actor. You can know him also as film actor, actor, film producer, film director, writer, poet, photographer, voice actor, manufacturer. He is recently known as screenwriter.

Michael Madsen's mom

Michael Madsen's mother's name is Elaine Madsen. She is known as filmmaker. His mother was born on Saturday 28th of May 1932 in Romeoville. Michael Madsen was born when she was 25 years old.

Michael Madsen's family

Michael Madsen's ex spouse

Georganne LaPiere

Michael Madsen and Georganne Lapiere have been together. She is known as actor. His ex spouse was born on Friday 7th of September 1951 in Los Angeles.

He has 1 son.

Michael Madsen's son: Christian Madsen

Michael Madsen's son's name is Christian Madsen. He is known as film actor. His son was born on Thursday 8th of February 1990 in Los Angeles.

Michael Madsen's schools

We found 1 school He attended. Name of the school: Evanston Township High School.

Detailed informations about his schools

  • The Boys Republic once a year gives a scholarship on behalf of Michael Madsen. Steve McQueen attended that school.

Michael Madsen's career

His main focus is to be television actor.

Awards and competitions

Michael Madsen's Awards

  • For his past, present and ongoing commitment to independent film, was presented with the inaugural Rebel Award by good friend/actor Harvey Keitel at Rebelfest 2005, Toronto.
  • "Burning in Paradise" won the Independent Firecracker Award for Poetry in 1998.
  • In 2002 he was presented an award for his work with the Shriners Hospital For Children.
  • September 2007 - outstanding achievement award in acting at the 13th annual Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival.
  • Will Rogers pioneer award 2007.
  • Won the Maverick Award 2007 Method fest, presented to him by good friend David Carradine.
  • In 2002, Madsen was presented an award for his work with the Shriners Hospital for Children.

Michael Madsen's quotes

  • Well, one thing for sure, I won't be remembered for Free Willy (1993). Or maybe I will.
  • [in Men's Health, March 2004] Kids are a great excuse for you to stop acting like one.
  • Encourage your kids' artistic side. Toughen up everything else.
  • Your children don't have to fear you to respect you.
  • Is it really selling out if it feeds your family?
  • I encourage my boys to do stuff in the arts, but I'm also an advocate of not taking any shit . . . I have a heavy bag and every morning the boys go three three-minute rounds on the heavy bag with the gloves.
  • The oddest thing is when children recognize me from Free Willy (1993) and their parents recognize me from Reservoir Dogs (1992). The kids are, like, "There's Glen!" and the parents are, like, "Don't go near that guy!"
  • I'm a leading man trapped inside a bad guy's body.
  • You get these horrifying straight-to-video things for very little money, then you go to the Cannes Film Festival and they got some poster of you, 40 feet high, in the worst movie in the world. You're like, "Oh my God. Take the fucking thing down!"
  • L.A. Confidential (1997) was written with me in mind, but Russell Crowe got the part. Go figure.
  • [on Donnie Brasco (1997)] Great film, sure, but not a payday. [Al Pacino] and [Johnny Depp] got all the money. There was none left for me.
  • I've been in a few brawls in my time.
  • [on his role in Strength and Honour (2007)] It's a movie about fighters, not fighting. You know, I got over seeing myself on screen a long time ago, but watching this film really affects me.
  • I say my [tough guy] acting days are over. But then [Humphrey Bogart] made 30 pictures playing a [tough guy], and it wasn't until The Maltese Falcon (1941) that he was thought of as a leading man.
  • [on Reservoir Dogs (1992)] Reservoir Dogs gained a lot of steam over time. It wasn't really the phenomenon it is now when it first came out.
  • [on movies he regretted making] My regret lies in the people that made the pictures that seduced me into thinking that we were making something interesting.
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Michael Madsen's body shape

Lets describe how Michael Madsen looks. We will focus on his body shape. Body build is average.