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Michael J. Harney born in the Bronx, New York went on to intensive studywith legendary acting teachers William Esper and Phil Gushee , both ofwhom studied and taught with Sanford Meisner for many years at TheNeighborhood Playhouse School Of The Theater. After studying acting for7 years he went on to run The Michael Harney Acting Studio in New YorkCity for 8 years. During his time in New York City Michael acted inand/or directed over 80 plays and one acts and starred in On TheWaterfront on Broadway playing the role of Charlie Mall oy.He landed the recurring role of Detective Mike Roberts on NYPD Bluewhile still living in New York City, a role that recurred for sixseasons. In addition he has appeared in over 60 television and filmprojects 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 byRoland Joffe. He has also just finished shooting Ocean's 13 directed bySteven Soderbergh which will open in theaters this June.In television Michael played for two seasons on Deadwood playing SteveFields for HBO. Deadwood marks his second association with legendaryproducer David Milch, the first being NYPD Blue where he recurred forsix seasons as Detective Mike Roberts. He also recently recurred thispast season on Fox's hour long drama Vanished. He has played recurringroles on many hit shows over the years and has over 60 guest starcredits including turns on Law And Order, Bull, Cold Case, ThePractice, Boston Public, ER, Crossing Jordon, The Fugitive, Touched ByAn Angel, JAG and The Division among others. Television movies includeDead By Sunset on NBC and Gone In The Night for CBS.An actor on television since the early 1990s, Michael Harney frequentlyessayed tough men with deeply complicated interior lives in suchacclaimed series as "NYPD Blue" (ABC 1993-2005), "Deadwood" (HBO2005-2006) and "Weeds" (Showtime 2005-2012). Harney's ability to tapinto the emotional and spiritual elements of his characters was theresult of substantial training and work on the New York theater scene,as well as his early career path as a social worker and prison reformadvocate. After years of anonymity on the Off-Broadway circuit, Harneyearned his big break as a morally compromised police officer on "Blue,"which led to steady work as a guest performer on countless series. In2005, he played a hateful townsperson on "Deadwood," which furtherincreased his profile; he successful transitioned from recurring turnson various series, including an alcoholic detective on "Weeds," to hisfirst turn as a series regular on "Orange is the New Black" (2013). moreless


Michael Harney in Project Blue Book: Season 2, Episode 10 | TVBuzer

Project Blue Book: Season 2, Episode 10

Aired: Mar 24, 2020

Hynek and Quinn face the tremendous pressure of preventing possible third world war when a series of unidentified flying and submersible objects are discovered during a largescale naval exercise that takes place near Russian waters.... more


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