Hitchcock, Michael 1958–

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Hitchcock, Michael 1958–


Born July 28, 1958, in Defiance, OH. Education: Northwestern University, B.S.; University of California, Los Angeles, M.F.A.

Addresses: Agent—Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Jonathan Baruch, Relevant Entertainment Group, 144 South Beverly Dr., Suite 400, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actor and writer. Groundlings (improvisation group), Los Angeles, past member of company.

Awards, Honors: Television Award nominations (with others), outstanding comedy or variety series, Writers Guild of America, 2003, 2004, and 2005, all for Mad TV; Florida Film Critics Circle Award (with others), best ensemble cast, 2004, for A Mighty Wind.


Film Appearances:

Bob/A.D., The Making of … And God Spoke (also known as … And God Spoke), Live Entertainment, 1993.

Cop, House Arrest, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1996.

Steve Stark, Waiting for Guffman, Sony Pictures Classics, 1996.

Mark, Shooting Lily, 1996.

Eddie, Can't Stop Dancing, 1999.

Rusty Bob, Dill Scallion, Asylum, 1999.

Steven, Happy, Texas, Miramax, 1999.

Hamilton Swan, Best in Show, Warner Bros., 2000.

Job placement officer, Sol Goode, Cutting Edge Entertainment, 2001.

Dr. Arnold Davis, Heartbreakers, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2001.

Religious guy, Life Without Dick, Columbia/TriStar, 2002.

Craig Johnston, Bug, Curb Entertainment, 2002.

Luna, The Badge, Lions Gate Films, 2002.

First doctor, Soul Mates (short film), 2003.

Lawrence E. Turpin, A Mighty Wind, Warner Bros., 2003.

Randall, Greener Mountains, North 45 Films/Waterfall Films, 2004.

Headmaster Charles Meyer, Pretty Persuasion, Samuel Goldwyn Company/Roadside Attractions/Renaissance Films, 2005.

Dr. Mathias, Serenity, Universal, 2005.

John Imbagliado, Danny Roane: First Time Director, 2006.

Let's Go to Prison, Universal, 2006.

For Your Consideration, Warner Independent Pictures, 2006.

Mark Tuckby, One Part Sugar, Dewey Beach Films/Kindred Media Group/One Part Sugar, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

Richard Towers/Ted Johnson, Grosse Pointe, The WB, 2000–2001.

The professor, On the Spot, The WB, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Himself, Instant Comedy with the Groundlings, 1998.

Coach McNiff, "Basketball … Again?," Unhappily Ever After (also known as Unhappily), The WB, 1998.

Coach McNiff, "The Fencing Show," Unhappily Ever After, The WB, 1998.

Eric Horstead, "What's Up, Chuck?," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1999.

Ira Gilligan, "Best Man for the Gob," Arrested Development, Fox, 2004.

Gerhardt, "Blood Is Thicker," Las Vegas, NBC, 2004.

Mr. Doyle, "My Heart Belongs to Daddy," Desperate Housewives, ABC, 2005.

Father Roger, "Some Church Bull," The Bernie Mac Show, Fox, 2005.

Voice of Durango Bolo salesman, "White Collarless," Tom Goes to the Mayor (animated), Cartoon Network, 2006.

Television Appearances; Other:

Maloney, Thick As Thieves (movie), HBO, 1999.

Richard Towers/Ted Johnson, Grosse Pointe (pilot), The WB, 2000.

Karen's roommate, Pilot Season (miniseries), Trio, 2004.

Television Work; Series:

Producer, Mad TV, Fox, 2003.

Co-executive producer, Mad TV, Fox, 2004.

Also worked as supervising producer of Mad TV, Fox.

Television Work; Specials:

Co-executive producer, Mad TV Holiday Show '04 Special Edition, Fox, 2004.



(With Marc Rocco) Where the Day Takes You, New Line Cinema, 1992.

House Arrest, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1996.

Television Movies:

Problem Child 3: Junior in Love (also known as Problem Child 3), NBC, 1995.

Satan's School for Girls (also based on story by Hitchcock), ABC, 2000.

The Ultimate Christmas Present (also based on story by Hitchcock), The Disney Channel, 2000.

Television Specials:

Contributor, The 2004 Billboard Music Awards, Fox, 2004.

Mad TV Holiday Show '04 Special Edition, Fox, 2004.

Television Series:

Mad TV, Fox, beginning 2000.



Journal of the Writers Guild of America, West, August, 1996, pp. 34-38.