Knight, Michael E. 1959– (Michael Knight)

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KNIGHT, Michael E. 1959
(Michael Knight)


Born May 7, 1959, in Princeton, NJ; raised in California; son of Louis (an English teacher) and Helen Knight; married Catherine Hickland (an actress), June 27, 1992. Education: Wesleyan University, degree in theatre arts; studied acting at Circle in the Square Theatre, New York City.

Addresses: Agent Freedman & Morissa, 747 Third Ave., 33rd Floor, New York, NY 10017.

Career: Actor and producer.

Awards, Honors: Daytime Emmy Award nominations, outstanding juvenile/young man in a drama series, 1985, and outstanding supporting actor in a daytime drama series, 1998 and 1999, Daytime Emmy Awards, outstanding younger leading man in a drama series, 1986, 1987, and 2001, Soap Opera Digest Award nominations, outstanding comic performance, 1986, 1988, 1990, hottest male star, 1994, and outstanding supporting actor, 1999 and 2003, Soap Opera Digest Awards, outstanding male scene stealer, 1995, and outstanding supporting actor, 1998, all for All My Children.


Television Appearances; Series:

Thaddeus "Tad" (Gardner) Martin, All My Children, ABC, 19831986, 19881990, and 1992.

Ted Orsini, All My Children, ABC, 19931994.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(As Michael Knight) Prince Edward, The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana, CBS, 1982.

(As Michael Knight) Arch Cantwell, She Stood Alone: The Tailhook Scandal, ABC, 1985.

Alan Schaefer, A Different Kind of Christmas (also known as Santa & Me ), 1996.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Guys and Dolls Week," Family Feud, 1985.

(As Michael Knight) Freddie, "Freddy's Back," Dear John, NBC, 1988.

Daniel Fontaine, "The Magician," Matlock, 1988.

B. J. Wilson, "The Classic Murder," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1992.

Tad Martin, One Life to Live, ABC, 1996, 2003.

David Steadman, "Redemption," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: S.V.U. ), NBC and USA Network, 2001.

Tad Martin/himself, "All My Children," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 2003.

The View, ABC, 2003.

Also appeared in episodes of Sydney, CBS; Grapevine, CBS.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Andrew, High School Narc, ABC, 1985.

The All My Children 25th Anniversary Special, ABC, 1995.

Host, Weddings of a Lifetime, Lifetime, 1996, 1997.

ABC Soaps' Most Unforgettable Love Stories, ABC, 1998.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 16th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1989.

The 17th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1990.

Presenter, The 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1993.

Presenter, The 24th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1997.

Presenter, The 14th Annual Soap Opera Awards, NBC, 1998.

Film Appearances:

(As Michael Knight) Philip, Baby, It's You, Paramount, 1983.

Jim Sanders, Date with an Angel, De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, 1987.

Simon Littlefield, Hexed, Columbia, 1993.

Doctor, Montana (also known as Goin' to Montana and Nothing Personal ), Zeta Entertainment/No Bones Productions/Initial Entertainment, 1997.

Brian Sampson, Undermind, Vertical, 2003.

Mitchell, Ash Tuesday, Rockville, 2003.

Dr. Steve, Noise, Rockville, 2003.

Stage Appearances:

Home Games, American Stage Company, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ, 19881989.

Dominic de Caesar, Wrong Turn at Lungfish, Promenade Theatre, New York City, 1993.

Cuff, Cakewalk, offBroadway production, 1996.

Also appeared in Call BackA Duel in One Act, New York City; Run for Your Wife, Los Angeles; Absurd Person Singular; and Enemies.

Stage Work:

Produced Call BackA Duel in One Act, New York City.



People Weekly, June 20, 1994, p. 63.

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