Michael E. Knight

Michael Edward Knight is an American actor best known for acting on the ABC serial opera All My Children as Tad Martin.

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Michael Edward Knight is an American actor born on May 7, 1959, in Princeton, New Jersey. His first best acting role was when he played soap "All My Children" as Tad Martin. His first assignment was from 1982 to 1986. He again joined the All My Children team in 1988 and continued till 1990; after that, he joined back again in 1992, and he was with the team until the end of the ABC's All My Children, the series ended in 2011, and the online series ended on 2013. He was also played as a Ted Orsini on AMC from 1993 to 1994.

Michael E. Knight was honored with two DE (Daytime Emmy) Awards as a best' Outstanding Younger Leading Actor category for his role in 1986 and 1987. Again, in 2001, he was honored with a 3rd DEA (Daytime Emmy Award). Knight also got Soap Opera Digest Award in 1997 for 'Best Supporting Actor,' and in the same year, he was also nominated for DEA for "Outstanding Leading Actor.


Michael E. Knight did his schooling at TS (Thacher School) in Ojai, CA. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 1980. Knight graduated a year early from his college. He was a two-time Daytime Emmy Award winner in 1986 &87 and again in 2001.

He earned a degree in theatre art from Wesleyan College. After graduation, he trained at CIS (Circle in the Square) Theatre in New York. In 1970, he won the Emmy award for the role of Tad Martin in All My Children.

Michael E. Knight is also very popular for his boiled peanut recipe, and you can find this dish at several places in North Georgia.

Career Experience

Knight was a regular visitor on AO (America Online). He visited AO for the first time on August 30, 1995, and after that, he used to come online whenever he was free from his busy schedule. He made quite a few online friends, and all his fans enjoyed his online visits as they got to know him better.

His ex-wife Catherine Hickland was also the ex-wife of David Hasselhoff; he is an actor who played the character role in Knight Rider with the same name as Michael Knight in 1982. Also, in the remake of Knight Rider, the "All My Children" star who played as a Knight's son played the role named Michael Knight. That is why Knight added the first letter 'E' from his middle name to avoid confusion among his fans.

Michael added the *e* to his name when he got his sag card. There was another Michael Knight already - a gay porn star.

He left the popular show to pursue his acting projects on the WC (West Coast), which gave him a chance to act in the film' Date with an Angel,' and he appeared in several primetime shows, including 'Murder She Wrote' and 'Dear John and Grapevine'.

Knight was a co-star in the 0ff-Broadway play called 'Wrong Turn at Lungfish,' and he acted in an ABC television movie The Tailhook Scandal' 'She Stood Alone, and 'Cakewalk with Linda Lain.'

Personal Life

Michael E. Knight spent his childhood in Ojai, Southern California. Later, his family moved to San Francisco, and he has two brothers. Knight is the only person who pursued his career in acting. He married Catherine Hickland in 1992, and in 2006, the couple decided to get a divorce.

Michael E. Knight net worth

The soap opera star from "All My Children," Michael E. Knight, has a $5 million net worth.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 7 May, 1959
Age: 60 yrs
Occupations: Actor
Television actor
Film actor
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Princeton
Education: Wesleyan University
Circle in the Square Theatre School
Gender: Male
Description: American actor
Spouse: Catherine Hickland[1992-2006]
Net Worth 2021: 5 million
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Last Modified: Sep 12 2021
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