Michael Harney

Michael Harney is known as an American actor who has participated in film, television, and theater. He is most famous for his role as Corrections Officer Sam Healy on the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black.

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Background and Age

Michael John Harney was born on March 27, 1956 in The Bronx, New York. Harney went on to serious studying and training with amazing acting instructors William Esper and Phil Gushee, both of whom studied and educated with Sanford Meisner for a long time at The Neighborhood Playhouse School Of The Theater. In the wake of studying for a period of time representing 7 years, he proceeded to run The Michael Harney Acting Studio in New York City for a long time.

Career and Net Worth

Michael performed in various blockbuster movies including Erin Brockovich and Ocean's Thirteen. Harney featured as Detective Mike Robert in the honor winning TV police drama, NYPD Blue and furthermore in the HBO drama series Deadwood as Steve Field. Harney's capacity to tap into the enthusiastic and otherworldly components of his characters was the aftereffect of generous preparing and work on the New York theater scene.

Before he made it big in acting, his initial career way as a social laborer and jail reform advocate. Following quite a while of namelessness statuses on the Off-Broadway circuit, Harney earned his enormous break as an ethically conflicted cop on "Blue," which prompted relentless work as a guest performer and further expanded his profile. He effectively progressed from repeating turns on different series, including a drunk criminologist on "Weeds" to his first turn as a series regular on "Orange is the New Black". Jenji Kohan who used him in "Weeds" was happy to bring him back on her new show. In 2015, Harney came back to film and scored a few small roles in big films.

Michael really enjoyed his time as a cast member on Orange is the New Black. The show proved to be a noteworthy hit, accumulating twelve Emmy Award nominations for its first season but the cast was sad to see it come to its last season in July 2019.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

In his romantic life, Harney has dated numerous girlfriends and he has been married a few times but none of them have been public figures. Information about his past loves is not available to the public because most of his past relationships occurred when he wasn't yet in the public eye as an actor.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 27 Mar, 1956
Age: 64 yrs
Occupations: Film actor
Stage actor
Television actor
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: The Bronx
Gender: Male
Description: American actor
Net Worth 2021: 1 million
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Last Modified: Oct 16 2020
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