Who is Michael?
Michael Beach is an American actor who is well-known for his roles in NBC’s drama series ‘Third Watch’ as Monte Parker, which aired from the year 1999 till 2005, and in FX’s ‘Sons of Anarchy’ as T.O. Cross, which aired from the year 2008 till 2014. He has also played in the recent 2018 American superhero film ‘Aquaman’ as Jesse Kane, Manta’s father, and their group of ocean pirates.
|Full Name||Michael Anthony Beach|
|Date of Birth||October 30, 1963|
|Birth Place||Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA|
|Parents||Barbara Gomez Beach|
|Spouse||Tracey Beach (1989-2006)
Elisha Wilson (2007-Present)
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Net Worth||US $3 million|
Beach is also well recognized for portraying his role as Al Boulet in NBC’s medical drama series ‘ER,’ which was a super hit. Beach has worked alongside numerous popular actors, producers, and directors throughout his career in more than fifty feature movies and has hundreds of hours of work on television.
Michael Anthony Beach was born on 30 October 1963 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, with a rough childhood. He was a very active and athletic person who never thought would start his career on television. Not much is known about Beach’s father as his parents got divorced, and he got raised by his mother, Barbara Gomes Beach, alongside three other siblings. Unfortunately, Barbara passed away in 2017. Beach is currently 57 years old with the zodiac sign of Scorpio.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Michael Beach is an American by nationality, and as per ethnicity, he belongs to the black race. He has a slim body type with a height of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.75m/175cms) and 75kgs (165lbs). Beach’s natural hair color was brown, although he is often with a bald head. Furthermore, he has a pair of brown eyes with a charming smile on his face.
Michael Beach studied in the Noble and Greenough School situated in Dedham, Massachusetts. He was active and was interested in athletics. He never expected to become an actor. After completing his high-school and a couple of high-school plays, Michael Beach got enrolled in the Julliard School of Drama situated in New York, from where he completed his degree in BFA (Bachelors of Fine Arts).
Michael Beach married Tracey Beach in 1989, with whom he has three daughters, Quincey Beach, Alex Beach, Tyler Beach, and a son, Roarke Beach. The couple got divorced in 2006, and later in 2007, Michael married actress Elisha Wilson. The couple is together to date.
Michael Beach is active on social media platforms, his Instagram account (@michaelbeach) has more than 118 thousand followers, and his Twitter account (@MikeABeach) has more than 49 thousand followers. Michael does not have a verified Facebook page yet.
Michael Beach gave his debut performance as Sonny in 1986’s ‘Streets of Gold.’ In 1987, he played as Alvin in ‘End of the Line,’ and as small parking lost attendant in ‘Suspect.’ In 1988, he played as Quintus Preach in ‘In a Shallow Grave.’ In 1989, he played the role of Barnes in ‘The Abyss.’ He gave his big-screen debut opposite Morgan Freeman and Beverly Todd when he played Mr. Darnell’s role in 1989’s ‘Lean on Me.’ Moreover, in 1990, he has played as Dorian Fletcher in ‘Internal Affairs and as Webb in ‘Cadence.’
In 1991, he played the role of Hamilton in ‘Guilty as Charged’ and as Dr. David Arrington in ‘Late for Dinner.’ He portrayed Lenny ‘Pluto’ Franklin’s role in ‘One False Move’ (1992). The breakthrough moment of this career arrived in 1995 when he played the role of John Harris Sr., the unfaithful husband of Angela Bassett in ‘Waiting to Exhale.’ Following this success, he is in numerous movies like ‘Soul Food’ (1997), ‘Made Men’ (1999), ‘First Sunday’ (2008), and ‘Red Dawn’ (2012).
Michael’s recent works include movies like ‘Patriots Day’ (2016) where he played the role of Governor Deval Patrick, ‘The Bounce Back’ (2016) where he plays the role of George, ‘Deep Blue Sea 2’ (2018), where he has appeared as Carl Durant and ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ (2018) where he plays the role of Frank Hunt. Likewise, he has also appeared in the 2013 American supernatural horror movie ‘Insidious: Chapter 3’, playing the role of Detective Sendal, and in the 2018 American superhero movie ‘Aquaman’ playing the role of Jesse Kane.
Michael Beach has appeared in numerous TV movies throughout his career like ‘Vengeance: The Story of Tony Cimo’ (1986), ‘Open Admissions’ (1988), ‘Dangerous Passion’ (1990), ‘Final Appeal’ (1993), ‘Knight Rider 2010’ (1994), ‘Midnight Run for Your Life’ (1994), ‘Sketch Artist II: Hands That See’ (1995), ‘Rebound: The Legend of Earl Manigault’ (1996), ‘Ms. Scrooge’ (1997), ‘Critical Assembly’ (2002), ‘Relative Stranger’ (2009), ‘Night and Day’ (2010), ‘Gimme Shelter’ (2010), ‘Justice for Natalee Halloway’ (2011) and ‘Notes from Dad’ (2013). Beach has portrayed the iconic role of Monte Parker in the 1999 American crime drama series ‘Third Watch.’
In which he appeared for over 90 episodes and in ‘Sons of Anarchy’ (2010) as Taddarius Orwell ‘T.O.’ Cross in which he has appeared in 11 episodes. Furthermore, Michael has also appeared in ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ (2011) as Mr. Baker and 13 episodes of ‘Crisis’ (2014) as FBI Director William Olsen. Likewise, he has the recurring role of Darius Walker in ‘Chicago P.D’ (2019) and the leading role of Ingram Rhoades in ‘Truth Be Told’ (2019).
Video Games Career
Michael Beach had also lent his performance through motion capture when he played the role of Reggie Brown, an American comedic impersonator in ‘Madden 21’ (2020).
Michael Beach has won first place in NAACP National Drama Competition in 1982, the Drama Award for Outstanding Achievement in 1984, and the New York Shakespeare Festival Award in 1986.
Michael Beach transitioned his life from athletics to acting and made himself a lot of name, fame, and fortune. He is a fitness enthusiast and earns mostly from his acting career; his net worth is $3 million approximately in 2020.