Michael Tucker Biography (1944-)

Born February 6, 1944, in Baltimore, MD; married second wife, Jill Eikenberry(an actress), 1973; children: (first marriage) Alison (an actress); (secondmarriage) Max. Addresses: Agent: Artists Group Ltd., 10100 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 2490, Los Angeles, CA 90067-4003.

Birth Details
February 6, 1944
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Harry Harcourt, Ryan's Hope, 1981
  • Stuart Markowitz, L.A. Law, NBC, 1986-94
  • Host, Chicken Soup for the Soul, PAX, 1999
  • Movies
  • Christopher Bell, Vampire, ABC, 1979
  • Edgar Chalmers, Assault and Matrimony, NBC, 1987
  • Leo Szilard, "Day One," AT&T Presents, CBS, 1989
  • Tony Krueger (some sources cite Tony Cooper), Spy, USA Network, 1989
  • Peter Stillwell, Casey's Gift: For Love of a Child, NBC, 1990
  • Buddy Thorton, Too Young to Die? NBC, 1990
  • Walter Sharphorn, The Secret Life of Archie's Wife (also known asArchie's Wife and Runaway Heart), CBS, 1991
  • Ben Talbot, In the Nick of Time, NBC, 1991
  • Dennis "Doc" Littky, A Town Torn Apart (also known as Doc: TheDennis Littky Story), 1992
  • Mark Hale, Gone in a Heartbeat (also known as Taken Away),CBS, 1996
  • Lieutenant Jim Mahaffey, The Alibi, ABC, 1997
  • Sherwood Schwartz, Growing Up Brady, NBC, 2000
  • Stuart Markowitz, L.A. Law: The Movie, NBC, 2002
  • Episodic
  • Mr. Heidel, "Fecund Hand Rose," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1981
  • Gabe Fimpel, "Mayo, Hold the Pickle," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1984
  • Game Fimpel, "Watt a Way to Go," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1984
  • Frank, "There Was a Little Girl ...," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, USA Network, 1988
  • Jo-Jo's father, "The Baltimore Stoops," The Tracey Ullman Show, 1989
  • Dr. Bellamy, "Absolute Zero," Nowhere Man, UPN, 1995
  • Dr. Teddy Margolis, "How Florrie Got Her Groove Back," Conrad Bloom, 1998
  • Harold "Harry" Rosenthal, "Agent," Tracey Takes On ..., HBO, 1998
  • Harold "Harry" Rosenthal, "Lies," Tracey Takes On ..., HBO, 1999
  • Rabbi Richard Jacobs, "Do Unto Others," The Practice, ABC, 1999
  • Voice of Watkins, "Hidden Agenda," Batman Beyond (animated), 1999
  • Howard, "For Love," Family Law, CBS, 2000
  • District Attorney Newman, "The Quality of Mercy," Family Law, CBS,2001
  • Himself, "L.A. Law Edition," Weakest Link, NBC, 2002
  • Judge Jack Feinstein, "Hard to Get," Judging Amy, CBS, 2005
  • Quentin, "Publish and Perish," Law & Order, NBC, 2005
  • Terrence Putney, "Acid," Law & Order, NBC, 2005
  • Also guest on At Rona's, NBC.
  • Specials
  • Friend, Love, Sex ... and Marriage, ABC, 1986
  • Voice, Animal Alphabet (animated), HBO, 1986
  • Funny, You Don't Look 200 (also known as Funny, You Don't Look200: A Constitutional Vaudeville), ABC, 1987
  • "Mickey's 60th Birthday Special," The Magical World of Disney, NBC, 1988
  • Jeremy Foster (some sources cite Michael), "A Family Again," ABC Family Theater, ABC, 1988
  • From the Heart ... The First International Very Special Arts Festival (also known as The First International Very Special Arts Festivaland The Very Special Arts Festival), NBC, 1989
  • Host, Fantasia: The Creation of a Disney Classic, The Disney Channel, 1990
  • Member of choir, Voices that Care, Fox, 1991
  • The L.A. Law 100th Episode Special, NBC, 1991
  • Host and narrator, Celebrating the American Family, PBS, 1992
  • Harry Rosenthal, "The Rosenthal Affair," Tracey Ullman Takes On New York, HBO, 1993
  • The butcher, "On Hope," Directed By, Showtime, 1994
  • Voice, Going, Going, Almost Gone! Animals in Danger, HBO, 1994
  • The Opening Ceremonies of the 1995 Special Olympics World Games, NBC, 1995
  • Harold "Harry" Rosenthal, The Best of Tracey Takes On ..., HBO, 1996
  • Interviewee, Intimate Portrait: Jill Eikenberry, Lifetime, 1997
  • National Memorial Day Concert, PBS, 1999
  • Narrator, Peace Kids: The China Trip, PBS, 2001
  • Interviewee, L.A. Law: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • NBC 75th Anniversary Special (also known as NBC 75th Anniversary Celebration), NBC, 2002
  • Pilots
  • Stuart Markowitz, L.A. Law, NBC, 1986
  • Vince DeMarco, The DeMarcos, CBS, 2000
  • Awards Presentations
  • Host, The 1987 Clio Awards: The Best Television Commercials in the World, syndicated, 1987
  • Presenter, The American Television Awards, ABC, 1993
  • Presenter, Walt Disney Company Presents the American Teacher Awards, The Disney Channel, 1994
  • Other
  • General Grant, They've Killed President Lincoln, 1971
  • Harold Rosenwald, Concealed Enemies (miniseries), PBS, 1984
  • Film Appearances
  • Marv, Final Chapter: Walking Tall (also known as The Man in theBack Seat and Walking Tall: The Final Chapter), 1977
  • Friend, The End of the World (in Our Usual Bed in a Night Full of Rain) (also known as A Night Full of Rain, La fine del mondo in unanotte piena di pioggia, and La fine del mondo nel nostro solito lettoin una notte piena di pioggia), Warner Bros., 1978
  • Fred, An Unmarried Woman, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1978
  • Bert, Eyes of Laura Mars, Columbia, 1978
  • Bagel, Diner, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1982
  • Michael Silverman, The Goodbye People, Embassy, 1984
  • Gil's agent, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Orion, 1985
  • Father, Radio Days, Orion, 1987
  • Bagel, Tin Men, Buena Vista, 1987
  • Harry Lardner, Checking Out, Warner Bros., 1989
  • Harry Wegman, For Love or Money (also known as The Concierge), Universal, 1993
  • Tibbles, D2: The Mighty Ducks (also known as The Mighty Ducks 2), Buena Vista, 1994
  • Saul Moss, 'Til There Was You, Paramount, 1997
  • Stage Appearances
  • Milkman, Moonchildren, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1972
  • Peter Simple, The Merry Wives of Windsor, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1974
  • Fag, The Rivals, Roundabout Theatre Stage I, New York City, 1974
  • Tom Wrench, Trelawny of the "Wells", New York Shakespeare Festival, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1975
  • Dromio of Syracuse, The Comedy of Errors, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, Public Theatre, 1976
  • Melamed, prosecuting angel, and principal, The World of Sholem Aleichem, Roundabout Theatre State I, 1976
  • Froth, Measure for Measure, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, Public Theatre, 1976
  • Leopold Zbotoedki, Modigliani, Astor Place Theatre, New York City,1979-80
  • Michael Silverman, The Goodbye People, Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1979
  • Sanelli, Flux, Second Stage Theatre, McGinn-Cazale Theatre, New York City, 1982
  • Elliott Brucknell, Two Fish in the Sky, Theatre at St. Peter's Church (now York Theatre at St. Peter's), New York City, 1982
  • Voice of announcer, Kid Purple, Manhattan Punch Line, New York City, 1984
  • Danforth, I'm Not Rappaport, American Place Theatre, then Booth Theatre, both New York City, 1985
  • The Shadow Box, Temple of Music and Art, Tucson, AZ, 1993
  • Appeared as Andrew Makepeace Ladd III, Love Letters; also appearedin Mother Courage, Oh, What a Lovely War, and Waiting for Godot.
  • Stage Work
  • Producer (with others), El Grande de Coca-Cola, Village Gate Theatre Downstairs, New York City, 1986
  • Videos
  • Diner: On the Flip Side, Warner Home Video, 2000
  • Nonfiction
  • I Never Forget a Meal: An Indulgent Reminiscence, Little, Brown, 1995

Further Reference


    • Celebrity Dish, September, 2000, pp. 70-77
    • In Style, March, 1996, pp. 62-64
    • People Weekly, December 20, 1993, pp. 57-58; July 25, 1994, pp. 122-125; January 22, 1996, p. 33

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