Michael Boatman Biography (1964-)

Full name, Michael Patrick Boatman; born October 25, 1964, in Colorado Springs, CO; son of Daniel Boatman (an Army officer) and Gwendolyn Pugh (a job supervisor for the handicapped); married Myrna Forney (a lawyer), 1992; children:Jordan. Addresses: Agent: Gersh Agency, 232 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.; Manager: Sanders/Armstrong Management, 2120 Colorado Blvd., Suite 120, Santa Monica, CA 90404.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
October 25, 1964
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (As Michael Patrick Boatman) Motown (3rd Squad, 1st Platoon), Hamburger Hill, Paramount, 1987
  • Spaulding, Running on Empty, Warner Bros., 1988
  • Robert, Unbecoming Age (also known as The Magic Bubble), 1992
  • J. J. Johnson, The Glass Shield (also known as The Johnny Johnson Trial), 1994
  • (Scenes deleted) Male clinic nurse, Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult, 1994
  • CPN Beach, The Peacemaker, DreamWorks, 1997
  • Marshall the mover, Walking to the Waterline, 1998
  • Todd, Woman Thou Art Loosed, Magnolia Pictures, 2004
  • Special Angel Albert, Kalamazoo?, 2005
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Private Sam Beckett, China Beach, ABC, 1988-91
  • Grant Watson, The Jackie Thomas Show, ABC, 1992-93
  • Garnet Hines, lawyer, Muscle, syndicated, 1995
  • Stanley Babson, Arli$$ (also known as Arliss), HBO, 1996-2002
  • Carter Sebastian Heywood, Spin City (also known as Spin), ABC, 1996-
  • Movies
  • Arnold, Donor, CBS, 1990
  • Sergeant Teal, Fourth Story (also known as Basic Deceptionand Deadly Identity), Showtime, 1991
  • Robert Dayton, In the Line of Duty: Street War (also known as In the Line of Duty: The Two Tonys and Urban Crossfire), NBC, 1992
  • Sergeant Joe DuBois, House of Secrets (also known as Conspiracyof Terror), 1993
  • The jester, Once upon a Mattress, ABC, 2004
  • Specials
  • (As Michael P. Boatman) Troy Canty, "The Trial of Bernhard Goetz," American Playhouse, PBS, 1988
  • Host, The Vanishing Civil War (documentary), PBS, 1993
  • Reader, Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives (documentary), HBO, 2003
  • Pilots
  • Private Sam Beckett, China Beach, ABC, 1988
  • Episodic
  • Dr. Robinson, "Line of Fire: Parts 1 & 2," Shades of LA, 1991
  • Sergeant Billy Johnson, "Nowhere to Run--August 10, 1968," Quantum Leap, 1992
  • Himself, "Roseanne vs. Jackie Thomas Sitcoms," Family Feud, 1993
  • Greg, "I Was a Teenage Lesbian," The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1995
  • Brent Washington, "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow ... Dammit," Living Single, 1995
  • The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1997
  • Himself "Best Rock Band," The List, VH1, 2000
  • Himself, The Late, Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2001
  • Himself, "Charlie Sheen," Revealed with Jules Asner, E! Entertainment Television, 2002
  • Dave Seaver, "House Calls," Law & Order, NBC, 2003
  • Ted Elliot, "The Umbrella," Less Than Perfect, ABC, 2003
  • Ted Elliot, "Choices," Less Than Perfect, ABC, 2003
  • Himself, Celebrity Mole: Hawaii, ABC, 2003
  • The View, 2003
  • Dave Seaver, "Abomination," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(also known as Law & Order: SVU), NBC, 2003
  • Dave Seaver, "Families," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU), NBC, 2004
  • Dave Seaver, "Criminal," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU), NBC, 2004
  • Wes Gallagher, "Not Landing," CSI: Miami, CBS, 2004
  • Adam, "Couples Therapy," Yes, Dear, CBS, 2004
  • Attorney Dave Seaver, "Obscene," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU), NBC, 2004
  • Also appeared as himself, Celebrity Dish (also known as TV Guide's Celebrity Dish).
  • Stage Appearances
  • (As Michael Patrick Boatman) Joe, Tiny Mommy, Playwrights HorizonsTheatre, New York City, 1987-88
  • (Broadway debut) Willie, Master Harold ... And the Boys, Royale Theatre, 2003
  • Also appeared as Tom, The Glass Menagerie, Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, San Francisco, CA; in Something about That Face, Manhattan Theatre Club.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Taped Readings
  • Abide with Me by E. Lynn Harris, 1999
  • Actual Innocence: Five Days to Execution and Other Dispatches from theWrongly Convicted by Barry Scheck & Others, BDD Audio, 2000
  • Samaritan by Richard Price, Random House Audio, 2003

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, April 4, 1997, p. 73
    • Essence, December, 1990, p. 36
    • People Weekly, April 27, 1998, p. 139; November 2, 1998, p. 160; December 2, 2002, p. 181

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