Michael Jeter Biography (1952-)

Born August 26, 1952, in Lawrenceburg, TN; father, a dentist. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.; Manager: Pure Arts Entertainment, 1925 Century Park East, Suite 2320, Los Angeles, CA 90067.; Publicist: Guttman Associates PR, 118 S. Beverly Dr., Suite 201, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director
Birth Details
August 26, 1952
Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Private Ridgely, From Here to Eternity, NBC, 1980
  • Art Makter, Hothouse (also known as The Clinic), ABC, 1988
  • Herman Stiles, Evening Shade (also known as Arkansas), CBS,1990-1993
  • Mr. Noodle's brother, Mr. Noodle, Sesame Street (also known as Les amis de Sesame, Canadian Sesame Street, Open Sesame, and Sesame Park), PBS, 2000-
  • Movies
  • George Gardner, My Old Man, CBS, 1979
  • The Mating Season, CBS, 1980
  • Alice at the Palace, 1981
  • Messenger, Sentimental Journey, CBS, 1984
  • Mr. Goldstone, Gypsy, CBS, 1993
  • Arvo, Mrs. Santa Claus, CBS, 1996
  • Arnold Wiggins, "The Boys Next Door," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS,1996
  • Bill Driscoll, The Ransom of Red Chief, ABC, 1998
  • Miniseries
  • Bob Black, When Love Kills: The Seduction of John Hearn (also known as Soldiers of Misfortune), CBS, 1993
  • Carson Callas, "Tales of the City" (also known as "Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City"), American Playhouse, PBS, 1993
  • Specials
  • The 17th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1991
  • Himself, Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall, 1993
  • Himself, Men, Movies and Carol, CBS, 1994
  • Pilots
  • Art, Hothouse, 1988
  • Episodic
  • Max Galt, "Dogs," Lou Grant, CBS, 1980
  • "The Night Off," Night Court, 1986
  • Senator Gaspari, "The Hearings," Crime Story, 1988
  • Peter Lebeck, "Frog Man," Picket Fences, CBS, 1993
  • Storytime, PBS, 1994
  • Voice of Runtar, Aladdin (animated; also known as Disney's Aladdin), CBS and syndicated, 1994
  • Mr. Barbour, Can't Hurry Love, CBS, 1995
  • Peter Lebeck, "Frogman Returns," Picket Fences, CBS, 1995
  • Bob Ryan, "A Coupla Stiffs," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1995
  • Lawrence Rosewood, "Dr. No," Suddenly Susan, NBC, 1996
  • Voice, Johnny Bravo (animated), The Cartoon Network, 1997
  • Edwin, Veronica's Closet, NBC, 1997
  • Vic, "You Don't Know Jackal," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1997
  • Voice of Dr. William Blay, "Ajax and Ajaxer," Duckman (animated),USA Network, 1997
  • The chicken man, "Diving In," Second Noah, 1997
  • Edwin, "Veronica's Blackout," Veronica's Closet, NBC, 1998
  • Gus Zimmerman, "The Man Upstairs," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1999
  • Lowell, the minister, "Footprints on My Heart; Legacy; Elopement," Chicken Soup for the Soul, PAX, 2000
  • Also appeared as Calvin Klein, "Old Spouses Never Die," Designing Women, CBS.
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • Directed episodes of Evening Shade, CBS.
  • Film Appearances
  • Sheldon, Hair, United Artists, 1979
  • Special reporter, Ragtime, Paramount, 1981
  • Mr. Kelp, Soup for One, Warner Bros., 1982
  • (As Michael Jeeter) Freshman number two, Zelig, Warner Bros., 1983
  • Arnie and a member of construction crew, The Money Pit, Universal,1986
  • Skinner, Tango & Cash, Warner Bros., 1989
  • Dr. Krantz, Dead Bang (also known as Dead-Bang), Warner Bros., 1989
  • Adolph, Miller's Crossing, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990
  • Homeless cabaret singer, The Fisher King, TriStar, 1991
  • Vernon Jackson, Just Like in the Movies, Cabriolet Films, 1992
  • Night clerk one, Bank Robber, I.R.S. Releasing Corp., 1993
  • Father Ignatius, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, Buena Vista, 1993
  • Earl Leedy, Drop Zone, Paramount, 1994
  • Old Gregor, Waterworld, Universal, 1995
  • Norm Snively, Air Bud (also known as Disney's Air Bud and MVP (Most Valuable Pooch)), Buena Vista, 1997
  • Quincy Thorpe, Mouse Hunt, DreamWorks, 1997
  • L. Ron Bumquist, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Universal, 1998
  • Rudy, Patch Adams, Universal, 1998
  • Avron, Jakob the Liar (also known as Jakob le menteur), TriStar, 1998
  • Dr. Jarvis, Thursday, Volcanic Films, 1998
  • Pindar, Race for Atlantis, 1998
  • Zack and Reba, Victory Multimedia, 1998
  • Sticks Varona, The Naked Man, 1998
  • Dale Porterhouse, chief witness/accountant with Stokes & Whitney, True Crime (also known as True Crimes), Warner Bros., 1999
  • Edward Delacroix, The Green Mile (also known as Stephen King'sThe Green Mile), Warner Bros., 1999
  • Daddy and Them, Miramax, 1999
  • Uncle Jude, South of Heaven, West of Hell, Phaedra Cinema, 2000
  • Gerald Weems, The Gift, Paramount Classics, 2000
  • Dibble, Kid Quick (also known as The Adventures of Kid Quick), 2000
  • Mr. Udesky, Jurassic Park III (also known as JP3), MCA/Universal, 2001
  • Toto, Welcome to Collinwood, Warner Bros., 2002
  • Stage Appearances
  • Bellboy, Once in a Lifetime, Circle in the Square Theatre, New York City, 1978
  • The Master and Margarita, Public/LuEsther Hall, New York City, 1978
  • Straw, G. R. Point, Center Stage, Baltimore, MD, 1978-1979 then Playhouse Theatre, New York City, 1979
  • Alice in Concert, Public/Anspacher Theatre, New York City, 1980-1981
  • Cruikshank, El Bravo!, Entermedia Theatre, New York City, 1981
  • Betty, Cloud 9, Theatre de Lys, New York City, 1981-1983
  • Arles Struvie, Greater Tuna, Circle in the Square Theatre, 1982
  • Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Kreeger Theatre, Washington, DC,1984
  • Arnold, The Boys Next Door, Lambs Theatre, New York City, 1987-1988
  • Sheldon Kelinski, Only Kidding!, American Jewish Theatre, Susan Bloch Theatre, New York City, 1988, then Westside Arts Theatre, New York City,1989
  • Otto Kringelein, Grand Hotel, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City,1989
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • Appeared on the original Broadway cast album of Grand Hotel.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Advocate, September 2, 1997, p. 22
    • New York Times, October 20, 1991, p. H23

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