Michael Swan Biography (1950?-)

Born June 11, 1950 (some sources say 1948), in San Jose, CA; son of Donald Arthur and Alys Lucille (an actress; maiden name, Wilkinson) Swan; married Barbie Benson, January 1, 1984 (divorced, December 1987); married Susan Mariotti,1994 (divorced, 1996); children: Caitlin Marie, Alexander Benson. Addresses: Agent: Don Buchwald & Associates, 6500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 220,Los Angeles, CA 9004.

Birth Details
June 11, 1950?
San Jose, California, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Floyd Mutrux, Aloha Bobby and Rose, 1973
  • Officer Pappas, Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (also known as Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI), Paramount, 1986
  • Also appeared as Stu Hagman, The Strawberry Statement; Richard Donner, Inside Moves.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Jack Schoengarth, Stop Susan Williams (also known as Cliffhangers: Stop Susan Williams), NBC, 1979
  • Doctor, Santa Barbara, NBC, 1985
  • FBI agent #2, Rituals, syndicated, 1985
  • Duncan McKechnie, As the World Turns, CBS, 1986-1995, 2001, 2002
  • Bishop John Carpenter, One Life to Live, ABC, 1996-1997
  • Adam Alexander (also known as Myles Fairchild), The Bold and the Beautiful (also known as Belleza y poder), CBS, 1998-2003
  • Brad Green (#1), The Guiding Light (also known as Guiding Light), CBS, 2003
  • Miniseries
  • Officer Biggs (Bob), V (also known as V: The Original Mini Series), NBC, 1983
  • Movies
  • Jack Schoengarth, The Girl Who Saved the World, 1979
  • Lieutenant Taylor, Desperate Voyage, 1980
  • Pike, J.O.E. and the Colonel (also known as Humanoid Defender), ABC, 1985
  • Pilots
  • Love Is Not Enough, NBC, 1978
  • Specials
  • The 15th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 1988
  • The 21st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 1994
  • Episodic
  • Detective Sergeant Venneman, "The Pickoff," Bronk, CBS, 1975
  • "A Very Private War," Medical Center, CBS, 1976
  • Stash, "All Passions Spent," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1976
  • Ed, "Surf's Up," CHiPs, NBC, 1978
  • Cal Morris, "The Prisoner of Rosemont Hall," The Rockford Files, NBC, 1978
  • David Lansford, "The Pageant," Vega$, ABC, 1978
  • "How Do You Run Forever?," Lucan, 1978
  • Luke, "Babalao," The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1979
  • Collins, "The Super Scouts: Parts 1 & 2," Galactica 1980, ABC,1980
  • "The Straw Man," Hagen, 1980
  • Turner, "Free Fall," The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1980
  • Tolliver, "Chains," The Chisholms, 1980
  • Larry, "No Way to Treat a Victim," Vega$, ABC, 1981
  • Lieutenant Brannum, "As Time Goes By," M*A*S*H, CBS, 1983
  • "All Fall Down," Voyagers!, NBC, 1983
  • Trigg, "The Beast from the Belly of a Boeing," The A-Team, NBC, 1983
  • "Rolling Thunder: Parts 1 & 2," Hardcastle and McCormick, ABC,1983
  • Peterson, "Carnal Express," T. J. Hooker, ABC, 1983
  • Omar, "The Bare Facts," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1983
  • Casey, "Cash and Carry," Matt Houston, ABC, 1984
  • Tony Rothman, "Ties My Father Sold Me," Hardcastle and McCormick,ABC, 1984
  • Ridderhouse, "The Orange Grove," Riptide, NBC, 1984
  • Wyatt, "The Middle of Somewhere," Shadow Chasers, ABC, 1985
  • Pirate Captain James Dawkins in 1759, "The Treasure of Kalaniopu'u," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1985
  • Cliff Anderson, "Trial by Error," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986
  • Himself, The $10,000 Pyramid, CBS, 1987
  • (Uncredited) "No Quarter," Martial Law, CBS, 2000
  • Also appeared in episodes of Howard Stern, Oprah Winfrey, Phil Donahue, Geraldo Rivera, Joan Rivers, Joan Rivers, Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee, Entertainment Tonight, Showbiz Today, Music City Tonight, and CBS This Morning.
  • Stage Appearances
  • Appeared in The Taming of the Shrew, Winter's Tale, A Midsummer's Night Dream, The Tempest, Lysistrata, The House of Atreus, and The Merry Wives of Windsor, all Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum.

Further Reference


    • Michael Swan Official Site, http://www.michaelswan.net/, February28, 2004

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