Michael Hollick

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Michael Hollick
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Hollick at the 2008 San Diego Comic-Con
Born Michael Andrew Hollick
(1973-08-05) August 5, 1973 (age 40)
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Alma mater Carnegie Mellon University
Occupation Actor, voice actor
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Angela Tsai (2007-present; 1 child)
Website
Official website

Michael Andrew Hollick (born August 5, 1973)[1] is an American actor. He is best known for being the voice and physical actor of Niko Bellic in Grand Theft Auto IV.[2][3]

Career[edit]

Hollick has appeared in plays like De La Guarda,[4] Fuerzabruta[2][5] on off-Broadway, and Tarzan[6] and Jumpers on Broadway.[2] Other credits include minor TV-roles on Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit[2] and Sex and the City.[7] He is currently playing the villainous character Scar in the Las Vegas-production of The Lion King.[8]

Personal life[edit]

He is currently residing in Las Vegas.[1] Hollick is married to actress Angela Tsai. On July 22, 2010, Angela gave birth to their son, Maxwell Ming Hollick.[8]

Hollick attended Carnegie Mellon University, where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.[9]

Filmography[edit]

Television
Year Title Role Notes
2000-2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Coach/Paramedic Episodes:
"Wrong Is Right"
"Justice"
2002 Sex and the City Dickie Sailor Episode: "Anchors Away"
2006-2009 Law & Order Nick Carvahal/Minister Episodes:
"Fame"
"Dignity"
2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Barry Epstein Episode: "Privilege"
Video games
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Grand Theft Auto IV Niko Bellic voice and motion-capture
2009 Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony Dialogue was reused from the original game, he did not record any more.
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned
2011 Homefront n/a Motion capture

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Award category Title of work Result
2008 Spike award Best Male Voice Actor Niko Bellic in Grand Theft Auto IV Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Search results for Michael Hollick in Brooklyn, NY". Intellus.com. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d "A Video Game Star and His Less-Than-Stellar Pay". NYTimes.com. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Niko's voice earned about from GTA IV". Joystiq.com. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  4. ^ "De la Guarda - Musical, Comedy". TeleCharge.com. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Cast & Creative". FuerzabrutaNYC.com. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Tarzan: The Broadway Musical (Original Broadway Cast Recording)". Target.com. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Anchors Away Season 5, Episode 1". Seplis.com. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  8. ^ a b "Life as Uncle Scar in The Lion King — and Scar’s new baby". LasVegasSun.com. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  9. ^ http://www.michaelhollick.com/bio.html

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