Michael Wincott

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Michael Wincott
Born Michael Anthony Claudio Wincott
(1958-01-21) January 21, 1958 (age 59)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actor
Years active 1976–present
Parent(s) Lucia Wincott (mother)
William Wincott (father)
Family Jeff Wincott (brother)
Website www.michaelwincott.org

Michael Anthony Claudio Wincott[1] (born January 21, 1958)[2] is a Canadian born film and television actor, well known for portraying villains and anti-heroes, such as Top Dollar in The Crow, Conway Twill in Dead Man and Captain Frank Elgyn in Alien: Resurrection and, the real life murderer and body snatcher, Ed Gein in Hitchcock.

In his voice-over work, Wincott is known for voicing Scroop in the Disney animated film Treasure Planet, and in video games he voiced the Prophet of Truth in Halo 2 and Death in Darksiders II.

Personal life[edit]

Although he lives in the United States, Wincott also works internationally.[citation needed]

He is the younger brother of actor Jeff Wincott.[3]



Year Title Role
1976 Earthbound Cole Buckley
1978 Wild Horse Hank Charlie Connors
1979 Title Shot Robber
1979 An American Christmas Carol Choir Leader
1980 Nothing Personal Peter
1981 Ticket to Heaven Gerry
Circle of Two Paul
1983 Curtains Matthew
1987 The Sicilian Cpl. Silvestro Canio
1988 Talk Radio Kent/Michael/Joe
1989 Suffering Bastards Chazz
Bloodhounds of Broadway Soupy Mike
Born on the Fourth of July Veteran
1991 The Doors Paul A. Rothchild
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Guy of Gisbourne
1992 1492: Conquest of Paradise Adrián de Moxica
1993 Romeo Is Bleeding Sal
The Three Musketeers Rochefort
1994 The Crow Top Dollar
1995 Dead Man Conway Twill
Strange Days Philo Gant
Panther Tynan
1996 Basquiat Rene Ricard
1997 Alien: Resurrection Captain Frank Elgyn
Metro Michael Korda
1998 Gunshy Frankie McGregor
1999 Hidden Agenda Larry Gleason
2000 Before Night Falls Herberto Zorilla Ochoa
2001 Along Came a Spider Gary Soneji
2002 The Count of Monte Cristo Armand Dorléac
Treasure Planet Scroop (voice)
Red Phone: Manhunt Van Eyck
2004 The Assassination of Richard Nixon Julius Bicke
2006 Seraphim Falls Hayes
2007 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Fashion Photographer
2008 What Just Happened Jeremy Brunell
Sketches from Great Gull Narrator (voice)
2009 A Lonely Place for Dying Anthony Greenglass
2011 The Farewell He
2012 Hitchcock Ed Gein
2013 The Girl from Nagasaki Goro
2014 Grand Street Reuben
2015 Knight of Cups Herb
Forsaken Dave Turner
2017 Ghost in the Shell Dr. Osmund


Year Title Role Notes
1979 An American Christmas Carol Choir Leader (TV movie)
The Family Man Charlie (TV movie)
1979-1981 The Littlest Hobo Charlie
Episodes: "Wolf Hunt"
1981 Clown White Peter (TV movie)
1985 Night Heat Jack Tenelli Episode: "Mother's Day"
1987-1988 Crime Story Bobby Meeker Episodes: "Femme Fatale"
"The Senator, the Movie Star, and the Mob"
1988 Miami Vice Wilson Cook Episode: "Blood & Roses"
1987-1989 The Equalizer Jarrow
Episodes: "The Caper"
"High Performance"
1990 The Tragedy of Flight 103: The Inside Story Ulrich Weber (TV movie)
1996 Strangers Arnaud Episode: "Leave"
2014 24: Live Another Day Adrian Cross appeared in all 12 episodes
2016 Westworld Old Bill Episodes: "The Original"
2017 Veni Vidi Vici Georgina (Viaplay series, Europe)

Video Games[edit]

Year Title Role
2002 Treasure Planet Scroop
2004 Halo 2 Prophet of Truth
2005 Narc Mr. Big
2012 Infex Griffin
Syndicate Jules Merit
Darksiders II Death



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