Gill in 2014
April 16, 1960 |
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Other names||Michael Gill|
|Spouse(s)||Jayne Atkinson (m. 1998)|
Michel Gill (born April 16, 1960), also known as Michael Gill, is an American actor best known for playing President Garrett Walker in the Netflix series House of Cards and Gideon Goddard on Mr. Robot.
Gill is a first generation American who was born in New York City, New York. His parents, Nadine and James Vladimir Gill, narrowly escaped the Holocaust. Gill's first language was French. He studied at Aiglon College, a prestigious boarding school in Switzerland. After Aiglon, he attended Tufts University before transferring and graduating from the Juilliard School in 1985 (Group 14).
|2003||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Spencer Anderson||Episode: "Gemini"|
|2013||The Good Wife||Frederick Plunkett||Episode: "Je Ne Sais What?"|
|2013–2014, 2016–2017||House of Cards||President Garrett Walker||25 episodes
Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2014)
|2014||Person of Interest||Rene Lapointe||Episode: "Allegiance"|
|2015||Forever||Dmitry Malakoff||Episode: Best Foot Forward |
|2015-2016||Mr. Robot||Gideon Goddard||11 episodes|
|2016-2017||The Get Down||Herbert Gunns||8 episodes|
|2017||Ray Donovan||Doug Landry||6 episodes|
Gill is married to fellow House of Cards actor Jayne Atkinson (Secretary of State Catherine Durant), whom he met when they were both in a production of "The Heiress" at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut.  They began dating in 1992 and were married in 1998. Gill and Atkinson reside with their son in the Berkshires.