Michael Charles Chiklis is an American actor and television producer. He is perhaps best known for his role as LAPD Detective Vic Mackey on the FX police drama The Shield, for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
Recent episodes featuring Michael Chiklis
Episode 802 - Michael Chiklis / Kurt Braunohler & Lauren Cook
WTF with Marc Maron Podcast
It turns out Michael Chiklis and Marc went to Boston University at the same time, but soon after school Michael got cast as John Belushi in the movie Wired, which almost ended his career on the spot. Michael talks about how he bounced back with The Commish, transformed himself with The Shield, and finally got to engage his passion for music with his debut album Influence. Plus, Kurt Braunohler and Lauren Cook are in the garage to talk about their new podcast Wedlock, with Lauren on the verge of giving birth at any minute. This episode is sponsored by J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only on HBO and PLAYBASE from Sonos.
Michael Chiklis - Ep91
Chive Podcast
"The Commish," Michael Chiklis, is in the house... but he's bringing more than just his stellar acting chops to this episode! He's sharing his incredible new album, "Influence," his love of David Bowie, and what he remembers about his first live gig at the Sundance Film Festival! He's also got an unbelievable story about Burt Reynolds literally saving his acting career, and he's revealing his favorite nickname, the reason why he almost quit on day 2 of filming Marvel's "Fantastic Four," and the dirty little secret about Hollywood that no actor can publicly share!
Michael Chiklis: 8/23/16
The Moment with Brian Koppelman
Michael Chiklis is an actor and a musician best known for his work on FX's The Shield and Gotham on FOX. He has a new album coming out called Influence which you can pre-order by clicking here. Today, Michael talks about the commencement speech he gave at his daughter's graduation this past spring (5:00), growing up in New England with a working class father and a mother who aspired to be in the Opera (12:00), and why he became filled with rage when he auditioned for the lead role in FX's The Shield (24:00). Plus, Michael discusses the performance aspect of performance art and how he channels his energy like a great athlete to live up to and completely in the moment (38:00). The two round out their conversation by discussing Mike's latest venture, a new album called Influence, and why the theatrical bands of the 70's and 80's made an impression on him as a young actor (45:00).Shownotes: Slate.com/TheMomentTwitter: @BrianKoppelmanLeave a Review: itunes.com/themomentThe Moment is brought to you by Freshbooks. Small business owners, FreshBooks wants to make dealing with your day-to- day paperwork ridiculously simple and quick. For your 30 day free trial, and all the simple and quick cloud accounting you can handle, go to FreshBooks.com/MOMENT and enter MOMENT in the “how did you hear about us” section.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Aug 30th, 1963
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3 hours, 51 minutes