Michael Beattie was a big screen film actor known for powerful performances. Beattie worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Beverly Hills Teens" "Blood Relations" (1988) starring Jan Rubes and "Countdown to Looking Glass" (HBO, 1984-85). He also contributed to "The Stepfather" with Terry O'Quinn (1987). Several more television roles followed in the nineties and the early 2000s, including stints on "Murder One" (1995-97) and "Leap of Faith" (NBC, 2001-02). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the comedy "The Best Man" (1999) with Grace Phillips and the Madonna drama "Swept Away" (2002). Beattie continued to exercise his talent in the early 2000s and the 2010s, taking on a mix of projects like "All In" (2006), "CSNY: Deja Vu" with L A Johnson (2008) and "Cats & Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore" (2010). His credits also expanded to the Danny DeVito and Ed Helms blockbuster "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax" (2012). Most recently, Beattie voiced characters in the Sandra Bullock box office smash animated motion picture "Minions" (2015).