Michael Biehn

Actor, Credit manager, Show room manager
With a lead role in "The Terminator" and noteworthy follow-ups in "Aliens," and "The Abyss," the rough-and-tumble Michael Biehn carved out a devoted following among sci-fi and action film fans - especially in those ... Read more »
Born: 07/30/1956 in Anniston, Alabama, USA

Filmography

Actor (74)

Hidden in the Woods 2014 (Movie)

Vance Crocker (Actor)

Kickback 2014 (Movie)

Inspector Gregor (Actor)

Stiletto 2014 (Movie)

Lee (Actor)

That's Amore! 2014 (Movie)

Dean (Actor)

The Blood Bond 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Treachery 2014 (Movie)

Henry (Actor)

Sushi Girl 2013 (Movie)

(Actor)

Tapped 2013 (Movie)

Reggie (Actor)

Saving Grace B. Jones 2012 (Movie)

Landy Brethorst (Actor)

The Divide 2012 (Movie)

Mickey (Actor)

Bereavement 2011 (Movie)

Uncle Jonathan (Actor)

Puncture 2011 (Movie)

Red (Actor)

Take Me Home Tonight 2011 (Movie)

Bill Franklin (Actor)

Psych: 9 2010 (Movie)

Detective Marling (Actor)

Criminal Minds 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dark Blue 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Grindhouse 2007 (Movie)

Sheriff Hague (Actor)

Planet Terror 2007 (Movie)

Sheriff Hague (Actor)

Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Spin 2006 (Movie)

Michael Biehn (Actor)

They Wait 2006 (Movie)

Odonell (Actor)

Hawaii 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Maan Lone 2005 (Movie)

Petros Davinci (Actor)

Havoc 2004 (Movie)

Stuart Lang (Actor)

Adventure Inc. 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Clockstoppers 2002 (Movie)

Henry Gates (Actor)

Megiddo: Omega Code 2 2001 (Movie)

David Alexander (Actor)

Cherry Falls 2000 (Movie)

Sheriff Brent Marken (Actor)

The Art of War 2000 (Movie)

Bly (Actor)

Susan's Plan 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The Magnificent Seven 1997 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

American Dragons 1997 (Movie)

Detective Tony Luca (Actor)

Dead Men Can't Dance 1997 (Movie)

Robert Hart (Actor)

Mojave Moon 1997 (Movie)

Boyd (Actor)

The Ride 1997 (Movie)

Smokey Banks (Actor)

The Rock 1996 (Movie)

Charles Anderson (Actor)

Jade 1995 (Movie)

Lieutenant Bob Hargrove (Actor)

Breach of Contract 1994 (Movie)

Casey (Actor)

Deep Red 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Deadfall 1993 (Movie)

Joe Donan (Actor)

In the Kingdom of the Blind 1993 (Movie)

(Actor)

Tombstone 1993 (Movie)

Johnny Ringo (Actor)

K2 1992 (Movie)

Taylor Brooks (Actor)

Rampage 1992 (Movie)

Anthony Fraser (Actor)

Time Bomb 1991 (Movie)

Eddie Kay (Actor)

Navy Seals 1990 (Movie)

Curran (Actor)

The Abyss 1989 (Movie)

Lieutenant Coffey (Actor)

In a Shallow Grave 1988 (Movie)

Garnet Montrose (Actor)

The Seventh Sign 1988 (Movie)

Russell Quinn (Actor)

Aliens 1986 (Movie)

Corporal Hicks (Actor)

The Terminator 1984 (Movie)

Kyle Reese (Actor)

The Lords of Discipline 1983 (Movie)

Alexander (Actor)

Hog Wild 1980 (Movie)

Tim Warner (Actor)

The Fan 1980 (Movie)

Douglas Breen (Actor)

Steeltown 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

The Runaways 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

Coach 1978 (Movie)

Jack (Actor)

James at 15 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

A Fire in the Sky (TV Show)

Actor

A Taste For Killing (TV Show)

Actor

Asteroid (TV Show)

Actor

Chain of Command (TV Show)

Actor

China Rose (TV Show)

Actor

Conundrum (TV Show)

Actor

Deadly Intentions (TV Show)

Actor

Deep Red (Movie)

Joe Keyes (Actor)

Operation: Runaway (TV Show)

Actor

Silver Wolf (TV Show)

Actor

Strapped (TV Show)

Actor

Thanksgiving (Movie)

The Sheriff (Actor)

The Paradise Connection (TV Show)

Actor

The Terrible Secret (TV Show)

Actor

Zuma Beach (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (1)

Hidden in the Woods 2014 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Director (1)

The Blood Bond 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

Biography

With a lead role in "The Terminator" and noteworthy follow-ups in "Aliens," and "The Abyss," the rough-and-tumble Michael Biehn carved out a devoted following among sci-fi and action film fans - especially in those movies directed by his good friend, James Cameron. Often turning in highly convincing performances as soldiers, cops or other men of action - he played Navy SEALS in three movies - Biehn frequently stole the scenes he was in, either with a rousing speech or sly remarks to upper ranking officials. The fact that he was undeniably handsome in an old-Hollywood, matinee idol kind-of-way, was not lost on the female contingent either. Although he never achieved A-list status, he remained a staple of genre movies, often turning up as authority figures in later years, playing sheriffs in both the cult horror film "Cherry Falls" and in the '70s schlock film homage-to-end-all-homages, "Grindhouse," from filmmakers Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino.

Relationships

Gina Biehn

Wife
mother of Biehn's younger son

Caelan Biehn

Son
born on April 11, 1992 mother, Gina Biehn

Devon Biehn

Son
twin of Taylor born c. 1983 mother, Carlene Olsson

Taylor Biehn

Son
twin of Devon born c. 1983 mother, Carlene Olsson

Carlene Olsson

Wife
married July 12, 1980 in Pebble Beach, California divorced mother of Biehn's twin sons

EDUCATION

studied acting with Vincent Chase

University of Arizona

Tucson , Arizona
earned scholarship after being spotted in high school performance by U of A's drama dean; attended for two years

Milestones

2011

Cast opposite Chris Evans in the legal drama "Puncture"

2011

Acted opposite Topher Grace and Anna Faris in the comedy feature "Take Me Home Tonight"

2007

Played a sheriff in "Planet Terror," Robert Rodriguez's half of "Grindhouse," the goretastic double feature collaboration with Quentin Tarantino

2004

Co-starred in the NBC TV series "Hawaii"

2002

Cast in the Tribune Entertainment syndicated TV series "Adventure, Inc."

1998

Returned to series TV as co-star of "The Magnificent Seven" (CBS)

1996

Co-starred in "The Rock"

1993

Landed a featured role in "Tombstone"

1991

Starred in the mountain climbing adventure "K2"

1989

Appeared in third film with Cameron, "The Abyss"

1986

Played co-starring role in Cameron's "Aliens"

1984

Starred in the landmark sci-fi thriller "The Terminator"; first collaboration with filmmaker James Cameron

1981

Landed first prominent film role in "The Fan"

1978

Made film acting debut in "Coach"

1978

Made TV series debut as regular on "The Runaways" (NBC)

1977

Made TV acting debut on NBC's "James at 15"

1975

Moved to Hollywood, CA

Moved with family to Lake Havasu, AZ, while a teen

Had a recurring role (three episodes) as a cop on "Hill Street Blues" (NBC)

Raised in Lincoln, NE

Attended University of Arizona for two years

Appeared in community theater while a juvenile

Bonus Trivia

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"I would always rather play a smaller role in a very good movie, working with good people, rather than have the lead in something I just don't care for." – from the press release for "The Seventh Sign"

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