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Michael Gross

Michael Gross reprises his Tremors role as one-man arsenal Burt Gummer. Gross is best known for his role as radical activist Steven Keaton, patriarch of a clan that included Michael J. Fox and Justine Bateman on the long-running, Emmy-winning series Family Ties.

Gross' professional career began with regional theatre. His credits include stints at the Yale Repertory Theatre, Baltimore's Center Stage, and the Mark Taper Forum, where he won a Drama-Logue Award for his role in the West Coast premiere of The Real Thing. He appeared on Broadway in Bent, for which he received a Drama Desk Award nomination, and was in the off-Broadway production of No End of Blame, which earned him an Obie.

Gross' feature-film credits include Big Business, Sydney Lumet's Just Tell Me What You Want and the independent features Alan and Naomi and Unfaithful. Television movies on Gross' résumé include the starring role in NBC's drama Deceived by Trust, the network's highest-rated telemovie of 1995; Fox Television's Avalanche; Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story for CBS; and In the Line of Duty: The Price of Vengeance, for NBC. Most recently, Gross has guest-starred on NBC's Emmy-winning series ER and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Michael Gross Facts

BirthdayJune 21, 1947 (76)
BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA
Height6' 4" (1m93)  How tall is Michael Gross compared to you?

Selected Filmography

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
Kindergarten Cop
Tremors 2: Aftershocks
Tremors 3: Back To Perfection
Out of Africa
Child's Play 3
Point Break
Child's Play
Wag The Dog
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