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Encyclopedia > Michael Biehn
Michael Biehn

Michael Biehn in The Terminator. (Linda Hamilton can be seen in the background.)
Birth name Michael Connell Biehn
Born July 31, 1956
Flag of United States Anniston, Alabama, USA
Other name(s) Mike, Mick(ey)
Notable roles Kyle Reese in The Terminator
Corporal Dwayne Hicks in Aliens
Lt. Hiram Coffey in The Abyss

Michael Connell Biehn (born July 31, 1956) is an American actor known for his roles in The Terminator (1984), Aliens (1986), The Abyss (1989), Tombstone (1993), The Rock (1996), and Grindhouse (2007). He also played Officer Randall Buttman on the Emmy-Award winning television series, Hill Street Blues. This is a screenshot of a copyrighted website, video game graphic, computer program graphic, television broadcast, or film. ... The Terminator (also known as Terminator in some early trailers and posters) is a 1984 science fiction/action film featuring former bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger in what would become his best-known role, and also starred Linda Hamilton and Michael Biehn. ... Linda Carroll Hamilton (born September 26, 1956) is an American movie actress born in Salisbury, Maryland. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Nickname: The Model City Location in Alabama Coordinates: County Calhoun Settled April 1872 Incorporated 3 July 1883 Mayor Hoyt W. “Chip” Howell, Jr. ... Kyle Reese (2008–2029/1984), played by Michael Biehn, is the main fictional character and hero of the first Terminator film, father of John Connor, and brief lover to Sarah Connor. ... The Terminator (also known as Terminator in some early trailers and posters) is a 1984 science fiction/action film featuring former bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger in what would become his best-known role, and also starred Linda Hamilton and Michael Biehn. ... Corporal Dwayne Hicks is a fictitious character in the 1986 science fiction movie Aliens. ... This article is about the film, for the video games of the same name see Aliens (Square computer game) and Aliens (arcade game). ... The Abyss is an award-winning science fiction film from 1989, written and directed by James Cameron, starring Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, and Michael Biehn. ... July 31 is the 212th day (213th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 153 days remaining. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... The Terminator (also known as Terminator in some early trailers and posters) is a 1984 science fiction/action film featuring former bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger in what would become his best-known role, and also starred Linda Hamilton and Michael Biehn. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the film, for the video games of the same name see Aliens (Square computer game) and Aliens (arcade game). ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Abyss is an award-winning science fiction film from 1989, written and directed by James Cameron, starring Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, and Michael Biehn. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Tombstone is the name of a 1993 Western movie written by Kevin Jarre and directed by George P. Cosmatos. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The Rock is an action movie released on Friday, June 7, 1996 that takes place on Alcatraz Island. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Grindhouse is a 2007 anthology film written and directed by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ... Hill Street Blues was a serial police drama that first aired on NBC in 1981 and ran for 146 episodes on primetime into 1987. ...

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Biography

Personal life

Biehn was born in Anniston, Alabama to Marcia Connell and Don Biehn.[1] He has three siblings, Brooks Ann, Jonathon, and Steven. He attended high school in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, and was a member of the high school drama club. He then attended the drama program at the University of Arizona for two years before heading to Hollywood. Nickname: The Model City Location in Alabama Coordinates: County Calhoun Settled April 1872 Incorporated 3 July 1883 Mayor Hoyt W. “Chip” Howell, Jr. ... The University of Arizona (UA or U of A) is a land-grant and space-grant public institution of higher education and research located in Tucson, Arizona, United States. ...


He's been married twice, first to Carlene Olsen (1980 - 1987), then to Gina Marsh (1988 - ). He is the father of four sons including twin boys.


Career

Recently, Biehn has taken acting roles ranging from big budget movies such as The Art of War and Clockstoppers to video games like Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun, and independent movies, such as Havoc. He also starred in three TV series including the CBS series The Magnificent Seven (1998-2000), the Tribune Entertainment syndicated TV series Adventure, Inc.(2002-2003), and the NBC TV series Hawaii (2004). All three shows were subsequently cancelled due to low ratings. An upcoming project - Grindhouse (Planet Terror segment and Thanksgiving fake trailer) - pairs him with directors Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. The current rumor is that he is being considered for a role in James Cameron's new scifi epic movie Avatar (2009). [1] [2] The Art of War is an American action movie. ... Clockstoppers is a 2002 film produced by Nickelodeon Movies and released by Paramount Pictures. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: The Magnificent Seven The Magnificent Seven is a 1960 western film directed by John Sturges, essentially an American remake of Shichinin no samurai (Seven Samurai). ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Robert Anthony Rodriguez (born June 20, 1968) is a Mexican-American writer and film director who is known for making profitable, crowd-pleasing independent and studio films with fairly low budgets and fast schedules by Hollywood standards. ... Quentin Jerome Tarantino (born March 27, 1963) is an American film director, actor, and Academy Award-winning screenwriter. ... For the Hindu incarnation, see Avatar. ...


In all three James Cameron films in which Biehn has a major role (not counting Terminator 2: Judgment Day, in which his small part was cut from the theatrical release), his character is bitten on the hand: by Sarah (Linda Hamilton) in The Terminator, by Newt (Carrie Henn) in Aliens, and by Bud (Ed Harris) in The Abyss. Has played a Navy SEAL in three different movies. For other persons named James Cameron, see James Cameron (disambiguation). ... Terminator 2: Judgment Day (commonly abbreviated T2) is a 1991 movie directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, and Robert Patrick. ... Sarah Connor in Terminator 2: Judgement Day. ... Caroline Marie Henn (born on May 7, 1976 in Panama City, Florida, USA) is a former actress who became famous as Newt, the little girl brought under the protection of Sigourney Weavers character Lt. ... Edward Allen Ed Harris (born November 28, 1950) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor, best known for his performances in The Right Stuff, Apollo 13 and Pollock, among many others. ...


It can also be noted that in nearly half the films he has starred in, he has either been killed or seriously incapacitated, often towards the very end of the film. He is becoming known for his characterization of law enforcement officers (detectives, sheriffs), soldiers, and his memorable death scenes.


A picture of Biehn as Kyle Reese in the movie The Terminator was reproduced as the cover-art of the 1987 video game Metal Gear[2], which was meant to portray the game's protagonist, Solid Snake. Kyle Reese (2008–2029/1984), played by Michael Biehn, is the main fictional character and hero of the first Terminator film, father of John Connor, and brief lover to Sarah Connor. ... The Terminator (also known as Terminator in some early trailers and posters) is a 1984 science fiction/action film featuring former bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger in what would become his best-known role, and also starred Linda Hamilton and Michael Biehn. ... Metal Gear ) (commonly abbreviated to MG) is a stealth-based game designed by Hideo Kojima. ... Solid Snake ) is the protagonist of the Metal Gear video game series. ...


Partial filmography

Grease (1978) is a film directed by Randal Kleiser and based on Jim Jacobs and Warren Caseys musical, Grease. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... The Fan is a 1981 thriller about a murderously obsessed fan starring Lauren Bacall and James Garner. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Lords of Discipline is a 1983 film based on the novel by Pat Conroy. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Terminator (also known as Terminator in some early trailers and posters) is a 1984 science fiction/action film featuring former bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger in what would become his best-known role, and also starred Linda Hamilton and Michael Biehn. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the film, for the video games of the same name see Aliens (Square computer game) and Aliens (arcade game). ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rampage is a 1988 movie directed by William Friedkin. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Seventh Sign is a 1988 film written by Clifford and Ellen Green and directed by Carl Schultz. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Abyss is an award-winning science fiction film from 1989, written and directed by James Cameron, starring Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, and Michael Biehn. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Navy SEALs is a 1990 film, directed by Lewis Teague. ... MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ... Timebomb is a 1991 sci-fi action film written and directed by Israeli Avi Nesher. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Terminator 2: Judgment Day (commonly abbreviated T2) is a 1991 movie directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, and Robert Patrick. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... K2 is a 1992 motion picture loosely based on the story of two friends ascent of K2. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Tombstone is a 1993 Western movie written by Kevin Jarre and directed by George P. Cosmatos. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Jade is a erotic crime film/thriller film released in 1995. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Rock (1996) is an action movie that primarily takes place on Alcatraz Island, and the San Francisco Bay area. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Mojave Moon is a 1996 road movie. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Asteroid (1997) is a TV Movie about the American Government trying to stop an asteroid colliding with the Earth. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean [1]. // Coated in ice, power and telephone lines sag and often break, resulting in power outages. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean [1]. // Coated in ice, power and telephone lines sag and often break, resulting in power outages. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Art of War is an American action movie. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cherry Falls is a 2000 horror/thriller film written by Ken Selden and directed by Geoffrey Wright. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Clockstoppers is a 2002 film produced by Nickelodeon Movies and released by Paramount Pictures. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dragon Squad is a Hong Kong action crime thriller released in 2005, starring Sammo Hung, Michael Biehn, Maggie Q, and Simon Yam. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Grindhouse is a 2007 anthology film written and directed by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ...

Footnotes

  1. ^ http://macons.cc/genealogy/surnames/fam01008.htm
  2. ^ http://junkerhq.net/cgi-bin/display.cgi?image=img595

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