Michael Moriarty
Michael Moriarty
Character Orson Bailey
Date of birth 5 April 1941
Origin Detroit, Michigan, USA
Gender Mars symbol blue
IMDb profile

Michael Moriarty is the actor who portrays Orson Bailey.

About Edit

As one of Hollywood's tallest actors standing at 6' 4", he will always be noticed. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1941. Moriarty was to move to London, England, where he built up a name as a stage actor. It was also here he attended London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts as a Fullbright Scholar and as a student of Stella Adler. Moriarty from 1971 was to star in a number of successful movies, like Bang the Drum Slowly (1973), The Last Detail (1973). He won a Golden Globe for his performance as the cruel, old, vicious Erik Dorf in "Holocaust" (1978) (a 1978 mini series). He is, however, most widely acclaimed for his role in "Law & Order" (1990), Ben Stone.

Shortly after leaving Law & Order, Moriarty moved to Canada, declaring himself a political exile. He lived for a time in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he was granted Canadian citizenship, and Toronto, Ontario before settling in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Trivia Edit

  • He has appeared in two different, completely unrelated productions with Joel Gretsch about mysterious abduction: "Taken" (2002) and "The 4400" (2004).

External Links Edit

  Season One Cast edit

Mahershalalhashbaz AliLaura AllenPeter CoyoteKaj-Erik EriksenChad FaustPatrick FluegerJoel GretschJacqueline McKenzieBrooke Nevin


Andrew AirliePatti AllanGenevieve BuechnerBilly CampbellConchita CampbellChilton CraneJason LowRichard KahanLori Ann TrioloMark Valley

See Also: Guest CastSeason Two CastSeason Three CastSeason Four CastCrewCharacters

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