Born: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Michael Moriarty (born April 5, 1941) is an American-Canadian stage and screen actor and a jazz musician. In his first acting role, on American television, he received an Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award, for his portrayal of a Nazi SS officer, in the 1978 mini-series, Holocaust and played Executive Assistant District Attorney Benjamin Stone for the first four seasons (1990-1994), on the television show Law & Order. Moriarty is also known for his roles in films such as Bang the Drum Slowly, Who'll Stop the Rain, Q: The Winged Serpent, The Stuff, Pale Rider, Troll, Courage Under Fire, and Shiloh.
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