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Michael Boatman

Biography

Well-known actor who made an appearance in the favorite ABC drama China Seaside and in the HBO series Arli$$. He also has Charlie Phillips within the series Quick Mother. He graduated from Traditional western Illinois School. In 1997, the school honored him using its Alumni Accomplishment Award. He was nominated for an NAACP Picture Prize for his helping role within the strike ABC sitcom LAS VEGAS. He was created in Colorado Springs to Daniel Boatman and Gwendolyn Boatman Pugh. He performed Charlie Sheen’s neighbor over the FX series Anger Administration.

Quick Facts


Full Name Michael Boatman
Date Of Birth October 25, 1964
Place Of Birth Colorado Springs, CO
Height 1.82 m
Profession TV Actor
Education Western Illinois University
Nationality American
Spouse Myrna Forney
Children Mackenzie Boatman, Jordan Boatman
Parents Gwendolyn Boatman Pugh, Daniel Boatman
Nominations NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
Movies Hamburger Hill, The Glass Shield, The Peacemaker, Woman Thou Art Loosed, And Then Came Love, Bad Parents, Once Upon a Mattress, Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives, The Pool Boys, Kalamazoo?, House of Secrets, Walking to the Waterline, Queen of Media, My Father's Will, In the Line of Duty: Street War, The Killing of Wendy, The Homeless Billionaire, Fourth Story, Hornet's Nest, The Doctor, Anything, Donor, Deadly Identity
TV Shows Instant Mom, Anger Management, Sherri, Arliss, Spin City, Muscle, The Jackie Thomas Show, China Beach
Star Sign Scorpio

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#Fact
1 Along with Richard Kind, he is one of only two actors to appear in all 145 episodes of Spin City (1996).
2 He is also the voice of Easy Rawlins in critically acclaimed Walter Mosley detective audio novels "Cinammon Kiss" and "Little Scarlett." He provided the characters for several other audio book productions. [2006]
3 Completed filming "Supercops," a modern comedic take on dysfunctional New York CIty detectives. He is also a widely published horror/science-fiction author and has written several screenplays, and the novels "The Red Wake" and "Revenant Road." His short fiction appears in several genre publications and anthologies. His short story collection "God Laughs When You Die (Mean Little Stories from the Wrong Side of the Tracks)" will be published by Dybbuk Press in early 2007. Currently, he is working on a third novel and completing a horror comedy titled "Evil Woman." [November 2006]
4 Culver-Stockton College mentoring students and acting in the British comedy "Noises Off" [October 2005]
5 Received Western Illinois University's Alumni Achievement Award in 1997
6 Graduated from Western Illinois University.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Less Than Perfect 2003 TV Series Ted Elliot
Arli$$ 1996-2002 TV Series Stanley Babson
Spin City 1996-2002 TV Series Carter Heywood Carter Sebastian Haywood
Walking to the Waterline 1998 Marshall the Mover
The Peacemaker 1997 CPN Beach
Living Single 1995 TV Series Brent Washington
The Larry Sanders Show 1995 TV Series Greg
Muscle 1995 TV Series Garnet Hines
The Glass Shield 1994 Deputy J.J. Johnson
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult 1994 Clinic Nurse (scenes deleted)
House of Secrets 1993 TV Movie Sgt. Joe DuBois
The Jackie Thomas Show 1992-1993 TV Series Grant Watson
Unbecoming Age 1992 Robert
Quantum Leap 1992 TV Series Sergeant Billy Johnson
In the Line of Duty: Street War 1992 TV Movie Robert Dayton
China Beach 1988-1991 TV Series Pvt. Samuel Beckett
Shades of LA 1991 TV Series Dr. Robinson
Fourth Story 1991 TV Movie Sgt. Teal
Donor 1990 TV Movie Arnold
Running on Empty 1988 Spaulding
Hamburger Hill 1987 Pvt. Ray Motown (as Michael Patrick Boatman)
Anything 2017 post-production Charles
The Other F Word 2016 TV Series completed David
Madam Secretary 2016 TV Series FBI Director Keith Doherty
Instant Mom 2013-2015 TV Series Charlie Phillips
The Good Wife 2009-2015 TV Series Julius Cain
Anger Management 2012-2014 TV Series Michael
Philadelphia: The Great Experiment 2013-2014 TV Series
Bad Parents 2012 Gary
Hornet's Nest 2012 TV Movie Richard Panessa
The Smart One 2012 TV Movie Tom Holiday
Queen of Media 2011 Robert
The Doctor 2011 TV Movie Dr. Robert Brody
Gossip Girl 2011 TV Series Russell Thorpe
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2003-2011 TV Series Dave Seaver
Inside Out 2010/I Short Katherine's Therapist
Philadelphia: The Great Experiment 2010 Short Narrator
White Collar 2010 TV Series Russel Smith
Three Chris's 2010 Walter Wayne
A Secret Promise 2009 Lawrence
Sherri 2009 TV Series Dr. Randolph Gregg
Warehouse 13 2009 TV Series Professor Ed Marzotto
Divas 2009 Detective Blake
The Game 2009 TV Series Chauncey
Criminal Minds 2009 TV Series William Harris
The Pool Boys 2009 Donovan Tucker
Hannah Montana 2008 TV Series Randall Harrison
Frangela 2007 TV Movie Adam
Traveling in Packs 2007 TV Movie Bob
And Then Came Love 2007 Ted
Grey's Anatomy 2007 TV Series Doug Kendry
Law & Order 2003-2007 TV Series Dave Seaver
Kalamazoo? 2006 Special Angel Albert
Huff 2006 TV Series Art
Play Dates 2005 TV Movie Stewart
Once Upon a Mattress 2005 TV Movie The Jester
Scrubs 2005 TV Series Ron Laver
Yes, Dear 2004 TV Series Adam
CSI: Miami 2004 TV Series Wes Gallagher
Woman Thou Art Loosed 2004 Todd
Educating Lewis 2004 TV Movie Joe

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Making of 'Spin City: Season One' 2008 Video documentary short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Philadelphia: The Great Experiment 2015 TV Series Himself
The Wendy Williams Show 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Making of 'Spin City: Season One' 2008 Video documentary short Himself
The View 2003 TV Series Himself
The Mole 2003 TV Series Himself
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003 Documentary Reader
Revealed with Jules Asner 2002 TV Series Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn 2001 TV Series Himself
Hollywood Squares 1999-2000 TV Series Himself
Celebrity Dish 2000 TV Series Himself
The List 2000 TV Series Himself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1997-2000 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1999-2000 TV Series Himself
The Daily Show 1996-1999 TV Series Himself
Jeopardy! 1999 TV Series Himself - Celebrity Contestant
Family Feud 1993 TV Series Himself - Contestant
Ebony/Jet Showcase 1990 TV Series Himself
The 15th Annual People's Choice Awards 1989 TV Special Himself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Dramatic Series

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
China Beach 1989 TV Series Pvt. Samuel Beckett

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Vision Award NAMIC Vision Awards Best Performance - Comedy Instant Mom (2013)
2003 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Arli$$ (1996)
2003 Vision Award NAMIC Vision Awards Best Performance - Comedy Arli$$ (1996)
2002 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series Arli$$ (1996)
2001 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Spin City (1996)
2000 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Spin City (1996)
1999 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Spin City (1996)
1998 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Spin City (1996)


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#Quote
1 Sometimes I marvel at my good fortune. You can never take it for granted and I am always challenging myself and trying to develop.


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