Michael Gaston


Date Of Birth

November 5, 1962


Michael Gaston initially wanted to have a career in education but upon meeting a group of people who enjoyed acting in Europe, he decided to become an actor. Since entering show business in 1993, he has appeared in over 70 movies and TV shows.

Gaston's film credits include Hacker, Sudden Death, Ransom, Amateur, The Crucible, Wayward Son, Double Jeopardy, Bless the Child, High Crimes, Far from Heaven, Mind the Gap, Runaway, The Notorious Bettie Page, Stay, Champions, Lonely Hearts, Home and Thirteen Days.

On the small screen, Gaston appeared on The Sopranos, The West Wing, Homicide, Law & Order , The Practice, Ally McBeal, Malcolm in the Middle and Prison Break. From 2006 to 2008, he played the role of Gray Anderson on the series Jericho, and followed it up with an appearance on ER. Later on, he got cast in Body of Lies, and was given the role of Gen. Tommy Franks on the biographical drama W.

Most recently, Gaston was cast on Terriers, Rubicon, The Mentalist, Unforgettable and Turn. At present, he is part of the HBO series The Leftovers.

Place of Birth

California, USA

Birth Name

Michael Gaston




2014 The Leftovers
2014 Turn
2011 Everybody Loves Whales
2011 Unforgettable (TV series)
2010-2013 The Mentalist (TV series)
2010 Terriers (TV series)
2010 Rubicon (TV series)
2010 Inception
2010 24 (TV series)
2007-2012 Damages (TV series)
2009 Raising the Bar (TV series)
2009/I Hurricane Season
2009 White Collar (TV series)
2009 Three Rivers (TV series)
2009 U.S. Attorney (TV movie)
2009 Mad Men (TV series)
2009 Saving Grace (TV series)
2009 Fringe (TV series)
2009 Numb3rs (TV series)
1994-2009 Law & Order (TV series)
2009 Last of the Ninth (TV movie)
2008/I W.
2008 Body of Lies
2008/I Home
2008 ER (TV series)
2006-2008 Jericho (TV series)
2008/I Sugar
2006 Brotherhood (TV series)
2006 Lonely Hearts
2006 Out There
2005 Prison Break (TV series)
2005/I Stay
2005 The Notorious Bettie Page
2005 Blind Justice (TV series)
2005 Runaway
1999-2004 JAG (TV series)
2004 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV series)
2004 Mind the Gap
2004 Without a Trace (TV series)
2004 The West Wing (TV series)
2004 Malcolm in the Middle (TV series)
2004 NCIS (TV series)
2004 The Guardian (TV series)
2003 Hack (TV series)
2003 John Doe (TV series)
1999-2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV series)
2001-2003 Ed (TV series)
2002 The Practice (TV series)


6' 3" (1.91 m)


"Ultimately, what makes a project rewarding for me, as an actor, is the quality of the material and the complexity of the role."

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