Michael Hogan

 

Biography

Canadian actor Michael Hogan is best known for playing the role of Colonel Saul Tigh in Battlestar Galactica, which ran from 2003 to 2009.

Born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada, Hogan trained as an actor at the National Theatre School of Canada, and went on to act for several Canadian stage productions. He first made his name with his portrayal of Biff in the play "Death of a Salesman". He would later star in productions such as "The Taming of the Shrew" and "Cowboy King". Hogan began his film career in 1978, starring in the action drama "High-Ballin’".

Hogan has also become a prominent face in Canadian television and film. His first major television role was in the 6-part drama "Vanderberg", where he starred alongside his wife, fellow actress Susan Hogan. In 1986, he starred in the Canadian comedy "The Little Vampire", alongside luminaries such as Michael Gough and Gert Frobe. He also collected several Genie Award nominations, eventually winning his first in 1991 for the drama "Solitaire". Later in the 1990s, he started appearing in American productions such as "Hearts Afire" and "Millenium", while still starring in Canadian series such as "Cold Squad". This trend continued into the early 2000s, with a recurring role in "The L Word" and a spot in the 2-hour premiere of "Monk".

In 2003, Hogan starred in the science fiction series "Battlestar Galactica". He almost rejected the role of Galactica’s executive officer Saul Tigh, but reconsidered after finding out that Edward James Olmos is playing one of the leads, William Adama. His character is gruff and quite unpopular, with alcoholism and an earlier bout with depression affecting him. Nevertheless, he is extremely loyal, and possesses great tactical skills. The three-hour miniseries, which aimed to revise the original 1970s series, became a success, and led to a television being produced and aired in 2004. He reprised his role for that series, and continued until the show ended its run in 2009.

Currently, Hogan plays the role of Mr. Gerard Argent, the father of the Tyler Posey's love interest Allison, in the hit MTV series, "Teen Wolf".
 

Place of Birth

Kirkland Lake, Ontario
 

Birth Name

Michael Hogan
 

Gender

Male
 

Fun Facts

He has three children (daughter Jennie Rebecca Hogan, son Gabriel Hogan, and son Charlie Hogan) with wife Susan Hogan.
 

Awards

In 1992, he won a Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for Solitaire.
 

Filmography

A Simple Curve (2005) - Jim
Battlestar Galactica (2003–2009) - Colonel Saul Tigh
Cold Squad (1998–1999) - Det. Tony Logozzo
End of Summer (1995) - The General
For Those Who Hunt The Wounded Down (1996) - Alvin
The Peanut Butter Solution (1985) - Billy
Warehouse 13 (2009) - Myka's father/Warren Bering
Smallville (2010) - Slade Wilson/Deathstroke
Mass Effect 2 (2010) - Captain Bailey
Fallout: New Vegas (2010) - Doc Mitchell
 

Height

6' (183cm)

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