Birth Name: Michael Wincott
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, CA
Michael Anthony Claudio Wincott was born on Jan. 21, 1958 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and grew up in nearby suburban Scarborough. Wincott showed early talent, playing drums in local jazz bands as a teen and making his acting debut at age 21 in the Canadian production, "Wild Horse Hank" (1979), starring Linda Blair. Throughout the early 1980s, Wincott appeared in supporting roles in a number of Canadian films and television series, including a guest spot on the popular Canadian police series, "Night Heat" (CTV, 1985-89) starring his older brother, actor Jeff Wincott. He first came to the United States to attend New York's Julliard School of Drama, and by the time he graduated in 1986, Wincot...