Michael Connell Biehn was born on the 31st July 1956, in Anniston, Alabama USA, and is an actor, perhaps still best known to the world for portraying Sgt. Kyle Reese in the film “The Terminator” (1984), and as Corporal Hicks in “The Aliens” (1986), among other roles.
Have you ever wondered how rich Michael Biehn is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Michael`s net worth is as high as $8 million, during which he has made 100 film and TV series appearances.
Michael Biehn Net Worth $8 Million
Michael is the middle of three children born to Marcia and her husband Don Biehm, of German descent. While still a child, he and his family moved to Lincoln, Nebraska, and later to Lake Havasu, Arizona, where he attended Lake Havasu High School, and became a member of the high school drama club. Following matriculation, he enrolled at the University of Arizona, studying drama, and then moved to Hollywood to pursue his career as an actor.
Michael`s career began with a supporting role in the film “Coach” (1978), and in the same year he played Mark Johnson in the TV series “The Runaways” (1978-1979). Also in the late `70s, Michael had roles in such films as “Steeltown” (1979), and “The Paradise Connection” (1979), which together established his net worth.
He started off the `80s with a series of low budget films, including “Hog Wild” (1980), “The Fan” (1981) starring Lauren Bacall, and “The Lords of Discipline” (1983), before he was cast as Sgt. Kyle Reese in James Cameron`s sci-fi action “The Terminator” (1984) next to Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton; the role really launched him into the film industry, and also increased his net worth by a large margin. Michael worked with Cameron on several occasions after the first installment of the “The Terminator”, on such sci-fi films as “Aliens” (1986), and “The Abyss” (1989), which also increased his net worth. During the `80s, he also featured in such successful films as the fantasy horror, directed by Carl Shultz, “The Seventh Sign” (1988), starring Demi Moore, among others, increasing further his net worth.
Michael continued successfully in the early 1990s, with appearances in the film “Navy Seals” (1990) alongside Charlie Sheen and Joanne Whalley, then three years later he featured in “Tombstone” next to Kurt Russell and Val Kilmer, and in 1995 he featured in Nick Vallelonga`s film “In the Kingdom of the Blind, the Man with One Eye Is King”, with William Petersen and Leo Rossi. Also, in 1995 he starred in Charles Wilkinson`s action thriller “Breach of Trust”, while the next year he appeared in the role of Commander Andersen in Michael Bay`s Oscar-nominated “The Rock”, with Sean Connery and Nicolas Cage as leads. In 1997, Michael starred in another sci-fi flick “Asteroid”, directed by Bradford May, and in the drama “The Ride”, for which he received positive critiques. He finished off the `90s with John Landis` black comedy “Susan`s Plan” (1998) starring Nastassja Kinski and Billy Zane.
Michael then appeared in the film “The Art of War”, which turned out to be box office flop, despite receiving several nominations and awards, and then Michael starred in the crime thriller “Borderline” (2002), with Gina Gershon and Sean Patrick Flanery. Four years later, Michael appeared as Mike Cassidy in the western action drama “The Legend of Butch & Sundance” (2006), and joined forces again with Sean Patrick Flanery in the horror film “The Insatiable”, with the help of Charlotte Ayanna. Before 2010, he featured in such productions as “Planet Terror” (2007), with Rose McGowan and Josh Brolin, “Stiletto” (2008), starring Stana Katic and “Saving Grace B. Jones” (2009), with Penelope Ann Miller and Tatum O`Neal.
Nothing changed for Michael in this decade, as he continues to feature in lead or supporting roles in successful films; some of the most notable titles include “Bereavement” (2010) alongside Alexandra Daddario, Puncture” (2011) starring Chris Evans, “The Night Visitor” (2013) directed by his wife Jennifer Blanc-Biehn, and its sequel “The Night Visitor 2: Heather’s Story” (2016), among many others, which have added a substantial amount to his net worth.
Michael is now working several projects, including the films “The Shadow Effect” which is currently in post-production, and “Killer Weekend” in pre-production, both which are scheduled for late 2016 release.
Thanks to his skills, Michael has received several prestigious awards, including the Life Career Award from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, and was nominated for the Saturn Award in category Best Actor for his work on the film “Aliens”.
Regarding his personal life, Michael has been married to actress and director Jennifer Blanc since 2015; the couple has one child together. Previously, Michael was married to Carlene Olson from 1980 until 1987, which produced two children, and his second marriage was to actress Gina Marsh, from 1988 until 2014; they also had two children.
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