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Michael Tucker  (born February 6, 1945) is an American actor and author, most widely known for his role in L.A. Law, a portrayal for which he received Emmy nominations three years in a row.

Tucker was born in Baltimore, Maryland and is a graduate of the Baltimore City College high school and Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he was close to the American T.V. writer and producer, Steven Bochco, later to create L.A. Law. His acting experience includes early appearances with Joseph Papp and a major stint at the Arena Theatre, in Washington, D.C. He also has worked with Lina Wertmuller, Woody Allen, and Barry Levinson (also from Baltimore).

Tucker played Stuart Markowitz in L.A. Law, where he co-starred with his wife Jill Eikenberry.

Both he and Eikenberry are active in fund-raising for breast cancer research and treatment. He has written three books, including Living in a Foreign Language: A Memoir of Food, Wine, and Love in Italy, which describes his buying a house in a small Italian village and mastering the fine art of Italian cooking. He is the author of "Notes From The Culinary Wasteland" a blog about food, travel and the good life.

After meeting artist Emile Norman, Eikenberry and Tucker purchased land from him to become his neighbors in Big Sur, California. In 2008 they produced a PBS documentary, Emile Norman: By His Own Design

Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Tucker, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Michael Tucker  (born February 6, 1945) is an American actor and author, most widely known for his role in L.A. Law, a portrayal for which he received Emmy nominations three years in a row.

Tucker was born in Baltimore, Maryland and is a graduate of the Baltimore City College high school and Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he was close to the American T.V. writer and producer, Steven Bochco, later to create L.A. Law. His acting experience includes early appearances with Joseph Papp and a major stint at the Arena Theatre, in Washington, D.C. He also has worked with Lina Wertmuller, Woody Allen, and Barry Levinson (also from Baltimore).

Tucker played Stuart Markowitz in L.A. Law, where he co-starred with his wife Jill Eikenberry.

Both he and Eikenberry are active in fund-raising for breast cancer research and treatment. He has written three books, including Living in a Foreign Language: A Memoir of Food, Wine, and Love in Italy, which describes his buying a house in a small Italian village and mastering the fine art of Italian cooking. He is the author of "Notes From The Culinary Wasteland" a blog about food, travel and the good life.

After meeting artist Emile Norman, Eikenberry and Tucker purchased land from him to become his neighbors in Big Sur, California. In 2008 they produced a PBS documentary, Emile Norman: By His Own Design

Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Tucker, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 35

Birthday 1945-02-06

Place of Birth Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2011 25 Hill as Bank Manager
2002 L.A. Law: The Movie as Stuart Markowitz
2000 The District (1 episode)
1999 Family Law (2 episodes)
1999 Judging Amy (1 episode)
1999 Chicken Soup for the Soul (23 episodes)
1999 Batman Beyond (1 episode)
1997 Til There Was You as Saul Moss
1997 The Practice (1 episode)
1996 Gone in a Heartbeat as Mark Hale
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (1 episode)
1996 Tracey Takes On... (50 episodes)
1994 On Hope
1994 D2: The Mighty Ducks as Tibbles
1993 For Love or Money as Harry Wegman
1992 A Town Torn Apart as Dennis 'Doc' Littky
1991 In the Nick of Time as Ben Talbot
1990 Runaway Heart as Walter
1990 Casey's Gift: For Love of a Child as Peter Ctilwell
1990 Law & Order (2 episodes)
1990 Too Young to Die? as Buddy Thornton
1989 Checking Out as Harry Lardner
1989 Day One as Leo Szilard
1988 Mickey's 60th Birthday as Stuart Markowitz
1987 Assault and Matrimony as Edgar
1987 Radio Days as Father
1986 L.A. Law (172 episodes) as Stuart Markowitz
1985 The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1 episode)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1 episode)
1982 Diner as Bagel
1981 Hill Street Blues (3 episodes)
1979 Vampire as Christopher Bell
1978 Eyes of Laura Mars as Bert
1978 An Unmarried Woman as Fred
1978 A Night Full of Rain as Friend

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