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Michael Boatman stars in "The Good Wife" on CBS in the recurring role of Julius Cain.

Michael Boatman also recently recurred in The CW's "Gossip Girl," as Russell Thorpe, and "Sherri," as Dr. Randolph Gregg. Other recent television credits include "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "White Collar," "Warehouse 13," "The Game," "Criminal Minds," "Hannah Montana," and "Grey's Anatomy."

Boatman is perhaps best known though for starring in ABC's comedy "Spin City" as Carter Heywood for its six season run. He also is well known for starring in "Arli$$" as Stanley Babson, the CFO of Arliss Michaels Management. For his work, he won a NAMIC award for Best Actor and was nominated for a NAACP Image Award for Best Actor.

Boatman studied theater at Western Illinois University, playing major roles in plays ranging from "Purlie Victorious" to "The Seagull" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream." He won the Best Supporting Actor Award after performing at the Kennedy Center in the Irene Ryan National Competition. Upon graduation he worked for a casting director for a month before being cast as Motown in "Hamburger Hill."

Boatman moved to New York and performed off-Broadway and worked various jobs (doing the struggling actor thing). He then relocated to Los Angeles for the show "China Beach" where he created the character Sam Beckett. Ensuing television roles included "Muscle," "The Jackie Thomas Show," "Living Single" and "Spin City." Boatman has appeared in several movies for television and films including "Peacemaker," "The Glass Shield," Sidney Lumet's "Running on Empty," and the independent film, "Unbecoming Age." His theater work includes "The Glass Menagerie" in San Francisco and "Tiny Mommy" at Playwright's Horizons, a modern retelling of the biblical story of Joseph.

Michael has been an avid comic book collector since third grade. He has also completed his first novel and several short stories and is working on a second novel. He and his wife live in New York with their daughters Jordan and Mackenzie.




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MICHAEL BOATMAN: FACTS

How tall is Michael Boatman? How old is Michael Boatman? Find out here.

Age: 49 years old
Birthday: October 25, 1964
Height: 6' 0"
Full Name / Real Name: Michael Patrick Boatman
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, CO
Wife: Myrna Forney (11/28/1992, 4 children)





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