Celebrity Michael Gross was born in Chicago, Illinois, on June 21, 1947. Though involved in a gang early in high school, he afterwards became senior class president. After graduating from the Yale School of Drama, he played onstage. While living in Nyc, he got an audition for what would be a career-defining function: that of generous husband and dad Steven Keaton on the hit television series Family Ties.
He was involved in gang activity early in high school, but finally decided to concentrate on his studies.
An all-natural performer, Gross found he had a passion for playing.
In 1979, he made his Broadway debut in the play Bent, co starring with Richard Gere. While living in Nyc, Gross auditioned to get a brand new television show that will alter his life and profession: Family Ties.
Gross was cast as generous husband and father Steven Keaton, and his popularity soared as Family Ties became a success.
Gross’s other television credits include many guest characters in various shows, including ER, Law & Order and Ally McBeal. Gross also reunited with his Family Ties costar Fox to appear in Fox’s last episode of Spin City. As well as TV series, Gross has appeared in multiple made-for-TV movies and starred in the Tremors series of pictures.
Gross has been wed to Elza Bergeron—a casting director who helped him get his Family Ties part—since June 1984. He could be the brother of Mary Gross, an actress who had been a performer on Saturday Night Live.
Gross is additionally a fervent supporter of railroad tracks as well as their history, with the interest in model railroads as well as an assortment of railway memorabilia. He along with his wife are part owners of the Santa Fe Southern Railway.