Michael Moriarty was born on April 5, 1941 in Detroit, Michigan. He won Emmy Awards for his characters in The Glass Menagerie as well as the Holocaust miniseries with Meryl Streep. In 1990 he began a four-season run on NBC’s Law & Order. Moriarty is an accomplished composer and jazz pianist. He lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Celebrity, playwright, musician, composer. Produced April 5, 1941, in Detroit, Michigan. Moriarty attended Dartmouth College in New Hampshire and graduated in 1963.
Upon his return to The Big Apple, he won an Emmy Award because of his role as Jim in the television production of The Glass Menagerie and later earned a Tony Award because of his portrayal of gay Julian Weston in Locate Your Personal Way (1974). In 1997, he won yet another Emmy Award as well as a Golden Globe Award because of his work in the miniseries Holocaust with Meryl Streep. A slew of television roles followed, some more famous than many others, but Moriarty had problem creating a transition to the big screen.
Aside from his good and the bad, Moriarty is still regarded as among the best character actors on television. The gifted Moriarty also written the play Flight to the Fatherland, that has been performed in Rochester, Ny, in 1982, and is an accomplished composer and jazz pianist, having released two jazz records in the early 1990s. He’s been twice divorced and has one child, Matthew Christopher, from his first marriage to Francoise Martinet. He now resides in Halifax, Nova Scotia.