Michael Hogan (Canadian actor)

Michael Hogan (Canadian actor)
Michael Hogan

Hogan at the Big Apple Convention in Manhattan, October 18, 2009
Born Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada
Spouse Susan Hogan

Michael Hogan is a Canadian actor. His birthdate is a matter of private record.[1] Hogan is notable for numerous roles in TV over the past four decades, most recently as Colonel Saul Tigh in the Battlestar Galactica re-imagining and Billy in The Peanut Butter Solution.



Hogan began his career in 1978 and has starred in numerous TV shows, plays, radio dramas and operas. He got his start in plays at the Shaw Festival.[2]

Hogan starred as Colonel Saul Tigh, Executive Officer of the Battlestar Galactica on the Sci Fi Channel television program Battlestar Galactica.

Among his prior television work is his role as Tony Logozzo in Cold Squad, Hogan also starred in the 1985 children's film The Peanut Butter Solution.

One of Canada's most respected actors, Michael Hogan is the patriarch of a fledgling dynasty: His wife, Susan Hogan, has starred in dozens of films since the '70s, including The Brood, Narrow Margin and Disturbing Behavior, while their son, Gabriel Hogan, has worked in film and TV since his teens and currently stars in the ESPN ensemble drama Playmakers.

Hogan won the Genie Award for Best Supporting Actor, for Solitaire (1991). He had been nominated in that category the previous year for Diplomatic Immunity. Hogan was nominated for the Gemini, for Best Actor in a Dramatic Program or Miniseries, for the 2003 telefilm Betrayed.

He made his film debut in the Peter Fonda trucker picture High-Ballin' (1978). He and his wife soon became a popular television couple, as the stars of the 1983 Canadian series Vanderberg and the 1986 Canadian-German series The Little Vampire. Hogan has also starred on the hit Canadian police series Cold Squad. His movies include Road to Saddle River, Clearcut, Stella, Cowboys Don't Cry and The Cutting Edge and the telefilms Dead Man's Gun, Shadow Lake, Scorn, Shadow Realm and Nights Below Station Street, for which he received the Manitoba Motion Picture Industry Association's Blizzard Award for Best Leading Actor.[3]

He has guested on such series as Millennium, The Outer Limits, Cold Squad, Andromeda, The L Word, "Psych (TV Series)", Dollhouse, Numb3rs, and in the two-hour premiere of Monk.[4] He plays Myka's father on the SyFy series Warehouse 13.

Hogan has also lent his voice to the video game industry, providing the voice of Captain Armando-Owen Bailey in the RPG, Mass Effect 2,[5] as well as the opening character, Doc Mitchell, in Fallout: New Vegas.[6] He appeared in the dark tale Red Riding Hood.[7]

Personal life

Hogan in July 2009

He is married to actress Susan Hogan, and they have three children: actress Jennie Rebecca Hogan, actor Gabriel Hogan, and Charlie Hogan. Michael and Susan Hogan were both recurring characters (as a married couple) on The L Word, and have worked alongside one another on several shows, including recent Syfy Original Series Warehouse 13. They currently reside on Bowen Island.

Born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Hogan has performed at some of Canada's most prestigious venues, including the Stratford Festival, where he won acclaim as "Biff" in Death of a Salesman. He has also headlined at the Shaw Festival and performed at the Arts Club in Vancouver in Escape from Happiness. Other theatrical credits include roles in King Lear at the Vancouver East Cultural Centre, Tartuffe and Of the Fields Lately at Toronto's Canadian Stage and Zastrozzi at Toronto's Factory Theatre.

Hogan and his wife are good friends of Canadian actor Graham Greene and his wife Hilary Blackmore.

Selected filmography


External links

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