Michael played in a Broadway production of No End of Blame and won an Obie.
Michael stands at 6'4" tall.
Michael's first Broadway role was Greta, a cross-dressing night club owner, in Bent.
Michael appeared in Broadway shows Bent, The Philadelphia Story, and Macbeth.
Michael worked for Chicago & Northwestern Railway while he was going to college.
Michael starred in Deceived by Trust: A Moment of Truth Movie. The movie re-enacted events which occurred at his own High School.
When Michael aditioned for Tremors, he jumped on director Ron Underwood's desk, and pretended to have a gun and shoot monsters.
Michael's stepchildren from his wife's previous marriage are named Katie and Theo.
michael has won Drama-Logue Award, a Drama Desk Award nomination and an Obie for his stage work
Michael is a Yale classmate of Meryl Streep; they graduated together in 1973.
For 56 years, Michaels' grandfather Chester worked for the railroad Acheson, Topeka & Santa Fe. Chester's father worked for a railroad company.
Most of Michael's model train collection was handed down from his Grandfather, Chester Gross.
Michael is a model railroad enthusiast.
Michael is co-owner of Santa Fe Southern Railway.
Michael shares a birthday with Family Ties co-star Meredith Baxter.
Michael received a bachelors in drama from University of Illinois-Chicago
Michael was born June 21, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois.
Michael Gross (on the family tableware): The first thing I remember were the dishes we had in the house. They were rejects, actually, from the dining cars. We'd get them because they were chipped or cracked, or because the image on the plate was faded. But even in their condition, they still held a special significance to me because they had ridden the rails. It was like they'd been blessed by the Pope.
Michael Gross (on his involvement with Family Ties): I'm very proud of my particiation in what I think was a superior bit of television.
Michael Gross: (on never thinking Tremors would survive to a third release) ...That's probably one of the reasons I'm not a studio executive, although I think a lot of what they do is like a craps games anyway. No one knows what's going to catch on sometimes.