Michael Madsen is of Danish, Irish and Native American descent.
Michael appeared in the movie Sin City 2 (2007) as Bob.
Michael appeared in the James Bond movie Die Another Day.
In his youth Michael was sendt to jail a couple of times for stealing.
When Michael was nine years old, his parents separated, and he had to change schools alot due to this event.
Michael is of Danish descent on his fathers side, and Irish/ Native American on his mothers side.
Michael is 6' 2" (1.88 m).
For his past, present and ongoing commitment to independent film, Michael was presented with the inaugural Rebel Award by good friend/actor Harvey Keitel at Rebelfest 2005, Toronto.
Michael owned the yellow Cadillac that his character Mr. Blonde drove in Reservoir Dogs (1992).
Michael is the father of five boys, ages range from 6 to 16.
Michael wears Ray Ban sunglasses in almost all of his movies.
Michael has been married three times. First to Georganne LaPiere (divorced), then to Jeannine Bisignano (divorced), and finally to De Anna Morgan in April of 1996. They are currently still married.
Michael released The Complete Poetic Works of Michael Madsen, Vol I: 1995-2005, the only authorized book of his 10 years of his lost poetic works. The book is available on Amazon and is the only authorized, authentic version of Madsen's work.
Michael released his fourth book of poetry and short stories, A Blessing of the Hounds, in late 2002. Quentin Tarantino wrote the introduction.
Michael appeared in the 2001 music video for Michael Jackson, "U Rock My World".
Michael was the Associate Producer of the film Executive Target (1997).
Michael was the Associate Producer of the film The Sender (1998).
Michael was the producer of the film The Price of Air (2000).
Michael is the producer of the film A Christmas Cop (2006).
Michael's first movie role was as Cecil Moe in Against All Hope (1982).
Michael first learned his craft at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre, where he worked under talented actor John Malkovich.
Michael was offered the role of Vincent Vega in Pulp Fiction (1994) but turned it down because he couldn't get out of rehearsal for Wyatt Earp (1994).
Michael points to Robert Mitchum as his idol and role model. Many similarities are apparent, as both are large, intimidating "tough guys" who are generally underrated and Madsen (as did Mitchum) doesn't always appear in films for their artistic merit. They both also share a love for poetry.
Michael states that there is really only five films he's even remotely proud of: Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Donnie Brasco (1997), Reservoir Dogs (1992), Species (1995) and Free Willy (1993).
MIchael's character of "Mr. Blonde" was one of the 200 nominees on the American Film Institute's list of 100 years of the best Heroes and Villains. He was also the only character from Reservoir Dogs (1992) who was nominated. However, he didn't make it into the top 50.
Michael was announced as the second greatest movie villain of all time by Maxim Magazine's "Greatest Movie Villains of all Time" for his character in Reservoir Dogs (1992) of "Mr. Blonde".
Michael is the brother of actress, Virginia Madsen.
Michael released the CD Burning in Paradise, which has excerpts from his book, Burning in Paradise.
Michael has written four books of poetry, including Beer, Blood, and Ashes, Eat the Worm and Burning in Paradise.
Michael has a 6 foot bronze statue of his Reservoir Dogs character "Mr. Blonde" in his house.
Michael worked on the voice overs on the video game Driv3r, he also narrates the "Making Of" featurette in the game using Tanner's voice.
Michael provided the voiceover for Jack Frozenski in the 2005 video game Narc.
Michael played the voice of Tony Cipriani in top-selling game Grand Theft Auto 3.
Michael provides the voice of Naffety in the video game True Crime: Streets Of LA.