In November 2000, he was arrested for assault after slapping his girlfriend/manager Margaret Brychka after a fight in a Vancouver bar.
In 2003 he was nominated for the Best Performance by an Actor in a Guest Role in a Dramatic Series Gemini Award for his appearance in Just Cause.
In 2002, Michaek won another Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie playing Winton Dean on James Dean.
He was nominated for Best Actor in a Theatrical or Non-Musical Program Cable ACE Award in 1983 for The Sound of Murder.
Michael is an accomplished Jazz singer and musician and often performs live in Canada.
He won a Best Dramatic Actor Tony Award in 1974.
Actor Stephen Macht was a roommate of his at Dartmouth.
He threatened a lawsuit against then US Attorney General Janet Reno who criticized Law & Order in an anti-media-violence publicity campaign. Moriarty believes this controversy is why he was let go from the series.
He served on the editorial board for New York Quarterly at one time.
He graduated from Dartmouth College in New Hampshire in 1963.
He received a Best Actor Award for Too Far to Go at the San Remo Film Festival.
He received a Theatre World and a Drama Desk Award for his part in the Broadway production of Find Your Way Home.
Mr. Moriarty currently lives in British Columbia, in Canada.
Mr. Moriarty has stated that he intends to run for President of the United States in 2008.
In 1973 he starred in a made for TV version of The Glass Menagerie that also featured Sam Waterston, who would later replace him on Law & Order.
His first big role was in Bang the Drum Slowly co-starring with Robert De Niro.
He is six foot, four and a half inches tall.
His grandfather, George Moriarty, was a player, manager and umpire in Major League Baseball.
He was a Fulbright Scholar at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.
His biggest success was playing the vicious Nazi bureaucrat Erik Dorf in the 1978 mini series Holocaust.
He attended the University of Detroit High School.
He is a Golden Globe, Tony and three-time Emmy winner.