Born 1/21/58 in Ontario, Canada to William and Lucia (Buzzetti) Wincott. Youngest of three sons, his older brother Jeffrey Wincott (5/8/56) is a noted martial arts film actor and producer. Raised in Scarborough, Ontario (near Toronto), he attended Tecumseh Senior Public School and Cedarbrae Collegiate Institute, graduating in…more
Michael's first acting job was at the Public Theater in New York. He worked for Joseph Papp, in productions including "When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder" and "Tis a Pity She's a Whore".
Michael's trademark is his deeply rasping voice.
Michael is 5'9" (1.75 m) tall.
Michael: It's always so much more interesting to play the villains, and this guy is a real son of a bitch. (on his role in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves)
Michael: All I ever cared about was the art.