Michael Bowen is an American actor born in June 21, 1957. He has been acting since 1982. He's usually known for playing shady or villainous characters, and is perhaps most recognizable to viewers as Deborah Forman's Jerk Jock
boyfriend Tommy from the Nicolas Cage
flick Valley Girl
, creepy orderly Buck in Quentin Tarantino
's revenge homageKill Bill,
aggressive 'Other' Danny Pickett in the series LOST
and most recently as Neo-Nazi leader Jack in the critically acclaimed Breaking Bad
He's a collaborator of Quentin Tarantino
, having appeared in Jackie Brown
, Kill Bill
and Django Unchained
. He's also the uncle of actresses Martha Plimpton and Ever Carradine, as well as the half-brother of actors Robert Carradine and Keith Carradine
- Mean Character, Nice Actor: Despite his tendency to play villains, Bowen is a friendly, thoughtful family man.
- Typecasting: He's often cast as villains with an affable streak and a capacity for violence.