|Born Name||Michael Kostroff|
|Birth Place||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m)|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Age||58 years old|
|Sibling||Nina Kostroff Noble|
|Parents||Larry Kostroff, Pat Curtice|
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Michael Kostroff is an American television, film, and Broadway actor who is famous for portraying the role of Maurice Levy in the television series, The Wire.
Kostroff is also an author who wrote the book, Letters from Backstage: The Adventures of a Touring Stage Actor. Want to know more about the multi-talented actor, if yes, then, read the whole article!!!
Michael Kostroff’s Fortune From Four-Decade in Showbiz!
Michael Kostroff holds a net worth of $1 million. He garnered that fortune from his career as a television and film actor.
The American actor started his career as a television actor. First, he worked in the American television series called The Dream Merchants. After that, he waited for twelve years to star in his second television series in 1992 series, Knots Landing. Since then, he worked in other famous hit television series like General Hospital, The King of Queens, ER, and Boston Legal. Additionally, he worked along with actors like Olivia Luccardi, David Krumholtz, and Lawrence Gilliard Jr. in the television series, The Deuce.
Kostroff, as of now, is working in the television series, Law & Order Special Victims Unit with a recurring role, Evan Braun. Similarly, he is also working in the television series Billions as Mick Nussafaur since 2018. Furthermore, he is set to star in the 2020 television mini-series, The Plot Against America, as Shepsie Trichwell.
As for Michael’s film career, he debuted with the 1989 film called Return from the River Kwai. After that, he also worked in some blockbuster movies like Liar Liar, Hard Sell, Molly’s Game, and Most Likely to Murder. Additionally, his films Liar Liar and Eagle Eye were some of the high grossing films which collected a total of $302.7 million and $178.1 million against the budget of $45 million and $80 million, respectively.
Lead Actor in The Wire
Michael worked as one of the main actors for the television series, The Wire from 2002-2008. He portrayed the role of Maurice Levy in the series for 21 episodes of the series.
First, he joined the series as a recurring artist in the first season of the series. Further, he continued to perform the role of Maurice as with a recurring role until the fourth season of the series. Later in the fifth season, he finally started to work as a main actor.
Alongside acting, Michael is also an author. He published his first book, Letter from Backstage: The Adventures of a Touring Stage Actor, on November 1, 2005. Further, the book is available at the price of $3.59 for its paperback edition. Apart from that, he also writes a Backstage advice column for actors.
Michael Kostroff’s Married Life
Michael Kostroff is happily married to Jennifer Sheneman. The couple shared the wedding vows on 6th May of 2012 in the presence of their close friends and family.
The pair is happily married as of now and shares a good relationship. Moreover, the duo is together from eight years of the marital relationship and bares lots of love for one another. For now, there is no sign of visible conflict between the couple.
Quick Facts of Michael Kostroff
- He acted in the national tour of Mel Brooks’ Broadway play The Producers from 2002-2003.
- He volunteered on the Barack Obama campaign in his early life.
- Michael is an active member of the Los-Angeles-based theatre company, Musical Theatre Guild.
- He is the creator of the Audition Psych 101 workshop.
- He recently worked in the off-broadway play called Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, in 2018.
- Kostroff appeared in a commercial for Arby’s fast-food chain in 2008.
- He also appeared in the music video of Demi Lovato‘s song La La Land.
- He is a great fan of television shows like American Idol, Top Chef, and Project Runway.
- In an interview, he shared that if he hadn’t been an actor, he would have become a therapist.
- His favorite books are Les Miserables, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Oliver Twist, and Where the Wild Things Are.
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