Michael Dorn Biography

Updated On Jul 16, 2019 Published On Dec 22, 2015
Facts of Michael Dorn
Date of Birth: 1952 , December-9
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
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Online Film & Television Association nominee for Best Actor in a Syndicated Series, Michael Dorn is one of the reputed actor and voice artists from the United States. He is mainly popular for starring the role of Klingon Worf in the Star Trek franchise.

Michael Dorn's early life and education

Michael Dorn was born on 9th December 1952 in Luling, Texas, the United States of America to Allie Lee Nauls and Fentress Dorn, Jr... Dorn was raised in Pasadena, California. He is an American and his ethnicity is African-American.

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Interested in acting since he was a child, Dorn joined Pasadena City College and there he majored in radio and television production.

While he was there, he was also active in music and also performed with different rock music bands in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Michael Dorn's personal life

Though Dorn has already crossed his 60s, information related to his love affairs and married life is almost inaccessible. It seems like he is still living the single life and he has not been married yet.

Dorn was diagnosed with prostate cancer, which led the American actor to become a vegan.

Michael Dorn's career and net worth

Michael Dorn began his acting career since 1976 and that was from the movie, Rocky, starring Sylvester Stallone.

In 1991, he appeared in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, featuring William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy and this uplifted his career somehow.

He has also acted alongside Mark Wahlberg in the 2015 film Ted 2, where he played the role of Rick.

Michael Dorn's net worth

He has been earning a lucrative amount of salary and his net worth is said to be around $8 million.

Michael Dorn facts on timeline

Born in Luling, Texas

December 9 , 1952

Born as Michael Dorn in Luling, Texas, United States of America to Allie Lee Nauls and Fentress Dorn, Jr., Dorn was raised in Pasadena, California. He is an American and is black. He is six feet and four inch tall.

Began his acting career

1976

Interested in acting since he was a child, Michael Dorn joined Pasadena City College and there he majored in radio and television production. He began his acting career since 1976 and that was from the movie, Rocky. 

Appeared in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

1991

Though Michael Dorn began his acting career, he was not popular until the end of the 1980s. In 1991, he portrayed the role of Klingon Defense Attorney in the movie, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. This role raised him to prominence.

Appeared in video games

1993

Michael Dorn is not only an actor but also voice artists. Besides appearing in several hit movies, he has also appeared in lot of video games. He is also known for his deep resonant voice. In 1993, he appeared in the video game, Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers.

Nominated in Online Film & Television Association

1997

In 1997, for his role in the movie, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine he got his first major award nomination. That year, Michael Dorn got nominated in Online Film & Television Association. He was nominated in this award for Best Actor in a Syndicated Series.