Michael Kitchen | Biography
An exceptionally talented English actor and television producer, ‘Michael Kitchen’ rose to fame playing the role of Chief Superintendent Foyle in the drama series ‘Foyle’s War’. The talented actor was born on 31st October, 1948 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England. He attended the ‘National Youth Theatre’ and the ‘Belgrade Theatre’ based in Coventry. Later he joined the ‘Royal Academy of Dramatic Art’ to pursue his dream of becoming a renowned actor. While studying at the drama school, he received the ‘Emile Littler Award’.
Talking about his career journey as an actor initially appeared in the small roles in the several television series ‘Play for Today’, ‘Thriller’ and ‘Beasts’. After appearing in the several television series, he was selected to play the role of Martin in the television play ‘Brimstone and Treacle’. He also became a part of other television plays like ‘Caught on a Train’, ‘King Lear’, ‘The Comedy of Errors’, ‘The Long and the Short and the Tall’ and ‘The Bunker’. In the year 1993, he was casted in the role of Berkeley Cole in the BBC police drama series ‘Out of Africa’. In the same year, he was selected to play the role of king of the UK in the BBC television serial ‘To Play the King’. His other exceptional performance came in the spy movie in the James Bond series ‘Golden Eye’ and ‘The World Is Not Enough’. He received huge appreciation and recognition for his phenomenal performance in the movie series. Later he continued to show his incredible acting skills in other movies like ‘Enchanted April’, ‘Fatherland’, ‘The Hanging Gale’, ‘The Kidnapped’, ‘Doomsday Gun’, ‘Mrs Dalloway’, ‘Proof of Life’, ‘The Railway Children’ and ‘ My Week with Marilyn’. Besides his brilliant performance in the various movies, he also showed his immense acting skills starring in the mystery drama series ‘Foyle’s War’. He started appearing in the series from the year 2002. His other noticeable performances came in ‘Dandelion Dead’, ‘A Royal Scandal’, ‘The Last Contract’, ‘Mobile’ and ‘Comedy Hacks’. He has also appeared as a guest in the various television shows like ‘The Professionals’, ‘Chancer’, ‘Minder’, ‘A Touch of Frost’, ‘Inspector Morse’, ‘Between the Lines’, ‘Pie in the Sky’ and ‘Dalziel and Pascoe’. Kitchen also gained popularity from appearing in the play ‘Caesar and Cleopatra’. He portrayed the role of Mercutio in the play ‘Romeo and Juiet’ at Stratford. In the year, he appeared in Tom Stoppard’s play ‘Rough Crossing’. Through his exceptional performance in the various movies, television series and stage plays, he gained huge appreciation and recognition.
Moving towards his personal life biography, the talented English actor is a married man. He got married to the beautiful lady named Rowena Miler. Kitchen met her wife first time when she used to work as dresser at RSC. From his marital relation with his wife, Rowena he is blessed with twin sons. Till date, there is no news of divorce. It seems like the couple is having luxurious time with each other. He has not much spoken about his personal in any media and interviews.
Michael is a handsome who looks dashing in each of his movie roles. Even reaching at the age of 65, he has not lost his charm on his face. He still looks young and energetic as he used to look in his young age. He stands with the height of 5 feet 7 inches. Kitchen has achieved a lot of fame and appreciation throughout his career. In fact, he is considered as one of versatile actors of English movie world. He might have gathered considerable amount of net worth from his acting career which he has not revealed yet in the public. More about this phenomenal actor can be gathered from the wiki and reading his bio on IMDb. His fans can follow his recent news and updates from his twitter account @michalekitche10.