Michael Emerson who is an American film, as well as TV character actor is widely known for portraying the roles as the serial killer William Hinks on the Practice, as Benjamin Linus on Lost, as Zep Hindle in first Saw movie as well as at present, as Harold Finch on CBS series called Person of Interest.
He has been active in this field since the year 1986 and from that time, he has garnered a lot of popularity and success as well as huge numbers of fans following. In addition to that, Michael has also worked extensively in the theater and narration. He has also won two Primetime Emmy Awards and he has also been nominated for the three others.
At the beginning of his career, Michael was unable to find the acting works. So, he started to take the retail jobs as well as he also worked as a freelance illustrator. He then moved to Jacksonville, Florida in 1986 and there, he made his appearance in the local productions at Theater Jacksonville and the Players by the Sea. He also worked as a director as well as the teacher at Flagler College.
He then returned to the New York in 1995 where he made his appearance in an annual Alabama Shakespeare Festival showcase. His other movies, as well as TV credits, include Saw, 29th and Gay, Grace & Glorie, The District, The Practice, Front Line, Lost, Parenthood, Skin, Generator Rex and much more. In addition to that, he has also voiced the role of the Joker in The Dark Knight Returns.
Moving on to his personal life biography, Michael Emerson has already got married. He is married to his caring, supportive as well as lovable wife named Carrie Preston who is also an actress. Michael met Carrie for the first time while he was performing on the stage production of Hamlet in the Alabama.
Later, they tied their knot in September of the year 1998 and since then, they are living their happy and blissful life together. Prior to that, Michael is also a long-term supporter of charities connected to theatre community which also includes the Actors Fund, Off-Off Broadway, and Broadway Cares. In addition to that, he also publicly supported the radio stations as well as Habitat for Humanity.
A native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States, Michael Emerson, he is a tall guy with the height of five feet and eight inches. He is of White ethnicity and he belongs to an American nationality. He came into this world on 7th September of the year 1945 which has now made him at the age of 61.
He is the son of Carol and Ronald H. Emerson. He was grown up in Todledo, Iowa where he went to get his education from the South Tama County High School. After that, he went to get enrolled at the Drake University that is located in Des Moines, Iowa and got graduated from there in 1976.
There, he studied theater and art. In addition to that, he also spent a semester at National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Besides that, for more information about him and his interview, he can also be followed on Twitter and Instagram.