Jan-Michael Vincent

Jan-Michael Vincent

Highest Rated: 94% In the Name of the Father (1993)

Lowest Rated: 29% The Undefeated (1969)

Birthday: Jul 15, 1944

Birthplace: Not Available

Ventura City College grad Jan-Michael Vincent had just finished serving in the National Guard when he was tapped for potential film stardom by a talent agent. At first billed simply as Michael Vincent, the novice actor's "official" screen debut was the 1968 western Journey to Shiloh, though in fact he'd already had a shakedown cruise, as it were, in the Mexican film Los Bandidos (1967). He went on to co-star in the "Danger Island" segment of Hanna-Barbera's Saturday morning TV show The Banana Splits Adventure Hour, and in the prime time serial The Survivors (1969) before graduating to stardom as the hippie-dippie Marine recruit in the popular TV movie Tribes (1970). Subsequent film assignments like The Mechanic (1972) and Bite the Bullet (1975) seemed to bode well for his future as a "reluctant hero" action star, while his work in such productions as Buster and Billie (1974) proved that he had an acting range far beyond that of your usual beefcake hunk. Jan-Michael Vincent enjoyed a successful run as taciturn maverick pilot Stringfellow Hawke in the TV series Airwolf (1984-86) before becoming a fixture in such direct-to-video yarns like Hidden Obsession and Indecent Behavior (both 1993).

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet White Boy (Menace) Ron Masters 2002
69% Chop Suey Actor 2001
No Score Yet Escape to Grizzly Mountain Trapper 1999
No Score Yet No Rest for the Wicked Actor 1999
76% Buffalo '66 Sonny $2.4M 1998
No Score Yet Body Count Detective Reinhart 1996
No Score Yet Red Line Keller 1995
No Score Yet Abducted II: The Reunion Brad Allen 1995
No Score Yet Deadly Heroes Cody Grant 1994
No Score Yet Ice Cream Man Det. Gifford 1994
94% In the Name of the Father Tom 1993
No Score Yet Midnight Witness Lance 1993
No Score Yet Indecent Behavior Tom Mathis 1993
No Score Yet Animal Instincts Fletcher Ross 1992
No Score Yet Hidden Obsession Ben Scanlon 1992
No Score Yet Beyond the Call of Duty Len Jordan 1992
No Score Yet Sins of Desire Warren Robillard 1992
No Score Yet Xtro II Dr. Ron Shepherd 1991
No Score Yet Raw Nerve Lt. Bruce Ellis 1991
No Score Yet Haunting Fear Trent 1991
No Score Yet Hangfire Colonel Johnson 1991
No Score Yet The Divine Enforcer Actor 1991
No Score Yet Gold of the Samurai Oliver Moss 1991
No Score Yet Tarzan in Manhattan Brightmore 1989
No Score Yet Alienator Commander 1989
No Score Yet Dirty Games Actor 1989
No Score Yet Demonstone Andy Buck 1989
82% Talk Radio Michael 1988
No Score Yet Hit List Jack Collins 1988
No Score Yet Deadly Embrace Stewart 1988
33% Born in East L.A. McCalister 1987
No Score Yet Enemy Territory Parker 1987
No Score Yet Six Against the Rock Buddy Thompson 1987
No Score Yet Cheech & Chong Get Out Of My Room Actor 1985
No Score Yet Last Plane Out Jack Cox 1983
No Score Yet Hard Country Kyle Richardson 1981
No Score Yet Defiance Tommy (as Jan Michael Vincent) 1980
No Score Yet The Alien's Return Wayne 1980
69% Hooper Ski Chinski 1978
64% Big Wednesday Matt Johnson 1978
44% Damnation Alley Tanner 1977
No Score Yet Aliens from Spaceship Earth Actor 1977
No Score Yet Vigilante Force Ben Arnold 1976
No Score Yet Shadow of the Hawk Mike 1976
No Score Yet Baby Blue Marine Marion 1976
No Score Yet White Line Fever Carrol Jo Hummer 1975
73% Bite the Bullet Carbo 1975
No Score Yet Buster and Billie Buster Lane 1974
No Score Yet The World's Greatest Athlete Nanu 1973
33% The Mechanic Steve McKenna 1972
No Score Yet Going Home Jimmy Graham 1971
No Score Yet Tribes Adrian 1970
29% The Undefeated Bubba Wilkes 1969
No Score Yet Journey to Shiloh Little Bit Lucket 1968
No Score Yet The Bandits Actor 1967
No Score Yet Los Bandidos Actor 1967


No Score Yet Airwolf
Stringfellow Hawke 1987
No Score Yet The Winds of War
Byron Henry 1983
No Score Yet Marcus Welby, M.D.
No Score Yet Gunsmoke
Travis Colter 1971
No Score Yet Bonanza
Eddie Makay Rick Miller 1969


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