Michael Gladis

Michael Gladis

Highest Rated: 100% Antiquities (2018)

Lowest Rated: 26% Terminator Genisys (2015)

Birthday: Aug 30, 1977

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA

Best-known for playing bohemian advertising copywriter Paul Kinsey in "Mad Men" (AMC, 2007-2015), Michael Gladis also enjoyed recurring roles in action parody "Eagleheart" (Adult Swim, 2011-14), legal drama "Reckless" (CBS, 2014) and crime remake "Feed the Beast" (AMC, 2016-). Born in Houston, TX in 1977, Gladis began acting at a private all-girls school in need of male performers, and went on to study Theater at the State University of New York at New Paltz before making his screen debut as senior seaman Yevgeny Borzenkov in submarine thriller "K-19: The Widowmaker" (2002). Gladis spent the next decade focusing on television, landing his first regular gig on "Third Watch" (NBC, 1999-2005) as rookie paramedic Eugene Rossi in 2003, making one-off appearances in numerous hit shows including "The Good Wife" (CBS, 2009-2016), "House" (Fox, 2004-2012) and "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC, 1999-), and enjoying a multi-season stint on period drama "Mad Men" (AMC, 2007-2015) as Paul Kinsey, a Sterling Cooper copywriter renowned for his Orson Welles-esque appearance who reluctantly converted to Hare Krishna. Following his exit from the show, Gladis made a cameo as a club owner in biopic" J. Edgar" (2011), was cast as the paternal police chief in the spoof "Eagleheart" (Adult Swim, 2011-14), and guested on "How I Met Your Mother" (CBS, 2005-2014), "Justified" (FX, 2010-15) and "The Mentalist" (CBS, 2008-2015). Gladis then returned to the film world to executive produce and star in crime comedy "Armed Response" (2013), portray Jessie Misskelley Jr.'s defense attorney Dan Stidham in West Memphis Three tale "Devil's Knot" (2013) and play LARPer King Diamond in comedy horror "Knights of Badassdom" (2013). After a six-episode stint as Deputy Chief Holland Knox in the short-lived "Reckless" (CBS, 2014), Gladis showed up as a vengeful whistleblower in psychological thriller "Not Safe for Work" (2014), biologist Nate Malone in sci-fi series "Extant" (CBS, 2014-15) and Lt. Matias in "Terminator: Genysis" (2015). Guest parts on "House of Lies" (Showtime, 2012-16), "The Librarians" (TNT, 2014-) and "Elementary" (CBS, 2012-) then followed before Gladis was cast as the softly-spoken but fearsome teeth-pulling mobster Patrick Woichik in crime drama "Feed the Beast" (AMC, 2016-)., an English-language remake of Danish series "Bankerot" (DR1, 2014-).

Highest rated movies

Knights of Badassdom
Terminator Genisys




No Score Yet No Score Yet Without Ward T.S. Garp Gault (Character),
Executive Producer
- 2022
100% 84% Antiquities Delaney (Character) - 2018
26% 52% Terminator Genisys Lt. Matias (Character) $89.8M 2015
No Score Yet 28% Not Safe for Work Whistle Blower (Character) - 2014
63% 37% Knights of Badassdom King Diamond (Character) $86.8K 2014
No Score Yet 28% Armed Response Bruce (Character) - 2013


78% 89% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Bill Dixon (Guest Star) 2010 2021
No Score Yet 64% The Neighborhood Dr. Fisher (Guest Star) 2021
74% 46% Penny Dreadful: City of Angels Charlton Townsend (Character) 2020
56% 77% The Fix Ben Mitchell (Guest Star) 2019
28% 63% Proven Innocent Toby Kissell (Guest Star) 2019
No Score Yet 84% Criminal Minds Pastor Hollis Monroe (Guest Star) 2018
88% 73% Lucifer Sam (Guest Star) 2017
23% 77% Feed the Beast Patrick Woijchik (Character) 2016
95% 89% Elementary Unknown (Guest Star) 2016
89% 88% The Quest Frankenstein's Monster (Guest Star) 2015
96% 67% Battle Creek Robert (Guest Star) 2015
38% 87% Reckless Deputy Chief Holland Knox (Character) 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Eagleheart Chief (Character) 2011-2014
No Score Yet 89% The Mentalist Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
97% 95% Justified Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
94% 96% Mad Men Paul Kinsey (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
2007-2009 2012
84% 84% How I Met Your Mother Chester (Guest Star) 2012
92% 88% Leverage Unknown (Guest Star) 2011
90% 96% House Jaimie (Guest Star) 2011
No Score Yet 75% Medium Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
93% 91% The Good Wife Mark Richardson (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hope & Faith Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet 84% Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Third Watch Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
20% No Score Yet Hack Unknown (Guest Star) 2003