Michael J. Pollard Net Worth

Michael J. Pollard Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Michael John Pollack net worth is
$1.5 Million

Michael John Pollack Wiki Biography

Michael John Pollack Jr. was born on the 30th May 1939, in Passaic, New Jersey, USA, and is an actor. best known for his role of C. W. Moss in the 1967 Arthur Penn cult crime drama “Bonnie and Clyde”. Apart from this role, he is also widely recognized for starring in “Melvin and Howard” (1980), “Roxanne” (1987), “Scrooged” (1988), “Tango & Cash” (1989) and “Arizona Dream” (1993).

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this veteran actor has accumulated so far? How rich Michael J. Pollard is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Michael J. Pollard’s net worth, as of early 2017, is over $1.5 million, acquired largely through his career in the moviemaking industry which has been active since 1959.

Michael J. Pollard Net Worth $1.5 million

Michael was born to Sonia and Michael John Pollack of American as well as Polish ancestry. After attending Montclair Kimberley Academy in New Jersey, he moved to New York City where he graduated from the Actors Studio Drama school. He debuted as an actor in 1958 when he appeared in Ambassador Theatre’s Broadway stageplay drama “Comes a Day”, while in the following year, Pollard appeared in Eugene O’Neill Theatre’s production “A Loss of Roses”. These engagements helped Pollard to enter the world of entertainment, acting, and also provided the basis for his net worth.

His small screen debut occurred in 1959 with a side role in “The Human Comedy”, episode seven of season two of “The DuPont Show of the Month” TV series. This engagement was followed by appearances in several other TV series, such as “Five Fingers”, “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” and “The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis”, all in 1959. Pollard’s big screen debut came with the role of George in 1962, in Martin Ritt’s thriller “Hemingway’s Adventures of a Young Man”. These involvements helped Michael J. Pollard to establish himself as a prominent young acto,r and also increased his net worth by a respectable amount of money.

Through the 1960s, he managed to maintain a continuous streak of acting engagements, and appeared in movies “The Stripper” (1963), “Wild Angels” (1966) and “The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!” (1966) as well as TV series such as “Route 66”, “Channing”, “Gunsmoke” and “Star Trek”. However his real career breakthrough occurred in 1967 when Michael J. Pollard was cast for the role of the loyal but “moronic” character C. W. Moss in the cult classic crime drama “Bonnie and Clyde”. For this performance, Pollard was honored with prestigious Academy Award’s Oscar nomination as well as with Golden Globe and BAFTA Award nominations. It is certain that these ventures dramatically increased Michael J. Pollard’s popularity as well as his overall wealth.

In his acting career, Michael J. Pollard so far has added over 110 acting credits to his portfolio. Despite his talent, skills and wide recognition, his career somehow lacks many main and leading roles – he starred in the title role in 1970 drama “Little Fauss and Big Halsy”. Other memorable acting engagements include numerous appearances in movies, apart from those already mentioned above – “Dick Tracy” (1990), “Tumbleweeds” (1999) and Rob Zombie’s 2003 horror “House of 1000 Corpses” as well as TV series “The Ray Bradbury Theatre”, “The Toxic Crusaders”, “The Odyssey” and “Jack & Jill”. All these roles and appearances boosted Michael J. Pollard’s net worth by a significant margin.

During his professional acting career, Pollard has made a strong impact on modern and pop culture – Jim Lowe dedicated a song “Michael J. Pollard for President” to him, while Michael J. Fox, whose real middle name is Andrew, honored Pollard by adopting initial “J.”. Toy manufacturer AMT released “Michael J. Pollard Flower Power 1936 Ford”, a 1:25 toy car model replica decked out in paisley which Pollard drove in “Hannibal Brooks” (1969) movie.

When it comes to his personal life, Michael J. Pollard has been married once – between 1961 and 1969 with colleague, actress Beth Howland, with whom he has one child.

Full NameMichael J. Pollard
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Date Of BirthMay 30, 1939
Place Of BirthPassaic, New Jersey, United States
Height1.68 m
EducationMontclair Kimberley Academy
SpouseBeth Howland (m. 1961–1969)
ChildrenHolly Pollack
ParentsMichael John Pollack, Sonia Pollack
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, Golden Globe Award for Best New Star of the Year – Actor, BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Movies"Melvin and Howard" (1980), "Roxanne" (1987), "Scrooged" (1988), "Tango & Cash" (1989), "Arizona Dream" (1993)
TV Shows"The Ray Bradbury Theatre", "The Toxic Crusaders", "The Odyssey", "Jack & Jill"
1Hippies. They make them out to be bad. I'm not bad. I love everybody. Well, I like everybody.
1He has a small role in Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland (1989). Coincidentally, his Bonnie and Clyde (1967) co-star, Estelle Parsons, was almost cast as Mrs. Voorhees in another 1980s slasher film, Friday the 13th (1980). Parsons was offered the part, but eventually declined, and Betsy Palmer took her place.
2Before Robert Altman was signed to direct "Brewster McCloud", Michael J. Pollard was considered for the title role. Bud Cort eventually played it.
3His parents were both of Polish descent.
4Credited by Traffic drummer Jim Capaldi with coining the term "The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys".
5One of the few actors to have appeared on both classic Sci -Fi shows "Lost In Space" and "Star Trek".
6An early career break occurred when Pollard was brought in as a replacement during the first season of TV's "Dobie Gillis." Co-star Bob Denver, who was stealing the show as Dobie's beatnik buddy Maynard G. Krebs, was going to be drafted into the Army and had to exit the series. When Denver was classified "4-F" due to a longstanding neck injury and returned, Pollard's character of weird cousin Jerome Krebs was quickly written out.
7Played the role of "Hugo" in the original Broadway production of "Bye Bye Birdie" (costarring with Dick Van Dyke, Chita Rivera, Paul Lynde, and Dick Gautier) in the early 1960s.
8In 1966, at the age of 27, Michael Pollard was hired as a guest star on Star Trek, playing "Jahn" in the episode "Miri". The script called for an actor 14 years of age, but Pollard got the part anyway since his agent convinced the show's producers that he looked like a teenager even though he was close to 30.


The Next CassavetesfilmingGuide
The Woods2012/IMoose
Sunburnt Angels2011Cards
House of 1000 Corpses2003Stucky
Out of the Black2001Ned
Danny and Max2000Berquist
Forever Lulu2000Hippie
Jack & Jill2000TV SeriesIce Cream Man
Becker1999TV SeriesElliott
The Debtors1999
Tumbleweeds1999Mr. Cummings
L.A. Doctors1998TV Series8294-7
The Unknown Cyclist1998Gabe Sinclair
Merchants of Venus1998The Senator
Stir1997Hotel Manager
The Odyssey1997TV SeriesAeolus
Toxic Crusaders: The Movie1997VideoPsycho (voice)
Mad Dog Time1996Red Mash
Wings1995TV SeriesBenny
Tales from the Crypt1993TV SeriesEd
Blossom1993TV SeriesRandy
Arizona Dream1993Fabian
The Ray Bradbury Theater1992TV SeriesMr. Benedict
Split Second1992The Rat Catcher
Eerie, Indiana1992TV SeriesClaude
The Art of Dying1991Delbert
Another You1991Brad (uncredited)
Joey Takes a Cab1991Alan
The Arrival1991Lou
Guns of Paradise1991TV SeriesLester Barr
Toxic Crusaders1991TV SeriesPsycho
Working Tra$h1990TV MoviePalomar
Dick Tracy1990Bug Bailey
Enid Is Sleeping1990Motel Manager
Nasty Boys1990TV Series
The Young Riders1990TV SeriesJohn Eberly
I Come in Peace1990Boner
Why Me?1990Ralph
Tango & Cash1989Owen
Superboy1989TV SeriesMr. Mxyzptlk
Heartstopper1989Dr. Lubbock
Next of Kin1989Harold
Stuck with Each Other1989TV MovieSmitty
Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland1989Herman
Night Visitor1989Stanley Willard
Fast Food1989Bud
Season of Fear1989Bob
Crime Story1988TV SeriesLeon Barski
American Gothic1988Woody
Paul Reiser Out on a Whim1987TV Movie
America1986Bob Jolly
The Patriot1986Howard
Leo & Liz in Beverly Hills1986TV SeriesLeonard
The American Way1986Tesla
Simon & Simon1986TV SeriesBarnaby
George Burns Comedy Week1985TV Series
Heated Vengeance1985Snake
The Fall Guy1984TV SeriesBilly Hutton
Candy the Stripper1983VideoLeotis
Melvin and Howard1980Little Red
Between the Lines1977The Hawker
The Four of the Apocalypse...1975Clem
Get Christie Love!1974TV SeriesLeonard Marvin
Sunday in the Country1974Leroy
Movin' On1974TV SeriesJoe Shannon
Dirty Little Billy1972Billy Bonney
Morbo1972Hombre de la casa
Frenchie King1971The Sheriff
Little Fauss and Big Halsy1970Little Fauss
Hannibal Brooks1969Packy
The Smugglers1968TV MoviePiero
Cimarron Strip1967TV SeriesBert
The Danny Thomas Hour1967TV SeriesDonna's friend
Bonnie and Clyde1967C.W. Moss
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.1967TV SeriesHerbie
Enter Laughing1967Marvin
Star Trek1966TV SeriesJahn
I Spy1966TV SeriesBernie
The Wild Angels1966Pigmy
The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming1966Stanley (airplane mechanic) (uncredited)
The Virginian1966TV SeriesGeorgie Sam Smith
Lost in Space1966TV SeriesThe Boy
Branded1965TV SeriesDigby Popham
Honey West1965TV SeriesJingles
Mr. Novak1965TV SeriesGo-Go Reader
The Baileys of Balboa1965TV SeriesChester
Gunsmoke1964TV SeriesCyrus
Channing1964TV SeriesWalter
The Lucy Show1964TV SeriesTed Mooney
Route 661963TV SeriesVinny
Summer Magic1963Digby Popham
The Stripper1963Jelly
The Doctors and the Nurses1963TV SeriesJody Haig
Going My Way1963TV SeriesDanny Larkin
Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man1962George (as Michael Pollard)
The Andy Griffith Show1962TV SeriesVirgil
Window on Main Street1962TV SeriesZiggy
World Wide '601960TV SeriesShoeshine boy
Sunday Showcase1960TV Series
Startime1960TV SeriesDoug
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis1959TV SeriesJerome Krebs
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1959TV SeriesHansel Eidelpfeiffer / Shoeshine Boy
Five Fingers1959TV SeriesDavey
Lux Playhouse1959TV SeriesSpider
It Happened to Jane1959Lloyd (uncredited)
The DuPont Show of the Month1959TV Series


Liza1970TV Movie performer: "Singin' in the Rain", "New York, New York", "I Won't Dance", "That's Entertainment!"


Beautiful Darling2010DocumentaryHimself
Remembering Nigel2009Himself
Revolution! The Making of 'Bonnie and Clyde'2008Video documentaryHimself
Liza1970TV MovieHimself
The 40th Annual Academy Awards1968TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
The Dick Cavett Show1968TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The New Cinema1968TV Movie documentaryHimself
Henry Fonda and the Family1962TV SpecialHimself

Archive Footage

Role Model: Gene Wilder2008TV Movie documentaryC.W. Moss (uncredited)
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies1995TV Movie documentaryC.W. Moss, 'Bonnie and Clyde' (uncredited)
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1965TV SeriesDigby Popham
Sleepaway Camp IV: The Survivor2012Herman Miranda

Nominated Awards

1968OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actor in a Supporting RoleBonnie and Clyde (1967)
1968Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Supporting ActorBonnie and Clyde (1967)
1968Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USAMost Promising Newcomer - MaleBonnie and Clyde (1967)
1968BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsMost Promising Newcomer to Leading Film RolesBonnie and Clyde (1967)
1968Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsMale Supporting PerformanceBonnie and Clyde (1967)
1968Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsMale New Face7th place.

Known for movies

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