Rotten Tomatoes

Movies / TV

    Celebrity

      No Results Found

      View All
      Movies Tv shows Shop News Showtimes
      Michael J. Pollard

      Michael J. Pollard

      Highest Rated: 94% Between the Lines (1977)

      Lowest Rated: Not Available

      Birthday: May 30, 1939

      Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, USA

      With his impish grin, the diminutive Michael J Pollard became a familiar face to moviegoers and television viewers in the 1960s, often in offbeat roles. The stage-trained New Jersey native racked up numerous credits on and off Broadway from his 1958 debut in "Comes a Day," including "A Loss of Roses" (1959), co-starring Warren Beatty, the musical "Bye Bye Birdie" (1960), "Enter Laughing" (1963), as the oddball friend of the leading character, a role he recreated in the 1967 feature version, and Sam Shepard's "Curse of the Starving Class" (1978). Pollard entered films with Martin Ritt's "Adventures of a Young Man" (1962) and went on to portray a number of small roles in films ranging from "The Stripper" (1963) to the motorcycle drama "The Wild Angels" (1966). Pollard received his widest exposure in Arthur Penn's groundbreaking "Bonnie and Clyde" (1967). For his turn as the getaway-car driver C.W. Moss, he received an Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actor. Despite the acclaim, Pollard lacked leading man qualities and except for "Little Fauss and Big Halsey" (1970), he was relegated to playing quirky supporting parts. Among his better-known features are "Melvin and Howard" (1980), "Roxanne" (1987), "Tango & Cash" (1989) and "Dick Tracy" (1990).In 1991, Pollard's voice was heard on the animation series "The Toxic Crusaders" (1991). After working on several projects, he was cast as Mr. Cummings in Gavin O'Conner's drama feature "Tumbleweeds" (1999). Since he began his career in the late 1950s, Pollard has been a frequent guest on TV on everything from "The Andy Griffith Show" to "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" to "Star Trek." He was a regular in support of Harvey Korman and Valerie Perrine in the short-lived sitcom "Leo and Liz in Beverly Hills" (CBS, 1986). Pollard was formerly married to actress Beth Howland, remembered as Vera in the long-running sitcom "Alice." Michael J. Pollard died on November 21, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA at the age of 80.

      Highest rated movies

      Between the Lines
      Melvin and Howard
      Bonnie and Clyde Roxanne
      Arizona Dream
      The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!
      Tumbleweeds
      Scrooged

      Photos

      MELVIN AND HOWARD, Michael J. Pollard, 1980, ©Universal / LITTLE FAUSS AND BIG HALSY, Michael J. Pollard, 1970 BONNIE AND CLYDE, Michael J. Pollard, Faye Dunaway, 1967 BONNIE AND CLYDE, Gene Hackman, Estelle Parsons, Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, 1967 BONNIE AND CLYDE, Michael J. Pollard (on steps), Warren Beatty, 1967 BONNIE AND CLYDE, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, 1967 DIRTY LITTLE BILLY, Michael J. Pollard, 1972 JIGSAW, Diana Hyland, Michael J. Pollard, Pat Hingle, 1968 LITTLE FAUSS AND BIG HALSY, Michael J. Pollard, 1970 HEMINGWAY'S ADVENTURES OF A YOUNG MAN, Michael J. Pollard, Richard Beymer, 1962, (c) 20th Century Fox, TM & Copyright HANNIBAL BROOKS, Michael J. Pollard, 1969 ENTER LAUGHING, Michael J. Pollard, 1967 DIRTY LITTLE BILLY, Michael J. Pollard, 1972 DIRTY LITTLE BILLY, Michael J. Pollard, 1972 HANNIBAL BROOKS, Oliver Reed, Michael J. Pollard, 1969 LITTLE FAUSS AND BIG HALSY, Lauren Hutton, Michael J. Pollard, Robert Redford, on-set, 1970 DIRTY LITTLE BILLY, Lee Purcell, Michael J. Pollard, Richard Evans, 1972 DIRTY LITTLE BILLY, Michael J. Pollard, Richard Evans, 1972 BETWEEN THE LINES, Michael J.Pollard, 1977 BONNIE AND CLYDE, Faye Dunaway, Estelle Parsons, Gene Hackman, Michael J. Pollard, Warren Beatty, 1967

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet 40% Toxic Crusaders: The Movie Psycho (Voice) - 2004
      22% 65% House of 1000 Corpses Stucky (Character) $12.6M 2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Buried Lies Ned (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet 56% Forever Lulu Hippie (Character) - 2000
      82% 65% Tumbleweeds Mr. Cummings (Character) $1.3M 1999
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Merchants of Venus The Senator (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet 20% The Unknown Cyclist Gabe Sinclair (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Stir Hotel Manager (Character) - 1997
      17% 47% Mad Dog Time Red Mash (Character) $102.9K 1996
      20% 12% Skeeter Hopper (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet 56% Split Second The Rat Catcher (Character) $4.8M 1992
      87% 86% Arizona Dream Fabian (Character) - 1992
      60% 60% Motorama Lou (Character) - 1991
      No Score Yet 57% The Art of Dying Delbert (Character) - 1991
      No Score Yet 39% Why Me? Ralph (Character) $49.9K 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Over Her Dead Body Motel Manager (Character) - 1990
      No Score Yet 61% Working Trash Palomar (Character) - 1990
      No Score Yet 38% Enid Is Sleeping Motel Manager (Character) - 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Arrival Lou (Character) - 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Season of Fear Bob (Character) $41.8K 1989
      No Score Yet 41% Fast Food Bud (Character) - 1989
      50% 46% Next of Kin Harold (Character) $15.4M 1989
      31% 52% Tango & Cash Owen (Character) $61.8M 1989
      13% 30% Sleepaway Camp 3: Teenage Wasteland Herman Miranda (Character) - 1989
      No Score Yet 16% Night Visitor Stanley Willard (Character) $108.4K 1989
      71% 71% Scrooged Herman (Character) $58.2M 1988
      88% 63% Roxanne Andy (Character) $34.8M 1987
      No Score Yet 0% The Patriot Howard (Character) - 1986
      No Score Yet 78% The American Way Tesla (Character) - 1986
      No Score Yet No Score Yet America Bob Jolly (Character) - 1986
      No Score Yet 40% Heated Vengeance Snake (Character) - 1985
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Candy, the Stripper Leotis (Character) - 1982
      92% 60% Melvin and Howard Little Red (Character) - 1980
      94% 52% Between the Lines The Hawker (Character) - 1977
      No Score Yet 57% Four of the Apocalypse Clem (Character) - 1975
      No Score Yet 54% Sunday in the Country Leroy (Character) - 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Easy Targets Leonard Marvin (Character) - 1974
      No Score Yet 67% Dirty Little Billy Billy Bonney (Character) - 1972
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Morbo Unknown (Character) - 1972
      No Score Yet 44% The Legend of Frenchie King The Sheriff (Character) - 1971
      33% 47% Little Fauss and Big Halsy Little Fauss (Character) - 1970
      No Score Yet 85% Hannibal Brooks Packy (Character) - 1969
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Smugglers Piero (Character) - 1968
      90% 88% Bonnie and Clyde C.W. Moss (Character) - 1967
      50% 38% Enter Laughing Marvin (Character) - 1967
      83% 75% The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! Stanley (airplane mechanic) (uncredited) (Character) - 1966
      63% 45% The Wild Angels Pigmy (Character) - 1966
      No Score Yet 76% Summer Magic Digby Popham (Character) - 1963
      No Score Yet 38% The Stripper Jelly (Character) - 1963
      0% 60% Adventures of a Young Man George (Character) - 1962

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Jack & Jill Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
      No Score Yet 96% Becker Unknown (Guest Star) 1999
      No Score Yet No Score Yet L.A. Doctors Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Wings Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
      82% 97% Tales From the Crypt Unknown (Character) 1993
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ray Bradbury Theater Mr. Benedict (Character) 1992
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Guns of Paradise Unknown (Guest Star) 1991
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fall Guy Unknown (Guest Star) 1984
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cimarron Strip Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
      10% No Score Yet The Girl From U.N.C.L.E. Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
      80% 89% Star Trek Jahn (Guest Star) 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet I Spy Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
      No Score Yet 76% Lost in Space The Boy (Guest Star) 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mr. Novak Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunsmoke Cyrus (Guest Star) 1964
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lucy Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1964
      No Score Yet 100% The Andy Griffith Show Virgil (Guest Star) 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dobie Gillis Unknown (Guest Star) 1959-1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Startime Unknown (Character) 1960
      No Score Yet 85% Alfred Hitchcock Presents Hansel Eidelpfeiffer (Character) 1959