ACTING

 

Michael Des Barres has had a long career on television working with actors like James Garner, Richard Dean Anderson, Teri Hatcher, Johnny Depp, Ellen DeGeneres, Jerry Seinfeld, Heather Locklear, Don Johnson, Kelsey Grammer and Seth Green.

Starring roles on The New WKRP In Cincinnati, recurring roles on MacGyver and Melrose Place, plus dozens of guest-appearances on other hit shows, including NCIS, Roseanne, Seinfeld, Frasier, Alias, and Nip/Tuck, have made him into one of the most recognizable and versatile actors on TV today. 

Des Barres has also appeared in a number of movies over the years, sharing the silver screen with Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier, Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Gabriel Byrne, Beverly D’Angelo, Rosanna Arquette, Nastassja Kinski and Andy Garcia among many others.

TELEVISION

Bones 2010
The Finder 2012
Suits 2012
NCIS 2012, 2014
Dead Last 2001
Providence 2002
My Guide to Becoming a Rock Star (eight episodes) 2002
Charmed 2002
She Spies 2002
The Gilmore Girls 2002
Frasier 2004
JAG 2004
Dead Like Me 2004
Hawaii 2004
Alias 2005
Four Kings five episodes 2006
Nip/Tuck 2007
MacGyver recurring role as Murdoc 1989-91 and 2018-2019
Father Dowling Mysteries 1990
Super Force 1990
Roseanne (ABC) recurring role 1991
The New WKRP In Cincinnati recurring role 1991
The Adventures of Superboy recurring role 1991
Batman: The Animated Series 1992
Legend of Prince Valiant 1992
The Hat Squad 1993
The Jackie Thomas Show 1993
Seinfeld 1993
L.A. Law 1994
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman 1994
Northern Exposure 1994
Marker 1995
The Commish 1995
Ellen 1995
Melrose Place recurring role 1996
The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest 1996
Spider-Man 1996
Sliders 1996
Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm 1996
JAG 1997
Ellen 1997
Just Shoot Me! 1998
The Pretender 1998
Nash Bridges 1999
Mulholland Drive 1999
Hart to Hart 1980
Cagney & Lacey 1983
Miami Vice 1985
St. Elsewhere 1985
The Insiders 1986
The Hitchhiker 1986
My Sister Sam 1986
Sledge Hammer! 1987
MacGyver 1987
Miami Vice 1988
J.J. Starbuck 1988
ALF 1988
21 Jump Street 1989
Six Days of Justice 1972
WKRP in Cincinnati 1978
The Rockford Files 1979
Whack-O! 1969
The Bruce Forsyth Show 1966
Mrs Thursday 1967
Z Cars 1967
The First Lady 1968
Dixon of Dock Green 1968

MOVIES

Drop Dead Darling (1966)
To Sir, with Love (1967)
I, Monster (1971)
Arizona Slim (1974)
Ghoulies (1985)
Nightflyers (1987)
Double Switch (1987)
Midnight Cabaret (1988)
Pink Cadillac (1989)
Waxwork II: Lost in Time (1991)
Under Siege (1992)
The High Crusade (1994)
A Simple Twist of Fate (1994)
Silk Degrees (1994)
Deep Red (1994)
Widow’s Kiss (1995)
Limp Fangs: The Adventures of Count Malt Liquela (1996)
Mowgli’s First Adventure: In Search Of The Elephant Eye Diamond (1997)
Poison Ivy: The New Seduction (1997)
Sugar Town (1999)
Food For the Heart (1999)
Tease (1999)
Ocean Park (2000)
Mulholland Drive (2001)
Diary of a Sex Addict (2001)
Good Advice (2001)
The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
Mayor of the Sunset Strip (2003)
Catch That Kid (2004)
California Solo (2012)
Me (2014)