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Michael Swan

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Birth dateJune 11, 1948(age 68)
Place of birthSan Jose, California

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Michael Swan (born June 11, 1948) is an American film and TV actor.

Swan was born in San Jose, California, the son of actress Alys Lucille (née Wilkinson) and Donald Arthur Swan. He was raised in the wine business in Northern California, working for his Uncle Joseph Swan and Louis Martini and still keeps close ties with the industry through his Godson, Joel Gott and Joel's father Cary. After a great deal of local theater, including an improvisational company in the late 70's known as The Illegitimate Theater, Michael moved to Los Angeles where he became the Wine Consultant at Wally's Liquors in Westwood. While there, he studied with David Alexander, renowned Broadway and television Director, and mentor to the likes of Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau and Ross Martin.

Very quickly, he landed two recurring roles at MGM Television on Bronk with Jack Palance and Medical Center with Chad Everett. Then on to roles, Recurring, Guest Star, and Co-Star in over 100 shows for MGM, Universal, Spelling, Cannell, Columbia Pictures Television, Warner Bros. Television and 19th Century Fox TV throughout the 70's and 80's.

In 1986, Michael landed the role of Scottish adventurer Duncan McKechnie on As the World Turns where he remained for 10 years. In 1998 Michael moved to The Bold and the Beautiful where he played the role of Adam Alexander, the long-lost ex-husband of Sally Spectra. He stayed under contract for 2 years (1998 1999) and he made guest appearances in 2001, 2002 and 2003.

As retired National Spokesperson for the RV Industry, Michael is an avid RVer and uses his coach to facilitate Personal Appearances at RV Shows and also as his Dressing Room on movie sets.

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