Michael Horton (actor)

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Michael Horton
Born (1952-09-05) September 5, 1952 (age 66)
OccupationActor, producer, director, and editor
Years active1970-present
Spouse(s)
Debbie Zipp
(m. 1975)
Children2

Michael Horton (born September 5, 1952) is an American actor and voice over artist, whose best known and longest running role was as Jessica Fletcher's nephew, Grady Fletcher on Murder, She Wrote.

Horton appeared in such films and television series as Star Trek: Voyager, ER, Dances with Wolves, Taxi, M*A*S*H, 21 Jump Street, Baywatch, and The Eddie Capra Mysteries. He played the recurring role in Star Trek: First Contact (1996) and Star Trek: Insurrection (1998), credited as Security Officer in the former and Lieutenant Daniels in the latter.

His voice-over work in 1980s animation includes Rick Jones in The Incredible Hulk, Chip Chase in The Transformers, Hollywood stuntman Jeff Wright and Stormer's brother Craig Phillips on Jem, the younger brother Tommy Talltree of Airborne in the G.I. Joe episode "Operation Mind Menace", and Arn in The Legend of Prince Valiant. Horton also voiced The Prince in the 1993 animated film, Happily Ever After. His last credited acting role was in an episode of Judging Amy as Principal Alvin Harvey in 2002.

Horton is also a producer, director, and editor. He is co-host of the podcast Digital Production Buzz, and a founder of the Los Angeles Final Cut Pro User Group.

Personal life[edit]

Horton is married to actress Debbie Zipp, who played Horton's onscreen girlfriend and wife Donna Mayberry in Murder, She Wrote, and whose last known acting role was in the television series Gilmore Girls in two episodes (one in 2005 and one in 2007) as Katherine. The couple have two children.

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