Michael Patrick Thornton became famous as Dr. Gabriel Fife in the ABC drama series Private Practice but he is also a theater actor and playwright. Over the course of his 17-year career, he has worked in various TV shows.
|Name||Michael Patrick Thornton|
|Height||6 Feet 2 inches (188 cm)|
|Profession||Actor; Theater Owner|
|Net Worth||$100,000 – $1 Million|
|Wife||Lindsey Barlag Thornton|
He has not broken ground in the film industry but is a revered actor in theater. In addition to this, he has also co-founded a theater that made history by making him the first actor to act with a robotic exoskeleton.
.@TheGiftTheatre ensemble member Andrew Hinderaker & I met doing his play Suicide, Incorporated. 10 years later, here’s us on set of the new @netflix show #AWAY which Andrew created & in which I star. & here’s a couple pics of me & my scene partner. Her name is @HilarySwank. ♿️❤️ pic.twitter.com/Z0MGUj7SSC
— Michael P. Thornton (@ThorntonMPT) September 4, 2020
10 Facts On Michael Patrick Thornton
- Michael Patrick Thornton was born on March 18, 1979. He was years old as of 41 years old as of September 2020.
- His wiki page is a stub and doesn’t have his complete information, the facts in this article might help you read about the actor.
- Thornton’s net worth as of 2020 is in the $100,000 to $1 million range.
- According to The Gift Theatre’s website, he is married to Lindsey Barlag Thornton. They tied the knot in 2011.
- He has a height of 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm). He also has brown hair.
- He suffered a stroke on St. Patrick’s Day 2003 when he was 24 that left him partially paralyzed.
- The actor underwent a lot of therapy and rehabilitation that made him able to use most of his body but he still did not have full use of his hands.
- His first role was as Mac in Shut-Eye in 2003. Then his breakthrough role was on Private Practice, he played Dr. Gabriel Fife, who was also partially paralyzed on-screen.
- He co-founded The Gift Theatre. He is also the Artistic Director and runs the theatre along with his wife Lindsey Barlag Thornton.
- The star made history by becoming the first actor to perform using a robotic exoskeleton on theatre.