Michael Dorn is an actor from the United States who is best known for appearing in the ‘Star Trek’ franchise as Klingon Worf. He is also a voice actor and has been performing for over four decades. He has appeared in many television shows and has also voiced in many video games. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Michael Dorn in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Michael Dorn was born in December 1952, in Luling, Texas. He is the son of Fentress Dorn, Jr. and Allie Lee Dorn. He was raised in Pasadena, California.
After completing his high school, Dorn went to Pasadena City College and studied radio and TV production. Following that, he decided to have a career as a music performer. He became a member of several rock bands and had traveled to San Francisco and Los Angeles.
When it comes to the personal profile of Michael Dorn, it has not been known about his family details. He has never come up about his relationship details, and there are also no reports if the actor was previously linked up with someone. He is a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and is an accomplished pilot. He is also a member of many other aviation organizations including Air Force Aviation Heritage Foundation.
Career, Award & Nominations
Michael Dorn made his movie debut by appearing in the 1976 film ‘Rocky’. The following year, he starred in ‘Demon Seed’. In 1985, the actor starred in ‘Jagged Edge’. In 1991, he portrayed the role of ‘Colonel Worf in the movie ‘Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country’. He reprised the same role in ‘Star Trek Generations’ in 1994. In the 1990s, he acted in many films like ‘Timemaster’, ‘Mission Critical’, ‘Star Trek: First Contact’, ‘Menno’s Mind’, and ‘Star Trek: Insurrection’.
In the 2000s, Dorn acted in the films ‘The Santa Claus 2’, ‘Heart of the Beholder’, ‘Night Skies’, ‘The Deep Below’, ‘Lessons for an Assassin’, and ‘Fist of the Warrior’. He has also voiced in the films ‘Bionicle: The Legend Reborn’ and ‘Thru the Moebius Strip’. His other film roles are ‘Strange Fame’, ‘Ted 2’, and ‘The Man from Earth: Holocene’. He has also appeared in several TV films like ‘Amanda and the Alien’, ‘Through the Fire’, ‘Descent’, ‘Fallen Angels’, ‘All You’ve Got’, and ‘A.I. Assault’.
In television, he was first seen in ‘CHiPs’ from 1979 to 1982. He has also appeared in ‘Days of Our Lives’ from 1986 to 1987. From 1987 to 1994, he was seen in ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’. He then appeared in ‘Dinosaurs’ from 1991 to 1994. From 1994 to 1997, Dorn starred in ‘Gargoyles’. This was followed by starring in ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’. This fetched him a nomination for the OFTA TV Award. His other TV credits include ‘Batman: The Brave and the Bold’, ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’, ‘Arrow’, ‘The Lion Guard’, and ‘Danny Phantom’. In 2017, he won the Behind the Voice Actors Award.
Net Worth & Earnings
Imagine the net worth of an actor who has successfully appeared in many movies? He has got a net worth of over $9 million and has also voiced in several video games like ‘Fallout 2’, ‘Mass Effect 2’, ‘Master of Orion’, ‘Saints Row 2’, and ‘Infinite Crisis’. As a pilot, he owned several jet aircraft like Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star and North American F-86 Sabre. He currently has a North American Sabreliner.
Michael Dorn is a very talented man. He is known for his deep voice. His ability to act and voice has made him win an award. He is still active in his career, and we could see more out of him.