Michael Madsen’s career spans 25 years and more than 170 films. He has played memorable characters in myriad box office hits, including: Kill Bill, Sin City, Hell Ride, Die Another Day, Donnie Brasco, Species, The Getaway, The Doors, Thelma & Louise, and Free Willy. Michael Madsen is notably recognized for his role as Mr. Blonde, in Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs.
Recent television appearances include guest starring roles on “The Mob Doctor”, “Golden Boy” and “Blue Bloods” and most recently on Hawaii Five-0’s episode titled “The Sins of the Fathers”. In 2014, Madsen starred in the feature film “Silver City” in the role of famed Casino owner Ted Binion with Josh Evans directing, Robert Evans producing. He is also at work on a documentary film about “The Western” with Robert Redford. He will appear in Quentin Tarantino’s latest feature “The Hateful Eight.”
Madsen is well recognized as an accomplished poet. His first book “Burning In Paradise” with a Foreword by Dennis Hopper, won the Independent Firecracker Award. His work, has been honored at International Poetry Festivals in Genoa, Italy and Mexico . He was recently the Guest of Honor at the Crossing Border Festival in The Netherlands. His “The Complete Poetic Works” is an international bestseller.