Michael Gross net worth: Michael Gross is an American celebrity that has a net worth of $5 million dollars. Michael Gross was born in Chicago, Illinois, and went to earn a diploma in Drama in the University of Illinois-Chicago. Then he went to earn his MFA from Yale University. He appeared on the comedy from 1982 1989. Then he went on to steady work in both movie and television projects, including such movies as “Big Business”, “Tremors” and its three sequels, and “100 Million B.C.”.
Both he and his younger sister Mary Gross have made guest appearances on Boston Legal (2004).
Lives in California with wife Elza and his two stepchildren, Katie (born 1968) and Theo (born 1969).
The movie Deceived by Trust: A Moment of Truth Movie (1995) was based on real-life events that happened at the high school Michael Gross attended.
During his audition for Tremors (1990), he jumped on director Ron Underwood's table, and pretended that he had a gun which he shot monsters with, to convince him that he was right for the part.
During college, Michael worked in engine service for the Chicago & North Western Railway, which sparked his passion for trains. He is now part owner of Santa Fe Southern Railway.
Began filming Tremors (1990) the day after the Family Ties (1982) wrap party.
Guest starred as a shrink on Michael J. Fox 's last episode of Spin City (1996), in which there were several Family Ties (1982) references. One memorable Family Ties (1982) reference was when he said, "Pay Mallory on the way out.".
Only actor to perform in the first four films in the Tremors series as well as the Tremors (2003) TV series. A fifth film, set in Australia, is rumored to be in development, but no word if Gross will reprise his character yet.
Steven Keaton, Gross's character on Family Ties (1982), was ranked #12 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue].
Graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a B.A., then went on to earn a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yale University School of Drama.
Born on same exact date as co-star Meredith Baxter of Family Ties (1982).
Won an Obie in 1982 for his role in the off-Broadway production "No End Of Blame."
Cousin of Ron Masak. First cousin once removed of Kathryn Masak and Mike Masak.
Brother of Mary Gross.
Towering height and slender frame
Often plays family men
[on his pierced left ear] I had led a very conservative, lower middle class, straight-arrow kind of existence and, somewhere around 40 years of age, I thought I had to shake things up a bit. Call it male menopause.