Known for movies

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Date Of BirthJuly 13, 1962
SpouseApril Jace (m. 2003–2014), Jennifer Bitterman (m. 1995–2002)
FactOn June 10, 2016 Jace was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 40 years for murdering his wife. He was convicted of second degree murder in May of 2016 after a trial that only lasted a week.

Michael Jace is an American actor. He is best known for his role as a police officer in the FX crime drama The Shield.

Jace was born in Paterson, New Jersey, on July 18, 1962. His father was a postal worker and his mother was a homemaker. He has two older sisters. Jace was educated at Catholic schools in Paterson and later attended the University of Southern California, where he studied acting.

Jace began his acting career in the early 1990s with guest roles on television shows such as The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Married… with Children. His first major role came in 2002, when he was cast as Los Angeles police officer Julien Lowe on The Shield. The show was a critical and commercial success, and Jace’s performance earned him a nomination for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

Jace has also appeared in the films Planet of the Apes (2001), State of Play (2009), and For Colored Girls (2010). In 2014, he was convicted of second-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife, April Jace. He is currently serving a 40-year prison sentence.

Michael Jace has a net worth of $500 thousand. His salary is not known, but he has earned significant earnings from his roles in television and film.

Jace was married to April Jace from 1998 until her death in 2014. The couple had two children together. Jace also has a son from a previous relationship.

General Info

Full NameMichael Jace
Date Of BirthJuly 13, 1962
Height1.92 m


SpouseApril Jace (m. 2003–2014), Jennifer Bitterman (m. 1995–2002)
ChildrenJordan Jace


MoviesForrest Gump, Boogie Nights, The Replacements, Cradle 2 the Grave, State of Play, Planet of the Apes, The Great White Hype, Michael Jordan: An American Hero, Bats: Human Harvest, Gridiron Gang, Division III: Football's Finest, The Fan, Clear and Present Danger, Fair Game, Bombshell
TV ShowsThe Shield, Dangerous Minds

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1On June 10, 2016 Jace was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 40 years for murdering his wife. He was convicted of second degree murder in May of 2016 after a trial that only lasted a week.




Southland2009-2013TV SeriesTerrell
Division III: Football's Finest2011Roy Goodwyn
Nikita2011TV SeriesCaptain Tony Merrick
The Mentalist2011TV SeriesLawrence
Private Practice2011TV SeriesRandy Hatcher
Burn Notice2010TV SeriesJeff Taylor
Rizzoli & Isles2010TV SeriesMalcolm Senna
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2010TV SeriesSecurity Director
Real Heroes: Firefighter2009Video GameLt. Dylan Scott (voice)
State of Play2009Officer Brown
The Shield2002-2008TV SeriesJulien Lowe
Bats: Human Harvest2007TV MovieMartinez
Safe Harbour2007VideoJeff
The Shield2007Video GameOfficer Julien Lowe (voice)
Gridiron Gang2006Mr. Jones
Cold Case2006TV SeriesAndre Tibbs - 1994 / 2006
Fair Game2005E
Jonah2003ShortKing of Nineveh
Cradle 2 the Grave2003Odion
Judging Amy2000-2002TV SeriesMr. Rhymers
Planet of the Apes2001Major Frank Santos
Murder, She Wrote: The Last Free Man2001TV MovieSamuel Pinkney
NYPD Blue1993-2001TV SeriesADA Vernon Shore A.D.A. Vernon Shore
The Replacements2000Wilkinson
Ryan Caulfield: Year One1999TV Series
Any Day Now1999TV Series
Michael Jordan: An American Hero1999TV MovieMichael Jordan
L.A. Doctors1999TV SeriesMr. Simms
Thick as Thieves1999Malcolm
Kings1998ShortDane Washington
Arli$$1998TV SeriesDwayne Troy
Pensacola: Wings of Gold1998TV SeriesCpt. Greg Wilner
Bombshell1997Det. Jefferson
ER1997TV SeriesBill Nelson
Boogie Nights1997Jerome
Maximum Surge1996Video GameStark
Nash Bridges1996TV Series
Dangerous Minds1996TV SeriesJerome Griffin
The Fan1996Scalper
The Great White Hype1996Marvin Shabazz
Strange Days1995Wade Beemer
Tyson1995TV MovieMitch Green
Under One Roof1995TV SeriesRoger
Chicago Hope1994TV SeriesResident
Clear and Present Danger1994Coast Guardsman
Forrest Gump1994Black Panther
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine1994TV Series1st Officer
The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.1994TV SeriesSgt.-at-Arms
L.A. Law1994TV SeriesMale Officer
Law & Order1992TV SeriesOtis Cooke


'Reservoir Dogs' Revisited2005TV Special documentaryHimself

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