Michael Jeter

Michael Jeter


Michael Jeter, the lean, loose-limbed character actor who won a 1990 Tony Award playing a dying clerk looking for one last fling in the musical, Grand Hotel, was found dead in his Hollywood Hills home March 30, 2003. Mr. Jeter was 50 years old. He also won an Emmy Award for his supporting role on TV's "Evening Shade"; he played the feisty assistant football coach Herman Stiles. According to wire reports friends said they had been in touch with him as recently as Saturday, according to the actor's publicist, Dick Guttman.

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  • Born: Aug 26, 1952 in Lawrenceburg, TN, USA
  • Death: Mar 30, 2003 in Los Angeles, CA, USA

Roles (5)

Grand Hotel Playbill - Nov 1989 Grand Hotel (1989)
Opened Nov 12, 1989
  • as Otto Kringelein (Original)
PB.Listing.Placeholder.BROADWAY.V4.jpg G.R. Point (1979)
Opened Apr 16, 1979
  • as Straw (Original)
Once in a Lifetime Playbill - June 1978 Once in a Lifetime (1978)
Opened Jun 15, 1978
  • as Page (Original)
  • as Jolson (Original)
  • as Bellboy (Original)


Clarence Derwent Award
1990 Most Promising Male Performer Grand Hotel Winner
Drama Desk Award
1990 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Grand Hotel Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1990 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Grand Hotel Winner
Theatre World Awards
1979 Theatre World Award G.R. Point Winner
Tony Award
1990 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Grand Hotel Winner