Michael Hitchcock - Updated Apr 2024

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Michael Hitchcock


Michael Hitchcock is known as an actor, screenwriter, and comedian. Michael Hitchcock is known for featuring in Best in Show, Waiting for Guffman, and more.

Early Life

On July 28, 1958, Wesley James Jack aka Michael Hitchcock was born in Defiance, Ohio, United States. As of now, he is already 65 years old and has Leo as his zodiac sign. Therefore, the name of his father along with his mother’s identity is unknown.

As per his academics, he first went to Lyons Township High School. Later, he enrolled at Northwestern University for a BSc. He received his Master’s in Fine Arts degree from the University of California.

Michael Hitchcock – Net Worth 2024

Michael Hitchcock has been a multi-talented actor and has been seen in several projects. As he has appeared in different projects, he also has been earning a good amount. In addition, the estimated net worth of Michael is $5 million.

Personal Life

Michael Hitchcock has been very private when it comes to his personal life. Similarly, he has not revealed a single detail related to his relationship status and others. So, the sources have claimed that he must be probably single and is not married yet.

Professional Life

Michael Hitchcock has appeared in several of Christopher Guest’s critically acclaimed movies. They are Waiting for Guffman (1996), Best in Show (2000), A Mighty Wind (2003), For Your Consideration (2006), and Mascots (2016). Similarly, he and his co-actors from A Mighty Wind were awarded “Best Ensemble Cast” by the Florida Film Critics Circle.

Michael Hitchcock

Caption: Michael Hitchcock with his co-stars. Source: Instagram

In addition, they were nominated for “Best Ensemble Acting” by the Phoenix Film Critics Society. He appeared in other films like Grand Death Lotto, Reunion, EXmas, Your Place or Mine, Barb, and Star Go to Vista Del Mar. Likewise, he was seen in Magic Camp, Bridesmaids, Super 8, Operation: Endgame, Smiley Face, Wild Hogs, Joss Whedon’s Serenity, Pretty Persuasion, Bug, Heartbreakers, and Happy, Texas.

Moreover, he has also recurred on The Resort, Black Monday, The New Normal, United States of Tara, Men of a Certain Age, Party Down, MADtv, and Grosse Pointe. Besides that, he has appeared in TV series like A League of Their Own, Space Force, The Goldbergs, People of Earth, Veep, and Curb Your Enthusiasm. He was also part of series like Nobodies, Idiotsitter, Tom Goes to the Mayor, Up All Night, Entourage, The League, and The Glee Project.

More About Career

He was offered to play in Pushing Daisies, Arrested Development, Head Case, The Suite Life on Deck, Las Vegas, and Desperate Housewives. Similarly, he was a writer and executive producer on seasons 3 and 4 of the CW television series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

He was seen serving as a writer and co-executive producer on seasons 5 and 6 of the FOX television series Glee. Thus, he is a writer and supervising producer on season 4.

He played the role in the season 4 episode “Makeover”, season 5 episode “Love Love Love” and season 6 episode “The Hurt Locker, Part Two”. Moving on, Hitchcock directed the season 6 episode “Child Star”.

He became a writer for the FOX late-night comedy series MADtv and one of the series’ producers in 1999 and 2001. Hence, he played the role of Simeon Dyson in “The Lillian Verner Game Show.” He also has worked as a writer for House Arrest, The Ultimate Christmas Present, and  Where the Day Takes You.

Michael Hitchcock – Social Media

Michael Hitchcock has an Instagram account named @hitchmichael, with 18.1k followers. Similarly, he has a Twitter account named @Hitchmichael, with 48.4k followers.

Body Measurements

Michael Hitchcock stands 6 feet tall and his body weight is not yet revealed. Adding some more, he has brown hair with brown pairs of eyes. Besides that, there are no details related to his body measurements.