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Michael J Pollard Net Worth: How Rich was the Actor Actually?



Michael J Pollard Net Worth

Michael J Pollard was an American actor and comedian best known for his role as C.W. Moss in the movie ‘Bonnie and Clyde’. Michael J Pollard net worth before his death is estimated to be $1.5 million.

Pollard was born on May 30, 1939, in Passaic, New Jersey as the son to Sonia V. and Michael John Pollack who was a bar manager. His father and mother both were of Polish descent. Pollard’s father supported his family by working 60 hours a week as a bartender at O’Rourke’s Tap Room. Michael went to Montclair Academy and Actors Studio in New York.

Pollard’s role in television started in 1959 appearing in multiple programs. He had two roles in episodes of ‘Alfred Hitchcock Presents:’ He also portrayed the role of Homer McCauley in a television adaptation of William Saroyan’s novel “The Human Comedy”. He then received a lead role in David Hedison’s 16-segment NBC espionage TV series “Five Fingers”.

In 1962, pollard appeared in the comedy series ‘Window on Main Street’. The next year, he appeared on an episode of ABC’s ‘Channing’ and also in Walt Disney family musical ‘Summer Magic’. He was also cast as Danny Larkin in an episode of the ABC drama ‘Going My Way’.

Pollard’s big role came in 1967 when he played the supporting role of C.W. Moss in ‘Bonnie and Clyde’. He received positive reviews from critics and also received Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor. He also won a BAFTA Award for most promising Newcomer to leading film roles.

In addition to that, Pollard has appeared on several movies like Niagara Falls, Jigsaw, Melvin and Howard, Riders of the Storm, Roxanne, American Gothic, Scrooged, Season of Fear, Fast Food, Next of Kin, Why Me?, Motorama, Arizona Dream, Another You, Forever Lulu, House of 1000 Corpses, The Woods and many more.

Regarding his personal life, Pollard was once married to actress Beth Howland, with whom he had a daughter. On November 20, 2019, Pollard died from cardiac arrest at the age of 80.

Michael J Pollard Net Worth: $1.5 million

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