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Michael Sacks

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Michael Sacks (born September 11, 1948) is an American actor and tech executive who played the role of Billy Pilgrim in George Roy Hill's Slaughterhouse Five, an adaptation from the novel by Kurt Vonnegut. Sacks also appeared in Steven Spielberg's The Sugarland Express, as the kidnapped highway patrolman; The Amityville Horror, as James Brolin's character's friend and coworker; and Hanover Street, with Harrison Ford. On Broadway, he was the bewildered Viet Nam vet "Mark" in Kennedy's Children by Robert Patrick. He apparently retired from the entertainment industry in 1984; his last role was in the made for TV film Why Me?, with Annie Potts. After spending time working in technology positions on Wall Street, Sacks in 2004 joined the online bond trading company, MarketAxess, as head of global applications development. He was employed by Morgan Stanley from 1994 to 2004, as executive director, global head of bond technology for the fixed income division. Other assignments at MS included chief operating officer for fixed income technology and global head of technology for the foreign exchange division. Prior to Morgan Stanley he held positions at Salomon Brothers, Inc. and IBM Research Division. Mr. Sacks has an A.B. in Social Relations from Harvard College and a M.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Sacks, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​


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Born:
Sep 11, 1948 In New York City, New York, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
10
First Appeared:
In the movie Slaughterhouse-Five 1972-03-15
Latest Project:
Movie The House of God 1984-01-01
Known For
Poster of The House of God
Poster of Bunco
Poster of The Sugarland Express
Poster of Slaughterhouse-Five
Filmography
Movie The House of God Wayne Potts 1984-01-01
Movie Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land Pete 1983-02-27
Movie Split Image Gabriel 1982-11-04
Movie The Amityville Horror Jeff 1979-07-26
Movie Bunco Dixon 1977-01-01
Movie The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover Melvin Purvis 1977-12-01
Movie The Great Niagara Lonnie Grant 1974-09-24
Movie The Sugarland Express Patrolman Maxwell Slide 1974-04-05
Movie Carola Henri Marceau 1973-02-06
Movie Slaughterhouse-Five Billy Pilgrim 1972-03-15