Michael Berryman | Biography

Quick Wiki

  • Full Name Michael John Berryman
  • Occupation Actor
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Birth Date Sep 04, 1948
  • Age 75 Years, 7 Months
American Actor Famous for Horror and Sci-Fi Genre Movies

Michael Berryman | Biography

Known for his work in ‘The Hills Have Eyes’ and ‘Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home’

Berryman was prematurely born and also suffered from a rare condition called Hydrochrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia. As a result, he did not develop sweat glands, hair, teeth, or fingernails because of the disease.

Michael Berryman is an actor known for his work in movies like The Hills Have Eyes and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.

Who is Michael Berryman?

Michael Berryman is an American actor who became prominent for his appearances in horror movies. Berryman was discovered by a casting agent in Venice Beach, where he worked as a florist. There he was offered a role in the 1975 movie Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze, after which he began his acting career.

Age & Early Life

Michael Berryman was born Michael John Berryman on 4 September 1948 in Los Angeles, California. Berryman is 73 years old as of 2021. 

His father was a neurosurgeon, and his mother was a nurse. Berryman was prematurely born and also suffered from a rare condition called Hydrochrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia. And because of the disease, he did not develop sweat glands, hair, teeth, or fingernails.


In 1975, after his debut in Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze, Berryman appeared in the critically lauded film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in the same year. His next role was Pluto in the cult classic film The Hills Have Eyes, which became his breakthrough character. He also reprised the role in its 1985 sequel, The Hills Have Eyes Part II.

Subsequently, he took several projects in the science-fiction, horror, and fantasy genres such as Deadly Blessing (1981), Voyage of the Rock Aliens (1984), Weird Science (1985), and My Science Project of (1985).

Followed by that, Berryman was also cast in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986), The Barbarians (1987), Saturday the 14th Strikes Back (1988), Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989), Evil Spirits (1991), and Double Dragon (1994).

During the 2000s and 2010s, Berryman also appeared in movies including The Devil Rejects (2005), The Haunted Casino (2007), Satan Hates You  (2010), The Lords of Salem (2010), and Midnight Devils (2019).


Berryman is married to his wife Patricia, and they reside on a farm in Northern California.

Fact-checking and Ethical Concerns

We assure our audience that we will remove any contents that are not accurate or according to formal reports and queries if they are justified. We commit to cover sensible issues responsibly through the principles of neutrality.

To report about any issues in our articles, please feel free to Contact Us. Our dedicated Editorial team verifies each of the articles published on the Biographyhost.