1. He is most known for starring on the SAG Award-winning Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black as Corrections Officer Sam Healy.
2. Born in The Bronx, New York City, Harney went on to intensive study with legendary acting teachers William Esper and Phil Gushee, both of whom studied and taught with Sanford Meisner for many years at The Neighborhood Playhouse School Of The Theater.
3. After studying acting for 7 years he went on to run The Michael Harney Acting Studio in New York City for 8 years.
4. Harney first worked with Orange Is The New Black creator Jenji Kohan on the Showtime original dark comedy Weeds, starring opposite Mary-Louise Parker as Detective Mitch Ouellette.