Michael E. Knight (Tad Martin on All My Children)

Current Character: Tad Martin

Birthday: 1959-05-07

Birthplace: Born in Princeton, New Jersey

Marital Status: Separated from OLTL's Catherine Hickland


Born in Princeton, New Jersey, Michael E. Knight was raised in California dreaming of a career in acting from an early age. Earning his theater arts degree from Wesleyan University in three years, the talented Knight sought out further technical training at the Circle in the Square Theater.

The three-time Emmy Award-winner returned to All My Children in December, 1992 as Tad Martin. He has also appeared in numerous stage productions and television series. His numerous guest-starring roles on television include Murder, She Wrote, Dear John and Grapevine.

On the silver screen, Knight has been seen in Hexed and Baby, It's You.

Career Highlights

All My Children - Ted Orsini (1993)
One Life to Live - Tad Martin (1996)
She Stood Alone: The Tailhook Scandal (1995)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2001)
Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Younger Leading Man in a Drama Series (1986, 1987)
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (2005)
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (1998, 1999, 2001)
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Younger Leading Man in a Drama Series (1985, 1986, 1987)
Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (2003)
Soap Opera Digest Awards Winner, Best Supporting Actor (1999)