Michael J. Pollard

American actor (1939–2019)

Michael John Pollard (born Michael John Pollack Jr.; May 30, 1939 – November 20, 2019) was an American character actor. He was best known for playing C.W. Moss in the 1967 movie Bonnie and Clyde. The role earned him an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination.[1]

Michael J. Pollard
Michael John Pollack Jr.

(1939-05-30)May 30, 1939
DiedNovember 20, 2019(2019-11-20) (aged 80)
Cause of deathCardiac Arrest
OccupationActor Comedian
Years active1959–2019
Beth Howland
(m. 1961; div. 1969)

Pollard died of cardiac arrest on November 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, California at the age of 80.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Pollard was married to actress Beth Howland, In 2010, Pollard stated that he was Bisexual.


  1. "Michael J. Pollard profile at". filmreference.com.
  2. Bernstein, Adam. "Michael J. Pollard, scene-stealing actor in 'Bonnie and Clyde,' dies at 80". WashingtonPost.com. The Washington Post. Retrieved 22 November 2019.

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