Michael Cole Net Worth (2024): Height, Age, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On March 6th, 2022

Michael Cole is a famous American actor who played the remarkable role of Pete Cochran in the television crime drama The Mod Squad from 1968 to 1973.

Michael Cole's Net Worth

As of 2024, Michael Cole's net worth is estimated to be $2 million.

Net Worth$2 million
Famous NameMichael Cole
Source(s) of FameActor
Date of BirthJuly 3, 1940
Place of BirthMadison, Wisconsin, U.S.
RelationshipsMarried, Shelley Funes,

Early Life

Michael Cole was born in Madison, Wisconsin, USA on July 3, 1940. We know nothing about the early life, parents and sibling details of Michael Cole. The things we know are that he is an actor known for his roles in the films The Last Child (1971), It (1990) and Mr. Brooks (2007).

Career Highlights

Michael Cole started his acting career in 1961 by appearing in the film drama, Forbid Them Not. In 1966, Michael Cole portrayed the role of Mark in the science fiction film The Bubble which was later named Fantastic Invasion of Planet Earth.

In 1967, Cole played the role of Spivey in the western Chuka and the role of Alan Miller in the 1971 film The Last Child. The last role was so remarkable that it was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. In 1973, Cole played the role of Cliff Norris in Beg, Borrow or Steal.

The Mod Squad was a huge success for Cole and he did a great deal of stage work after that, including Cat On A Hot Tin Roof.

In 1966, Cole played the role of Kipp in Gunsmoke. In addition to playing big roles, Cole made guest appearances during the 1970s in The Love Boat, Wonder Woman and CHiPs. In 1978, he appeared in the TV thriller Evening in Byzantine.

Michael Cole worked on Nickel Mountain in the 1980s and 1990s. The other shows that Cole worked in include Diagnosis Murder, Murder She Wrote, The Eddie Capra Mysteries and Fantasy Island. Cole appeared in the TV movie It in 1990 and played the role of Harlan Barret in the 1991 movie The General Hospital.

Cole became famous worldwide for his role of a troubled youth turned crime fighter named Pete Cochran in the series The Mod Squad from 1968 to 1973. Cole is perfectly fitted in this role because of his deep voice, boyish good looks and brooding personality.

The Mod Squad ran for five seasons and was produced by Danny Thomas and Aaron Spelling. This drama produced a total of 123 successful episodes.

Cole is still a successful actor who continues to work in television projects and films. In 2006, he played the role of Charles Hadley in the TV series ER. The same year, Cole also appeared in an episode of the Mystery Woman, titled Mystery Woman: At First Sight.

In 2007, Cole appeared in the thriller Mr. Brooks, playing the role of the attorney for Detective Tracy Atwood.

Personal Life

Michael Cole married three times during his life so far and has divorced two women. He has two children from his first marriage and a single daughter from the second one. In 1996, Cole married Shelley Funes and the two have continued their relationship since then.

Social Media

The famous American actor seems absent from the social media scene. We haven’t found any Facebook, Twitter or Instagram accounts of Michael Cole.


Michael Cole is a famous American actor who is most famous for his role of Pete Cochran in the television series The Mod Squad from 1968 to 1973. This role and many others have made him an international celebrity and people know him for his remarkable roles. The current net worth of Michael Cole is estimated to be $2 million.

Michael Cole has sometimes been associated with other Actors such as Howard McNear, Yoo Gun, Takami Yoshimoto, Rose Schlossberg, Jack Bardoe, Frank Thanatsaran Samthonglai, Alfredo Gatica, Andi Matichak, and Alexander England.