Sad news for Chiklis fans. Speculation had been rife that the American actor best known for his roles in The Shield, Fantastic Four or Gotham, is about to announce his retirement from acting, at age 56, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 07/07/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being an actor isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being an actor-director-producer just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Monday evening, #ThankYouMichael was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.
“Michael Chiklis was unlike any other actor we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouMichael”
— @universalObserver, 6 Jul 2020
“Didn't Michael Chiklis retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 6 Jul 2020
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