Michael Horton is an American actor and voice over artist, who had a long-running role as Jessica Fletcher's nephew, Grady Fletcher, on the television series Murder, She Wrote. Horton is also known for his roles in Dances With Wolves, The Legend of Prince Valiant, Star Trek: First Contact, and Star Trek: Insurrection.
Horton appeared in such films and television series as Star Trek: Voyager, ER, Dances with Wolve, Taxi, M*A*S*H, Baywatch, and The Eddie Capra Mysteries. He played the recurring role of Lieutenant Daniels in Star Trek: First Contact and star Trek: Insurrection.
His voice over work includes Chip Chase in the 1980s cartoon The Transformers. He also voiced Betty Okonak Templeton Jones and her husband, James Michael Jones in Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. He voiced Hollywood stuntman Jeff Wright and Stormer's brother Craig Phillips on Jem. He was Rick Jones in The Incredible Hulk cartoon from 1982. He was the younger brother Tommy Talltree of Airborn in the G.I. Joe episode "Operation Mind Menace." He was the voice of Arn in The Legend of Prince Valiant. Lastly, he was The Prince in the 1993 animated film, Happily Ever After.
Horton is also a producer, director, and editor. He is co-host of the podcast Digital Production Buzz, and a founder of the Los Angeles Final Cut Pro User Group. He is married to actress Debbie Zipp; the couple have two children.
Horton is married to actress Debbie Zipp, who played Horton's onscreen girlfriend and wife Donna Mayberry in Murder, She Wrote, and whose last known acting role was in the television series Gilmore Girls in two episodes (one in 2005 and one in 2007) as Katherine. The couple have two children.