Michael Kitchen is married to Rowena Miller, as of 2015, and he met his wife in the late 1980s while she was working as a dresser with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Kitchen rarely gives interviews and values his privacy, outside of a few basic biographical facts.
Michael Kitchen is an English television producer and actor. He is best known for his acting as Detective Chief Superintendent Foyle in the series "Foyle's War." He has also acted in two James Bond movies as Bill Tanner.
Kitchen was born on October 31, 1948, in Leicester, Leicestershire. When he was a young boy, he was the head chorister in the choir of the Church of the Martyrs. He was a regular soloist during his time in the choir, and he also attended the City of Leicester Boys' Grammar School. During this time, he appeared in a production of Cymbeline before he attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. While he was still studying at the RADA, he won the Emile Littler Award In 1969 for his outstanding aptitude and talent in professional theater.
During his time at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Kitchen was discovered by a talent agent who helped him appear in a variety of small roles in several films, including "Zigo," "Unman" and "Wittering."