Michael Jace is an American actor best known for playing LAPD officer Julien Lowe on FX cop drama The Shield. He was born in Paterson, New Jersey, but currently lives in Hyde Park, Los Angeles. He has played a number of law enforcement roles, including a long-time role on NYPD Blue as ADA Vernon Shore, and a number of guest-starring roles on shows such as Law & Order, Judging Amy, and Cold Case. Michael was arrested by LAPD on May 19, 2014, for the murder of his wife, April Jace, whom he shot and killed in front of his two young children. On May 31, 2016, Michael was convicted of murder.
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Michael is best known for playing LAPD officer Julien Lowe on The Shield, as well as being convicted for the murder of his wife, April Jace.
Michael had been married to April Jace for 10 years before shooting her fatally on May 19. He has two sons, and a third through his marriage to April. His marriage to April was his second; he had been married to Jennifer Bitterman until their divorce in 2002.