-Milton French-Stewart was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico USA on 20 February 196•
-He is an actor, best known for his role in the sitcom “3rd Rock from the Sun” alongside John Lithgow, Jane Curtin and Kristen Johnston.
-French has appeared in around 115 movies and TV series, such as “Stargate” and “Inspector Gadget 2”.
-He has been married twice and is currently living with his wife, Vanessa Claire Steward and their daughter in Los Angeles, California.
-As of September 2020, his net worth has been estimated at over $6 million.

Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$3 million
Date Of BirthFebruary 20, 1964
SpouseVanessa Claire Stewart, Katherine LaNasa
MarkA distinctive squint.
FactIs the official Clamato (a clam drink) spokesman.

Who is French Stewart?

Milton French-Stewart was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico USA, on 20 February 1964 – his zodiac sign is Pisces and he holds American nationality. French is an actor, probably best known for his portrayal of Harry Solomon in the science fiction sitcom “3rd Rock from the Sun” which was created by Bonnie and Terry Turner and starred John Lithgow, Jane Curtin and Kristen Johnston. The story follows four aliens who take human forms after coming to Earth, and while it aired from 1996 to 2001, the series won 36 awards including two Golden Globes, while it was nominated for 74 others.

For his performance in the series, French and his colleagues were nominated for three Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. in 1997, ‘98 and ‘99.

Where is he now and what is he doing today?

There have been rumors circulating the internet that French might have retired from acting, however, he is still very active in the film industry. and is currently shooting for two upcoming movies – he will star in the comedy “Never Too Late”, written by Donald Martin and Harrison Powell, and he will also appear in the thriller “A Fall from Grace” which will star David Lynch, Vincent D’Onofrio and Forest Whitaker.

Early life and education

French was raised in Albuquerque as an only child by his stepfather, who was a microfilm technician and his mother who was a housewife – spending most of his free time with his stepfather, French became interested in acting at a very early age.

He started appearing in school plays while attending Del Norte High School, and soon had a chance to appear in plays performed at a local theatre. He went on to attend West Texas University located in Canyon, but after only two semesters decided to switch to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theatre acts in 1986.

French Stewart

French subsequently appeared in numerous plays, and received his Screen Actors Guild Card after he played Yogi Bear in the play “Shakey Quakey Tour”.

Roles in series

French has appeared in around 115 movies and TV series, and we are going to mention some of his most notable performances in this article.

He made his debut TV series appearance in 1992, when he portrayed the supporting character Razor Dee in the sitcom “The New WKRP in Cincinnati” which was created by Hugh Wilson and which starred Gordon Jump, Frank Bonner and Richard Sanders in the story which follows the lives of people working at a struggling radio station.

In 1994 he appeared in a single episode of the sitcom “Seinfeld” portraying The Manager, and three years later, French appeared as Stu in the episode “Caroline and the Long Shot” of the sitcom “Caroline in the City”.

He was praised for his voicing performance when he voiced one of the lead characters, Icarus in “Disney’s Hercules: The Animated Series” which got him nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program. His next main role was when he voiced Bob Alman in the animated sitcom “God, the Devil and Bob”, and in 2001 French guest starred in two episodes of the critically acclaimed sitcom “That ‘70s Show”.

The following years saw French appear in only one or two episodes of many series, such as the legal comedy “Ally McBeal” in 2002, the sitcom “Less Than Perfect” in 2003 and the following year in the procedural forensics drama “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”. In 2006, French starred as Stewart in the sitcom “Misconceptions”, and was then invited to play the main character Principal Delahey in the series “Subs”, but which wasn’t picked up by any network. He went on to take part in single episodes of series such as the animated “Phineas and Ferb” in which he voiced Gaston Le Mode” in 2008, the comedy series “Imagination Movers” in 2009, and the teen sitcom “True Jackson, VP” in 2010.

French played Principal Cameron in four episodes of the sitcom “The Middle” in 2014, and then portrayed the main character Chef Rudy in the sitcom “Mom”, created by Chuck Lorre, Gemma Baker and Eddie Gorodetsky.

Three of his most recent roles in series have been in the episode “Knee Deep” of the sitcom “Roseanne” in 2018, two episodes of the series “Deadly Class” and the episode “The Charity Mugger” of the comedy “No Good Nick” both in 2019.

Roles in movies

French made his debut film appearance in 1994, when he portrayed Lieutenant Louis Ferretti in the science fiction adventure movie “Stargate”, written by Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich, and which starred Kurt Russell, James Spader and Jaye Davidson.

The story follows a teleportation device found in Egypt which leads people to another planet inhabited by creatures which resemble humans – the film won six awards and was nominated for six others.

French then played Dennis in the independent comedy movie “Glory Daze”, plus supporting characters in several movies, such as the fantasy adventure comedy film “Magic Island” in 1995, the action thriller movie “Broken Arrow” in 1996, and the military comedy film “McHale’s Navy” in 1997. He went on to star as Obie in the animated adventure comedy movie “Bartok the Magnificent” in 1999, before acting alongside Bridgette Wilson and Bill Bellamy in the dark comedy movie “Love Stinks”.

A few of his following roles were in the movie “Murder at the Cannes Film Festival” in 2000, the family comedy film “Home Alone 4: Taking Back the House” and the science fiction action movie “Clockstoppers” both in 2002.

French was praised for his portrayal of the lead character Inspector Gadget in the action comedy movie “Inspector Gadget 2”, and for his performance was nominated for a DVD Exclusive Award for Best Actor in a DVD Premiere Movie. He appear in supporting roles in several movies before playing another lead character, Officer Jim Conrad in the independent thriller movie “Surveillance”, and was nominated for a Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance.

A couple of French’s most recent roles in movies have been in the film “Christopher George Gardner: A life in Drinking The Knoxville Years” in 2012, the comedy “30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” and the comedy “Rain from Stars” in 2013.

Love life and relationships

French has been married two times. He met actress Katherine LaNasa while they were shooting for the same series in 1996, and two years later on 19 May 1998, they married in a private ceremony attended by their closest friends and family. Katherine is today perhaps best known for her roles in the comedy movie “The Campaign”, and the romantic comedy “Valentine’s Day”.

The two were married for 11 years before Katherine left French for Grant Show, a popular American actor.

He met Vanessa Claire Steward in 2009 at a party, and started dating a few days later – Vanessa is an actress, writer and a movie producer, who is best known for her roles in movies “Alex & The List” and “Girls! Girls! Girls!” In June 2013, Vanessa gave birth to her and French’s daughter Helen Claire Steward and the family of three is seemingly leading a happy life together in Los Angeles, California.

Hobbies and other interests

French is a huge fan of silent movies, and has his own collection which is said to be worth quite a lot – he also likes to watch Hollywood movies, and his favorite actors and actresses are Jim Carrey, Will Smith and Anne Hathaway, and some of his favorite movies are “Liar Liar”, “I Am Legend” and “One Day”.

He likes to drink alcohol and is currently serving as the spokesperson of Clamato which is a clam drink. French likes to travel and his career as an actor has made it possible for him to travel all around the US, while he’s also been to many European countries such as Switzerland, England and France.

French was physically active during his 20s and 30s, as he had several training sessions at the gym each week and played various sports, however, he ceased these activities at some point, but continued to follow a strict diet.

Age and net worth

French’s age is 56. He has short brown hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 10ins (1.78m) tall and weighs around 160lbs (72kgs).

As of September 2020, his net worth has been estimated at over $6 million, a just reward for one of the most ‘in demand’ support actors.

General Info

Full NameFrench Stewart
Net Worth$3 million
Date Of BirthFebruary 20, 1964
Height1.78 m
ProfessionVoice Actor
EducationAmerican Academy of Dramatic Arts


SpouseVanessa Claire Stewart, Katherine LaNasa
ChildrenHelene Claire Stewart


NominationsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer In An Animated Program
MoviesHome Alone 4, Inspector Gadget 2, Love Stinks, Clockstoppers, Stargate, Dog Gone, Glory Daze, Opposite Day, 30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Give 'Em Hell, Malone, Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2, Cinderelmo, Hercules: Zero to Hero, Convincing Clooney...
TV ShowsThe New WKRP in Cincinnati, Hercules, 3rd Rock from the Sun, God, the Devil and Bob, I Love the '70s: Volume 2, I Love the New Millennium, Allen Gregory, Mom, The New Partridge Family, Two Dreadful Children, The Great Debate, Misconceptions

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#Marks / Signs
1A distinctive squint.


1Daughter Helen Claire Stewart born June 2013.
2He is the only actor to appear in both Stargate (1994) and SGU Stargate Universe (2009).
3Lives in West Hollywood, California.
4Attended West Texas State University (now West Texas A&M University) in Canyon, Texas for two semesters in 1982-1983.
5Has a collection of silent films.
6Is the official Clamato (a clam drink) spokesman.
7French earned his Screen Actors Guild card for playing Yogi Bear with Hanna-Barbera's Shakey Quakey Tour. It was a short-lived career move though, as he was fired for pulling off his bear head in front of the children.
8Ex-stepfather of Henry Hopper.




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Sensitive Men2014ShortJudge Posner
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Rain from Stars2013Virgil
The Birthday Boys2013TV SeriesMr. Villanueva
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30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo2013Herb Rosti
How to Have a Happy Marriage2012ShortJohn
Rise of the Zombies2012Doctor Arnold
Psych2012TV SeriesWhip Chatterly
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The Penguins of Madagascar2010-2012TV SeriesCecil
Allen Gregory2011TV SeriesRichard
Girls! Girls! Girls!2011
Pound Puppies2011TV SeriesZoltron
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SGU Stargate Universe2011TV SeriesDr. Andrew Covel
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The Assignment2010Mr. Price
Days of Our Lives2010TV SeriesKeith
Private Practice2010TV SeriesKevin Mason
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Imagination Movers2009TV SeriesTeacher
Cavemen2008TV SeriesMr. Busby
Happy Campers2008TV Movie
Pushing Daisies2008TV SeriesWoolsey Nicholls
Surveillance2008/IOfficer Jim Conrad
Dog Gone2008Blackie
Phineas and Ferb2008TV SeriesGaston
Two Dreadful Children2007TV Movie
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Subs2007TV MoviePrincipal Delahey
Pepper Dennis2006TV SeriesDr. Crimmons
Misconceptions2006TV SeriesStewart / Horace
My Name Is...2005ShortJason Scott
Duck2005Jumper (as French Stewart)
The New Partridge Family2005TV MovieReuben Kincaid
Less Than Perfect2003-2005TV SeriesGene Schmidtline
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2004TV SeriesAlien Minister
Wedding Daze2004TV MovieNathan Bennett IV
The Drew Carey Show2004TV SeriesBuddy
All About the Andersons2004TV SeriesDr. Harvey
The Nick at Nite Holiday Special2003TV MovieMr. Stewart, The Bellboy
Inspector Gadget 22003VideoInspector Gadget
Phil at the Gate2003TV Movie
Naked Movie2002Chauncey
Becker2002TV SeriesJim / Jerry / Stephanie
Home Alone 42002TV MovieMarv Merchants
Clockstoppers2002Dr. Earl Dopler
Ally McBeal2002TV SeriesMichael Walker
That '70s Show2001TV SeriesDaniel
God, the Devil and Bob2000-2001TV SeriesBob Allman
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Blind Men2001TV Movie
Murder at the Cannes Film Festival2000TV MovieNathan Booth
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Charmed2000TV SeriesGenie
Cinderelmo1999TV MoviePrince
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Love Stinks1999Seth Winnick
Dick1999The Interviewer
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Hercules: Zero to Hero1999VideoIcarus (voice)
Just Shoot Me!1998TV SeriesSteven / Mr. Mayor
It's Tough to Be a Bug1998ShortThe Termite-ator (voice)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1998TV Series
NewsRadio1997TV SeriesBrent
McHale's Navy1997Happy
Caroline in the City1997TV SeriesStu
MADtv1996TV SeriesHost
Broken Arrow1996I.R. Crewman
Magic Island1995VideoMr. Sapperstein
Glory Daze1995Dennis
Space: Above and Beyond1995TV SeriesSurvivor
Leaving Las Vegas1995Businessman #2
The Poison Tasters1995Crawford
The Boys Are Back1994-1995TV SeriesDonny
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The Larry Sanders Show1994TV SeriesIntern
Seinfeld1994TV SeriesManager
The New WKRP in Cincinnati1992-1993TV SeriesRazor Dee


God, the Devil and Bob2000TV Series performer - 1 episode
Hercules1998-1999TV Series performer - 4 episodes
3rd Rock from the SunTV Series 3 episodes, 1997 - 1998 performer - 13 episodes, 1996 - 1998


Chase the Slut2010co-producer


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Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?2014TV SeriesHimself
Behind the Scenes of 30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo2013Video documentary shortHimself
Dish it Out!2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Undateable2010TV Mini-Series documentary
Surveillance: The Watched Are Watching2008Video documentary shortHimself
I Love the New Millennium2008TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Last Comic Standing2008TV SeriesHimself
I Love the '70s: Volume 22006TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2006TV SeriesHimself
I Love Toys2006TV Series documentaryHimself
I Love the Holidays2005TV Special documentaryHimself
I Love the 80's 3-D2005TV Series documentaryHimself
TV Land's Top Ten2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Steve Harvey's Big Time Challenge2005TV SeriesHimself
Pet Star2005TV Series documentaryJudge
The Entertainment Weekly Guide: Guilty Pleasures2005TV MovieHimself - Host
I Love the '90s: Part Deux2005TV Series documentaryHimself
20: Entertainment Weekly's Best Holiday Movies2004TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
Hollywood Squares2003-2004TV SeriesHimself
Perfect Opposites2004Himself
Behind the Scenes of 'Inspector Gadget 2'2003Video documentary shortHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1998-2002TV SeriesHimself
The Conspiracy Zone2002TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2000TV SeriesHimself
Pajama Party2000TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Show1997-1999TV SeriesHimself
The Martin Short Show1999TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn1999TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1998-1999TV SeriesHimself
5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards1999TV SpecialHimself
1st Annual TV Guide Awards1999TV SpecialHimself - Host
Sin City Spectacular1998TV SeriesHimself
The 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1997TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
Politically Incorrect1997TV SeriesHimself
3rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards1997TV SpecialHimself
The 54th Annual Golden Globe Awards1997TV SpecialHimself
Christmas in Washington1996TV SpecialHimself

Archive Footage

Hercules1999TV SeriesIcarus


Nominated Awards

2010Chainsaw AwardFangoria Chainsaw AwardsBest Supporting ActorSurveillance (2008)
2003DVDX AwardDVD Exclusive AwardsBest Actor in a DVD Premiere MovieInspector Gadget 2 (2003)
2000Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performer in an Animated ProgramHercules (1998)
1999ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1998ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
1997ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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