Michael Margotta is an American actor who currently serves as Artistic Director of The Actor's Center—ROMA. He was nominated for an Emmy award for his appearance on Kojak in 1976.
Margotta appeared in the film that was Jack Nicholson's directorial debut, Drive, He Said. In the year of its release, the film cause a stir because of Margotta appearing fully nude in a mental breakdown scene. Censors at the time attempted to give the film an X rating.
On television, Margotta was a guest star in the "Do Your Own Thing" episode of the 1973 situation comedy Needles and Pins. and he played "Harold" the Hippie on an episode of I Dream of Jeannie.