Michael Durant

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Birthday
23, 1961
Birthplace
Berlin, NH
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1961 (age 58)
Birthplace
Berlin, NH

About

POW who gained fame after being held captive in Somalia for 11 days in 1993, and who earned several honors, such as a Purple Heart, and a Distinguished Service Medal.

Before Fame

He worked as a voice intercept operator in the U.S. Army.

Trivia

He has a book published that talks about his military career and captivity called In the Company of Heroes. He fought Desert Storm, Prime Chance, Just Cause, and Gothic Serpent.

Family Life

He had six children with his second wife Lisa Durant.

Associated With

His character during captivity in Somalia was portrayed by actor Ron Eldard in the movie Black Hawk Down.