Michael Connell Biehn (born July 31, 1956) is an American actor and director. He is best known for his roles in James Cameron's science fiction action films, including the 1984 science fiction action thriller The Terminator (as Sgt. Kyle Reese), the 1986 science-fiction action horror film Aliens (as Cpl. Dwayne Hicks), and the 1989 science fiction-adventure film The Abyss (as Lt. Coffey). He has also acted in films such as the Western film Tombstone (1993), the action film The Rock (1996), and the action horror science-fiction film Planet Terror. On television, Biehn appeared in the cast of the Emmy Award-winning 1980s police drama series Hill Street Blues and the short-lived syndicated adventure show Adventure Inc. (2002-2003).