From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia David Kagen (born September 27, 1948) is an American film and television actor, best known for playing Sheriff Michael Garris in Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives. Kagen was born and raised in Somers Point, New Jersey. He is a Carnegie-Mellon graduate and runs his own acting school, David Kagen's School of Film Acting, situated in Studio City, California. Kagen also attended the Juilliard Preparatory School where he studied piano. Description above from the Wikipedia article David Kagen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.