|Birth||August 26, 1952|
|Death||March 30, 2003 (age 50)|
(Los Angeles, California)
|Cause of death||Epilepsy|
|Spouse||Sean Blue (1995–2003)|
|Siblings||William, Virginia, Amanda, Emily and Larie|
|Parents||Virginia and William Claud Jeter|
|The Polar Express|
|Character(s)||Smokey and Steamer (motion-capture)|
To pay him a tribute, a deleted scene from the film, called "It Takes Two", which features Smokey and Steamer prominently, is featured on the film's DVD release.
- Michael Jeter and Tom Hanks both played roles in the 1986 film, The Money Pit and the 1999 film The Green Mile
- He and Eddie Deezen made guest appearances in Duckman.
- Jeter was born in the same year as Robert Zemeckis, Jesse Conde, Mark Goodman and Gary Goetzman and died in the same year as Marge Rosse.