Michael Axford
The Green Hornet - Edward James Olmos
Michael Axford
Short Film

Michael Axford is a cop-turned-reporter at The Daily Sentinel who is constantly trying to prove the identity of the Green Hornet, clueless that it is actually his boss, Britt Reid.

In the 2011 film, he is played by actor Edward James Olmos.


The writer of the original Green Hornet radio series, Fran Striker, carried over the character of Michael Axford from the radio program Manhunters. Actor Jim Irwin played the role of Michael Axford on both programs. In serials The Green Hornet and The Green Hornet Strikes Again!, the character is played by Wade Boteler. Actor Lloyd Gough played him in the television series The Green Hornet.