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Michael Ansara

Michael AnsaraBorn: 15-Apr-1922
Birthplace: Syria
Died: 31-Jul-2013
Location of death: Calabasas, CA
Cause of death: Illness

Gender: Male
Religion: Greek Orthodox
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Cochise on Broken Arrow

Actor best known for film portrayals of "exotic" ethnic types -- he played an American Indian on his TV show Broken Arrow, an Arabian in Harum Scarum, an Egyptian in The Ten Commandments, and the first Klingon seen on Star Trek. He was actually of Syrian heredity.

Sister: Rose Browers
Wife: Jean Byron (m. 1955, div. 1956)
Wife: Barbara Eden (actress, m. 17-Jan-1958, div. 25-May-1974, one son)
Son: Matthew Ansara (b. 29-Aug-1965, d. 25-Jun-2001 heroin overdose)
Wife: Beverly Kishida (m. 1977, until his death)

    University: Los Angeles City College (attended)

    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6666 Hollywood Blvd.
    Syrian Ancestry

    Rambo Gen. Warhawk (1986)
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Kane (1979-80)
    Law of the Plainsman Deputy US Marshal Sam Buckhart (1959)
    Broken Arrow Cochise (1956-60)

    Batman Beyond: The Movie (21-Dec-1999) [VOICE]
    Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (11-Feb-1998) [VOICE]
    Border Shootout (1990)
    Assassination (9-Jan-1987) · Sen. Bunsen
    Knights of the City (14-Feb-1986)
    Centennial (1-Oct-1978)
    The Manitou (9-Jun-1978) · John Singing Rock
    Day of the Animals (13-May-1977)
    The Message (1976) · Bu-Sofyan
    al-Risālah (1976)
    It's Alive (Oct-1974)
    The Bears and I (31-Jul-1974) · Oliver Red Fern
    Ordeal (30-Oct-1973)
    The Doll Squad (19-Sep-1973)
    Stand Up and Be Counted (May-1972)
    Dear Dead Delilah (1972)
    The Phynx (6-May-1970)
    Guns of the Magnificent Seven (30-Jul-1969) · Col. Diego
    Target: Harry (1969)
    The Pink Jungle (16-Sep-1968)
    Daring Game (Apr-1968)
    Sol Madrid (7-Feb-1968)
    The Destructors (Jan-1968)
    How I Spent My Summer Vacation (7-Jan-1967)
    Texas Across the River (26-Oct-1966) · Iron Jacket
    And Now Miguel (17-May-1966)
    Harum Scarum (24-Nov-1965) · Prince Dragna
    The Greatest Story Ever Told (15-Feb-1965) · Herod's General
    Quick, Let's Get Married (1964)
    The Comancheros (30-Oct-1961)
    Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (12-Jul-1961)
    The Tall Stranger (17-Nov-1957) · Zarata
    Quantez (7-Jun-1957) · Delgadito
    Last of the Badmen (17-Feb-1957)
    Pillars of the Sky (5-Oct-1956) · Kamiakin
    Gun Brothers (15-Sep-1956) · Shawnee
    The Lone Ranger (10-Feb-1956) · Angry Horse
    Diane (12-Jan-1956)
    Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (5-Sep-1955) · Charlie
    New Orleans Uncensored (30-Apr-1955)
    Jupiter's Darling (17-Feb-1955) · Maharbal
    Sign of the Pagan (25-Nov-1954)
    Bengal Brigade (6-Nov-1954)
    Princess of the Nile (11-Jun-1954)
    The Saracen Blade (6-Jun-1954)
    Three Young Texans (Jan-1954)
    The Diamond Queen (28-Nov-1953) · Mir Jumla
    Slaves of Babylon (Oct-1953)
    Julius Caesar (4-Jun-1953) · Pindarus
    Serpent of the Nile (8-May-1953)
    The Bandits of Corsica (27-Feb-1953)
    The Golden Hawk (17-Oct-1952) · Bernardo Diaz
    Yankee Buccaneer (16-Sep-1952)
    Brave Warrior (1-Jun-1952)
    Bannerline (12-Oct-1951)
    Only the Valiant (13-Apr-1951)
    Soldiers Three (29-Mar-1951) · Manik Rao
    Intrigue (6-Dec-1947)

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