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Michael Ansara

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Born: April 15, 1922 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (1998) as Victor Fries
The cryogenic super criminal Mr. Freeze kidnaps Batgirl in a plot to save the life of his beloved wife, Batman and Robin race to beat the clock to rescue Batgirl from the clutches of their icy adversary.
Johnny Mysto Boy Wizard (1998) as Malfeasor
A young magician from Los Angeles comes into possession of Merlin's ring and ends up in King Arthur's court.
Assassination (1987) as Senator Bunsen
The presidential bodyguard, Jay Killion, is assigned to guard the first lady during the inauguration of her newly elected husband. The iconoclastic first lady initially balks at Killion's traditional, methodical procedures. But when several attempts are made on her life, she begins to trust his inst
Lethal (1985)
Fantastic World of D.C. Collins, The (1984) as Turk
In his fifth TV-movie, Gary Collins is a UN diplomat's son who continually daydreams about various movie heroes, ranging from Dwight Cloudclimber (sort of a miniaturized Luke "Star Wars" Skywalker) and Alabama Smith (who is not unlike Indiana "Raiders of the Lost Ark" Jones), to a James Bond-type an
Guns and the Fury, The (1981) as Prince Sohrab
At the beginning of the 20th century, two American men think they are going to make their fortunes when they find rich oil reserves in Persia. But they find that their plans are not welcomed by the Persians, and are soon fighting on every border.
The Manitou (1978) as John Singing Rock
A psychic''''s girlfriend finds out that a lump on her back is a growing reincarnation of a 400 year-old demonic Native American spirit.
Mohammad Messenger of God (1976)
Depicts the Birth of Islam and the life of the prophet Mohammad.
Day Of The Animals (1976) as Daniel Santee
The depletion of the earth's ozone layer causes animals above the altitude of 5000 feet to run amok, which is very unfortunate for a group of hikers who get dropped off up there by helicopter just before the quarantine is announced.
Barbary Coast, The (1975)
A government undercover agent and the dashing owner of a boomtown San Francisco casino team up to expose an elaborate extortion plot devised by a Confederate Army officer in this pilot for the short-lived (late 1975) series that bore a striking resemblance to the fondly-remembered "Wild, Wild West."
The Doll Squad (1974)
A squad of beautiful government agents tries to catch saboteurs.
Bears and I, The (1974)
Bob Leslie is a Vietnam veteran who goes to the Canadian Rockies when he is discharged. There, he adopts three orphaned bear cubs and helps an Indian tribe get back the land that is legally theirs.
It's Alive (1974)
A couple's use of an experimental fertility drug produces a monstrous infant.
Shootout In A One Dog Town (1973) as Reynolds
This lean western with overtones of "High Noon" finds a small-town banker pitted against a vicious gang who will stop at nothing to steal the $200,000 in his vault.
Call to Danger (1973) as Frank Mulvey
A federal undercover agent recruits a computer-selected jack-of-all-trades in a scheme to rescue a syndicate witness who has been kidnapped and stashed away in a heavily fortified West Coast enclave.
Ordeal (1973) as Sheriff Geeson
Left to die in the desert by his wife and her lover, an arrogant businessman fights desperately for survival in order to exact his revenge and discovers an inner strength that changes his life.
Dear Dead Delilah (1972) as Morgan [Charles]
The stern matriarch of a family that lives in a creepy mansion finds that a killer is hiding in the house, searching for a $500,000 fortune rumored to be hidden there and chopping off the heads of anyone who gets in the way.
Stand Up and Be Counted (1972) as <I>Playboy</I> speaker
Sheila is a newspaper reporter who returns to her home town in order to write an article about the progress of the liberation of the women. Arriving at the town she is very surprised to see that her sister and also her mother agree very much with the feministic arguments.
Powderkeg (1971)
A lighthearted adventure in the pre-World War I West with Taylor and Cole playing a pair of troubleshooters hired to retrieve a hijacked train. They continued their roles and battled early twentieth-century crime in the short-lived late 1971 series "Bearcats!"
The Phynx (1970) as Colonel Rostinov
A rock band tours to Albania to rescue kidnapped American stars.
Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969) as Colonel Diego
The last of the original seven assembles a new crew of experts to rescue a captive rebel leader.
How To Make It (1969) as Maj. Miles Segora
The Pink Jungle (1968) as Raul Ortega
A famous fashion photographer is trapped in a remote South American country with a beautiful model and together with some unscrupulous characters, become involved in the search for a lost diamond mine.
The Destructors (1968) as Count Mario Romano
Secret agents fight to protect the jewels powering a deadly laser weapon.
Daring Game (1968) as President Delgado
Sol Madrid (1968) as Captain Ortega
An undercover narcotics agent tries to track a Mafia chief.
How I Spent My Summer Vacation (1967) as Pucci
An offbeat thriller (well received in Great Britain where it was shown theatrically under the title "Deadly Roulette") tells of a ne'er-do-well with an obsession that he is the victim of a conspiracy after compiling a dossier on the activities of a mysterious billionaire.
Texas Across the River (1966) as Chief Iron Jacket
A Texan, an Indian and a Spanish noblemen join forces against their enemies.
... And Now Miguel (1966) as Blas
A young boy joins his father on a mountain trip where he gets to graze sheep.
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) as Herod's commander
All-star epic retelling of Christ''s life.
Harum Scarum (1965) as Prince Dragna
An American film star is kidnapped in the Middle East.
The Comancheros (1961) as Amelung
A Texas ranger teams up with a gambler to stop an outlaw from running weapons into Mexico with the help of the Comanches.
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961) as Miguel Alvarez
The captain of a nuclear submarine defies his commanders to save the Earth from a deadly space fire.
The Tall Stranger (1957) as Zarata
When rustlers leave him for dead, a Westerner throws in his lot with the wagon train whose inhabitants have rescued him.
The Sad Sack (1957) as Moki
A hopelessly innocent private gets himself kidnapped in Morocco.
Last of the Bad Men (1957) as Jess Kramer
Quantez (1957) as Delgadito
The Ten Commandments (1956) as Taskmaster
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
Diane (1956) as Count Ridolfi
A beautiful woman serving as adviser to the King of France falls for his son.
Gun Brothers (1956) as Shawnee [Jack]
Two brothers end up on opposite sides of the law in the old West.
The Lone Ranger (1956) as Angry Horse
The legendary hero fights to reconcile a developer with the Natives whose land he wants to mine.
Pillars of the Sky (1956) as Kamiakin
A cavalry officer trying to stop an Indian war gets involved with a married woman.
Jupiter's Darling (1955) as Maharbal
A beautiful Roman mounts a romantic campaign to halt Hannibal's invasion of the empire.
New Orleans Uncensored (1955) as Zero Saxon
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955) as Charlie
Two bumblers get mixed up with Egyptian grave robbers and a murderous mummy.
Three Young Texans (1954) as Apache Joe
A western about a Texan who robs a train in an effort to prevent his father from committing the crime, a young girl who attempts to help him after learning about the theft, and a cowboy friend who demands a share of the money.
Princess of the Nile (1954) as Capt. Kral
Time: A.D. 1249. Shalimar, an Egyptian princess, striving to rid her country of its Bedouin conquerors, forms an alliance with Prince Haidi, son of the Caliph of Bagdad. She practices her intrigues both at the court and, disguised as a dancing girl, in the market place.
The Saracen Blade (1954) as Count Alesandro Siniscola
Ricardo Montalban, Betta St. John, Rick Jason, Carolyn Jones, Whitfield Conner, Michael Ansara. A 13th century revenge drama set during the time of the Crusades in which a commoner exacts justice for the murder of this father by Count Siniscola and his son. Directed by William Castle ("The Tingler") and based on the novel by Frank Yerby.
Bengal Brigade (1954) as Sgt. Maj. Puran Singh
The Egyptian (1954) as Hittite commander
An ancient Egyptian doctor uses court intrigue to discover his birthright.
Sign of the Pagan (1954) as Edecon
Roman centurion Marcian is captured by Attila the Hun en route to Constantinople, but escapes. On arrival, he finds the eastern Roman emperor Theodosius plotting with Attila to look the other way while the latter marches against Rome. But Marcian gains the favor of Pulcheria, lovely sister of Theodosius, who favors a united Empire. As Attila marches, things look bleak for the weakened imperial forces. But the conqueror has an awe of the power of the Christians' God...
Bandits of Corsica (1953) as Emilio the blacksmith
Richard Greene, Paula Raymond, Raymond Burr, Dona Drake, Lee Van Cleef, Frank Puglia, Nestor Paiva, Michael Ansara. Mario and Carlos, twin brothers separated at birth, are reunited after many years and make a pact to overthrow the evil ruler of their Corsica homeland. Complications arise when Carlos falls in love with Mario''s wife and lies and deceit split the brothers apart
The Diamond Queen (1953) as Mir Jumla
White Witch Doctor (1953) as De Gama
Ellen Burton arrives in Africa to join Dr. Mary as her nurse, bringing modern medicine to the native peoples. Lonni Douglas, an animal wrangler and fortune hunter, agrees to take her upriver, despite his misgivings about her suitability for Africa. They battle escaped gorillas, hostile natives, infected lion wounds, and hostile witch doctors to reach their destination and on the way, they fall in love. Will their contrasting interests doom their romance?
Julius Caesar (1953) as Pindarus
An all-star adaptation of Shakespeare''s classic about Julius Caesar''s assassination and its aftermath.
Road to Bali (1953) as Guard
Two song-and-dance men on the run dive for treasure while competing for a beautiful princess.
The Lawless Breed (1953) as Gus
Released from jail, John Wesley Hardin leaves an account of his life with the local newspaper. It tells of his overly religious father, his resulting life of cards and guns, and his love for his step-sister replaced on her death during a gun fight with that for dance-hall girl Rosie.
Serpent of the Nile (1953) as Florus
Cleopatra seduces Marc Anthony into helping her conquer the world.
Slaves of Babylon (1953) as Belshazzar
(Adv ''53). Richard Conte, Linda Christian, Maurice Schwartz, Michael Ansara, Terrance Kilburn. This is William Castle''s version of the classic Bible story in which the Israelites free themselves from the oppressive rule of Nebuchadnezzar. Julie Newmar makes a brief appearance as a specialty dancer in this typically tacky Sam Katzman production.
The Robe (1953) as Judas
Biblical epic in which a Roman military tribune, who commands the unit that crucified Jesus Christ, tries to learn about the man he killed.
Diplomatic Courier (1952) as Ivan
Department of State courier Mike Kelly ends up in postwar hotbed Trieste after failing to collect a package from a colleague. The Military Police are happy for him to get more involved, but things get a bit tough. After all, he is just a postman.
The Golden Hawk (1952) as Bernardo Diaz
Male and female pirates join forces against a corrupt Caribbean governor.
Brave Warrior (1952) as The Prophet
Jon Hall, Christine Larson, Jay Silverheels, Michael Ansara, Harry Cording. Set in Indiana just prior to the War of 1812, this western drama follows government agent Jon Hall as he attempts to expose the perpetrator of recent Indian insurrections.
Yankee Buccaneer (1952) as Lt. Romero
A United States Navy ship in the first half of the 19th century, under the command of Captain David Porter, is expecting to put ashore after a year on the seas; but the arrival of one of Porter's ex-students, the willful and independent Lieutenant David Farragut, brings a new mission: to disguise the ship and crew as a pirate ship and help the Navy locate the criminals who have been robbing America's merchant fleet. But as Farragut's disobedience threatens the safety of the crew, they stumble upon an international conspiracy.
Only the Valiant (1951) as Tucsos
Capt. Richard Lance (Gregory Peck) is unjustly held responsible, by his men & girlfriend, for an Indian massacre death of beloved Lt. Holloway. Holloway (Gig Young) is killed while escorting a dangerous Indian chief to another fort's prison. The chief escapes. Knowing their fort is in danger of Indian attack, Lance takes a small group of army misfits to an abandoned nearby army fort to defend a mountain pass against the oncoming Indian assault. Their mission is to stall for time until reinforcements from another fort arrive. The men in this small group of malcontents, deserters, psychopaths & cowards all hate Capt. Lance & wish him dead. Much to their chagrin, the men recognize that Lance's survival instincts, military knowledge & leadership are the only chance the group has of staying alive.
Bannerline (1951) as Floyd
An idealistic small-town reporter tries to fight corruption.
Soldiers Three (1951) as Manik Rao
Three British officers look for adventure in 19th-century India.
Smuggler's Island (1951) as Sikh policeman
My Favorite Spy (1951) as House servant
A comedian poses as an international spy to recover mysterious microfilm.
Kim (1951) as Guard
Rudyard Kipling''''s classic tale of an orphaned boy who helps the British Army against Indian rebels.
South Sea Sinner (1950) as Native policeman
A tramp steamer lands sick crewman Jake Davis on rubber-growing island Oraka, from which voluptuous, bedroom-eyed saloon singer Coral is about to be ejected because "men like her too much." But Coral's slimy boss Cognac gets her a reprieve so she can learn Jake's secret. In the process, Coral gets a bit too fond of Jake, who (suspected of wartime collaboration ) resolves on new efforts to clear himself; but more complications arise.
The Desert Hawk (1950) as Guard
"2000 years ago" desert guerilla Omar, with henchmen Aladdin and Sinbad, opposes tyrannical Prince Murad. To prevent Murad from marrying caliph's daughter Schaharazade, disguised Omar marries her himself. When the trick is discovered, both prince and princess want Omar's head; but Murad has yet more dastardly plans, leading to more captures, rescues, and scimitar-play.
Intrigue (1947) as Radio operator
Action in Arabia (1944) as Hamid
An adventurous reporter tangles with Nazis in the desert on the eve of World War II.

Cast (special)

When the West Was Fun: A Western Reunion (1979)
The program salutes the golden age of television westerns.
Adam MacKenzie Story, The (1963) as Dr Adam Mackenzie
The exploits of Adam MacKenzie, a doctor who travels throughout the Old West to assist where he is needed. In this episode, MacKenzie attempts to help a family whose daughter, Juana, has been accused of being a witch.
Indian, The (1959) as Sam Buckhart
The pilot for "Law of the Plainsman." The story of Sam Buckhart, an Apache Indian who is also a United States Marshal. In the pilot episode, broadcast as a segment of "The Rifleman," Sam encounters hostility when he attempts to bring a white man to justice.

Producer (special)

Barbara Eden Show, The (1973)
The story of Barbara Norris, a beautiful divorced mother who writes a popular daytime soap opera. In the pilot episode, Barbara faces a minor crisis when Barry Michaels, the serial star, refuses to play the story she has written.

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