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 Posted:   Aug 3, 2013 - 12:24 AM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

In 1966, Ansara starred in a film from family-friendly producer Robert B. Radnitz.




That same year saw Ansara go back to playing an Indian in the comedy-western TEXAS ACROSS THE RIVER.

 
 
 Posted:   Aug 3, 2013 - 12:45 AM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

Ansara played a dictator of a Caribbean island in this 1968 action-adventure.

 
 
 Posted:   Aug 3, 2013 - 12:56 AM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

Ansara co-starred in this 1972 horror-thriller.

 
 
 Posted:   Aug 3, 2013 - 1:10 AM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

In 1973, Ansara starred in the action film THE DOLL SQUAD, also known as SEDUCE AND DESTROY. It's rumored that the film was in part an inspiration for the television show "Charlie's Angels."



 
 
 Posted:   Aug 3, 2013 - 1:19 AM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

In 1974, Ansara co-starred in this film for Walt Disney. He played an Indian.




Ansara returned to the horror genre with this 1974 shocker.

 
 
 Posted:   Aug 3, 2013 - 1:23 AM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

Ansara's run of horror films continued with 1977's DAY OF THE ANIMALS and 1978's THE MANITOU.



 
 
 Posted:   Aug 3, 2013 - 1:49 AM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

Ansara co-starred in this international thriller from 1985.




And in this 1987 Charles Bronson thriller.

 
 
 Posted:   Aug 3, 2013 - 2:03 AM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

Michael Ansara's last appearance on film was playing a grandparent in this 1999 TV movie.

 
 Posted:   Aug 3, 2013 - 4:34 AM   
 By:   Grecchus   (Member)

Just saw him in The Golden Hawk (1952) and had a 'is that who I think it is' moment. Now this news.

RIP.

 
 
 Posted:   Aug 3, 2013 - 3:31 PM   
 By:   filmusicnow   (Member)

He also played an arab antagonist for Mostafa Akkad's THE MESSAGE. The film was scored by Maurice Jarre which won an Oscar nomination.



Michael Ansara was born in Syria.

 
 Posted:   Aug 3, 2013 - 7:41 PM   
 By:   Mr. Jack   (Member)

The only role I knew him for was as Mr. Freeze on Batman: The Animated Series and its various spin-offs.

He always did a fantastic job making Freeze menacing while never losing sight of his humanity.



"Ah yes, it would move me to tears, if I still had tears left to shed."

 
 Posted:   Aug 6, 2013 - 4:57 PM   
 By:   Warlok   (Member)

One of my favourite actors. As another said though, a good long age.

 
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