Tige Andrews

Active - 1955 - 1991  |   Born - Mar 19, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York, United States  |   Died - Jan 27, 2007 in Encino, CA  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy

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The son of Lebanese parents, American actor Tige Andrews, born Tiger Androwaous, has played supporting roles on television and in films where he is usually cast as an amiable bad-guy. He is best known for his television work; he was a regular on the 1970s series Mod Squad.

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  • His father ran a fruit stand in New Jersey.
  • Served in the Army during World War II.
  • Was cast in his feature film debut Mister Rogers (1955) after director John Ford saw him perform in the show on Broadway.
  • Appeared in a book called Actors as Artists for his artistic work as a painter.