Tige Andrews

Active - 1955 - 1989  |   Born - Mar 19, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York, United States  |   Died - Jan 27, 2007   |   Genres - Drama, Comedy

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Biography by Sandra Brennan

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.