Michael Stroka

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Michael Stroka
Born Michael George Stroka
(1938-05-09)May 9, 1938
Passaic, New Jersey
United States
Died April 14, 1997(1997-04-14) (aged 58)
Los Angeles, California
United States
Other names Mike Stroka
Occupation Soap opera and television actor
Spouse(s) Karen Jensen

Michael George Stroka (May 9, 1938 in Passaic, New Jersey – April 14, 1997) was an American actor on soap operas like ABC-TV's Dark Shadows, in which he played Aristede, Bruno Hess, and Laszlo Ferrari from 1969 to 1970. In addition, he made a cameo appearance as a pallbearer in the MGM film, House of Dark Shadows, the first of two feature films based on the ABC soap opera.

Stroka was the son of Slovak immigrants, and was born in Passaic, New Jersey. Stroka was Byzantine Catholic, and a member of Saint Mary's Byzantine cathedral in Sherman Oaks.

From 1975 to 1976, he appeared as Dr. Quentin Henderson on The Edge of Night. He also guest-starred in the Buck Rogers in the 25th Century episode "Journey to Oasis".

Michael Stroka died from kidney cancer in Los Angeles, California at age 58.

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