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August 15, 1926|
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
July 8, 2011 (aged 84)|
Woodland Hills, California, U.S.
|Partner(s)||Marion Ross (1988–2011, his death)|
Paul Michael (August 15, 1926 – July 8, 2011) was an American actor. He was a regular guest star on American television appearing in Kojak, Hill Street Blues, Alias and Frasier. He also played King Johnny Romano on Dark Shadows. He was also in movies such as Mask of the Red Death and the TV movie Where There's a Will. He was best known for his appearances on Broadway where he frequently played the title role in Zorba the Greek, Tevia in Fiddler on the Roof, and the barber in The Man of La Mancha. He danced in Bells are Ringing with Vivian Leigh.
Michael was born in Providence, Rhode Island. He began singing at a young age in school productions. He served as a sergeant in the Army in the South Pacific during World War II. Later, under the G.I. Bill, he received a B.A. in English literature from Brown University. He was married for 23 years to actress Marion Ross, his third wife. He is survived by his two sons Matt and Greg Michael.
|1940||Escape to Glory||German Sailor #2|
|1942||Blue, White and Perfect||Felix||Uncredited|
|1942||Joan of Paris||German Captain||Uncredited|
|1970||House of Dark Shadows||Old Man|
|1981||Pennies from Heaven||Bank Teller #5|
|1989||Masque of the Red Death||Benito|
|2002||The Streetsweeper||Enzo Morelli|
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