November 14, 1936
San Francisco, California, U.S.
|Died||November 30, 2010
Englewood, New Jersey, U.S.
|Occupation||American film, stage and television actor|
|Spouse(s)||Jacqueline Coslow Eliopoulos (1964–2010; his death)|
|Children||Mariamne and Vassily|
Ted Sorel (November 14, 1936 – November 30, 2010) was an American actor whose numerous credits included Guiding Light, Law & Order and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He also appeared in film productions, including the science fiction-horror film From Beyond (1986) as the villainous, mutating Dr. Edward Pretorius, and the horror film sequel Basket Case 2 (1990).
Life and career
Sorel was born Theodore Eliopoulos in 1936 in San Francisco, California, the son of Maria (née Piccoulas) and Vassily Eliopoulos, a candy maker. He later adopted the professional name of Ted Sorel. His family had originally immigrated to the United States from their village of Kyparissi, Laconia, in Greece. Sorel would later renovate his grandfather's home in Kyparissi during his life. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.
Sorel resided in Katonah, New York, for much of his acting career. He died of complications of Lyme disease at the Lillian Booth Actors' Home in Englewood, New Jersey, on November 30, 2010, at the age of 74.
- "Theodore Eliopoulos obituary". San Francisco Chronicle. 2010-12-05. Retrieved 2010-12-12.
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