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John Colicos (1928–2000)


John Colicos was born on December 10, 1928 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981), The Changeling (1980) and Anne of the Thousand Days (1969). He was married to Mona McHenry. He died on March 6, 2000 in Toronto. See full bio »

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Known For

The Postman Always Rings Twice
(1981)
The Changeling
The Changeling Captain DeWitt
(1980)
Raid on Rommel
Raid on Rommel MacKenzie
(1971)

Filmography

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 1998 My Father's Shadow: The Sam Sheppard Story (TV Movie)
Richard Eberle, in jail
 1994-1998 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Kor
- The Sword of Kahless (1995) ... Kor
- Blood Oath (1994) ... Kor
 1998 Thunder Point (TV Movie)
Heinzer (uncredited)
 1997 The Last Don (TV Mini-Series)
Eli Marrion
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Eli Marrion
 1997 Windsor Protocol (TV Movie)
Gerhardt Heinzer / Albert Greenfield
 1997 Fast Track (TV Series)
Dr. Wallace Beckett
- Fathers & Sons (1997) ... Dr. Wallace Beckett
 1995 No Contest
Senator Donald Wilson
 1993 Counterstrike (TV Series)
Vince
- The Contender (1993) ... Vince
 1993 Beyond Reality (TV Series)
Sinclair
- Bloodstone (1993) ... Sinclair
 1991 E.N.G. (TV Series)
Lionel Hirsch
- Smoke and Mirrors (1991) ... Lionel Hirsch
 1990 In Defense of a Married Man (TV Movie)
Charles Evers
 1989 Love and Hate (TV Movie)
Serge Kujawa
 1989 War of the Worlds (TV Series)
Quinn
- My Soul to Keep (1989) ... Quinn
- The Prodigal Son (1989) ... Quinn
 1987-1989 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Lestrade / Moriarty / Carter Talbot
- Deathmate (1987) ... Carter Talbot
 1988 Shadow Dancing
Anthony Podopolis
 1987-1988 Night Heat (TV Series)
Karakonis / Lech Koretski
- Blowing Bubbles (1988) ... Karakonis
- The Victim (1987) ... Lech Koretski
 1987 Nowhere to Hide
General Howard
 1987 I'll Take Manhattan (TV Mini-Series)
banker, Lester Maypole
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... banker, Lester Maypole
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... banker, Lester Maypole
 1987 Street Legal (TV Series)
Farraday
- A Little Knowledge (1987) ... Farraday
 1986 The Last Season
Walter Batterinski
 1985 Deadly Nightmares (TV Series)
Mr. Stregga
- Petty Thieves (1985) ... Mr. Stregga
 1984 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Ilya Kreschenko
- Playing Possum (1984) ... Ilya Kreschenko
 1984 The Yellow Rose (TV Series)
Nick Pappas
- Sport of Kings (1984) ... Nick Pappas
 1981 General Hospital (TV Series)
Mikkos Cassadine
- Episode dated 15 September 1981 (1981) ... Mikkos Cassadine (uncredited)
 1980 Phobia
Barnes
 1979 Vega$ (TV Series)
Dr. Victor Durrand
- Dan Tanna Is Dead (1979) ... Dr. Victor Durrand
 1979 The Paradise Connection (TV Movie)
Major Barclay-Battles
 1978-1979 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series)
Count Baltar
- Take the Celestra (1979) ... Count Baltar (credit only)
- Experiment in Terra (1979) ... Count Baltar (credit only)
- Greetings from Earth (1979) ... Count Baltar (credit only)
 1979 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Karazna
- Angel in a Box (1979) ... Karazna
 1978 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
Col. L. Morbius
- Search for Atlantis (1978) ... Col. L. Morbius
 1978 W.E.B. (TV Series)
Harry Brooks
- The Girl Who Saved Our America: Part 2 (1978) ... Harry Brooks
- The Girl Who Saved Our America: Part 1 (1978) ... Harry Brooks
 1978 The Bastard (TV Movie)
Lord North
 1978 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
General Norbukov
- The Moving Mountain (1978) ... General Norbukov
 1978 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Harlan Standish
- Gone But Not Forgotten (1978) ... Harlan Standish
 1978 Switch (TV Series)
Gilchrist
- Coronado Circle (1978) ... Gilchrist
 1977 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Ambassador Orrick
- The Queen and the Thief (1977) ... Ambassador Orrick
 1976 Drum
Bernard DeMarigny
 1974-1976 Medical Center (TV Series)
Tom Evans / Weldman
- You Can't Annul My Baby (1976) ... Tom Evans
- Heel of the Tyrant (1974) ... Weldman
 1975 Harry O (TV Series)
Walter Nesbitt
- The Madonna Legacy (1975) ... Walter Nesbitt
 1975 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Dimitri
- Terror on Wheels (1975) ... Dimitri
 1975 Bronk (TV Series)
Martin
- Terror (1975) ... Martin
 1970-1975 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Mr. Thorncrest / Lorenzo Corman
- Death's Name Is Sam (1975) ... Mr. Thorncrest
- The One with the Gun (1970) ... Lorenzo Corman
 1975 A Matter of Wife... and Death (TV Movie)
Joe Ruby
 1975 Insight (TV Series)
Gus Mangel
- The Pendulum (1975) ... Gus Mangel
 1974-1975 Performance (TV Series)
Smirnov
- The Trial of Sinyavsky and Daniel (1975) ... Smirnov
- Find Volopchi! (1974)
 1975 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Judge Flood
- Hard Labor (1975) ... Judge Flood
 1975 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
Dekker
- Requiem for an Animal (1975) ... Dekker
 1974 The Magician (TV Series)
Paul Gunther
 1967-1974 Mannix (TV Series)
Dr. Myles Considine / Lytell / Duke Benedict / ...
- Race Against Time: Part 2 (1974) ... Dr. Myles Considine
- Race Against Time: Part 1 (1974) ... Dr. Myles Considine
- The Inside Man (1972) ... Lytell
- Cry Pigeon (1972) ... Duke Benedict
- A Day Filled with Shadows (1971) ... Alton K. Moore
 1974 The National Dream: Building the Impossible Railway (TV Mini-Series)
Cornelius Van Horne
- The Last Spike (1974) ... Cornelius Van Horne
- The Desperate Days (1974) ... Cornelius Van Horne
- The Sea of Mountains (1974) ... Cornelius Van Horne
- The Railway General (1974) ... Cornelius Van Horne
- The Great Debate (1974) ... Cornelius Van Horne
 1973 The Starlost (TV Series)
The Governor
- The Goddess Calabra (1973) ... The Governor
 1973 Portrait: A Man Whose Name Was John (TV Movie)
Numan Menemengioglu
 1973 Scorpio
McLeod
 1972 The Wrath of God
Colonel Santilla
 1972 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Logan
- The Test (1972) ... Logan
 1972 Longstreet (TV Series)
Arnold Zaduck
- Sad Songs and Other Conversations (1972) ... Arnold Zaduck
 1971 Goodbye, Raggedy Ann (TV Movie)
Paul Jamison
 1971 Red Sky at Morning
Jimbob Buel
 1971 Raid on Rommel
MacKenzie
 1971 Doctors' Wives
Dr. Mort Dellman
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Survivor (segment "Lone Survivor")
- Pamela's Voice/Lone Survivor/The Doll (1971) ... Survivor (segment "Lone Survivor")
 1967-1970 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Chief of Internal Security Manuel Ferrar / Milos Kuro / Commissioner Taal Jankowski
- Flight (1970) ... Chief of Internal Security Manuel Ferrar
- The Play (1968) ... Milos Kuro
- The Reluctant Dragon (1967) ... Commissioner Taal Jankowski
 1970 The Young Rebels (TV Series)
British Colonel
- The Blood of an Englishman (1970) ... British Colonel
 1970 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
The Man
- Project "X" (1970) ... The Man
 1970 Then Came Bronson (TV Series)
Harve Traine
- Still Waters (1970) ... Harve Traine
 1970 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Matthew Kendall
- The Journal of Death (1970) ... Matthew Kendall
 1969 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Rafael
- High Card (1969) ... Rafael
 1967 Star Trek (TV Series)
Kor
- Errand of Mercy (1967) ... Kor
 1967 T.H.E. Cat (TV Series)
King Delphine
- A Slight Family Trait (1967) ... King Delphine
 1965 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Ricardo
- Licence to Murder (1965) ... Ricardo
 1965 Profiles in Courage (TV Series)
Sen. Davis / Patrick Henry
- Thomas Corwin (1965) ... Sen. Davis
 1965 The Defenders (TV Series)
District Attorney / District Attorney Scott Turner
- The Silent Killer (1965) ... District Attorney Scott Turner
 1964 Deadline for Murder
Blackmailer
 1962-1963 Playdate (TV Series)
Puff / Ernst Herman / Dr. Bruchesi
- The Critic (1963) ... Puff
- The Queen of Spades (1963) ... Ernst Herman
- The Troubled Heart (1962) ... Dr. Bruchesi
 1961-1963 Festival (TV Series)
Galileo Galilei / Gregers Werle / Poet / ...
- Galileo (1963) ... Galileo Galilei
- The Wild Duck (1963) ... Gregers Werle
- Ivan (1963) ... Poet
- Lord Arthur Savile's Crime (1961) ... Lord Arthur Savile
 1960-1963 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Dr. Steve Bruchesi / Edmund Hobert
- The Troubled Heart (1963) ... Dr. Steve Bruchesi
- The Case of the Missing Wife (1960) ... Edmund Hobert
- The Imposter (1960)
 1962 John Brown's Body (TV Movie)
 1961 Vanity Fair (TV Series)
Rawdon Crawley
- Part 1 (1961) ... Rawdon Crawley
 1960 Our American Heritage (TV Series)
Aaron Burr
- Born a Giant (1960) ... Aaron Burr
 1960 Omnibus (TV Series)
Gen. George McClellan
- He Shall Have Power (1960) ... Gen. George McClellan
 1960 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
Aaron Burr
 1953-1960 Encounter (TV Series)
Uturu / Luke Richardson / Kroll
- The Virtuous Island (1960) ... Uturu
- The New Men (1959) ... Luke Richardson
- Rosmersholm (1954) ... Kroll
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mortimer
- Mary Stuart (1960) ... Mortimer
 1958-1960 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Mr. Arrow / Monks / Fernand Mondego / ...
- Treasure Island (1960) ... Mr. Arrow
- Oliver Twist (1959) ... Monks
- The Count of Monte Cristo (1958) ... Fernand Mondego
- Wuthering Heights (1958) ... Hindley
 1959 Startime (TV Series)
Andy
- A Clearing in the Woods (1959) ... Andy
 1959 The Unforeseen (TV Series)
Count Cagliostro
- Checkmate (1959) ... Count Cagliostro
 1959 Berkeley Square (TV Movie)
Tom Pettigrew
 1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Gold Root
- The Rice Sprout Song (1957) ... Gold Root
 1957 War Drums
Chino
 1956 The Adventures of Hiram Holliday (TV Series)
Thief
- Lapidary Wheel (1956) ... Thief
 1956 Breakaway
First Kidnapper
 1956 Passport to Treason
Pietro
 1956 Bond of Fear
Dewar
 1956 The Taming of the Shrew (TV Movie)
Lucentio
 1955 London Playhouse (TV Series)
Charlie
- Adeline Girard (1955) ... Charlie
 1955 Murder on Approval
Mustachioed Henchman (as John Collicos)
 1954 The Secret Storm (TV Series)
Matthew Devereaux
 1953 Playbill (TV Series)
 1953 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Brown
- The Heel (1953) ... Brown
 1953 Raiders in the Sky
Pip (uncredited)
 1950 Forbidden Journey
Student
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Winston Churchill") in "Soldiers", London, England. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

John Collicos

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[from a 1989 interview] I've always remained a 19th century, slightly hammy, overblown actor. I prefer gigantic parts with huge emotions to playing kitchen drama. All this realism is just tedious and boring. I'm too big for television now. I'm too big for my house. I belong on another planet somewhere. I wish there were a space shuttle going to Mars. I would take my Shakespeare and start a new ... See more »

Trivia:

Was acclaimed for his leading role in the 1964 production of "King Lear" at Canada's Stratford Festival. See more »

Trademark:

Often played menacing, sinister villains

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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