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Tiger Joe Marsh (1911–1989)

Big, bald, and burly 6'1" professional wrestler and actor Tiger Joe Marsh was born Joseph Samuel Marusich to parents of Yugoslavian descent on August 25, 1911 in Chicago, Illinois. Marsh was born in a South Chicago neighborhood and eventually moved to the area around 24th Street and Wentworth Avenue. He attended St. Jerome's Grammar School and ... See full bio »


(age 77) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Known For

The Time Tunnel
The Time Tunnel Executioner / Torturer
Angel's Flight
Love at First Bite
Love at First Bite Citizen Outside Castle


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 1982 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
- Mike & Pat (1982) ... Otto
 1979 CHiPs (TV Series)
Foreman / 1st Mover
- Hot Wheels (1979) ... Foreman
- Rally 'Round the Bank (1979) ... 1st Mover
 1979 Love at First Bite
Citizen Outside Castle
 1976 The River (Short)
 1975 Barbary Coast (TV Series)
- Sharks Eat Sharks (1975) ... Bear (uncredited)
 1975 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
- The Adventure of the Lover's Leap (1975) ... Referee (uncredited)
 1975 Kitty Can't Help It
'Butch' Morgan
 1972-1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Walt, the chef / Tiger
- Winterkill (1973) ... Walt, the chef
- The Year of the Locusts (1972) ... Tiger
 1972 Search (TV Series)
- In Search of Midas (1972) ... Jimmy
 1972 Another Nice Mess
Agent Togohashi
 1972 Beware! The Blob
The Naked Turk
 1972 Top of the Heap
Man with Knife
 1971 Cactus in the Snow
Cab Driver
 1971 That Girl (TV Series)
Body Guard
- That King (1971) ... Body Guard
 1968-1969 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Brutus / Man B
- The Great Chess Gambit (1969) ... Brutus
- The Thingamabob Heist (1968) ... Man B
 1968 Head
Security Guard (uncredited)
 1967 Ready and Willing (TV Movie)
Truck driver
 1966-1967 The Time Tunnel (TV Series)
Torturer / Executioner
- The Walls of Jericho (1967) ... Torturer
- Reign of Terror (1966) ... Executioner (uncredited)
 1966-1967 Lost in Space (TV Series)
Security Guard / Elevator Operator
- The Toymaker (1967) ... Security Guard
- The Android Machine (1966) ... Elevator Operator
 1967 How I Spent My Summer Vacation (TV Movie)
 1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
- The Treasure Seekers (1966) ... Masseur
 1966 The Swinger
Burly Greek (uncredited)
 1966 Laredo (TV Series)
Hercules / Quitch
- Any Way the Wind Blows (1966) ... Hercules
- Sound of Terror (1966) ... Quitch
 1966 Mister Roberts (TV Series)
Tiki Sam
- Black and Blue Market (1966) ... Tiki Sam
 1965 I Spy (TV Series)
Chinese Bodyguard
- So Long, Patrick Henry (1965) ... Chinese Bodyguard
 1964 The Munsters (TV Series)
The Referee
- Herman the Great (1964) ... The Referee
 1964 Vengeance
 1963 A Swingin' Affair (as T.J. Marsh)
 1962 Pressure Point
Inmate (uncredited)
 1961 Shannon (TV Series)
- The Big Fish (1961) ... Gunner
 1961 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series)
Nick the Delivery Driver
- The Broken Hand (1961) ... Nick the Delivery Driver
 1961 Perry Mason (TV Series)
 1960 Assignment: Underwater (TV Series)
Charley Lobe
- A Matter of Honor (1960) ... Charley Lobe
 1960 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
- Silver Killers (1960) ... Sailor (uncredited)
 1959 The Rebel Set
Cop Boarding Train
 1959 Here Come the Jets
Turnkey (uncredited)
 1959 Some Like It Hot
Small Role (uncredited)
 1959 Bold Venture (TV Series)
Bespectacled Bodyguard
- Blue Moon (1959) ... Bespectacled Bodyguard
 1954 The Egyptian
Libyan Guard (uncredited)
 1954 On the Waterfront
Longshoreman (uncredited)
 1954 Hell's Half Acre
George (uncredited)
 1952 Viva Zapata!
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1950 Panic in the Streets
Bosun on Nile Queen (uncredited)
 1949 Pinky
George - Wooleys' Chauffeur (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

T.J. Marsh


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Before he became an actor, he was a professional wrestler. He held the title of Worlds Heavyweight Wrestling Champ in 1937 and continued his wrestling career into the 1950s. See more »

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