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Michael Masters (I) (1929–2003)


Michael Masters was born on August 7, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Michael A. Shanto. He is known for his work on Sssssss (1973), Nice Dreams (1981) and The Man with Bogart's Face (1980). He died on December 2, 2003 in Arleta, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1990-1991 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Tinker / Guard
- Daddy's Home (1991) ... Tinker (as Mike Masters)
- I'll Dance at Your Wedding (1990) ... Guard (as Mike Masters)
 1990 Dragnet (TV Series)
Security Man
- Little Miss Nobody (1990) ... Security Man (as Mike Masters)
 1990 Baywatch (TV Series)
Mel
- The End? (1990) ... Mel
 1990 Columbo (TV Series)
Security Guard
- Columbo Cries Wolf (1990) ... Security Guard (as Mike Masters)
 1989 Jake Spanner, Private Eye (TV Movie)
George
 1987 Once a Hero (TV Series)
Henchman
- Pilot (1987) ... Henchman
 1987 Houston Knights (TV Series)
Boarder guard
- Mirrors (1987) ... Boarder guard
 1986 Who Is Julia? (TV Movie)
Santa (uncredited)
 1982-1986 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Protestor / Trash Collector #2 / Brute
- Research and Destroy (1986) ... Protestor
- The Fred Connection (1984) ... Trash Collector #2 (as Mike Masters)
- Cause for Concern (1982) ... Brute (as Mike Masters)
 1986 The A-Team (TV Series)
Travers
- The Little Town with an Accent (1986) ... Travers
 1986 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Newsreader #1
- Beg, Borrow or Steele (1986) ... Newsreader #1
 1986 Airwolf (TV Series)
Deputy
- Tracks (1986) ... Deputy
 1982-1985 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Cabby / Tuxedo / Garbage Man
- Knight Song (1985) ... Cabby
- Knight Strike (1985) ... Tuxedo
- The Final Verdict (1982) ... Garbage Man
 1984 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Tiny
- The Confession (1984) ... Tiny
 1984 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Captain Maxwell
- The Deadly Prey (1984) ... Captain Maxwell (as Mike Masters)
 1983 Cave In! (TV Movie)
Ray
 1982 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Detective
- Across the Line (1982) ... Detective
 1981 Nice Dreams
Willard 'Animal' Bad
 1979-1981 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series)
Jailer / Worker
- The Golden Man (1981) ... Jailer
- Planet of the Slave Girls (1979) ... Worker
 1981 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series)
Three Card Monte Shill
- Intercepted Pass (1981) ... Three Card Monte Shill
 1980 The Man with Bogart's Face
Ralph (as Mike Masters)
 1979 The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again
Cowboy (as Mike Masters)
 1973-1979 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Bill Collier / 2nd Guard / Deputy Sheriff Abrams / ...
- The Enslaved (1979) ... Bill Collier (as Mike Masters)
- Child of Danger (1977) ... 2nd Guard
- The Deadly Charade (1977) ... Deputy Sheriff Abrams
- Honeymoon with Death (1975) ... Toby Wheeler
- Sunday: Doomsday (1973) ... Postman
 1978 Emergency! (TV Series)
Guard Mike
- The Steel Inferno (1978) ... Guard Mike
 1977 CHiPs (TV Series)
Customer
- Hustle (1977) ... Customer
 1977 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Bully
- The Infiltrators (1977) ... Bully (uncredited)
 1976 Norman... Is That You?
Delivery Man (uncredited)
 1976 Kiss Me, Kill Me (TV Movie)
Gym Manager
 1972-1976 Cannon (TV Series)
Bodyguard / Enforcer #1
- Snapshot (1976) ... Bodyguard
- The Torch (1972) ... Enforcer #1
 1968-1975 Mannix (TV Series)
Hood #2 / Rivera / Second Man / ...
- Quartet for a Blunt Instrument (1975) ... Hood #2
- Trap for a Pigeon (1974) ... Rivera
- The Man Outside (1971) ... Second Man
- Overkill (1971) ... Williams
- Color Her Missing (1969) ... Tom
 1975 Lepke
Striker (as Mike Masters)
 1974 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Manager
- For Good or Evil (1974) ... Manager
 1974 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Mort
- This Case Is Closed (1974) ... Mort (uncredited)
 1974 The Hanged Man (TV Movie)
Deputy Sheriff
 1974 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Bartender
- Diamond Run (1974) ... Bartender
 1973 Sssssss
Hawker #5
 1973 Banacek (TV Series)
Steve Crawford
- Ten Thousand Dollars a Page (1973) ... Steve Crawford
 1973 Set This Town on Fire (TV Movie)
Plainclothesman
 1968-1972 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Orderly / Gate Guard / Monk
- Crack-Up (1972) ... Orderly (uncredited)
- The Test Case (1969) ... Gate Guard (as Mike Masters)
- The Cardinal (1968) ... Monk (uncredited)
 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Guard
- Finnegan's Flight (1972) ... Guard
 1972 Medical Center (TV Series)
Foreman
- Cycle of Peril (1972) ... Foreman (as Mike Masters)
 1971 Bearcats! (TV Series)
Coley Wayatt
- The Devil Wears Armor (1971) ... Coley Wayatt
 1971 The Immortal (TV Series)
Dalby
- My Brother's Keeper (1971) ... Dalby
 1969-1970 The Virginian (TV Series)
Owens / Dawkins / Morgan
- Last of the Comancheros (1970) ... Owens
- Halfway Back from Hell (1969) ... Dawkins
- The Ordeal (1969) ... Morgan
 1970 Macho Callahan
Guard (as Mike Masters)
 1969 The Silent Gun (TV Movie)
Gunman
 1969 Seven in Darkness (TV Movie)
The Father (as Mike Masters)
 1969 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Policeman
- Visitation (1969) ... Policeman (as Mike Masters)
 1969 The Outsider (TV Series)
Marty / Swamper
- Handle with Care (1969) ... Marty
- A Bowl of Cherries (1969) ... Swamper
 1968 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Sandone
 1965-1968 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
2nd Reporter / Brother Faith
- The Seven Wonders of the World Affair: Part I (1968) ... 2nd Reporter (as Mike Masters)
- The Love Affair (1965) ... Brother Faith (as Mike Masters)
 1967 Hondo (TV Series)
Bully
- Hondo and the Gladiators (1967) ... Bully (as Mike Masters)
 1967 I Spy (TV Series)
Soldier
- Philotimo (1967) ... Soldier
 1964-1967 Combat! (TV Series)
GI / Medic / German Sgt. / ...
- The Partisan (1967) ... GI (uncredited)
- Nightmare on the Red Ball Run (1967) ... Medic (as Mike Masters)
- A Little Jazz (1967) ... German Sgt. (as Mike Masters)
- The Bankroll (1966) ... Poker Player (as Mike Masters)
- Headcount (1966) ... German Prisoner (as Mike Masters)
 1967 The Rat Patrol (TV Series)
Second Guard
- The Wild Goose Raid (1967) ... Second Guard (as Mike Masters)
 1965-1967 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Henchman / Bluebeard / Cyril / ...
- The Night of the Deadly Bubble (1967) ... Henchman (uncredited)
- The Night of the Skulls (1966) ... Bluebeard (as Mike Masters)
- The Night of the Poisonous Posey (1966) ... Cyril (as Mike Masters)
- The Night of the Eccentrics (1966) ... Titan (as Mike Masters)
- The Night of the Steel Assassin (1966) ... Henchman in Cellar Fight (uncredited)
 1966 Laredo (TV Series)
West Sweet
- The Sweet Gang (1966) ... West Sweet
 1966 Seconds
Orderly (uncredited)
 1965-1966 Branded (TV Series)
Miller / Sheriff
- Headed for Doomsday (1966) ... Miller (as Mike Masters)
- Leap Upon Mountains.... (1965) ... Sheriff (as Mike Masters)
 1966 The Long Hunt of April Savage (TV Movie)
 1965 Young Dillinger
Driver (as Mike Masters)
 1964 Flipper (TV Series)
Pete
- The Misanthrope (1964) ... Pete (as Mike Masters)
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
German Sergeant
- Operation Greif (1964) ... German Sergeant
 1964 Seven Days in May
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1962-1963 Saints and Sinners (TV Series)
Lester / Phil / Court Reporter
- Slug It, Miss Joyous (1963) ... Lester (as Mike Masters)
- Daddy's Girl (1962) ... Phil (as Mike Masters)
- Judgement in Jazz Alley (1962) ... Court Reporter (as Mike Masters)
 1961-1963 Ripcord (TV Series)
- Jump to a Blind Alley (1963) ... (as Mike Masters)
- The Condemned (1961) ... (as Mike Masters)
- Death Camp (1961)
 1962 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Charles Masters / Harry Fletcher
- Lament for a Saturday Warrior (1962) ... Charles Masters (as Mike Masters)
- Payoff (1962) ... Harry Fletcher (as Mike Masters)
 1962 The Manchurian Candidate
FBI Agent (uncredited)
 1962 Birdman of Alcatraz
Guard (uncredited)
 1962 All Fall Down
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1961 The Sergeant Was a Lady
MP #2 (as Mike Masters)
 1961 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Eric
- Drop That Calorie (1961) ... Eric (as Mike Masters)
 1960-1961 The Rebel (TV Series)
Morales - Body Guard / Attendant / Joe Kellogg
- The Proxy (1961) ... Morales - Body Guard (as Mike Masters)
- Fair Game (1960) ... Attendant (as Mike Masters)
- Noblesse Oblige (1960) ... Joe Kellogg (as Mike Masters)
 1961 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Driver
- The Case of the Difficult Detour (1961) ... Driver (as Mike Masters)
 1961 The Tall Man (TV Series)
Kramer
- Hard Justice (1961) ... Kramer (as Mike Masters)
 1960 Dante (TV Series)
Leo
- The Bavarian Barbarians (1960) ... Leo (as Mike Masters)
 1960 Coronado 9 (TV Series)
Casino Henchman
- A Bookie Is Not a Bibliophile (1960) ... Casino Henchman (unconfirmed)
 1960 Spartacus
Small Role (uncredited)
 1960 The Aquanauts (TV Series)
Sirus
- Paradivers (1960) ... Sirus (as Mike Masters)
 1959-1960 The Man and the Challenge (TV Series)
Judo Expert / Bill Locke / Jerry Ogden
- The Dropper (1960) ... Judo Expert (as Mike Masters)
- Jungle Survival (1959) ... Bill Locke
- Maximum Capacity (1959) ... Jerry Ogden
 1960 Mr. Lucky (TV Series)
Policeman
- Big Squeeze (1960) ... Policeman (as Mike Masters)
 1959-1960 Sea Hunt (TV Series)
Flotilla Team Member / Jerry / Bill / ...
- Hot Cargo (1960) ... Flotilla Team Member (as Mike Masters)
- Base of Operations (1959) ... Jerry (as Mike Masters)
- Underwater Park (1959) ... Bill (as Mike Masters)
- The Getaway (1959) ... Gerard (as Mike Masters)
 1960 The Man from Blackhawk (TV Series)
Willie Fry
- Portrait of Cynthia (1960) ... Willie Fry (as Mike Masters)
 1959 The Rookie
Athletics Instructor (uncredited)
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Policeman
- Seven Against the Wall (1958) ... Policeman
 1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Cass
- The Break (1958) ... Cass (as Mike Masters)
 1958 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series)
The Muscle Man
- Bob and Schultzy at Sea (1958) ... The Muscle Man (as Mike Masters)
 1958 December Bride (TV Series)
Dick Conway
- Episode #4.16 (1958) ... Dick Conway
 1958 M Squad (TV Series)
Health Club Instructor
- The Slow Trap (1958) ... Health Club Instructor (as Mike Masters)
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Alternate Names:

Mike Masters

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Has three children, two daughters and a son.

Star Sign:

Leo

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