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Date of Death 29 July 2012Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA  (natural causes)

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Evans Roland Samuel JR. "Mike" Passed was born in Oxford, Michigan to Reland (Mimi) Schreel Evans and Roland Samuel Evans, Sr. Many in the area will remember Mike as the cherubic-faced pharmacist in commercials for Arbor Drugs as well as in hundreds of other commercials, industrial films and regular theatrical films. Among his films were Gran Torino, Home Run Showdown, High School, Judicial Consent, and One Day in Dallas. His television credits include Walker Texas Ranger, General Hospital, The Young and the Restless, and The People's Choice Awards. A member of Aftra, Sag and Actor's Equity Association, Mike appeared at Michigan Opera Theatre, the Attic Theatre, Actors' Renaissance, Goodman Theatre in Chicago and Seaside Playhouse in Oregon. During the 40 years he worked with Grosse Pointe Theatre, Mike appeared in over 50 roles, from his first show A Funny Thing on the Way to The Forum, the hilarious Alfred P. Doolittle in My Fair Lady, the mean-spirited Bumble in Oliver, and the intense and troubled Willie Loman in Death of a Salesman. He enjoyed himself no matter what he did in the theatre. He served on the Board of Directors, and he won several awards. He was a noted Speech Pathologist in private practice for many years.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Grosse Pointe Theatre

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