(2022) Award Winning Actor, Award Winning Author, Celebrity Radio Talk Show Host Michael Dante has starred/co-starred in 30 films, 150 television shows and was under contract to 3 major studios; MGM, Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox. An ex-professional baseball player and winner of numerous prestigious awards, Michael has a street named for him in his hometown of Stamford, Connecticut, 'Michael Dante Way.' Michael Dante's autobiography, 'Michael Dante - From Hollywood to Michael Dante Way' was published in 2014 and he received the Ella Dickey Literacy Award. Michael hosted his own celebrity radio talk show, 'The Michael Dante Classic Celebrity Talk Show' interviewing the top classic names in entertainment and sports for 12 years on the radio in Palm Springs, California. His book, 'My Classic Radio Interviews With The Stars - Volume One' highlights 60 out of 200 classic celebrities he interviewed. Volume Two and Three will follow with the radio shows to be streamed through his website.He has become a legend in his field, through his westerns on TV and in films, dramas on TV and in films and always as Maab in 'Friday's Child' on the Original Star Trek series. Michael Dante played the title role in the classic film Winterhawk and wrote the sequel to the film in his book, 'Winterhawk's Land - Collector's Edition.' Michael was selected by the great director Sammy Fuller to play the part of Grant in his Film Noir cult film, The Naked Kiss. Michael Dante co-starred in two films with Audie Murphy, Apache Rifles and Arizona Raiders and starred in his first film Westbound with Randolph Scott and Virginia Mayo. Michael wrote a book entitled 'Six Rode Home,' dedicated to all soldiers, in all wars throughout history, not knowing what they are coming home to. He co-starred in Seven Thieves with Joan Collins, Edgar G. Robinson, Eli Wallach and Rod Steiger. His many awards include the Golden Boot Award, the Oscar of Westerns in 2003. It is a most prestigious award; a career award selected by his peers for his fine work in the western genre; not just for one performance, but based on all his fine work in westerns on television and in films. Also, the recipient of the Silver Spur Award, the Southern California Motion Picture Council Award, the Spirit of the West Award, Apacheland Spirit Award, Wall of Fame Henager American History Museum Award, 2014 Honoree of the Year Award by the Sons of Italy in America, to name just a few. Michael Dante has been invited to attend as a special celebrity guest at many Conventions and Festivals throughout the years. Go to his web site at michaeldanteway.com to see more and read more about Award Winning Actor, Award Winning Author, Celebrity Radio Talk Show Host Michael Dante.
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