Mel Novak

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Martial arts legend and quintessential action movie villain Mel Novak has battled a who's who of legendary Hollywood heroes and is best known as the iconic Stick the Assassin in Bruce Lee's Game of Death. Through his appearances in several highly regarded martial arts films, Mel quickly gained a cult following among action film fans. He has also ... See full bio »

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  Phoenix Woman (pre-production)
Villan Ruford Cargan
  RoboWoman 2 (pre-production)
Dr. Michaels
  Hard Way Heroes (filming)
Super Fly
 2020 Cadillac Respect (Short) (filming)
Rev. Dragan Mesaros
 2020/I The Initiation (filming)
Dean Martino
  Ash and Bone (post-production)
Bartender Louie
  When It Rings (post-production)
Hank Lancaster
 2020 Los Angeles Shark Attack (completed)
Robert Clouse Williamson
 2020 Shoot from the Hip (TV Series) (completed)
Mr. Felix
- Rage of the Phantom (2020) ... Mr. Felix
 2020 Tales from the Campfire 3
Dr. Challis 'The Bitter Half'
 2019 Eternal Code
Mr. Pomeroy
 2019 RoboWoman
Dr. Michaels
 2016-2019 Suspense (TV Series)
Maj. Reg Denny / Richard Moresby
- A Question of Fear (2019) ... Maj. Reg Denny
- 'The Return of the Moresbys' (2016) ... Richard Moresby
 2018 Tales of Frankenstein
Dr. Mortality
 2018 An Hour to Kill
Mr. Kinski (segment "An Hour to Kill")
 2018 3rd Eye (TV Series)
Senator John Crowley
 2017 Scorpion Girl (TV Series)
Attorney Vitto Leone (2017)
 2017 Nemesis 5: The New Model
Red Army Hammerhead Leader
 2017 Holy Terror
Father Murphy
 2017 Syndicate Smasher
 2017 Last Convict Standing (TV Series)
 2017 Check Point
The Reverend
 2017 The Rolan Bolan Project (Short)
Mr. Stickley
 2016 Fight or Die (TV Series)
- Dark Clouds ... Montez
 2015 Gangsters Incorporated
 2014 Critical Fumble (TV Series)
Paxton's Father
- Horrendous Nascency (2014) ... Paxton's Father
- It All Begins Somewhere (2014) ... Paxton's Father (voice)
 2010 Kill Factor (Video)
The Chief
 2008 Thunderkick (Video)
 2008 Drifter TKD
Thomas Tyler
 2008 GiAnts (Video)
Jonathan Caine
 2006 Big Guns (Video)
Larry Armstrong
 2006 Pastor Greg (TV Series)
Man with Dog
- Spooky (2006) ... Man with Dog
 2005 Vampire Assassin (Video)
Gustoff Slovak
 2004 SWAT: Warhead One (Video)
Dick Danvers
 2002 Power Elite
President Jonathan Caine
 2000 Giants (Video Game)
Professor Caine
 1997 The F-Zone
 1997 Moonbase
 1997 Pocket Ninjas (Video)
Mr. Kaufman
 1997 Future War (Video)
Otis - SWAT Team
 1996 Dear God
Sidewalk Minister
 1994 Exit to Eden
Walker's Henchman
 1994 Direct Hit (Video)
 1993 Expert Weapon
 1991 Capital Punishment
Mason Dover
 1989 Family Reunion
Tom Andrews
 1985 Force of Darkness
 1985 Sword of Heaven
 1981 Lovely But Deadly
Warren Lang
 1981 An Eye for an Eye
Tony Montoya
 1981 Force: Five
The Assassin
 1980 Tom Horn
Corbett's Bodyguard
 1979 A Force of One
The Announcer
 1978 Cat in the Cage
Ralph / Driver
 1978 Game of Death
 1976 Ark II (TV Series)
First Guard
- The Balloon (1976) ... First Guard
 1976 Baretta (TV Series)
- Aggie (1976) ... Bartender (uncredited)
 1976 The Blue Knight (TV Series)
- Snitch's Karma (1976) ... Steve (as Mel Novack)
 1975 The Ultimate Warrior
 1974 Virginia Hill (TV Movie)
 1974 Truck Turner
 1974 Black Belt Jones
Blue Eyes
 1973 Mannix (TV Series)
Elmo Bagley
- A Matter of Principle (1973) ... Elmo Bagley
 1971 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
- Unknown Victim (1971) ... Policeman
 1970 Which Way to the Front?
SS Guard (uncredited)
 1967 The Love-Ins
Intern Smith
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Contributed to the book Gods In Spandex, Or, A Survivors' Account Of 80's Cinema Obscura (Succubus Press/2004). See more »

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Milan Mrdjenovich | Mel Novack


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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"I get what I deserve in the end. The Lord's justice is very much like that." - On his villainous parts.


Was up for the role of Paul McAnn in the Charles Bronson cult classic 10 to Midnight (1983). See more »


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